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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 27 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.36% 0.38% 4.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 1.89% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£200 £200 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £280 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.82% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -2.55%
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
55 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.94% 20.31% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 13
Average daily rate £245 £235 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -47.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Average hourly rate £19.25 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
Ipswich - 5 £200 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) MCSE
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Clustering
4 4 (40.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (20.00%) ARCserve
5 2 (20.00%) Intel
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) ARCserve
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Intel
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) Sophos