The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington 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 23 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 Warrington 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 25 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.69% 1.10% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 5.26% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£175 £475 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.15% +322.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 28.13% 20.88% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 8
Average daily rate £310 £450 £141
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +218.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £113 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Sophos
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 5 (33.33%) Draytek
4 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Information Security
7 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
7 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (13.33%) PSTN
7 2 (13.33%) VPN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (13.33%) HTTP
4 2 (13.33%) SNMP
4 2 (13.33%) PSTN
4 2 (13.33%) ADSL
4 2 (13.33%) ISDN
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) SSL
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (13.33%) Scrum
1 2 (13.33%) Information Security
1 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) DevOps
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (6.67%) Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) vCloud
5 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
1 10 (66.67%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Sophos
2 5 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 5 (33.33%) Draytek
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle