The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 28 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.62% 2.87% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 14.93% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate £320 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £355 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £445 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
Windows Server 2003
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 67 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 23.11% 19.25% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 23
Average daily rate £325 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 18
Average hourly rate £26.60 £37.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.30% +150.83%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 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
Brighton +25 11 £320 -24.70%
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 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 East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 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