The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 26 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.37% 3.94% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.44% 18.52% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-9.85% -4.05%
Windows Server 2003
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.31% 21.26% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 7
Average daily rate £322 £260 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £11.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +22.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £15.87 £11.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
Tamworth - 2 - - 1
Lichfield - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Windows Server 2003
West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) MS Office
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (30.00%) Software Distribution
7 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (30.00%) Wireless
7 3 (30.00%) Internet
8 2 (20.00%) Symantec
8 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco
8 2 (20.00%) Citrix
8 2 (20.00%) PHP
8 2 (20.00%) Linux
8 2 (20.00%) Apache
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (20.00%) Firewall
8 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (20.00%) XenServer

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
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