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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / South East
Rank 155 100 62
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -38
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 85 193 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 2.21% 2.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 8.87% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 126 139
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 19
Median hourly rate £12.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.09% +168.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
1700 2177 2411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.10% 24.90% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1025 1302 1180
Median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 159 200
Median hourly rate £15.43 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £12.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £51.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -21 36 £328 +0.76% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 18 £349 +16.25% 10
Berkshire -8 16 £210 -32.25% 2
Kent +11 6 £350 +40.00%
Middlesex +8 2 - -
Oxfordshire -1 2 £214 -19.33%
West Sussex - 2 £325 - 1
East Sussex 0 1 - - 2
Surrey -27 1 £95 -70.76% 2
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Windows
2 138 (74.59%) Windows Server
3 137 (74.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 136 (73.51%) Active Directory
5 107 (57.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 106 (57.30%) VMware
7 97 (52.43%) Microsoft
8 76 (41.08%) Security Cleared
9 62 (33.51%) SC Cleared
10 60 (32.43%) DNS
11 54 (29.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 52 (28.11%) PowerShell
13 47 (25.41%) DHCP
14 41 (22.16%) Windows 7
15 39 (21.08%) Microsoft Certification
16 38 (20.54%) HP
16 38 (20.54%) SQL
17 37 (20.00%) ITIL
18 36 (19.46%) MS Exchange
19 34 (18.38%) SCCM
20 31 (16.76%) Citrix
21 29 (15.68%) vSphere
22 25 (13.51%) Intel Security
23 24 (12.97%) Cisco
23 24 (12.97%) IIS
23 24 (12.97%) MS Office
23 24 (12.97%) SQL Server
23 24 (12.97%) Data Centre
24 23 (12.43%) TCP/IP
25 22 (11.89%) MCSE

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 36 (19.46%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.97%) IIS
3 20 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (7.03%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.32%) Skype for Business
8 7 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (12.97%) MS Office
2 10 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.49%) Office 365
2 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.70%) SaaS
4 4 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 60 (32.43%) DNS
2 47 (25.41%) DHCP
3 23 (12.43%) TCP/IP
4 22 (11.89%) Firewall
5 21 (11.35%) LAN
6 18 (9.73%) WAN
7 15 (8.11%) SAN
8 10 (5.41%) Internet
9 9 (4.86%) VPN
10 7 (3.78%) NAS
11 5 (2.70%) MPLS
11 5 (2.70%) SMTP
12 4 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (2.16%) Network Security
12 4 (2.16%) Skype
12 4 (2.16%) SSL
13 3 (1.62%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.62%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.78%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (3.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.78%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (2.70%) MS Access
5 5 (2.70%) MySQL
5 5 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.54%) JIRA
1 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (0.54%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.54%) StarTeam
1 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 20 (10.81%) Finance
2 6 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.08%) Local Government
3 2 (1.08%) Military
4 1 (0.54%) Advertising
4 1 (0.54%) Law
4 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (16.22%) Windows Engineer
2 27 (14.59%) Support Engineer
3 26 (14.05%) Server Engineer
4 22 (11.89%) Wintel Engineer
5 21 (11.35%) Analyst
5 21 (11.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 17 (9.19%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (6.49%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (4.86%) Active Directory Engineer
11 8 (4.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (4.32%) DBA
12 7 (3.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.78%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (3.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.78%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.78%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.16%) CSS
2 3 (1.62%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.54%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.97%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.19%) Clustering
3 10 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 10 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 6 (3.24%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.70%) HACMP
5 5 (2.70%) PKI
6 4 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.08%) Replication
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.54%) iPhone
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 185 (100.00%) Windows
2 138 (74.59%) Windows Server
3 137 (74.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (57.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (22.16%) Windows 7
6 19 (10.27%) Linux
7 18 (9.73%) Windows XP
8 14 (7.57%) Windows 8
9 11 (5.95%) Unix
9 11 (5.95%) Windows 10
10 10 (5.41%) AIX
11 9 (4.86%) Windows Vista
12 7 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (2.16%) Android
13 4 (2.16%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.62%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.08%) Solaris
15 2 (1.08%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.00%) ITIL
2 20 (10.81%) Change Management
2 20 (10.81%) Problem Management
3 17 (9.19%) Software Deployment
4 16 (8.65%) Incident Management
5 12 (6.49%) Migration
6 11 (5.95%) Security Patching
7 10 (5.41%) Virtual Environments
8 9 (4.86%) Patch Management
8 9 (4.86%) Project Management
8 9 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (4.86%) Server Patching
9 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (4.32%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.78%) Capacity Management
10 7 (3.78%) Performance Management
10 7 (3.78%) Security Operations
11 6 (3.24%) Application Virtualisation
11 6 (3.24%) Information Security
11 6 (3.24%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 52 (28.11%) PowerShell
2 38 (20.54%) SQL
3 18 (9.73%) VBScript
4 11 (5.95%) VB
5 1 (0.54%) C++
5 1 (0.54%) Delphi
5 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.54%) VB6
5 1 (0.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 76 (41.08%) Security Cleared
2 62 (33.51%) SC Cleared
3 39 (21.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (11.89%) MCSE
5 21 (11.35%) MCSA
6 20 (10.81%) DV Cleared
7 15 (8.11%) MCP
8 13 (7.03%) MCITP
9 11 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (3.78%) CCNA
10 7 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (3.24%) CCNP
11 6 (3.24%) CISSP
11 6 (3.24%) ISTQB
12 5 (2.70%) ISEB
12 5 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (2.70%) MCTS
13 4 (2.16%) GCIH
13 4 (2.16%) GIAC
14 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.57%) SLA
2 7 (3.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (3.24%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.08%) QA
5 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (73.51%) Active Directory
2 54 (29.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (15.68%) vSphere
4 19 (10.27%) Hyper-V
5 18 (9.73%) XenApp
6 12 (6.49%) Firmware
6 12 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (5.41%) VMware ESX
8 9 (4.86%) XenDesktop
9 6 (3.24%) BitLocker
9 6 (3.24%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (3.24%) UAG
10 5 (2.70%) ISA Server
10 5 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (2.70%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.08%) vCloud
11 2 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.54%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 34 (18.38%) SCCM
2 18 (9.73%) WSUS
3 16 (8.65%) NetBackup
4 15 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (8.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 15 (8.11%) SCOM
5 12 (6.49%) Nessus
6 7 (3.78%) Backup Exec
7 6 (3.24%) BladeLogic
7 6 (3.24%) Netcool
7 6 (3.24%) Puppet
8 5 (2.70%) Data Guard
8 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 5 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (2.16%) AirWatch
9 4 (2.16%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 106 (57.30%) VMware
2 97 (52.43%) Microsoft
3 38 (20.54%) HP
4 31 (16.76%) Citrix
5 25 (13.51%) Intel Security
6 24 (12.97%) Cisco
7 12 (6.49%) LANDesk
7 12 (6.49%) Oracle
7 12 (6.49%) SolarWinds
7 12 (6.49%) Symantec
8 10 (5.41%) EMC
9 9 (4.86%) Forcepoint
9 9 (4.86%) IBM
10 8 (4.32%) Remedy
10 8 (4.32%) Sophos
10 8 (4.32%) Veritas
11 7 (3.78%) NetApp
11 7 (3.78%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.78%) Wyse
12 6 (3.24%) BMC
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