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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 39 54 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 32 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.69% 1.82% 5.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.46% 9.20% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 14
Average daily rate
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£320 £345 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +1.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £316 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.47%
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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
207 174 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.88% 19.77% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 67 72
Average daily rate £350 £345 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 14
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.28% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.75 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 2015, 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
4 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 17 (30.91%) Windows 2000 Server
6 15 (27.27%) VMware
6 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 13 (23.64%) ITIL
7 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (21.82%) Oracle
9 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (20.00%) Migration
9 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 9 (16.36%) Office 365
10 9 (16.36%) SCCM
10 9 (16.36%) Project Management
10 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
11 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
11 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
11 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
11 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
11 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (12.73%) VB
13 6 (10.91%) .NET
13 6 (10.91%) SQL
13 6 (10.91%) UNIX
13 6 (10.91%) CRM
13 6 (10.91%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.91%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) IIS
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Project
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (7.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) DHCP
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) BIG-IP
2 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) DB2
3 5 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Administrator
2 10 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) BizTalk Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Project Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) VMware Specialist
9 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.64%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Telematics
3 1 (1.82%) EPoS
3 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (30.91%) Windows 2000 Server
4 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.91%) UNIX
5 6 (10.91%) Linux
6 5 (9.09%) AIX
6 5 (9.09%) Solaris
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.64%) CentOS
9 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.82%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) ITIL
2 11 (20.00%) Migration
3 9 (16.36%) Project Management
4 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (10.91%) CRM
6 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (7.27%) High Availability
8 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) RAD
8 3 (5.45%) DSDM
9 2 (3.64%) Service Management
9 2 (3.64%) Change Management
9 2 (3.64%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.73%) VB
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) Korn
6 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) MCSE
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) APMP
4 2 (3.64%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.91%) ISA Server
4 4 (7.27%) vSphere
5 3 (5.45%) UAG
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.64%) NFS
6 2 (3.64%) XenApp
7 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.82%) Firmware
7 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) SCCM
2 6 (10.91%) SCOM
2 6 (10.91%) WSUS
3 3 (5.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (5.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.45%) OVSD
4 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.82%) OpenView
5 1 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) Oracle
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco
4 5 (9.09%) HP
4 5 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 5 (9.09%) Symantec
4 5 (9.09%) Remedy
4 5 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (5.45%) F5
6 2 (3.64%) Lumension
6 2 (3.64%) Veeam
6 2 (3.64%) McAfee
6 2 (3.64%) NetApp
7 1 (1.82%) Dell
7 1 (1.82%) BMC
7 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.82%) RightFax
7 1 (1.82%) GFI Software
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