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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 157 86 50
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 108 226 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 2.40% 3.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.85% 9.47% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 121 162
Median daily rate £325 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £298 £284
% change year-on-year
+1.68% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 30
Median hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.37 £40.00 £25.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+38.66% +19.04%
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
2225 2387 2301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.93% 25.33% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1257 1129
Median daily rate £380 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 246 209
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.83 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% +6.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Berkshire +1 29 £298 -14.85% 4
Hampshire -29 28 £335 +7.20% 7
Surrey -29 23 £350 -9.67% 3
Oxfordshire +3 8 £363 +142.16% 1
Buckinghamshire -23 8 £275 -15.38% 5
West Sussex -24 6 £240 -7.69% 2
Kent +8 4 £321 -28.61% 2
East Sussex +9 2 £345 +146.42% 2
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 296 (100.00%) Windows
2 209 (70.61%) Active Directory
3 203 (68.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 179 (60.47%) Windows Server
5 167 (56.42%) VMware
6 156 (52.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 143 (48.31%) Microsoft
8 110 (37.16%) Security Cleared
9 94 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 80 (27.03%) SC Cleared
10 80 (27.03%) MS Exchange
11 64 (21.62%) HP
12 62 (20.95%) SQL
13 59 (19.93%) MS Excel
14 56 (18.92%) ITIL
15 53 (17.91%) MS Office
15 53 (17.91%) Citrix
15 53 (17.91%) DNS
15 53 (17.91%) PowerShell
16 51 (17.23%) vSphere
17 49 (16.55%) Firewall
18 48 (16.22%) VMware ESX
18 48 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 48 (16.22%) SAN
19 47 (15.88%) Windows 7
20 46 (15.54%) Linux
20 46 (15.54%) NetBackup
21 44 (14.86%) Finance
21 44 (14.86%) DHCP
22 43 (14.53%) Hyper-V

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 80 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (9.46%) SharePoint
4 26 (8.78%) IIS
5 20 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.70%) Live Communications Server
9 7 (2.36%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.03%) Skype for Business
11 5 (1.69%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.35%) CICS
12 4 (1.35%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.68%) Apache
13 2 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.68%) Oracle 10gAS
13 2 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (19.93%) MS Excel
2 53 (17.91%) MS Office
3 10 (3.38%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.38%) PaintShop Pro
4 5 (1.69%) MS Project
5 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.34%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.72%) Office 365
3 4 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (1.35%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.01%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.68%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.68%) IaaS
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.68%) PaaS
5 2 (0.68%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.34%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.91%) DNS
2 49 (16.55%) Firewall
3 48 (16.22%) SAN
4 44 (14.86%) DHCP
5 39 (13.18%) WAN
6 36 (12.16%) LAN
7 22 (7.43%) TCP/IP
8 19 (6.42%) VPN
9 18 (6.08%) Internet
10 13 (4.39%) Network Security
11 11 (3.72%) SSL
12 8 (2.70%) iSCSI
13 6 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.03%) IPsec
13 6 (2.03%) NAS
13 6 (2.03%) Unified Communications
14 5 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (1.69%) Wireless
15 4 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.39%) MS Access
4 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.35%) Easytrieve
6 4 (1.35%) QlikView
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.34%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.35%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) Hudson
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.68%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.68%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.34%) Ant
4 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.34%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
4 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 44 (14.86%) Finance
2 9 (3.04%) Banking
3 5 (1.69%) Military
4 4 (1.35%) Legal
5 3 (1.01%) Back Office
5 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Automotive
7 1 (0.34%) Billing
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (23.65%) Support Engineer
2 49 (16.55%) Analyst
3 44 (14.86%) Server Engineer
4 38 (12.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 36 (12.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 33 (11.15%) Wintel Engineer
7 29 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
8 26 (8.78%) Server Support
9 25 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 20 (6.76%) Server Support Engineer
10 20 (6.76%) Wintel Server Engineer
11 19 (6.42%) Administrator
12 16 (5.41%) Consultant
12 16 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (5.41%) Wintel Support
13 15 (5.07%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (5.07%) Architect
