The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge 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 18 April 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 Uxbridge 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 16 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 4.29% 1.82% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 9.52% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £288 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 20.00% 19.09% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 16
Average daily rate £253 £490 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £190 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
London

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) NetWare
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
7 3 (27.27%) EMC
7 3 (27.27%) Novell
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (27.27%) Law
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) Xen
7 3 (27.27%) vSphere
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (27.27%) Network Management
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (27.27%) Law
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) NetWare
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Xen
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) Novell
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Intel
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Compaq
6 1 (9.09%) CA
6 1 (9.09%) NetIQ
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) Clearswift