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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 151 115 57
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -58
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 92 169 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 1.79% 2.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.52% 7.13% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 109 155
Median daily rate £310 £310 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.24% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Median hourly rate £49.47 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.97% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.39 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £18.50 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%
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
1667 2370 2491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.54% 25.05% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1332 1285
Median daily rate £350 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 238 217
Median hourly rate £18.25 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -19 29 £308 -0.80% 5
Berkshire -6 17 £195 -39.06% 8
Kent +14 13 £338 +28.57%
West Sussex +17 11 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire +7 8 £305 -25.42% 8
Surrey +6 7 £244 -25.00% 4
Oxfordshire -14 3 £263 -8.29%
East Sussex +4 1 - - 2
Middlesex -5 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Windows
2 151 (75.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 141 (70.50%) Active Directory
4 122 (61.00%) Windows Server
5 119 (59.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 118 (59.00%) VMware
7 108 (54.00%) Microsoft
8 72 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (27.00%) DNS
10 50 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 46 (23.00%) MS Exchange
12 44 (22.00%) SQL
12 44 (22.00%) Citrix
13 42 (21.00%) DHCP
14 41 (20.50%) PowerShell
15 39 (19.50%) Data Centre
16 35 (17.50%) SCCM
16 35 (17.50%) Windows 7
17 34 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 31 (15.50%) HP
19 29 (14.50%) Migration
20 28 (14.00%) ITIL
21 27 (13.50%) MS Office
21 27 (13.50%) SQL Server
21 27 (13.50%) SC Cleared
22 26 (13.00%) Hyper-V
23 25 (12.50%) TCP/IP
23 25 (12.50%) Cisco
23 25 (12.50%) Finance
23 25 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

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 46 (23.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (7.50%) IIS
5 14 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (7.00%) Skype for Business
6 10 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 8 (4.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.00%) Apache
10 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (13.50%) MS Office
2 16 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.50%) Office 365
2 12 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.50%) SaaS
5 3 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.50%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.50%) CloudFront
5 3 (1.50%) IaaS
5 3 (1.50%) PaaS
6 2 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (27.00%) DNS
2 42 (21.00%) DHCP
3 25 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 22 (11.00%) Firewall
4 22 (11.00%) LAN
5 20 (10.00%) SAN
5 20 (10.00%) WAN
6 17 (8.50%) VPN
7 13 (6.50%) Internet
8 11 (5.50%) NAS
9 10 (5.00%) SMTP
10 9 (4.50%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (4.50%) MPLS
10 9 (4.50%) Skype
11 8 (4.00%) Network Security
12 5 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (2.50%) SSL
13 4 (2.00%) VoIP
13 4 (2.00%) Wireless
14 3 (1.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.00%) SQLPlus
6 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.00%) MS Access
8 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.50%) MSI
2 3 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.00%) Ant
3 2 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.00%) Hudson
3 2 (1.00%) JIRA
3 2 (1.00%) Maven
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.00%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.00%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) LSMW
General
1 25 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.50%) Electronics
4 4 (2.00%) Banking
5 3 (1.50%) Publishing
6 2 (1.00%) Billing
6 2 (1.00%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Military
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (13.00%) Analyst
1 26 (13.00%) Windows Engineer
2 25 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 23 (11.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 23 (11.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (10.50%) Consultant
5 19 (9.50%) Server Engineer
6 18 (9.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (7.00%) Architect
8 13 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (6.00%) Wintel Engineer
10 11 (5.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (5.50%) Administrator
10 11 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
12 9 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (4.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 8 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.50%) XML
2 9 (4.50%) CSS
3 8 (4.00%) XSLT
4 7 (3.50%) .NET
5 5 (2.50%) XSL
6 3 (1.50%) Web Services
6 3 (1.50%) X-Windows
7 2 (1.00%) Ajax
7 2 (1.00%) boto
7 2 (1.00%) HTML
7 2 (1.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.50%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.00%) Clustering
3 9 (4.50%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.50%) Thin Client
4 6 (3.00%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.50%) Statistics
6 4 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.50%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.50%) PKI
8 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) CCTV
9 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.50%) NHS
9 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 200 (100.00%) Windows
2 151 (75.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 122 (61.00%) Windows Server
4 119 (59.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (17.50%) Windows 7
6 22 (11.00%) Linux
6 22 (11.00%) Windows XP
7 15 (7.50%) AIX
8 12 (6.00%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.50%) Android
9 9 (4.50%) Unix
9 9 (4.50%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.00%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.00%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.50%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.00%) Solaris
14 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.50%) Migration
2 28 (14.00%) ITIL
3 19 (9.50%) Problem Management
4 16 (8.00%) Change Management
5 14 (7.00%) Incident Management
6 12 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 11 (5.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 10 (5.00%) Project Management
9 9 (4.50%) Data Centre Operations
9 9 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.50%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (4.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 9 (4.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 8 (4.00%) Capacity Management
10 8 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.00%) Information Security
10 8 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (3.50%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (3.50%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (3.00%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.00%) SQL
2 41 (20.50%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.00%) VB
4 10 (5.00%) VBScript
5 8 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.00%) C#
6 4 (2.00%) Java
7 3 (1.50%) C
7 3 (1.50%) C++
7 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.00%) Perl
8 2 (1.00%) PHP
8 2 (1.00%) Python
8 2 (1.00%) Ruby
8 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.50%) Delphi
9 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (13.50%) SC Cleared
4 19 (9.50%) MCSE
5 17 (8.50%) DV Cleared
5 17 (8.50%) MCP
6 11 (5.50%) MCSA
7 9 (4.50%) MCITP
8 7 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.00%) CISSP
10 4 (2.00%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.50%) CCNA
11 3 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.50%) GCIH
11 3 (1.50%) GIAC
11 3 (1.50%) ISEB
11 3 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.50%) MCTS
11 3 (1.50%) VCP5
12 2 (1.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.00%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.00%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.00%) QA
6 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 141 (70.50%) Active Directory
2 72 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (13.00%) Hyper-V
4 24 (12.00%) XenApp
5 16 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 16 (8.00%) vSphere
6 11 (5.50%) Firmware
7 10 (5.00%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (3.50%) Terminal Services
10 6 (3.00%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.00%) vCloud
11 2 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.00%) XenServer
12 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (17.50%) SCCM
2 23 (11.50%) NetBackup
3 20 (10.00%) WSUS
4 16 (8.00%) SCOM
5 14 (7.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (4.50%) AirWatch
7 9 (4.50%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (4.00%) Puppet
9 7 (3.50%) Backup Exec
9 7 (3.50%) Nessus
10 5 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (2.50%) Netcool
10 5 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (2.00%) EdgeSight
11 4 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (2.00%) SafeCom
11 4 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (1.50%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 118 (59.00%) VMware
2 108 (54.00%) Microsoft
3 44 (22.00%) Citrix
4 31 (15.50%) HP
5 25 (12.50%) Cisco
6 18 (9.00%) Symantec
7 15 (7.50%) Intel Security
8 14 (7.00%) Oracle
9 10 (5.00%) EMC
10 9 (4.50%) MobileIron
10 9 (4.50%) NetApp
11 8 (4.00%) SolarWinds
11 8 (4.00%) Veritas
12 7 (3.50%) Juniper
12 7 (3.50%) LANDesk
12 7 (3.50%) Sophos
12 7 (3.50%) Wyse
13 6 (3.00%) BMC
14 5 (2.50%) AppSense
14 5 (2.50%) CA
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