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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 44 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 32 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.27% 2.14% 4.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.85% 10.29% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £345 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +36.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £286 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.60%
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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
231 175 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.60% 20.83% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 72 74
Average daily rate £368 £335 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
4 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
5 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
5 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (22.81%) VMware
7 12 (21.05%) Migration
7 12 (21.05%) SCCM
7 12 (21.05%) ITIL
7 12 (21.05%) Windows 2000 Server
8 11 (19.30%) Remedy
9 10 (17.54%) SQL
9 10 (17.54%) Oracle
9 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
9 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (17.54%) Office 365
9 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
10 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (14.04%) Project Management
11 8 (14.04%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (14.04%) ISA Server
11 8 (14.04%) CRM
11 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
11 8 (14.04%) WSUS
11 8 (14.04%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (14.04%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.54%) SharePoint
3 8 (14.04%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.26%) IIS
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) AutoCAD
3 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.75%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) DNS
2 4 (7.02%) DHCP
3 3 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
4 1 (1.75%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (7.02%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.26%) DB2
5 3 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Administrator
2 9 (15.79%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) BizTalk Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Junior
7 2 (3.51%) Project Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (3.51%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) CMDB
4 1 (1.75%) Telematics
4 1 (1.75%) EPoS
4 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.05%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Vista
6 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.26%) UNIX
7 3 (5.26%) AIX
7 3 (5.26%) Solaris
7 3 (5.26%) Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.75%) HPUX
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) ITIL
1 12 (21.05%) Migration
2 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
2 8 (14.04%) CRM
2 8 (14.04%) Project Management
2 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (14.04%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.26%) High Availability
4 3 (5.26%) People Management
4 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.51%) Open Source
5 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.75%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.75%) Security Patching
6 1 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.53%) Java
4 5 (8.77%) VB
5 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.26%) Korn
7 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (3.51%) MCP
5 1 (1.75%) APMP
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.04%) ISA Server
3 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
5 3 (5.26%) UAG
6 2 (3.51%) XenApp
6 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.51%) Squid
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) SCCM
2 8 (14.04%) WSUS
3 6 (10.53%) SCOM
4 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.75%) OVSD
6 1 (1.75%) OpenView
6 1 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) Remedy
4 10 (17.54%) Oracle
5 6 (10.53%) Citrix
6 5 (8.77%) Symantec
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco
8 3 (5.26%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.51%) McAfee
9 2 (3.51%) Veeam
9 2 (3.51%) Lumension
9 2 (3.51%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.51%) Adobe
10 1 (1.75%) Sun
10 1 (1.75%) Dell
10 1 (1.75%) BMC
10 1 (1.75%) GFI Software
10 1 (1.75%) F5