The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 19 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 7.48% 1.13% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.48% 6.52% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Average daily rate £320 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
Windows Server 2003
East Sussex

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

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 21.09% 17.36% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 13
Average daily rate £325 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
Average hourly rate £26.60 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.79% +160.00%
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 Brighton

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 15 (88.24%) SAN
3 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (64.71%) EMC NetWorker
4 11 (64.71%) EMC
4 11 (64.71%) Palo Alto
5 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (52.94%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) High Availability
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (23.53%) NAS
9 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (23.53%) Citrix
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
10 3 (17.65%) IIS
10 3 (17.65%) COM+
10 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
10 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
10 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) SAN
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (23.53%) NAS
5 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
6 2 (11.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Support Technician
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Technician
1 6 (35.29%) Support Technician
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Document Management
4 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Terminal Server
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (17.65%) NetCrunch
3 2 (11.76%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (11.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) EMC
2 11 (64.71%) Palo Alto
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) LANDesk
4 3 (17.65%) Splunk
5 2 (11.76%) Acronis
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft