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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 37 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.10% 0.54% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 2.94% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
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£190 £263 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% -22.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
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
65 34 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.31% 18.28% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 12 32
Average daily rate £350 £245 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -27.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £372 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -46.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Intel
5 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
5 3 (33.33%) ARCserve
6 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
6 2 (22.22%) ProCurve
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
6 2 (22.22%) Mitel
6 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (22.22%) Cognos
6 2 (22.22%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
7 1 (11.11%) CCNA

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (22.22%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
4 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Intel
3 2 (22.22%) ProCurve
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Mitel
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco