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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 39 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.66% 3.57% 3.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.00% 14.55% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -25.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +18.57%
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
50 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.79% 24.55% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 11
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £325 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.75 £33.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 -15 8 £325 +8.33%
Yeovil - - - -
Bath - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) SAN
4 7 (53.85%) Citrix
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 6 (46.15%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (38.46%) Statistics
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (38.46%) MCP
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 5 (38.46%) Service Management
6 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
6 5 (38.46%) Change Management
6 5 (38.46%) Back Office
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) MCITP
7 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
7 4 (30.77%) Front Office
7 4 (30.77%) MCSE
7 4 (30.77%) UNIX
7 4 (30.77%) SLA
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) MediaWiki
3 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 2 (15.38%) nginx
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) IPsec
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) OSPF
2 2 (15.38%) BGP
2 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
2 2 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) IPv6
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Hudson
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Back Office
2 4 (30.77%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Technician
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Technician
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Statistics
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Wiki
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
5 2 (15.38%) Debian
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) ITSM
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) MCP
3 4 (30.77%) MCITP
3 4 (30.77%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Samba
4 2 (15.38%) XenServer
4 2 (15.38%) Postfix
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft