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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 88 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 217 319 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.27% 3.47% 4.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.37% 14.36% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 163 151
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £196 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £389 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £13.05 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.85 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -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
2315 2222 2087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.18% 24.19% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1079 1048
Average daily rate £363 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 209 265
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 2015.

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
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 28 July 2015. 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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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 -22 63 £306 -5.76% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 41 £320 -4.47% 5
Surrey -9 38 £340 +21.42% 7
Berkshire -32 33 £275 -6.77% 4
Oxfordshire -20 15 £230 -2.12% 1
West Sussex -16 14 £205 -6.81% 7
Kent -5 4 £375 +7.14% 2
East Sussex -6 4 £325 +202.32% 2
Middlesex +6 3 £340 +4.61%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 485 (100.00%) Windows
2 330 (68.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 274 (56.49%) Active Directory
4 246 (50.72%) VMware
5 198 (40.82%) Microsoft
6 160 (32.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 155 (31.96%) VMware Infrastructure
8 146 (30.10%) MS Exchange
9 130 (26.80%) Security Cleared
10 105 (21.65%) SQL
11 90 (18.56%) Migration
11 90 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
12 89 (18.35%) DNS
13 88 (18.14%) HP
13 88 (18.14%) SCCM
14 82 (16.91%) Windows 7
15 81 (16.70%) SC Cleared
16 77 (15.88%) SQL Server
17 75 (15.46%) Citrix
18 73 (15.05%) vSphere
19 71 (14.64%) MS Excel
20 70 (14.43%) SAN
21 68 (14.02%) PowerShell
22 67 (13.81%) Firewall
23 64 (13.20%) DHCP
23 64 (13.20%) ITIL
24 62 (12.78%) Hyper-V
25 57 (11.75%) Cisco
26 56 (11.55%) Windows XP
27 53 (10.93%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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
1 146 (30.10%) MS Exchange
2 90 (18.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (10.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 46 (9.48%) SharePoint
5 38 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 36 (7.42%) IIS
7 31 (6.39%) Lync
8 13 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.82%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.62%) TPMS
11 3 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.62%) Apache
12 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.21%) CMS
13 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 71 (14.64%) MS Excel
2 52 (10.72%) MS Office
3 17 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 16 (3.30%) PaintShop Pro
5 8 (1.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.82%) Primavera
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) assyst
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.74%) Office 365
2 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.24%) PaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) IaaS
3 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 89 (18.35%) DNS
2 70 (14.43%) SAN
3 67 (13.81%) Firewall
4 64 (13.20%) DHCP
5 51 (10.52%) TCP/IP
6 50 (10.31%) LAN
7 49 (10.10%) WAN
8 28 (5.77%) VPN
9 21 (4.33%) NAS
10 18 (3.71%) Network Security
10 18 (3.71%) VLAN
11 15 (3.09%) SSL
12 11 (2.27%) VoIP
13 10 (2.06%) Internet
14 9 (1.86%) Wireless
14 9 (1.86%) LDAP
14 9 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (1.86%) NetScaler
15 8 (1.65%) iSCSI
16 7 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 25 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (4.33%) Oracle Database
4 19 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (2.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.24%) DB2
10 6 (1.24%) MySQL
11 5 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.03%) DTS
11 5 (1.03%) DB2 UDB
12 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 7 (1.44%) ClearCase
1 7 (1.44%) Subversion
1 7 (1.44%) StarTeam
2 6 (1.24%) JIRA
2 6 (1.24%) Wise Package Studio
2 6 (1.24%) ClearQuest
3 5 (1.03%) MSI
3 5 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.62%) Hudson
5 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.41%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.41%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.41%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.21%) NUnit
7 1 (0.21%) Selenium
7 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (9.28%) Finance
2 8 (1.65%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.24%) Legal
4 5 (1.03%) Military
5 4 (0.82%) Retail
6 3 (0.62%) Publishing
6 3 (0.62%) Automotive
7 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.41%) Front Office
7 2 (0.41%) Billing
7 2 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.21%) Marketing
8 1 (0.21%) French Language
8 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.21%) Back Office
8 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (13.81%) Analyst
2 59 (12.16%) Support Engineer
3 45 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (8.87%) Server Engineer
5 30 (6.19%) Consultant
6 27 (5.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 27 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (5.36%) Administrator
8 24 (4.95%) Wintel Engineer
9 21 (4.33%) Project Manager
10 18 (3.71%) Author
10 18 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (3.51%) Architect
12 16 (3.30%) Support Analyst
13 15 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (2.89%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
15 13 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (2.68%) Server Support
15 13 (2.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 12 (2.47%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.51%) .NET
2 14 (2.89%) Application Packaging
3 12 (2.47%) XML
4 11 (2.27%) HTML
5 10 (2.06%) ASP.NET
5 10 (2.06%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.44%) COM+
7 6 (1.24%) jQuery
7 6 (1.24%) Ajax
8 5 (1.03%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (1.03%) X-Windows
9 4 (0.82%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.62%) XML-RPC
10 3 (0.62%) CSS
10 3 (0.62%) Web Services
11 2 (0.41%) JSP
11 2 (0.41%) WinForms
11 2 (0.41%) XSD
11 2 (0.41%) WPF
11 2 (0.41%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.93%) Clustering
2 31 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 20 (4.12%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.86%) SecurID
7 8 (1.65%) Replication
7 8 (1.65%) EMC VNX
8 7 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.24%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.82%) EMC VNXe
10 4 (0.82%) HP Storage
10 4 (0.82%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.82%) PDA
10 4 (0.82%) Informatics
10 4 (0.82%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.62%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.62%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 485 (100.00%) Windows
2 330 (68.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 160 (32.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (16.91%) Windows 7
5 56 (11.55%) Windows XP
6 45 (9.28%) UNIX
7 43 (8.87%) Linux
8 33 (6.80%) Windows 2000 Server
9 22 (4.54%) Windows 2000
10 20 (4.12%) Windows 8
11 17 (3.51%) Solaris
12 8 (1.65%) CentOS
12 8 (1.65%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.44%) AIX
14 6 (1.24%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (1.03%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.82%) HPUX
17 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (18.56%) Migration
2 64 (13.20%) ITIL
3 31 (6.39%) Project Management
4 25 (5.15%) Change Management
5 21 (4.33%) Service Management
6 19 (3.92%) PRINCE2
7 18 (3.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (3.30%) SDLC
9 16 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (3.30%) Configuration Management
9 16 (3.30%) Problem Management
10 15 (3.09%) Incident Management
10 15 (3.09%) ITSM
10 15 (3.09%) Change Control
11 14 (2.89%) Infrastructure Management
11 14 (2.89%) Test Scripting
12 13 (2.68%) CRM
13 12 (2.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (21.65%) SQL
2 68 (14.02%) PowerShell
3 31 (6.39%) VBScript
3 31 (6.39%) VB
4 10 (2.06%) C#
5 8 (1.65%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.44%) Java
7 6 (1.24%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.03%) C
8 5 (1.03%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.03%) VB6
9 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.82%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.82%) Perl
9 4 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.82%) Korn
10 3 (0.62%) Ruby
11 2 (0.41%) Python
11 2 (0.41%) REXX
11 2 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 130 (26.80%) Security Cleared
2 81 (16.70%) SC Cleared
3 50 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (8.66%) DV Cleared
5 30 (6.19%) MCSE
6 20 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (3.51%) Degree
8 14 (2.89%) MCITP
9 13 (2.68%) CCNA
10 12 (2.47%) MCTS
11 11 (2.27%) MCSA
12 10 (2.06%) ISTQB
13 9 (1.86%) MCP
14 7 (1.44%) CCNP
14 7 (1.44%) ISEB
14 7 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.82%) MCAD
16 4 (0.82%) MCSD
16 4 (0.82%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.12%) SLA
2 5 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.03%) QA
2 5 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.62%) JSP 440
System Software
1 274 (56.49%) Active Directory
2 155 (31.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (15.05%) vSphere
4 62 (12.78%) Hyper-V
5 47 (9.69%) VMware ESX
6 33 (6.80%) XenApp
7 12 (2.47%) XenServer
8 11 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.27%) Terminal Services
8 11 (2.27%) ISA Server
9 10 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.86%) NFS
11 7 (1.44%) UAG
12 5 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.82%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.82%) Samba
13 4 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 88 (18.14%) SCCM
2 33 (6.80%) SCOM
3 22 (4.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 19 (3.92%) WSUS
5 14 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (2.27%) ARCserve
6 11 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
7 10 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (2.06%) NetBackup
7 10 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (1.86%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (1.44%) OVSD
10 7 (1.44%) HP SIM
10 7 (1.44%) SCVMM
11 6 (1.24%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.82%) Nessus
13 3 (0.62%) Nagios
13 3 (0.62%) OpenView
13 3 (0.62%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 246 (50.72%) VMware
2 198 (40.82%) Microsoft
3 88 (18.14%) HP
4 75 (15.46%) Citrix
5 57 (11.75%) Cisco
6 42 (8.66%) Oracle
7 27 (5.57%) McAfee
8 25 (5.15%) EMC
9 22 (4.54%) Symantec
10 20 (4.12%) NetApp
11 15 (3.09%) Juniper
12 13 (2.68%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.68%) 3PAR
13 11 (2.27%) SolarWinds
14 10 (2.06%) Lumension
14 10 (2.06%) CA
15 9 (1.86%) Dell
15 9 (1.86%) Blue Coat
16 8 (1.65%) IBM
17 7 (1.44%) Remedy
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