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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 47 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 335 331 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.61% 3.79% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.84% 15.58% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 150 145
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.86 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +42.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £30.75 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
2258 2124 2000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.33% 24.32% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 1067 904
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 241 254
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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
Hampshire +23 129 £325 +1.56% 16
Berkshire -10 84 £325 -23.52% 25
Surrey -24 35 £225 -21.73% 21
Buckinghamshire -19 25 £276 +12.75% 13
Kent +1 19 £400 +110.52% 3
West Sussex +10 15 £220 +83.33% 2
East Sussex -5 12 £244 -17.02% 2
Oxfordshire -1 11 £213 -45.16% 4
Middlesex -4 1 - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 644 (100.00%) Windows
2 454 (70.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 299 (46.43%) Active Directory
4 290 (45.03%) Microsoft
5 244 (37.89%) VMware
6 230 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 167 (25.93%) MS Exchange
8 162 (25.16%) Windows XP
9 156 (24.22%) SC Cleared
10 141 (21.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 139 (21.58%) Windows 7
12 138 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 137 (21.27%) Citrix
14 124 (19.25%) SQL Server
15 122 (18.94%) DNS
16 118 (18.32%) SQL
17 115 (17.86%) HP
18 114 (17.70%) MS Excel
19 107 (16.61%) SAN
20 101 (15.68%) Microsoft Certification
21 99 (15.37%) MS Office
22 93 (14.44%) TCP/IP
23 88 (13.66%) .NET
23 88 (13.66%) UNIX
24 86 (13.35%) Linux
24 86 (13.35%) Cisco
25 85 (13.20%) DHCP
26 82 (12.73%) ITIL
27 74 (11.49%) Windows 2000
28 73 (11.34%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 167 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 69 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (10.40%) SharePoint
4 64 (9.94%) IIS
5 50 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 40 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 32 (4.97%) SharePoint Server
8 30 (4.66%) Lync
9 23 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (2.48%) Apache
11 13 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 8 (1.24%) Documentum
13 8 (1.24%) WorkSite
14 7 (1.09%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.62%) WordPress
16 4 (0.62%) Drupal
16 4 (0.62%) GlassFish
Applications
1 114 (17.70%) MS Excel
2 99 (15.37%) MS Office
3 7 (1.09%) MS Project
4 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.31%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (4.81%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.62%) assyst
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Maximo
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.02%) Office 365
2 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.31%) IaaS
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (18.94%) DNS
2 107 (16.61%) SAN
3 93 (14.44%) TCP/IP
4 85 (13.20%) DHCP
5 68 (10.56%) Firewall
6 56 (8.70%) LAN
7 43 (6.68%) WAN
8 31 (4.81%) HTTPS
9 28 (4.35%) Internet
9 28 (4.35%) SSL
10 26 (4.04%) NAS
11 23 (3.57%) VPN
11 23 (3.57%) LDAP
12 21 (3.26%) HTTP
13 19 (2.95%) Network Security
14 17 (2.64%) VLAN
15 16 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (2.33%) VoIP
17 12 (1.86%) Wireshark
18 11 (1.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 62 (9.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 49 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (4.19%) DTS
5 26 (4.04%) SQL Server 2000
6 17 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (2.33%) OLAP
8 13 (2.02%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.86%) IDOL
10 9 (1.40%) MySQL
11 8 (1.24%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.93%) EDRMS
13 6 (0.93%) EDMS
14 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (4.04%) Visual Studio
2 22 (3.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (2.64%) LoadRunner
4 13 (2.02%) StarTeam
5 6 (0.93%) TestDirector
6 5 (0.78%) Subversion
6 5 (0.78%) WinRunner
6 5 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.47%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.31%) Moq
8 2 (0.31%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.31%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.16%) NUnit
9 1 (0.16%) MSI
9 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (8.23%) Finance
2 9 (1.40%) Telecoms
2 9 (1.40%) Advertising
3 8 (1.24%) Banking
4 7 (1.09%) Law
5 5 (0.78%) Back Office
6 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.62%) Legal
7 2 (0.31%) Military
8 1 (0.16%) Retail
8 1 (0.16%) Games
8 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.16%) Automotive
8 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.16%) Marketing
8 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 108 (16.77%) Analyst
2 84 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 49 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (6.68%) Developer
5 35 (5.43%) Support Analyst
6 34 (5.28%) Consultant
6 34 (5.28%) Administrator
7 27 (4.19%) Test Analyst
8 26 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
9 25 (3.88%) Desktop Support
10 24 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
11 23 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
12 22 (3.42%) Desktop Engineer
12 22 (3.42%) Server Engineer
13 20 (3.11%) Systems Administrator
13 20 (3.11%) SharePoint Developer
14 18 (2.80%) Build Engineer
14 18 (2.80%) Support Technician
15 16 (2.48%) Architect
15 16 (2.48%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (13.66%) .NET
2 73 (11.34%) ASP.NET
3 48 (7.45%) HTML
4 36 (5.59%) XML
5 32 (4.97%) JSP
6 22 (3.42%) Web Services
7 18 (2.80%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 15 (2.33%) .NET Framework
8 15 (2.33%) COM+
9 14 (2.17%) jQuery
10 9 (1.40%) WCF
11 8 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (1.24%) SOAP
11 8 (1.24%) XSLT
12 7 (1.09%) Application Packaging
12 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 6 (0.93%) CSS
13 6 (0.93%) Ajax
13 6 (0.93%) Software Packaging
14 5 (0.78%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.47%) Clustering
2 43 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 17 (2.64%) Thin Client
4 17 (2.64%) Fat Client
5 13 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.55%) Replication
7 8 (1.24%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.09%) User Experience
9 6 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.78%) PKI
10 5 (0.78%) Open Source
10 5 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.62%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.47%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.47%) CMDB
12 3 (0.47%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.47%) HACMP
12 3 (0.47%) MPEG
12 3 (0.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 644 (100.00%) Windows
2 454 (70.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 162 (25.16%) Windows XP
4 139 (21.58%) Windows 7
5 138 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (13.66%) UNIX
7 86 (13.35%) Linux
8 74 (11.49%) Windows 2000
9 33 (5.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 27 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (4.19%) Windows 8
11 23 (3.57%) Windows Vista
12 14 (2.17%) Solaris
13 13 (2.02%) AIX
13 13 (2.02%) Windows NT
14 7 (1.09%) Debian
14 7 (1.09%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.93%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.62%) CentOS
16 4 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (12.73%) ITIL
2 61 (9.47%) Migration
3 30 (4.66%) Change Management
3 30 (4.66%) Workflow
4 29 (4.50%) Software Testing
4 29 (4.50%) Configuration Management
5 28 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 26 (4.04%) Service Delivery
7 24 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (3.26%) Service Management
9 20 (3.11%) Knowledge Management
10 19 (2.95%) Project Management
11 17 (2.64%) Validation
11 17 (2.64%) Performance Testing
11 17 (2.64%) Software Distribution
12 16 (2.48%) MVC
12 16 (2.48%) Web Development
13 15 (2.33%) Document Management
13 15 (2.33%) CRM
13 15 (2.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (18.32%) SQL
2 55 (8.54%) C#
3 48 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 42 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 38 (5.90%) VBScript
6 36 (5.59%) VB
7 31 (4.81%) Java
8 23 (3.57%) C
9 22 (3.42%) T-SQL
10 13 (2.02%) Perl
11 12 (1.86%) VB6
12 10 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.40%) PHP
14 8 (1.24%) Bourne shell
14 8 (1.24%) C++
14 8 (1.24%) Korn
15 5 (0.78%) PHP5
16 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.16%) Python
16 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 230 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 156 (24.22%) SC Cleared
3 101 (15.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (11.02%) MCSE
4 71 (11.02%) DV Cleared
5 39 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (5.59%) CCNA
7 35 (5.43%) ISTQB
8 33 (5.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 29 (4.50%) Degree
10 23 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (3.57%) MCTS
11 21 (3.26%) CCNP
12 20 (3.11%) MCP
13 17 (2.64%) MCITP
14 11 (1.71%) MCSA
15 10 (1.55%) ISEB
16 8 (1.24%) CCA
16 8 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.14%) SLA
2 9 (1.40%) QA
3 7 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.47%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 299 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 141 (21.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (8.39%) vSphere
4 50 (7.76%) XenApp
5 49 (7.61%) Hyper-V
6 45 (6.99%) VMware ESX
7 34 (5.28%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.17%) Terminal Services
8 14 (2.17%) ISA Server
9 13 (2.02%) XenDesktop
10 11 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (1.71%) Nmap
11 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (1.40%) NFS
12 9 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (1.09%) XenServer
14 5 (0.78%) Xen
14 5 (0.78%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.78%) vCloud
15 4 (0.62%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 63 (9.78%) SCCM
2 38 (5.90%) HP Quality Center
3 30 (4.66%) SCOM
4 29 (4.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 23 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
6 22 (3.42%) NetBackup
7 19 (2.95%) Backup Exec
8 17 (2.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 14 (2.17%) WSUS
10 13 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (1.71%) Nessus
11 11 (1.71%) Tivoli
11 11 (1.71%) HP SIM
12 10 (1.55%) Nagios
12 10 (1.55%) BladeLogic
13 9 (1.40%) ARCserve
14 8 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (1.24%) Netcool
14 8 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 290 (45.03%) Microsoft
2 244 (37.89%) VMware
3 137 (21.27%) Citrix
4 115 (17.86%) HP
5 86 (13.35%) Cisco
6 72 (11.18%) Oracle
7 38 (5.90%) Red Hat
8 35 (5.43%) Symantec
9 33 (5.12%) McAfee
10 30 (4.66%) EMC
11 24 (3.73%) Intel
11 24 (3.73%) Juniper
12 23 (3.57%) NetApp
13 21 (3.26%) IBM
14 19 (2.95%) CA
15 18 (2.80%) Dell
16 17 (2.64%) 3PAR
17 16 (2.48%) Brocade
18 15 (2.33%) Altiris
19 13 (2.02%) Borland
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
CPS Group UK
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 19 days ago
Portsmouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago