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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 19 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.36% 4.17% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 12.12% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£283 £175 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.42% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £280 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.82% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -2.55%
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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
37 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 31.09% 34.38% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 9
Average daily rate £290 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £169 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.63 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.96% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Splunk
4 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (50.00%) Hyperic
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) Nagios
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) Hyperic
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco