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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 29 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.96% 2.82% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.27% 15.79% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 4
Average daily rate £340 £250 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £290 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £19.85 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
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
104 76 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 27.15% 17.88% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 38 51
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.06 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.68% +82.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (83.33%) VMware
3 20 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (75.00%) vSphere
5 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 15 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
7 14 (58.33%) ITIL
8 13 (54.17%) Migration
9 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (41.67%) VMware ESX
11 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (37.50%) NetBackup
11 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
11 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
11 9 (37.50%) NetApp
12 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (33.33%) MCSE
12 8 (33.33%) MCSA
12 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
12 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (33.33%) Finance
12 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (29.17%) Skype
13 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
5 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DHCP
1 7 (29.17%) DNS
1 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
1 7 (29.17%) Skype
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) WLAN
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) Migration
3 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) MCSA
1 8 (33.33%) MCSE
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (75.00%) vSphere
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) VMware ESX
5 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (8.33%) XenApp
7 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 6 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) NetApp
4 6 (25.00%) Sophos
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) Forcepoint
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.17%) arcserve
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) Wyse