The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Brighton 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 28 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.37% 2.19% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 15.79% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £258 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.55% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 32.02% 13.87% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 24
Average daily rate £250 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £370 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.86% +55.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
East Sussex

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
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 24 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) IMAP
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Database Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) Gentoo
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) AWK
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
2 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
2 1 (12.50%) C-shell
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Reuters
3 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 1 (12.50%) CQG