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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 33 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.91% 1.76% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.48% 12.50% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
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£365 £175 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.57% -56.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £175 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.60% 14.11% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 32 33
Average daily rate £263 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £119 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
Average hourly rate £20.06 £12.75 £12.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2003
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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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (26.67%) IIS
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) SLA
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
9 2 (13.33%) SCDPM
9 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
9 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (13.33%) VMware
9 2 (13.33%) Clustering
9 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
9 2 (13.33%) SCCM
9 2 (13.33%) CAD
9 2 (13.33%) Citrix
9 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (13.33%) ARCserve

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (26.67%) IIS
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) 3G
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) CAD
1 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) ARCserve
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) Sophos
3 1 (6.67%) HP