The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 51 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 16 37 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.92% 5.04% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.20% 17.54% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 14
Average daily rate
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£324 £250 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £183 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £313 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
174 211 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.91% 28.75% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 85
Average daily rate £315 £250 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £12.50 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.05 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 15 (46.88%) VMware
5 14 (43.75%) Windows 2000 Server
5 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 13 (40.63%) Windows 2000
6 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (37.50%) Citrix
7 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (34.38%) SAN
8 11 (34.38%) MCSE
9 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
9 10 (31.25%) Windows NT
9 10 (31.25%) SLA
9 10 (31.25%) IIS
9 10 (31.25%) Intel
9 10 (31.25%) Change Management
9 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (28.13%) Degree
10 9 (28.13%) SCOM
11 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (25.00%) NAS
11 8 (25.00%) BladeLogic
11 8 (25.00%) Finance
11 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
11 8 (25.00%) Clustering
11 8 (25.00%) Terminal Services
11 8 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (25.00%) ISA Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (31.25%) IIS
2 8 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.13%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) SAN
2 8 (25.00%) NAS
3 4 (12.50%) Broadband
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) IPsec
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Server Support
6 1 (3.13%) Server Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Assistant Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Handset
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (43.75%) Windows 2000 Server
4 13 (40.63%) Windows 2000
5 10 (31.25%) Windows NT
6 7 (21.88%) UNIX
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.13%) AIX
9 1 (3.13%) Solaris
9 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Change Management
1 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) ITSM
5 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.13%) System Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.13%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) VBScript
1 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (34.38%) MCSE
3 9 (28.13%) Degree
4 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) ISEB
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 8 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (9.38%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) SCOM
2 8 (25.00%) BladeLogic
3 4 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM
5 1 (3.13%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.13%) Hyperic
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) Citrix
4 10 (31.25%) Intel
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec