The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 42 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.65% 1.32% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.41% 7.41% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£675 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £293 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.71% -7.89%
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 54 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.97% 17.88% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 7
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 4 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Northampton -17 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Lync
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) Linux

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco