The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 15 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.79% 2.61% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.89% 8.57% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£260 £100 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -67.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +18.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Operating Systems Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 27.27% 30.43% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 13
Average daily rate £260 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £90 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £25.00 £46.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.65% +217.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £15.45 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £46.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows XP
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 2000
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) VBScript
5 4 (44.44%) VB
5 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 4 (44.44%) Back Office
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
5 4 (44.44%) Clustering
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Symantec
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) Intel
7 2 (22.22%) McAfee
7 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Site Server
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows XP
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 2000
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Insight
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) VBScript
1 4 (44.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (44.44%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Intel
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) Becrypt
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (11.11%) IBM