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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 49 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 29 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.22% 3.10% 2.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.36% 12.09% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 5
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£225 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.86 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+18.65% -6.36%
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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
217 182 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.08% 25.63% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 70 28
Average daily rate £260 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £122 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.27 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £15.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 25 (51.02%) Windows 2000 Server
4 25 (51.02%) VMware
5 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
6 21 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
8 19 (38.78%) IIS
8 19 (38.78%) Citrix
8 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (36.73%) Windows 2000
9 18 (36.73%) MCSE
9 18 (36.73%) VMware ESX
9 18 (36.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (32.65%) SLA
10 16 (32.65%) SAN
10 16 (32.65%) Terminal Services
11 15 (30.61%) Windows NT
11 15 (30.61%) Change Management
11 15 (30.61%) BladeLogic
11 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (28.57%) NAS
12 14 (28.57%) ITIL
12 14 (28.57%) Intel
13 13 (26.53%) Migration
14 12 (24.49%) Finance
14 12 (24.49%) Clustering
14 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (24.49%) ISA Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 19 (38.78%) IIS
2 12 (24.49%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) SAN
2 14 (28.57%) NAS
3 5 (10.20%) Broadband
4 3 (6.12%) DNS
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) IPsec
5 2 (4.08%) VoIP
5 2 (4.08%) DHCP
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.04%) LDAP
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Administrator
2 9 (18.37%) Administrator
3 7 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Clustering
2 6 (12.24%) Mainframe
2 6 (12.24%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Handset
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (51.02%) Windows 2000 Server
4 18 (36.73%) Windows 2000
5 15 (30.61%) Windows NT
5 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
7 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
8 8 (16.33%) UNIX
9 1 (2.04%) Linux
9 1 (2.04%) CentOS
9 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (30.61%) Change Management
3 14 (28.57%) ITIL
4 13 (26.53%) Migration
5 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
5 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Manual Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.04%) Supplier Management
10 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) VBScript
3 2 (4.08%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (36.73%) MCSE
3 11 (22.45%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) CCNP
6 1 (2.04%) CCNA
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 21 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (36.73%) VMware ESX
4 16 (32.65%) Terminal Services
5 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 12 (24.49%) ISA Server
6 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.12%) vSphere
7 2 (4.08%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (4.08%) UAG
7 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.04%) NFS
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (30.61%) BladeLogic
2 10 (20.41%) SCOM
3 7 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (8.16%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.04%) SCCM
5 1 (2.04%) OVSD
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (51.02%) VMware
3 19 (38.78%) Citrix
4 14 (28.57%) Intel
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 4 (8.16%) McAfee
6 4 (8.16%) IBM
7 3 (6.12%) Remedy
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco
8 2 (4.08%) Mitel
8 2 (4.08%) Websense
8 2 (4.08%) HP
9 1 (2.04%) EMC
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) Sophos
9 1 (2.04%) Computacenter
9 1 (2.04%) Veeam
9 1 (2.04%) F5
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