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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 24 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.27% 12.07% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.74% 30.43% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £306 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -14.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.45 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +8.57%
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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
23 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.66% 39.66% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 4
Average daily rate £250 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) HP
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) MCSE
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Back Office
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (50.00%) MCITP
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (40.00%) Service Management
6 4 (40.00%) SLA
6 4 (40.00%) MCP
6 4 (40.00%) UNIX
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
7 3 (30.00%) assyst
7 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (30.00%) Change Management
7 3 (30.00%) Front Office
8 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (20.00%) Statistics
8 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) assyst
2 1 (10.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Back Office
2 3 (30.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Technician
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) MCSE
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft