The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 17 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 5.68% 6.43% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.28% 25.58% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£204 £245 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.83% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.20 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.87% +40.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +0.54%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 26.70% 25.15% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 10
Average daily rate £170 £198 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% -51.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £100 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.20 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Norfolk region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Norfolk region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +1 2 £350 +42.85% 1
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) MCITP
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) MCSE
5 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco
7 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
7 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (12.50%) Citrix

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) VLAN
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (31.25%) MCITP
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) Apple