The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 18 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 Northamptonshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 39 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.28% 2.60% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.56% 26.09% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.73% 9.96% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 28
Average daily rate £400 £135 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -51.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 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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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -12 1 - - 1
Brackley - - - -
Daventry - - - -
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix