The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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 33 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.15% 4.93% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.94% 17.05% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate - £275 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 88 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 19.63% 28.95% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 16
Average daily rate £325 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £24.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (63.64%) VMware
4 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 11 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (45.45%) HP
7 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
8 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (40.91%) ITIL
8 9 (40.91%) MS Office
9 8 (36.36%) Dell
9 8 (36.36%) Firewall
9 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (31.82%) SAN
10 7 (31.82%) Backup Exec
10 7 (31.82%) Cisco
11 5 (22.73%) vSphere
11 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
11 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
12 4 (18.18%) SCCM
12 4 (18.18%) Citrix
12 4 (18.18%) IIS
13 3 (13.64%) SQL
13 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (13.64%) Internet
13 3 (13.64%) SCOM
13 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) IIS
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) Broadband
5 1 (4.55%) ISDN
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) SMTP
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
1 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) EDIFACT
1 1 (4.55%) EDI
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) SUSE
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) ERP
2 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCEE
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Backup Exec
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
3 3 (13.64%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.55%) ARCserve
4 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) HP
4 8 (36.36%) Dell
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) Kaspersky
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) Capita
8 1 (4.55%) AppSense
8 1 (4.55%) SAP
8 1 (4.55%) IBM