The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 16 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 Wiltshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 63 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.84% 1.88% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.20% 9.89% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate £325 £262 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.04% -19.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.20% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
143 91 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.94% 19.00% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 48
Average daily rate £328 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 32
Average hourly rate £13.87 £16.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -13 2 - - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Corsham - - - - 1
Malmesbury - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (71.43%) DNS
4 13 (61.90%) DHCP
5 11 (52.38%) Firewall
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 9 (42.86%) SCCM
8 8 (38.10%) HP
9 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 7 (33.33%) Citrix
9 7 (33.33%) HP SIM
10 6 (28.57%) XenApp
10 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
10 6 (28.57%) VMware
10 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
10 6 (28.57%) SLA
10 6 (28.57%) IIS
11 5 (23.81%) ITIL
11 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
11 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
11 5 (23.81%) NetBackup
11 5 (23.81%) Symantec
11 5 (23.81%) SCOM
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (23.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
12 4 (19.05%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) IIS
3 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.76%) Site Server
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) DNS
2 13 (61.90%) DHCP
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 3 (14.29%) FTP
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (9.52%) SNMP
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
7 1 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) Intranet
7 1 (4.76%) Internet
7 1 (4.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Consultant
1 4 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) PDA
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) XenApp
2 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 3 (14.29%) vCloud
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.76%) Xen
4 1 (4.76%) XenServer
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 7 (33.33%) HP SIM
3 5 (23.81%) NetBackup
3 5 (23.81%) SCOM
3 5 (23.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (9.52%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (9.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) Symantec
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee
7 1 (4.76%) Sophos
7 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL