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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 33 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.72% 5.74% 3.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.59% 21.82% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
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£250 £268 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £168 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £336 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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
85 55 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 25.68% 26.32% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 21
Average daily rate £250 £268 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.30 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% +48.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.17 £31.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
Taunton -14 2 £258 -3.73%
Street - 2 £250 -
Bath - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) SAN
4 10 (52.63%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
4 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
5 9 (47.37%) Citrix
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (31.58%) MCITP
8 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (31.58%) MCSE
8 6 (31.58%) Back Office
9 5 (26.32%) Service Management
9 5 (26.32%) Oracle
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 5 (26.32%) SLA
10 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 4 (21.05%) MCP
10 4 (21.05%) UNIX
10 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
10 4 (21.05%) Change Management
11 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (15.79%) Statistics
11 3 (15.79%) XenApp

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) assyst
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Business One
3 1 (5.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) FTP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Back Office
2 3 (15.79%) Front Office
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Technician
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Technician
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Back Office Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) WebCenter
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Statistics
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Streaming Video
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (10.53%) Android
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Software Licensing
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) MCITP
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (31.58%) MCSE
4 4 (21.05%) MCP
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) XenApp
3 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
4 2 (10.53%) Kerio MailServer
5 1 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nagios
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) HP
2 9 (47.37%) Citrix
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) NEC
5 2 (10.53%) SonicWALL
5 2 (10.53%) Mitel
5 2 (10.53%) ProCurve
5 2 (10.53%) Infor
5 2 (10.53%) Kerio
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat