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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 52 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.97% 4.33% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 18.04% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 6
Average daily rate £485 £295 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.40% +26.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £350 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
Windows Server 2003
Buckinghamshire

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
175 194 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.65% 24.01% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 77 77
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £132 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (28.57%) IBM
6 10 (28.57%) MQSeries
6 10 (28.57%) C++
6 10 (28.57%) COBOL
6 10 (28.57%) Remedy
6 10 (28.57%) HP
6 10 (28.57%) CICS
6 10 (28.57%) Assembly Language
6 10 (28.57%) REXX
6 10 (28.57%) zOS
6 10 (28.57%) JCL
6 10 (28.57%) SCCM
6 10 (28.57%) VMware
7 9 (25.71%) CA
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
8 8 (22.86%) Finance
8 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
8 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
9 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 7 (20.00%) CLIST
9 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (28.57%) CICS
1 10 (28.57%) MQSeries
2 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) IPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (20.00%) Easytrieve
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Junior
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.71%) Graduate
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) ISPF
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (28.57%) zOS
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 5 (14.29%) CentOS
7 5 (14.29%) Linux
7 5 (14.29%) Ubuntu
8 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.86%) HPUX
10 1 (2.86%) NetWare
10 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.86%) Unix
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
1 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
2 5 (14.29%) High Availability
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 5 (14.29%) ITSM
2 5 (14.29%) People Management
2 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (14.29%) Service Management
3 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.57%) CRM
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Open Source
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Assembly Language
1 10 (28.57%) C++
1 10 (28.57%) COBOL
1 10 (28.57%) JCL
1 10 (28.57%) REXX
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) CLIST
4 3 (8.57%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) VCP5
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
1 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
1 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) NFS
3 3 (8.57%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.71%) Squid
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) OVSD
3 4 (11.43%) WSUS
4 2 (5.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) HP
2 10 (28.57%) IBM
2 10 (28.57%) Remedy
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) CA
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.71%) Adobe
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Intel
7 1 (2.86%) Lotus
7 1 (2.86%) Novell
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Sun