13 15 (5.07%) Support Analyst
13 15 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (4.39%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.70%) .NET
2 4 (1.35%) CSS
2 4 (1.35%) HTML
2 4 (1.35%) ISPF
2 4 (1.35%) Web Services
3 3 (1.01%) Middleware
4 2 (0.68%) Ajax
4 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.68%) jQuery
4 2 (0.68%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.34%) boto
5 1 (0.34%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.34%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.34%) LAMP
5 1 (0.34%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.82%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.45%) Clustering
3 15 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.39%) Statistics
5 11 (3.72%) Fat Client
5 11 (3.72%) Thin Client
6 10 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.38%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.38%) RSA SecurID
7 5 (1.69%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.35%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.35%) Wiki
9 3 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.01%) Contactless
9 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.01%) PKI
9 3 (1.01%) Replication
10 2 (0.68%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 296 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (68.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 179 (60.47%) Windows Server
4 156 (52.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (15.88%) Windows 7
6 46 (15.54%) Linux
7 35 (11.82%) Windows XP
8 30 (10.14%) Unix
9 14 (4.73%) Solaris
10 8 (2.70%) Windows 10
11 7 (2.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (2.36%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.03%) CentOS
12 6 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.03%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.69%) AIX
13 5 (1.69%) zOS
14 3 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.68%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.92%) ITIL
2 32 (10.81%) Problem Management
3 28 (9.46%) Migration
4 26 (8.78%) Change Management
4 26 (8.78%) Project Management
5 19 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (6.08%) Service Management
7 17 (5.74%) Incident Management
8 15 (5.07%) ITSM
9 14 (4.73%) Virtual Environments
10 13 (4.39%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (4.05%) SDLC
12 10 (3.38%) Software Deployment
13 9 (3.04%) Capacity Management
13 9 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (3.04%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.04%) Time Management
14 8 (2.70%) Integration Testing
15 7 (2.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.95%) SQL
2 53 (17.91%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.74%) VB
3 17 (5.74%) VBScript
4 9 (3.04%) Perl
5 7 (2.36%) C
5 7 (2.36%) Tcl
6 5 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.35%) Assembly Language
7 4 (1.35%) C++
7 4 (1.35%) CLIST
7 4 (1.35%) COBOL
7 4 (1.35%) JCL
7 4 (1.35%) REXX
8 3 (1.01%) PHP
8 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.68%) Python
9 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 110 (37.16%) Security Cleared
2 80 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 48 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (10.81%) MCSE
5 25 (8.45%) DV Cleared
6 22 (7.43%) MCSA
7 12 (4.05%) Degree
8 11 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.04%) ISTQB
10 8 (2.70%) ISEB
11 7 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.69%) CCSP
12 5 (1.69%) MCITP
13 4 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.01%) CCA
14 3 (1.01%) CCNA
14 3 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.01%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.07%) SLA
2 6 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 209 (70.61%) Active Directory
2 94 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (17.23%) vSphere
4 48 (16.22%) VMware ESX
5 43 (14.53%) Hyper-V
6 32 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (7.09%) XenApp
8 12 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (3.72%) XenServer
10 9 (3.04%) XenDesktop
11 7 (2.36%) NFS
11 7 (2.36%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.35%) Terminal Services
14 3 (1.01%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.68%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.34%) qmail
16 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 46 (15.54%) NetBackup
2 30 (10.14%) SCCM
3 27 (9.12%) WSUS
4 26 (8.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 23 (7.77%) Backup Exec
6 22 (7.43%) McAfee ePO
6 22 (7.43%) Netcool
7 18 (6.08%) SCOM
8 12 (4.05%) Tivoli
9 11 (3.72%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (3.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 8 (2.70%) Unicenter
12 7 (2.36%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (2.03%) OVSD
13 6 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (1.69%) SCVMM
15 4 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 3 (1.01%) HP SIM
16 3 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 167 (56.42%) VMware
2 143 (48.31%) Microsoft
3 64 (21.62%) HP
4 53 (17.91%) Citrix
5 40 (13.51%) Cisco
6 35 (11.82%) Intel Security
7 34 (11.49%) Oracle
8 27 (9.12%) EMC
9 20 (6.76%) Veritas
10 19 (6.42%) IBM
11 18 (6.08%) NetApp
12 16 (5.41%) Juniper
13 15 (5.07%) Blue Coat
13 15 (5.07%) Palo Alto
14 12 (4.05%) CheckPoint
15 10 (3.38%) Symantec
16 9 (3.04%) CA
16 9 (3.04%) Dell
17 8 (2.70%) Meridio
18 7 (2.36%) SolarWinds
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