The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Norfolk region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 15 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 7.41% 2.58% 2.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 13.89% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £245 - £229
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 - £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £26.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +32.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.55% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 39.51% 18.56% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 22
Average daily rate £250 £225 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £100 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £225 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.38 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.10 £28.00 £21.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Norwich +8 8 £310 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (80.00%) SCCM
3 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (55.00%) Firewall
6 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 10 (50.00%) Windows 8
7 9 (45.00%) Migration
8 8 (40.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) VBScript
9 7 (35.00%) ITIL
9 7 (35.00%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (35.00%) vSphere
10 6 (30.00%) Becrypt
10 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (20.00%) VMware
11 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
11 4 (20.00%) XenApp
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco
11 4 (20.00%) HP
11 4 (20.00%) VoIP
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (15.00%) EMC
12 3 (15.00%) SAN
12 3 (15.00%) Clustering
12 3 (15.00%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (20.00%) VoIP
3 3 (15.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Celerra
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (10.00%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Customer Engagement
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) OOD
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) vSphere
3 4 (20.00%) XenApp
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (15.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (30.00%) Becrypt
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) CommVault
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos
4 1 (5.00%) Dell