The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 166 82 61
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 105 209 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 2.27% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.77% 9.07% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 106 131
Median daily rate £325 £354 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +12.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 27
Median hourly rate £26.50 £29.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.40% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.88 £15.65 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.90 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+39.39% +3.12%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2201 2304 2265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.14% 25.04% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1297 1203 1115
Median daily rate £388 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 220 217
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -25 38 £319 -8.82% 6
Berkshire -10 23 £287 -28.37% 6
Surrey -36 22 £350 -6.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 8 £463 +30.28% 4
West Sussex -33 5 £168 -35.57%
Kent -13 4 £321 -28.61%
Oxfordshire -3 3 £363 +141.66%
East Sussex -7 1 £250 +78.57% 1
Middlesex -9 1 £500 +29.03%
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 304 (100.00%) Windows
2 205 (67.43%) Active Directory
3 204 (67.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 182 (59.87%) Windows Server
5 165 (54.28%) VMware
6 160 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 147 (48.36%) Microsoft
8 102 (33.55%) Security Cleared
9 94 (30.92%) MS Exchange
10 90 (29.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 76 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 64 (21.05%) MS Excel
12 64 (21.05%) HP
13 60 (19.74%) SQL
14 58 (19.08%) MS Office
15 55 (18.09%) Citrix
16 53 (17.43%) DNS
17 52 (17.11%) ITIL
18 51 (16.78%) PowerShell
19 50 (16.45%) vSphere
20 46 (15.13%) Windows 7
20 46 (15.13%) SQL Server
20 46 (15.13%) SAN
21 45 (14.80%) VMware ESX
21 45 (14.80%) Firewall
22 44 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
22 44 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
23 43 (14.14%) Cisco
23 43 (14.14%) Linux
23 43 (14.14%) NetBackup

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 94 (30.92%) MS Exchange
2 44 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 27 (8.88%) SharePoint
5 21 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (6.91%) IIS
6 16 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.96%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.63%) Live Communications Server
9 6 (1.97%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.64%) CICS
10 5 (1.64%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.64%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.66%) Apache
13 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.33%) Drupal
14 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 58 (19.08%) MS Office
3 15 (4.93%) MS Visio
3 15 (4.93%) PaintShop Pro
4 5 (1.64%) MS Project
5 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.92%) Office 365
2 9 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.32%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.66%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.33%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.43%) DNS
2 46 (15.13%) SAN
3 45 (14.80%) Firewall
4 42 (13.82%) DHCP
5 37 (12.17%) WAN
6 36 (11.84%) LAN
7 28 (9.21%) TCP/IP
8 12 (3.95%) Internet
8 12 (3.95%) VPN
9 9 (2.96%) Wireless
10 8 (2.63%) iSCSI
11 7 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.30%) NAS
11 7 (2.30%) Network Security
11 7 (2.30%) SSL
12 6 (1.97%) VoIP
13 4 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.32%) MPLS
14 3 (0.99%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.29%) MS Access
3 10 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.64%) Easytrieve
5 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.32%) MySQL
5 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.32%) QlikView
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.33%) DB2
8 1 (0.33%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.66%) Subversion
2 2 (0.66%) TestDirector
2 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.66%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.33%) Trac
General
1 36 (11.84%) Finance
2 8 (2.63%) Banking
3 6 (1.97%) Military
4 5 (1.64%) Back Office
5 4 (1.32%) Legal
5 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.99%) Marketing
6 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.66%) Electronics
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (22.70%) Support Engineer
2 53 (17.43%) Analyst
3 40 (13.16%) Server Engineer
4 36 (11.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 35 (11.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (9.87%) Wintel Engineer
7 27 (8.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 26 (8.55%) Server Support
9 24 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 21 (6.91%) Server Support Engineer
11 19 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
12 18 (5.92%) Administrator
13 16 (5.26%) Architect
13 16 (5.26%) Support Analyst
13 16 (5.26%) Wintel Support
14 15 (4.93%) Author
15 14 (4.61%) Consultant
16 13 (4.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (4.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 13 (4.28%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.64%) .NET
1 5 (1.64%) ISPF
1 5 (1.64%) Web Services
2 3 (0.99%) Middleware
3 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.66%) CSS
3 2 (0.66%) ELK Stack
3 2 (0.66%) HTML
3 2 (0.66%) LAMP
3 2 (0.66%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.33%) Ajax
4 1 (0.33%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.33%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (0.33%) Flash
4 1 (0.33%) jQuery
4 1 (0.33%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.89%) Clustering
3 17 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.62%) Fat Client
5 11 (3.62%) Thin Client
6 10 (3.29%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.96%) Statistics
8 7 (2.30%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.97%) RSA SecurID
10 4 (1.32%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.32%) NHS
10 4 (1.32%) Wiki
11 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.99%) Contactless
11 3 (0.99%) EMC VNX
11 3 (0.99%) PKI
12 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 304 (100.00%) Windows
2 204 (67.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 182 (59.87%) Windows Server
4 160 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (15.13%) Windows 7
6 43 (14.14%) Linux
7 34 (11.18%) Windows XP
8 33 (10.86%) Unix
9 11 (3.62%) Solaris
10 10 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.96%) Windows 8
12 8 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (2.30%) CentOS
13 7 (2.30%) Windows 10
14 6 (1.97%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.97%) zOS
15 5 (1.64%) AIX
15 5 (1.64%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.99%) NetWare
16 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.11%) ITIL
2 30 (9.87%) Change Management
3 27 (8.88%) Problem Management
4 26 (8.55%) Project Management
5 25 (8.22%) Migration
6 21 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (5.59%) SDLC
8 15 (4.93%) Service Management
9 14 (4.61%) ITSM
10 13 (4.28%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.62%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (2.96%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (2.96%) Time Management
13 8 (2.63%) Capacity Management
13 8 (2.63%) Integration Testing
13 8 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (2.30%) CRM
14 7 (2.30%) Software Deployment
14 7 (2.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 60 (19.74%) SQL
2 51 (16.78%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.59%) VB
4 16 (5.26%) VBScript
5 7 (2.30%) C
5 7 (2.30%) Perl
5 7 (2.30%) Tcl
6 5 (1.64%) Assembly Language
6 5 (1.64%) C++
6 5 (1.64%) CLIST
6 5 (1.64%) COBOL
6 5 (1.64%) JCL
6 5 (1.64%) REXX
7 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.99%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.66%) PHP
9 2 (0.66%) Python
10 1 (0.33%) C#
10 1 (0.33%) Java
10 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 102 (33.55%) Security Cleared
2 76 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 44 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (10.53%) MCSE
5 23 (7.57%) MCSA
6 19 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 14 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (4.61%) Degree
8 9 (2.96%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.63%) ISEB
10 7 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.64%) CCNA
11 5 (1.64%) CCNP
11 5 (1.64%) CCSP
11 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.64%) MCITP
11 5 (1.64%) MCP
12 3 (0.99%) CCA
12 3 (0.99%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.61%) SLA
2 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 205 (67.43%) Active Directory
2 90 (29.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (16.45%) vSphere
4 45 (14.80%) VMware ESX
5 39 (12.83%) Hyper-V
6 30 (9.87%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (6.58%) XenApp
8 9 (2.96%) XenServer
9 7 (2.30%) NFS
9 7 (2.30%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.32%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.99%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.66%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.66%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.33%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 43 (14.14%) NetBackup
2 28 (9.21%) WSUS
3 26 (8.55%) SCCM
4 24 (7.89%) Backup Exec
5 23 (7.57%) McAfee ePO
5 23 (7.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 18 (5.92%) Netcool
7 16 (5.26%) SCOM
8 14 (4.61%) Tivoli
9 8 (2.63%) Unicenter
9 8 (2.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 7 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (1.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (1.97%) OVSD
12 5 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (1.64%) SCVMM
13 4 (1.32%) Nagios
13 4 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 165 (54.28%) VMware
2 147 (48.36%) Microsoft
3 64 (21.05%) HP
4 55 (18.09%) Citrix
5 43 (14.14%) Cisco
6 31 (10.20%) Intel Security
6 31 (10.20%) Oracle
7 24 (7.89%) EMC
8 22 (7.24%) IBM
9 18 (5.92%) NetApp
10 16 (5.26%) Veritas
11 13 (4.28%) Blue Coat
11 13 (4.28%) Dell
11 13 (4.28%) Palo Alto
12 11 (3.62%) CA
12 11 (3.62%) Symantec
13 8 (2.63%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.63%) Meridio
14 7 (2.30%) Aruba
14 7 (2.30%) SolarWinds
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