The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 65 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 60 105 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.84% 5.13% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.08% 16.18% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 41
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £22.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -39.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.47%
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 Hampshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
595 649 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.21% 31.74% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 347 276
Average daily rate £363 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 43 47
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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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
Hook -16 10 £390 +22.35%
Basingstoke -16 9 £335 -0.74% 1
Southampton -3 5 £300 +13.20%
Farnborough -1 4 £133 - 1
Winchester - 4 £253 -
Fareham +2 3 £306 +126.85%
Gosport +12 2 £513 -
Portsmouth +4 1 £170 - 3
Andover - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (73.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (60.28%) Active Directory
4 78 (55.32%) VMware
5 75 (53.19%) Security Cleared
6 63 (44.68%) Microsoft
7 51 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (34.75%) SC Cleared
9 48 (34.04%) MS Exchange
10 40 (28.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (23.40%) PowerShell
12 32 (22.70%) Exchange Server 2010
12 32 (22.70%) SQL
13 30 (21.28%) VMware ESX
14 29 (20.57%) MS Excel
14 29 (20.57%) HP
15 27 (19.15%) UNIX
16 26 (18.44%) vSphere
17 25 (17.73%) MS Office
18 23 (16.31%) Windows XP
18 23 (16.31%) Citrix
19 19 (13.48%) Windows 7
19 19 (13.48%) SCCM
20 18 (12.77%) Lync
20 18 (12.77%) SAN
20 18 (12.77%) Migration
20 18 (12.77%) IIS
21 17 (12.06%) SharePoint
21 17 (12.06%) Change Management
21 17 (12.06%) XenApp

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 48 (34.04%) MS Exchange
2 32 (22.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (12.77%) Lync
3 18 (12.77%) IIS
4 17 (12.06%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.71%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.71%) CMS
9 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 29 (20.57%) MS Excel
2 25 (17.73%) MS Office
3 16 (11.35%) MS Visio
3 16 (11.35%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (1.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.77%) SAN
2 15 (10.64%) Firewall
3 11 (7.80%) DNS
4 9 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.38%) NetScaler
5 8 (5.67%) LAN
5 8 (5.67%) WAN
6 6 (4.26%) SMTP
7 5 (3.55%) DHCP
8 3 (2.13%) OSPF
8 3 (2.13%) EIGRP
8 3 (2.13%) X.400
8 3 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.13%) Network Security
8 3 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.42%) Internet
9 2 (1.42%) VLAN
9 2 (1.42%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.42%) LDAP
10 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (3.55%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (2.13%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.42%) EDMS
6 2 (1.42%) MySQL
7 1 (0.71%) DB2
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Wise Package Studio
2 5 (3.55%) StarTeam
3 3 (2.13%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.42%) Hudson
4 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.42%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.42%) MSI
5 1 (0.71%) NUnit
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
5 1 (0.71%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.71%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 5 (3.55%) Military
2 4 (2.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (18.44%) Analyst
2 16 (11.35%) Author
3 13 (9.22%) Wintel Engineer
4 12 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) Test Analyst
6 9 (6.38%) Consultant
7 8 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.67%) Server Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Technical Author
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.55%) Build Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.67%) Application Packaging
2 7 (4.96%) XML
3 6 (4.26%) Ajax
3 6 (4.26%) jQuery
4 5 (3.55%) Software Packaging
4 5 (3.55%) HTML
5 4 (2.84%) .NET
5 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.13%) CSS
6 3 (2.13%) XML-RPC
6 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.13%) Web Services
7 2 (1.42%) WPF
7 2 (1.42%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 2 (1.42%) WinForms
7 2 (1.42%) XSD
8 1 (0.71%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.71%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.71%) JSP
8 1 (0.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Clustering
2 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.38%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.13%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.13%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.42%) Replication
7 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) PKI
8 1 (0.71%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (73.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (28.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (19.15%) UNIX
5 23 (16.31%) Windows XP
6 19 (13.48%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.67%) Linux
8 6 (4.26%) Windows 2000
8 6 (4.26%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.55%) Solaris
10 3 (2.13%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.77%) Migration
2 17 (12.06%) Change Management
3 16 (11.35%) SDLC
4 12 (8.51%) Integration Testing
4 12 (8.51%) Test Scripting
5 11 (7.80%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (7.09%) ITIL
6 10 (7.09%) Project Management
7 9 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.96%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.26%) Network Management
9 6 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (3.55%) Web Development
10 5 (3.55%) Performance Testing
11 4 (2.84%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.84%) Automated Testing
11 4 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.84%) Test Strategy
11 4 (2.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 32 (22.70%) SQL
3 14 (9.93%) VBScript
4 7 (4.96%) VB
4 7 (4.96%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.55%) C#
6 3 (2.13%) Perl
6 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.13%) C
6 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.42%) REXX
7 2 (1.42%) Tcl
8 1 (0.71%) C++
8 1 (0.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 75 (53.19%) Security Cleared
2 49 (34.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.80%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.67%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (4.96%) ISEB
6 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.84%) Degree
8 3 (2.13%) MCSE
8 3 (2.13%) MCSA
8 3 (2.13%) CCNP
8 3 (2.13%) CCNA
9 2 (1.42%) MCITP
10 1 (0.71%) MCP
10 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.84%) QA
4 3 (2.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 85 (60.28%) Active Directory
2 51 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (21.28%) VMware ESX
4 26 (18.44%) vSphere
5 17 (12.06%) XenApp
6 11 (7.80%) XenServer
6 11 (7.80%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.42%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (13.48%) SCCM
2 9 (6.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (6.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (4.96%) ARCserve
3 7 (4.96%) SCOM
3 7 (4.96%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.55%) HP SIM
5 4 (2.84%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (2.84%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.42%) WMI
6 2 (1.42%) WSUS
7 1 (0.71%) Netcool
7 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.71%) Nessus
7 1 (0.71%) Nmap
7 1 (0.71%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.71%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 78 (55.32%) VMware
2 63 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 29 (20.57%) HP
4 23 (16.31%) Citrix
5 16 (11.35%) Oracle
6 13 (9.22%) McAfee
7 10 (7.09%) CA
8 7 (4.96%) Cisco
8 7 (4.96%) 3PAR
9 6 (4.26%) Lumension
10 4 (2.84%) Symantec
10 4 (2.84%) Brocade
11 3 (2.13%) Serena
11 3 (2.13%) Altiris
11 3 (2.13%) Borland
12 2 (1.42%) Sophos
13 1 (0.71%) Apple
13 1 (0.71%) NetApp
13 1 (0.71%) Veritas
13 1 (0.71%) Lotus