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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 33 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.76% 1.70% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.26% 6.25% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£500 £190 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+163.15% -27.61%
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 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
47 64 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.80% 27.23% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 42 12
Average daily rate £375 £363 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +47.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.24 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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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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 -1 1 £500 +163.15%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) MCITP
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (16.67%) SCOM
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco