The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Suffolk 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 38 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 1 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.54% 0.67% 10.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.86% 3.45% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 10
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£175 - £259
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 - £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 29 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.72% 19.46% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 11 33
Average daily rate £225 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £121 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £351 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £33.25 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

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 24 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
Ipswich -11 3 £200 - 2
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Intel
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) Cognos
5 2 (25.00%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) MCITP
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (25.00%) ARCserve

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Intel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Rate: £180 - 200 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Intapeople
Rate: £180 to £200 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago