The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 Swindon 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 47 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.45% 1.48% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% 9.52% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £450 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +108.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
80 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 18.02% 15.56% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 31 29
Average daily rate £325 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £26.75 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
Wiltshire

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) IIS
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) SCCM
8 3 (25.00%) Network Security
8 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) HP
8 3 (25.00%) FTP
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (16.67%) SNMP
9 2 (16.67%) .NET
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 2 (16.67%) Dell
9 2 (16.67%) OpenView
9 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
9 2 (16.67%) Network Management
9 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (41.67%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) FTP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) SNMP
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) OpenView
2 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
2 2 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) Sophos
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco