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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 25 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 20 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.92% 2.98% 4.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.36% 19.23% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -18.60%
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
55 52 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.03% 15.48% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £165 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £20.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 12 £386 +18.84%
Bath - 3 - -
Clevedon - 2 - -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
4 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (48.65%) VMware
6 15 (40.54%) Citrix
6 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
7 14 (37.84%) SQL
8 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
9 12 (32.43%) .NET
9 12 (32.43%) C#
9 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
10 11 (29.73%) Oracle
10 11 (29.73%) IIS
10 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
11 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
11 10 (27.03%) C++
11 10 (27.03%) HTML
11 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
11 10 (27.03%) Service Delivery
11 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
11 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
12 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
12 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
12 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (24.32%) ITIL
13 8 (21.62%) UML
13 8 (21.62%) Refactoring
13 8 (21.62%) Symantec

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (29.73%) IIS
1 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
3 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (21.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (2.70%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Server Support
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.70%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) .NET
1 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (27.03%) HTML
3 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.41%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) WCF
5 1 (2.70%) WPF
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) PKI
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Service Delivery
1 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
1 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) ITIL
3 8 (21.62%) UML
3 8 (21.62%) Refactoring
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Line Management
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.70%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) C++
3 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) XenApp
3 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (16.22%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Citrix
3 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (29.73%) Oracle
5 8 (21.62%) Symantec
6 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 3 (8.11%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Veeam
7 2 (5.41%) Becrypt
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) Lotus
8 1 (2.70%) Capita