The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Staffordshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 19 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.39% 0.85% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.79% 5.00% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£255 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £15.21 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.26% -9.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +1.33%
Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 20 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.58% 16.95% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 40
Average daily rate £320 £330 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £291 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £330 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Average hourly rate £13.44 £16.94 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.70% +1.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Staffordshire region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Staffordshire region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Lichfield - 2 - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - - 1
Stafford - - - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Windows Server 2003
West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
6 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) vSphere
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (18.18%) JSP
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
8 2 (18.18%) Service Management
8 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
8 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
8 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (18.18%) MCSE
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) JSP
1 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) PDA
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 2 (18.18%) Service Management
1 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
1 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
1 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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