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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 38 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.63% 1.23% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.37% 10.00% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£408 £363 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.41% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £363 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £363 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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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
95 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.14% 12.27% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 37
Average daily rate £300 £363 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £112 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Average hourly rate £20.97 £12.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.45% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (18.75%) IIS
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) McAfee
7 3 (18.75%) Sophos
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (12.50%) Asset Management

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) 3G
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
1 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Wintel Support
2 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
1 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (12.50%) CAD
2 1 (6.25%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
2 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Network Design
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) ARCserve
1 2 (12.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) McAfee
3 3 (18.75%) Sophos
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle