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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 39 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.59% 2.79% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.24% 12.77% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £365 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +108.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.68% -11.84%
Windows Server 2003
Wiltshire

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
85 94 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.32% 21.86% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 60 32
Average daily rate £360 £250 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -31.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.06 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +57.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
6 5 (29.41%) Banking
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (23.53%) ETL
7 4 (23.53%) SAN
7 4 (23.53%) Database Security
7 4 (23.53%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (17.65%) Lotus
8 3 (17.65%) Citrix
8 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) WLAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) DBA
1 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (23.53%) Senior DBA
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) ETL
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Improvement
2 4 (23.53%) Database Security
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Lotus
3 2 (11.76%) VMware