The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 28 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 37 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.30% 3.33% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.37% 19.33% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 5
Average daily rate £340 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £369 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 1
Average hourly rate £40.50 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.42% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
Windows Server 2003
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
191 119 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 27.36% 17.22% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 55 71
Average daily rate £350 £355 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £486 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £19.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.25% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £28.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +5 19 £340 +36.00%
Chippenham - 5 £120 - 4
Corsham - 3 - -
Malmesbury - 2 £325 -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (73.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (55.36%) Active Directory
4 29 (51.79%) MS Exchange
5 28 (50.00%) VMware
6 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
6 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
7 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (44.64%) ITIL
9 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (33.93%) vSphere
11 19 (33.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 18 (32.14%) DHCP
12 18 (32.14%) DNS
13 17 (30.36%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (26.79%) Migration
15 14 (25.00%) Firewall
16 13 (23.21%) Finance
17 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
18 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2003
18 11 (19.64%) Cisco
18 11 (19.64%) Windows XP
19 10 (17.86%) Ethernet
19 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
19 10 (17.86%) SAN
19 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
19 10 (17.86%) VMware ESX
19 10 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
20 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (51.79%) MS Exchange
2 20 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (33.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (30.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (12.50%) Skype for Business
7 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) DHCP
1 18 (32.14%) DNS
2 14 (25.00%) Firewall
3 10 (17.86%) Ethernet
3 10 (17.86%) SAN
3 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.50%) Skype
5 4 (7.14%) Internet
5 4 (7.14%) LAN
6 3 (5.36%) ADSL
6 3 (5.36%) Broadband
6 3 (5.36%) NAS
7 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.57%) WAN
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.79%) Multicast
8 1 (1.79%) NX-OS
8 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Back Office
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Network Support
7 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (73.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
4 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (19.64%) Windows XP
6 9 (16.07%) Windows 2000
6 9 (16.07%) Windows NT
7 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.36%) Linux
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) ITIL
2 15 (26.79%) Migration
3 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 7 (12.50%) CMMI
6 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.71%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.57%) Contact Management
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.57%) Service Management
8 2 (3.57%) System Testing
8 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.79%) ITSM
9 1 (1.79%) Line Management
9 1 (1.79%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) C#
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) CCNA
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (16.07%) MCSE
3 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (14.29%) MCSA
4 8 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (12.50%) HNC
6 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) SLA
2 5 (8.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (55.36%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (33.93%) vSphere
4 10 (17.86%) VMware ESX
4 10 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.14%) XenApp
6 3 (5.36%) XenServer
7 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) NetBackup
2 7 (12.50%) WSUS
3 3 (5.36%) SCCM
4 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.79%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.79%) Netcool
4 1 (1.79%) SCOM
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) VMware
2 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco
4 9 (16.07%) NetApp
5 8 (14.29%) Citrix
6 6 (10.71%) Sophos
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle
8 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.36%) Forcepoint
8 3 (5.36%) HP
8 3 (5.36%) Wyse
9 2 (3.57%) Dell
9 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.79%) arcserve
10 1 (1.79%) EMC
10 1 (1.79%) IBM
10 1 (1.79%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.79%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.79%) Splunk