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 31 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 38 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 26 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.87% 1.74% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.76% 10.53% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
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£364 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £426 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
165 95 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.55% 16.52% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 50 57
Average daily rate £250 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £147 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 28
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Swindon +2 12 £365 +108.57% 1
Trowbridge - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (84.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
4 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
5 17 (53.13%) SLA
5 17 (53.13%) VMware
6 16 (50.00%) DNS
6 16 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 15 (46.88%) HP
8 14 (43.75%) DHCP
9 13 (40.63%) ITIL
9 13 (40.63%) Symantec
9 13 (40.63%) NetBackup
9 13 (40.63%) HP SIM
9 13 (40.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
10 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
10 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
11 10 (31.25%) SCCM
12 9 (28.13%) SCOM
12 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (28.13%) Firewall
13 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
14 7 (21.88%) vSphere
14 7 (21.88%) Finance
14 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
14 7 (21.88%) Linux
15 6 (18.75%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.50%) IIS
4 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) DNS
2 14 (43.75%) DHCP
3 9 (28.13%) Firewall
4 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) 3G
6 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.13%) Intranet
7 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Administrator
2 15 (46.88%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Support
5 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (84.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.88%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) CAD
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.13%) Network Design
4 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
4 1 (3.13%) Network Management
4 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
2 7 (21.88%) vSphere
3 5 (15.63%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) vCloud
5 1 (3.13%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) NetBackup
1 13 (40.63%) HP SIM
1 13 (40.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 10 (31.25%) SCCM
3 9 (28.13%) SCOM
4 2 (6.25%) SCDPM
4 2 (6.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (53.13%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) HP
4 13 (40.63%) Symantec
5 6 (18.75%) 3PAR
5 6 (18.75%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) McAfee
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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