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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 49 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 24 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.77% 3.82% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.00% 14.94% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
Average daily rate
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£230 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £253 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £481 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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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
200 174 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.12% 25.55% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 58 54
Average daily rate £275 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £12.50 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £15.00 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (53.66%) Windows 2000 Server
4 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
5 18 (43.90%) Active Directory
6 17 (41.46%) VMware
7 15 (36.59%) Citrix
7 15 (36.59%) Windows 2000
8 14 (34.15%) IIS
8 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
9 13 (31.71%) SAN
10 12 (29.27%) Terminal Services
10 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (29.27%) Intel
10 12 (29.27%) Windows NT
10 12 (29.27%) SLA
10 12 (29.27%) BladeLogic
11 11 (26.83%) VMware ESX
11 11 (26.83%) Change Management
11 11 (26.83%) MCSE
11 11 (26.83%) NAS
12 10 (24.39%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (24.39%) ISA Server
12 10 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (21.95%) Degree
13 9 (21.95%) Clustering
13 9 (21.95%) Finance
13 9 (21.95%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 14 (34.15%) IIS
2 10 (24.39%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.44%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) SAN
2 11 (26.83%) NAS
3 4 (9.76%) Broadband
4 3 (7.32%) LAN
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
5 2 (4.88%) IPsec
5 2 (4.88%) DHCP
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) LDAP
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) DB2
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) Handset
4 1 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (53.66%) Windows 2000 Server
4 15 (36.59%) Windows 2000
5 12 (29.27%) Windows NT
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (17.07%) UNIX
8 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
9 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.44%) AIX
10 1 (2.44%) Solaris
10 1 (2.44%) Linux
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Change Management
2 10 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (21.95%) Migration
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Load Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.44%) System Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) VBScript
3 3 (7.32%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (26.83%) MCSE
3 9 (21.95%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) ISEB
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (29.27%) Terminal Services
4 11 (26.83%) VMware ESX
5 10 (24.39%) ISA Server
5 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (7.32%) vSphere
7 2 (4.88%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (4.88%) UAG
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) BladeLogic
2 8 (19.51%) SCOM
3 6 (14.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.44%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (41.46%) VMware
3 15 (36.59%) Citrix
4 12 (29.27%) Intel
5 7 (17.07%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) Remedy
7 2 (4.88%) Websense
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.44%) Veeam
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