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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 21 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.47% - 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 10.40% 12.10% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
Average daily rate £425 £180 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £397 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
Cheshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) vCloud
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) Puppet
6 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 2 (22.22%) SNMP
6 2 (22.22%) PSTN
6 2 (22.22%) ADSL
6 2 (22.22%) ISDN
6 2 (22.22%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) PSTN
3 2 (22.22%) ADSL
3 2 (22.22%) ISDN
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vCloud
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) ProCurve
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle