The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 39 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.71% 1.65% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.88% 8.05% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£238 £325 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.76% +85.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-9.85% -4.05%
Windows Server 2003
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 87 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.98% 20.52% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 62 30
Average daily rate £255 £325 £232
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +40.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 17
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £37.10 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Taunton -5 2 - -
Bath +3 1 £225 -45.45% 3
Bridgwater - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
Frome - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 14 (77.78%) Citrix
3 14 (77.78%) VMware
4 9 (50.00%) Symantec
4 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (44.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (33.33%) SCOM
6 6 (33.33%) PKI
7 5 (27.78%) XenApp
7 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
9 3 (16.67%) Veeam
9 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (16.67%) SCCM
9 3 (16.67%) HP
10 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 2 (11.11%) IBM
10 2 (11.11%) SAN
10 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
10 2 (11.11%) SQL
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.11%) Middleware
10 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) Performance Management

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
1 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) WFM
2 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) XenApp
3 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) XenServer
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (33.33%) SCOM
3 3 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Citrix
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Symantec
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Veeam
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Becrypt
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