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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 39 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.49% 3.85% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.17% 15.38% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £175 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -42.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +0.54%
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
81 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.18% 25.00% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 25
Average daily rate £250 £268 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £162 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £408 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.30 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% +48.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.95 £31.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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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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
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Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (42.86%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Back Office
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Clustering
7 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) XenApp
7 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (14.29%) SAP Business One
8 2 (14.29%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) MCITP
8 2 (14.29%) Streaming Video
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) Mitel

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Business One
2 1 (7.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) FTP
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Support Technician
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Technician
2 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Streaming Video
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Licensing
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
2 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
3 2 (14.29%) Kerio MailServer
4 1 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (7.14%) XenServer
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) NEC
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Mitel
3 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 2 (14.29%) Infor
3 2 (14.29%) Kerio
3 2 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat