The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 24 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 5.49% 8.62% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 23.81% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£325 £306 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -14.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.27%
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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 Taunton region.

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.29% 36.21% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 2
Average daily rate £325 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Taunton region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Taunton region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
3 7 (77.78%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) Back Office
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) MCITP
5 4 (44.44%) SLA
5 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 4 (44.44%) MCP
5 4 (44.44%) UNIX
5 4 (44.44%) MCSE
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) Change Management
6 3 (33.33%) Front Office
6 3 (33.33%) assyst
7 2 (22.22%) Statistics
7 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) assyst
2 1 (11.11%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Back Office
2 3 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Technician
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Technician
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) MCITP
2 4 (44.44%) MCP
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) VMware