The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Somerset 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 43 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.26% 4.79% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.69% 21.43% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £175 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -44.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £175 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +1.33%
Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.41% 22.34% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 6
Average daily rate £325 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £318 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
South West

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
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 30 July 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
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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
Bath -6 1 £413 - 1
Yeovil - - - - 1
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) SAN
3 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (40.00%) MCITP
6 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (40.00%) MCSE
7 5 (33.33%) MCP
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Change Management
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (33.33%) Statistics
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) Service Management
8 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (26.67%) Front Office
8 4 (26.67%) HP
8 4 (26.67%) UNIX
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (13.33%) Confluence
4 2 (13.33%) nginx
4 2 (13.33%) MediaWiki
4 2 (13.33%) Apache
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) OSPF
2 2 (13.33%) BGP
2 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
2 2 (13.33%) IPv6
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) Hudson
General
1 4 (26.67%) Front Office
2 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) WebCenter
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Statistics
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (13.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (13.33%) Debian
6 1 (6.67%) CentOS
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) ITSM
7 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) MCITP
2 6 (40.00%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) MCP
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.67%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (13.33%) Postfix
4 2 (13.33%) XenServer
4 2 (13.33%) Samba
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
1 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco