The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 16 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 Nottinghamshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 32 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 2.67% 5.77% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.51% 20.00% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
Average daily rate - £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.20% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
Operating Systems Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
74 105 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 19.79% 28.85% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 50 18
Average daily rate £325 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £30.00 £22.27
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 Nottinghamshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -8 7 - - 6
Mansfield - - - - 1
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 15 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 14 (51.85%) VMware
6 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
6 11 (40.74%) MS Office
6 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
7 10 (37.04%) HP
8 9 (33.33%) ITIL
8 9 (33.33%) Firewall
8 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (29.63%) Dell
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco
10 7 (25.93%) SAN
10 7 (25.93%) Backup Exec
11 6 (22.22%) SCCM
12 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
12 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
12 5 (18.52%) vSphere
13 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (14.81%) Citrix
13 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
13 4 (14.81%) IIS
13 4 (14.81%) SQL
14 3 (11.11%) MCSE
14 3 (11.11%) WAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.81%) IIS
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.70%) Lync
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) DNS
5 2 (7.41%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) VoIP
6 1 (3.70%) Broadband
6 1 (3.70%) ISDN
6 1 (3.70%) SMTP
6 1 (3.70%) Wireless
6 1 (3.70%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Support Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (29.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) EDI
1 1 (3.70%) EDIFACT
1 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.41%) SUSE
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Change Control
3 1 (3.70%) ERP
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
5 1 (3.70%) CCEE
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CNE
5 1 (3.70%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Backup Exec
2 6 (22.22%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) HP
4 8 (29.63%) Dell
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.41%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.70%) SAP
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) AppSense
8 1 (3.70%) Capita