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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 34 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.00% 0.63% 8.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.96% 3.57% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 8
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 - £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £193 - £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
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 £16.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -
Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
73 28 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.34% 17.72% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 28
Average daily rate £219 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £117 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £421 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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 1 August 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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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
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Job
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Ipswich -10 4 £190 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Intel
6 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (30.00%) ARCserve
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (20.00%) MCSE
7 2 (20.00%) Cognos
7 2 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
7 2 (20.00%) Clustering

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (70.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Intel
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Mitel
3 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco