The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 25 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.67% 0.56% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 4.17% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £313 £290
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.41 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.47%
Windows Server 2003
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 34.90% 13.33% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 10
Average daily rate £350 £281 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.55% -31.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £591
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 10
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +71.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Middlesex region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Middlesex region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) ClearTrust
3 1 (33.33%) DoDAF
3 1 (33.33%) MODAF
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) iPlanet
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessWare
1 1 (33.33%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Information Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) DoDAF
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) MODAF
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (33.33%) CCSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) ClearTrust
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) BEA
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Vitria
2 1 (33.33%) VMware