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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 47 56 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 22 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.86% 1.75% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.02% 8.42% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £212 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
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
169 190 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.98% 20.81% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 40
Average daily rate £344 £260 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.21% -18.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 22
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +9.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.06 £29.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
4 24 (40.68%) Windows 2000 Server
5 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
6 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
7 15 (25.42%) VMware
8 11 (18.64%) Finance
8 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
8 11 (18.64%) ITIL
8 11 (18.64%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (16.95%) ISA Server
9 10 (16.95%) .NET
9 10 (16.95%) CRM
9 10 (16.95%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (16.95%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (15.25%) Oracle
10 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
10 9 (15.25%) HP
11 8 (13.56%) UNIX
11 8 (13.56%) VB
11 8 (13.56%) Clustering
11 8 (13.56%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
12 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
12 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
12 7 (11.86%) SCOM
12 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
12 7 (11.86%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (18.64%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Project
3 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.78%) Primavera
2 4 (6.78%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (3.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) DHCP
2 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) LAN
3 2 (3.39%) WAN
3 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.69%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.69%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) OSPF
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) DB2
2 4 (6.78%) DB2 UDB
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Project Manager
2 15 (25.42%) Administrator
3 10 (16.95%) BizTalk Administrator
4 4 (6.78%) Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.39%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Project Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.39%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (1.69%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
3 7 (11.86%) Middleware
4 4 (6.78%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (3.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Clustering
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) Telematics
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) SecurID
5 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (40.68%) Windows 2000 Server
4 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.56%) UNIX
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.47%) Windows NT
6 5 (8.47%) Linux
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 2000
7 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.78%) AIX
7 4 (6.78%) Solaris
8 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.39%) CentOS
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) CRM
2 10 (16.95%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
4 8 (13.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (8.47%) Patch Management
5 5 (8.47%) Release Management
5 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (8.47%) Migration
5 5 (8.47%) Change Management
5 5 (8.47%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.78%) Six Sigma
7 3 (5.08%) QMS
7 3 (5.08%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.08%) High Availability
7 3 (5.08%) Server Hardening
7 3 (5.08%) RAD
7 3 (5.08%) DSDM
7 3 (5.08%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) VB
2 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.17%) SQL
4 4 (6.78%) Java
4 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.08%) Korn
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) MCP
4 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
5 2 (3.39%) CCNA
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) APMP
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) CCIA
6 1 (1.69%) VCAP
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CCA
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CCEA
6 1 (1.69%) MCITP
6 1 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) ISA Server
3 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.17%) vSphere
5 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.78%) Firmware
7 3 (5.08%) UAG
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.39%) NFS
8 2 (3.39%) XenApp
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) SCOM
2 4 (6.78%) SCCM
3 3 (5.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (5.08%) OVSD
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
4 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.69%) OpenView
4 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.69%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.42%) VMware
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle
3 9 (15.25%) HP
4 7 (11.86%) Remedy
5 6 (10.17%) Citrix
6 5 (8.47%) Cisco
7 4 (6.78%) Dell
7 4 (6.78%) TIBCO
8 3 (5.08%) AppSense
9 2 (3.39%) NetApp
9 2 (3.39%) F5
10 1 (1.69%) GFI Software
10 1 (1.69%) RightFax
10 1 (1.69%) McAfee
10 1 (1.69%) Symantec
10 1 (1.69%) Intel
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