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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 41 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.34% 2.69% 3.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.69% 14.55% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
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£240 £246 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +40.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £297
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% -6.57%
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
51 55 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.91% 18.52% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 35
Average daily rate £255 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 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 £35.65 £37.10 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Bath +10 2 £168 -59.39% 1
Taunton -16 2 - -
Clevedon - - - -
Frome - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) VMware
4 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Symantec
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) XenApp
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (16.67%) Veeam
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (16.67%) SAN
8 2 (16.67%) PKI
8 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 2 (16.67%) SCOM
9 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
9 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
9 1 (8.33%) Clustering
9 1 (8.33%) Infor
9 1 (8.33%) Android

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Release Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Streaming Video
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (8.33%) Project Management
1 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Nagios
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Symantec
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Veeam
6 1 (8.33%) Kerio
6 1 (8.33%) Mitel
6 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
6 1 (8.33%) Infor
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) NEC
6 1 (8.33%) Apple
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 17 days ago