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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 14 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.08% - 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% - 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £410 - £168
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
Windows Server 2003
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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
9 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.75% 11.11% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Average daily rate £410 £275 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.09% +64.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £237 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £233
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -43.00%
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 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 12 February 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (76.00%) SharePoint
3 19 (76.00%) C#
3 19 (76.00%) C++
3 19 (76.00%) HTML
3 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (76.00%) .NET
3 19 (76.00%) Oracle
3 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (76.00%) IIS
3 19 (76.00%) Automated Testing
3 19 (76.00%) Unit Testing
3 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (72.00%) SQL
5 17 (68.00%) ITIL
6 16 (64.00%) Software Engineering
7 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (56.00%) .NET Framework
8 14 (56.00%) Refactoring
8 14 (56.00%) Service Delivery
8 14 (56.00%) UML
9 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) VMware
11 5 (20.00%) Selenium
11 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
11 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (20.00%) Scrum

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (76.00%) IIS
1 19 (76.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Server Support
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
1 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
1 19 (76.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Automated Testing
1 19 (76.00%) Unit Testing
2 17 (68.00%) ITIL
3 16 (64.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (56.00%) Refactoring
5 14 (56.00%) Service Delivery
5 14 (56.00%) UML
6 5 (20.00%) Line Management
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Time Management
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C#
1 19 (76.00%) C++
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (72.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) MCITP
2 3 (12.00%) MCSE
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus