The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 39 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.86% 2.51% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% 10.89% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
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£400 £408 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +132.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 101 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.94% 23.01% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 26
Average daily rate £380 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £165 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 7
Average hourly rate £19.03 £22.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £17.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) IIS
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Lotus
7 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (13.33%) MCSE
7 2 (13.33%) MCSA
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) LAN
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) WLAN
7 2 (13.33%) WAN
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) SLA
7 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) IIS
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
1 2 (13.33%) WLAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Dell