The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 21 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.76% 2.70% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 9.09% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £170 £175 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 55 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.76% 29.73% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 28
Average daily rate £215 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.21% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows Server 2003
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Migration Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Server Migration Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Migration Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco