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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 51 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 23 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.56% 3.14% 5.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.37% 12.50% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Average daily rate
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£380 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £212 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +2.63%
Windows Server 2003
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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
186 216 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.71% 25.12% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 77 38
Average daily rate £350 £268 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% -2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 14
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 £9.50 £11.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 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 4 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (63.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 29 (46.03%) Windows 2000 Server
5 23 (36.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (31.75%) VMware
7 18 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 16 (25.40%) SharePoint
8 16 (25.40%) Finance
9 14 (22.22%) ITIL
9 14 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (20.63%) ISA Server
11 12 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (19.05%) VMware ESX
11 12 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (17.46%) Citrix
13 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
13 10 (15.87%) .NET
13 10 (15.87%) CRM
13 10 (15.87%) Dynamics CRM
13 10 (15.87%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (14.29%) Windows NT
14 9 (14.29%) Windows 2000
14 9 (14.29%) MCSE
14 9 (14.29%) IIS
14 9 (14.29%) SLA
14 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (12.70%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 (25.40%) SharePoint
2 14 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (14.29%) IIS
4 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Project
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.35%) Primavera
3 2 (3.17%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (3.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) SAN
2 4 (6.35%) DNS
2 4 (6.35%) NAS
3 3 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 3 (4.76%) BIG-IP
3 3 (4.76%) DHCP
3 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.17%) VoIP
4 2 (3.17%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.59%) Network Security
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.59%) OSPF
5 1 (1.59%) VLAN
5 1 (1.59%) VPN
5 1 (1.59%) Broadband
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.17%) DB2
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.17%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 16 (25.40%) Administrator
3 10 (15.87%) BizTalk Administrator
4 9 (14.29%) Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.17%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (1.59%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
2 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
3 7 (11.11%) Middleware
4 2 (3.17%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Clustering
2 6 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.59%) Telematics
4 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.59%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (63.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (46.03%) Windows 2000 Server
4 23 (36.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.29%) Windows NT
5 9 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 8 (12.70%) UNIX
6 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
6 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.35%) Linux
8 3 (4.76%) CentOS
8 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.17%) AIX
9 2 (3.17%) Solaris
10 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) ITIL
2 12 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
3 10 (15.87%) CRM
3 10 (15.87%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.70%) Change Management
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (9.52%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) Release Management
7 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.35%) Service Management
8 4 (6.35%) ITSM
8 4 (6.35%) Six Sigma
8 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.76%) QMS
9 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.76%) Change Control
9 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.52%) VB
3 2 (3.17%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.59%) Korn
4 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) MCSE
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) MCP
4 4 (6.35%) Degree
5 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.17%) CCNP
6 2 (3.17%) CCNA
6 2 (3.17%) APMP
7 1 (1.59%) VCAP
7 1 (1.59%) CCIA
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.59%) MCTS
7 1 (1.59%) MCITP
7 1 (1.59%) CCA
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.59%) CCEA
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 18 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.63%) ISA Server
3 12 (19.05%) VMware ESX
3 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.94%) Terminal Services
5 4 (6.35%) Firmware
6 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.76%) vSphere
6 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.76%) NFS
7 2 (3.17%) XenApp
8 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) SCOM
2 5 (7.94%) BladeLogic
3 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
3 4 (6.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (4.76%) OVSD
5 2 (3.17%) SCCM
6 1 (1.59%) WSUS
6 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.75%) VMware
3 11 (17.46%) Citrix
4 8 (12.70%) HP
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle
5 7 (11.11%) Remedy
6 6 (9.52%) Cisco
7 5 (7.94%) McAfee
8 4 (6.35%) IBM
8 4 (6.35%) Intel
9 3 (4.76%) F5
9 3 (4.76%) AppSense
9 3 (4.76%) Dell
9 3 (4.76%) NetApp
10 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
10 2 (3.17%) Mitel
11 1 (1.59%) RightFax