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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 129 73 56
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 154 256 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.60% 2.57% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.50% 10.25% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 136 137
Median daily rate £303 £363 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.55% +20.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £301 £282
% change year-on-year
-0.26% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 36
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.60% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £13.65 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+40.62% -15.78%
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
2371 2498 2376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.59% 25.10% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1276 1180
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 229 239
Median hourly rate £18.75 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 -15 62 £318 -2.30% 5
Surrey -13 36 £350 -8.19% 1
Berkshire -19 22 £258 -38.24% 6
Buckinghamshire -9 11 £300 -25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +3 9 £250 +66.66%
Kent -16 6 £315 -30.00% 2
West Sussex -31 3 £168 -58.12% 1
East Sussex -12 2 £250 -23.07% 1
Middlesex -2 1 £500 +29.03%
Sussex - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 324 (100.00%) Windows
2 210 (64.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 208 (64.20%) Active Directory
4 200 (61.73%) Windows Server
5 173 (53.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 166 (51.23%) VMware
7 147 (45.37%) Microsoft
8 101 (31.17%) Security Cleared
9 96 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 90 (27.78%) MS Exchange
11 75 (23.15%) SC Cleared
12 64 (19.75%) MS Excel
13 59 (18.21%) Citrix
14 58 (17.90%) HP
15 52 (16.05%) MS Office
15 52 (16.05%) Windows 7
16 51 (15.74%) ITIL
16 51 (15.74%) SQL
16 51 (15.74%) DNS
17 50 (15.43%) PowerShell
18 48 (14.81%) vSphere
19 45 (13.89%) Firewall
20 44 (13.58%) VMware ESX
20 44 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
20 44 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
21 43 (13.27%) DHCP
22 42 (12.96%) Cisco
23 41 (12.65%) SAN
24 40 (12.35%) Linux
25 39 (12.04%) SQL Server

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 90 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 44 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (8.33%) IIS
4 24 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 23 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (4.01%) MQSeries
9 12 (3.70%) CICS
9 12 (3.70%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.54%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.23%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.23%) Live Communications Server
11 4 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.62%) Apache
13 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 64 (19.75%) MS Excel
2 52 (16.05%) MS Office
3 20 (6.17%) MS Visio
4 19 (5.86%) PaintShop Pro
5 5 (1.54%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.31%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.56%) Office 365
2 12 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.23%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.62%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 51 (15.74%) DNS
2 45 (13.89%) Firewall
3 43 (13.27%) DHCP
4 41 (12.65%) SAN
5 37 (11.42%) LAN
5 37 (11.42%) WAN
6 36 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 13 (4.01%) Internet
8 12 (3.70%) SSL
9 11 (3.40%) VPN
10 10 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (3.09%) Wireless
11 7 (2.16%) NetScaler
12 6 (1.85%) iSCSI
12 6 (1.85%) NAS
12 6 (1.85%) Network Security
12 6 (1.85%) SNMP
12 6 (1.85%) VoIP
13 4 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (2.47%) Easytrieve
5 4 (1.23%) MS Access
5 4 (1.23%) MySQL
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.23%) QlikView
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.31%) DB2
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.23%) StarTeam
2 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.62%) Subversion
2 2 (0.62%) TestDirector
2 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.62%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.31%) Trac
General
1 38 (11.73%) Finance
2 8 (2.47%) Banking
3 4 (1.23%) Back Office
3 4 (1.23%) Military
3 4 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (0.93%) Legal
4 3 (0.93%) Marketing
4 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.62%) Electronics
5 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Automotive
6 1 (0.31%) Billing
6 1 (0.31%) Local Government
6 1 (0.31%) Publishing
6 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 55 (16.98%) Analyst
3 35 (10.80%) Server Engineer
4 33 (10.19%) Wintel Engineer
5 31 (9.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 30 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 24 (7.41%) Server Support
8 23 (7.10%) Architect
9 21 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 20 (6.17%) Support Analyst
11 19 (5.86%) Author
11 19 (5.86%) Server Support Engineer
12 18 (5.56%) Administrator
13 16 (4.94%) Consultant
13 16 (4.94%) Technical Author
13 16 (4.94%) Wintel Server Engineer
13 16 (4.94%) Wintel Support
14 13 (4.01%) Desktop Support
14 13 (4.01%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.47%) ISPF
1 8 (2.47%) Web Services
2 7 (2.16%) .NET
3 5 (1.54%) ELK Stack
4 3 (0.93%) CSS
4 3 (0.93%) Middleware
5 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.62%) HTML
5 2 (0.62%) LAMP
5 2 (0.62%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.31%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.31%) Ajax
6 1 (0.31%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.31%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (0.31%) Flash
6 1 (0.31%) jQuery
6 1 (0.31%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.48%) Clustering
3 19 (5.86%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.09%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.47%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.47%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.16%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.54%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (1.23%) Cryptography
9 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.23%) NHS
9 4 (1.23%) Statistics
9 4 (1.23%) Wiki
10 3 (0.93%) Contactless
10 3 (0.93%) PKI
11 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.62%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 324 (100.00%) Windows
2 210 (64.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 200 (61.73%) Windows Server
4 173 (53.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (16.05%) Windows 7
6 40 (12.35%) Linux
7 35 (10.80%) Unix
8 33 (10.19%) Windows XP
9 13 (4.01%) zOS
10 10 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.09%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (2.16%) Solaris
13 6 (1.85%) Windows 10
14 5 (1.54%) AIX
14 5 (1.54%) CentOS
14 5 (1.54%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.23%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.23%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.74%) ITIL
2 33 (10.19%) Change Management
3 28 (8.64%) Project Management
4 27 (8.33%) Migration
5 25 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (6.48%) SDLC
7 20 (6.17%) Problem Management
8 11 (3.40%) Incident Management
8 11 (3.40%) ITSM
8 11 (3.40%) Mentoring
8 11 (3.40%) Service Management
8 11 (3.40%) Software Deployment
9 10 (3.09%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (3.09%) Integration Testing
9 10 (3.09%) Service Delivery
9 10 (3.09%) Time Management
10 9 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.16%) Change Control
12 7 (2.16%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.74%) SQL
2 50 (15.43%) PowerShell
3 20 (6.17%) VB
4 17 (5.25%) VBScript
5 13 (4.01%) COBOL
6 12 (3.70%) Assembly Language
6 12 (3.70%) C++
6 12 (3.70%) JCL
6 12 (3.70%) REXX
7 8 (2.47%) CLIST
8 7 (2.16%) C
8 7 (2.16%) Perl
8 7 (2.16%) Tcl
9 5 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.62%) PHP
11 2 (0.62%) Python
12 1 (0.31%) Java
12 1 (0.31%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 101 (31.17%) Security Cleared
2 75 (23.15%) SC Cleared
3 44 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (10.19%) MCSE
5 26 (8.02%) MCSA
6 15 (4.63%) DV Cleared
7 13 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.01%) Degree
8 11 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.78%) ISTQB
10 8 (2.47%) ISEB
10 8 (2.47%) MCP
11 7 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.54%) CCNA
12 5 (1.54%) CCNP
12 5 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.23%) CCSP
13 4 (1.23%) MCITP
14 3 (0.93%) CCA
14 3 (0.93%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.32%) SLA
2 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.62%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 208 (64.20%) Active Directory
2 96 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (14.81%) vSphere
4 44 (13.58%) VMware ESX
5 39 (12.04%) Hyper-V
6 25 (7.72%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (7.72%) XenApp
7 13 (4.01%) XenServer
8 8 (2.47%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.54%) NFS
10 5 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.23%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.93%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.62%) Firmware
13 2 (0.62%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (11.73%) NetBackup
2 31 (9.57%) SCCM
2 31 (9.57%) WSUS
3 25 (7.72%) McAfee ePO
4 23 (7.10%) Backup Exec
5 16 (4.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (4.32%) SCOM
7 13 (4.01%) Tivoli
8 11 (3.40%) Netcool
9 8 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (2.16%) Nagios
10 7 (2.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (1.85%) Puppet
12 5 (1.54%) Cacti
12 5 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (1.54%) SCVMM
13 4 (1.23%) OVSD
13 4 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 166 (51.23%) VMware
2 147 (45.37%) Microsoft
3 59 (18.21%) Citrix
4 58 (17.90%) HP
5 42 (12.96%) Cisco
6 29 (8.95%) Intel Security
7 27 (8.33%) IBM
8 24 (7.41%) Oracle
9 21 (6.48%) EMC
10 17 (5.25%) NetApp
11 15 (4.63%) CA
11 15 (4.63%) Palo Alto
12 14 (4.32%) Symantec
13 13 (4.01%) Dell
14 12 (3.70%) Blue Coat
15 11 (3.40%) CheckPoint
16 7 (2.16%) Aruba
16 7 (2.16%) Rackspace
16 7 (2.16%) SolarWinds
16 7 (2.16%) Splunk
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