The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 18 April 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 Surrey 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 70 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 27 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.81% 2.81% 2.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.01% 11.18% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 18
Average daily rate £375 £338 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £133 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
449 322 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.07% 25.10% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 139 183
Average daily rate £333 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £128 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 58
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Surrey region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Surrey region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staines +5 7 - -
Camberley 0 4 £375 -
Dorking -2 3 - - 2
Leatherhead - 2 £388 -
Epsom - 1 £400 -
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Egham - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - - 3
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (77.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
4 30 (52.63%) VMware
5 28 (49.12%) Citrix
5 28 (49.12%) ITIL
6 25 (43.86%) Active Directory
7 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
8 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (26.32%) PowerShell
9 15 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (26.32%) AppSense
9 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
9 15 (26.32%) vSphere
10 14 (24.56%) XenApp
11 13 (22.81%) SCOM
11 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (22.81%) HP
11 13 (22.81%) Cisco
12 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (21.05%) Symantec
12 12 (21.05%) XenDesktop
13 11 (19.30%) NetBackup
13 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
14 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (15.79%) MS Office
15 9 (15.79%) NetApp
16 8 (14.04%) MSI
16 8 (14.04%) Migration
16 8 (14.04%) Perl

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.28%) IIS
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.02%) Site Server
5 4 (7.02%) Apache
5 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.75%) Documentum
7 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Office
2 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) DNS
2 5 (8.77%) SAN
3 4 (7.02%) LAN
3 4 (7.02%) WAN
3 4 (7.02%) DHCP
3 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) VPN
4 3 (5.26%) Wireless
5 2 (3.51%) Firewall
5 2 (3.51%) VoIP
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.51%) NAS
5 2 (3.51%) Network Security
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.75%) ADSL
6 1 (1.75%) ATM
6 1 (1.75%) SNMP
6 1 (1.75%) IPsec
6 1 (1.75%) TACACS
6 1 (1.75%) TELNET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MSI
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.75%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Consultant
2 9 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Citrix Support
3 7 (12.28%) Applications Packager
4 6 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Design Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.02%) Server Support
6 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) XML
2 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.26%) WinForms
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.75%) ODBC
4 1 (1.75%) ADO
4 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Thin Client
1 4 (7.02%) N-Tier
1 4 (7.02%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) AS400
3 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (77.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.04%) Linux
5 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
6 6 (10.53%) Windows 2000
7 5 (8.77%) Solaris
8 4 (7.02%) UNIX
9 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.75%) Android
11 1 (1.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) ITIL
2 8 (14.04%) Migration
3 7 (12.28%) Service Management
4 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.26%) Change Control
4 3 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.51%) CRM
5 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.75%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (1.75%) Budget Control
6 1 (1.75%) Web Development
6 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.75%) MVC
6 1 (1.75%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.04%) Perl
2 8 (14.04%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) VBScript
4 5 (8.77%) C#
4 5 (8.77%) VB
5 3 (5.26%) VB6
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.28%) MCSE
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.02%) CCNA
4 4 (7.02%) MCSD
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) MCSA
5 2 (3.51%) MCTS
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.75%) MCITP
6 1 (1.75%) MCP
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (43.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (26.32%) vSphere
4 14 (24.56%) XenApp
5 12 (21.05%) XenDesktop
6 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.26%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.75%) Xen
9 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) SCOM
2 11 (19.30%) NetBackup
3 7 (12.28%) SCCM
4 3 (5.26%) WSUS
5 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.51%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (3.51%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.75%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
2 30 (52.63%) VMware
3 28 (49.12%) Citrix
4 15 (26.32%) AppSense
5 13 (22.81%) HP
5 13 (22.81%) Cisco
6 12 (21.05%) Symantec
7 9 (15.79%) NetApp
8 8 (14.04%) Lumension
9 6 (10.53%) Oracle
10 4 (7.02%) Sun
10 4 (7.02%) Dell
10 4 (7.02%) IBM
11 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
11 3 (5.26%) McAfee
12 2 (3.51%) SAP
12 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
12 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
12 2 (3.51%) NetScout
12 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds