The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 East Sussex 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 30 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.49% 2.78% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.75% 17.14% 12.70%
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 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.55% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
80 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 28.47% 16.20% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 12 31
Average daily rate £220 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £367 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £22.25 £22.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 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
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Job
Vacancies
Brighton -6 6 £258 - 1
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) CCNA
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (9.09%) SAN
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (9.09%) Reuters
7 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
7 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
7 1 (9.09%) CQG
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) Perl

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
2 1 (9.09%) IMAP
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Database Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
5 1 (9.09%) Gentoo
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) AWK
2 1 (9.09%) Korn
2 1 (9.09%) Bourne shell
2 1 (9.09%) C-shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Reuters
4 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
4 1 (9.09%) CQG