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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 150 93 53
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -40
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 111 216 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 2.26% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.14% 9.36% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 124 156
Median daily rate £325 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £433 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 29
Median hourly rate £34.64 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.31% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £15.55 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £20.00 £22.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.09% +17.18%
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
2161 2308 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.49% 24.15% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1246 1073
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 244 203
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.83 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% +8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -27 35 £335 +9.38% 11
Berkshire -5 25 £298 +3.65% 8
Surrey -26 20 £338 - 3
Buckinghamshire -10 15 £275 -14.06% 3
Oxfordshire -2 7 £363 +57.60% 1
West Sussex -14 5 £240 +17.07%
East Sussex +4 2 £345 +6.15% 2
Kent +9 1 £328 -12.66% 8
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 275 (100.00%) Windows
2 195 (70.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 186 (67.64%) Active Directory
4 157 (57.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 147 (53.45%) Windows Server
6 144 (52.36%) VMware
7 135 (49.09%) Microsoft
8 106 (38.55%) Security Cleared
9 75 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 73 (26.55%) SC Cleared
11 71 (25.82%) SQL
12 60 (21.82%) MS Exchange
13 56 (20.36%) ITIL
14 53 (19.27%) Citrix
15 52 (18.91%) PowerShell
16 51 (18.55%) HP
16 51 (18.55%) MS Excel
17 49 (17.82%) MS Office
18 48 (17.45%) DNS
19 47 (17.09%) Windows 7
20 45 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
20 45 (16.36%) Linux
21 42 (15.27%) NetBackup
22 41 (14.91%) SQL Server
22 41 (14.91%) Hyper-V
23 40 (14.55%) vSphere
23 40 (14.55%) DHCP
23 40 (14.55%) Firewall
24 38 (13.82%) VMware ESX
24 38 (13.82%) WAN

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 60 (21.82%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.45%) SharePoint
3 25 (9.09%) IIS
4 22 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.91%) Live Communications Server
7 8 (2.91%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (2.18%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (2.18%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.82%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.09%) Apache
11 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.73%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.73%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (18.55%) MS Excel
2 49 (17.82%) MS Office
3 7 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.55%) PaintShop Pro
4 5 (1.82%) MS Project
5 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.36%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.36%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.27%) Office 365
3 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (1.45%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.09%) CloudFront
4 3 (1.09%) IaaS
4 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.09%) PaaS
5 2 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.73%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 48 (17.45%) DNS
2 40 (14.55%) DHCP
2 40 (14.55%) Firewall
3 38 (13.82%) WAN
4 36 (13.09%) LAN
4 36 (13.09%) SAN
5 20 (7.27%) TCP/IP
5 20 (7.27%) VPN
6 14 (5.09%) Network Security
7 13 (4.73%) Internet
8 11 (4.00%) SSL
9 8 (2.91%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.18%) IPsec
10 6 (2.18%) Unified Communications
11 5 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (1.82%) NAS
12 4 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.45%) MPLS
12 4 (1.45%) Wireless
13 3 (1.09%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.73%) MS Access
2 13 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.18%) SQLPlus
5 4 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.45%) QlikView
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.45%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.73%) Ant
4 2 (0.73%) Hudson
4 2 (0.73%) JIRA
4 2 (0.73%) Maven
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.73%) Subversion
4 2 (0.73%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.36%) LSMW
5 1 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (13.45%) Finance
2 9 (3.27%) Banking
3 6 (2.18%) Military
4 4 (1.45%) Legal
5 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.73%) Back Office
6 2 (0.73%) Billing
6 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (19.64%) Support Engineer
2 48 (17.45%) Analyst
3 38 (13.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 35 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (12.73%) Server Engineer
5 30 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 26 (9.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 23 (8.36%) Consultant
7 23 (8.36%) Wintel Engineer
8 19 (6.91%) Architect
9 16 (5.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (5.82%) Server Support
9 16 (5.82%) Windows Engineer
10 14 (5.09%) Administrator
10 14 (5.09%) Support Analyst
10 14 (5.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
11 13 (4.73%) Server Support Engineer
12 12 (4.36%) Integration Engineer
12 12 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.36%) .NET
2 10 (3.64%) CSS
3 8 (2.91%) XML
3 8 (2.91%) XSLT
4 5 (1.82%) XSL
5 4 (1.45%) HTML
5 4 (1.45%) Web Services
6 2 (0.73%) Ajax
6 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.73%) boto
6 2 (0.73%) jQuery
6 2 (0.73%) Middleware
6 2 (0.73%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.36%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.36%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.36%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.36%) ISPF
7 1 (0.36%) LAMP
7 1 (0.36%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.09%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.00%) Clustering
3 13 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.73%) Statistics
4 11 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 11 (4.00%) Thin Client
5 10 (3.64%) RSA SecurID
6 6 (2.18%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.82%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.45%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.45%) PKI
8 4 (1.45%) Wiki
9 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.09%) Replication
10 2 (0.73%) Contactless
10 2 (0.73%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.73%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 275 (100.00%) Windows
2 195 (70.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 157 (57.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 147 (53.45%) Windows Server
5 47 (17.09%) Windows 7
6 45 (16.36%) Linux
7 31 (11.27%) Windows XP
8 23 (8.36%) Unix
9 14 (5.09%) Solaris
10 10 (3.64%) AIX
11 8 (2.91%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.18%) CentOS
12 6 (2.18%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.45%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.73%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.36%) ITIL
2 36 (13.09%) Migration
3 34 (12.36%) Problem Management
4 26 (9.45%) Project Management
5 23 (8.36%) Change Management
6 20 (7.27%) Service Management
7 18 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (5.82%) Incident Management
8 16 (5.82%) ITSM
9 12 (4.36%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (4.36%) Service Delivery
9 12 (4.36%) Virtual Environments
10 11 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (4.00%) Software Deployment
11 10 (3.64%) Capacity Management
12 9 (3.27%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.27%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (3.27%) SDLC
13 8 (2.91%) Integration Testing
13 8 (2.91%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (25.82%) SQL
2 52 (18.91%) PowerShell
3 17 (6.18%) VB
4 15 (5.45%) VBScript
5 9 (3.27%) Perl
6 8 (2.91%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.55%) C
7 7 (2.55%) Tcl
8 5 (1.82%) C#
8 5 (1.82%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.09%) PHP
9 3 (1.09%) Python
9 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.73%) Ruby
10 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.36%) CLIST
11 1 (0.36%) JCL
11 1 (0.36%) REXX
11 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 106 (38.55%) Security Cleared
2 73 (26.55%) SC Cleared
3 45 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (10.18%) MCSE
5 26 (9.45%) DV Cleared
6 16 (5.82%) MCSA
7 12 (4.36%) Degree
8 9 (3.27%) ISTQB
9 8 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.91%) ISEB
10 7 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (2.55%) MCP
11 6 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.82%) CCSP
12 5 (1.82%) MCITP
13 4 (1.45%) MCTS
14 3 (1.09%) CISSP
14 3 (1.09%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.73%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.09%) SLA
2 7 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.82%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 186 (67.64%) Active Directory
2 75 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (14.91%) Hyper-V
4 40 (14.55%) vSphere
5 38 (13.82%) VMware ESX
6 29 (10.55%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (5.82%) XenApp
8 12 (4.36%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.27%) XenServer
10 7 (2.55%) NFS
11 6 (2.18%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (1.09%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.36%) ClearTrust
15 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.36%) Postfix
15 1 (0.36%) qmail
15 1 (0.36%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 42 (15.27%) NetBackup
2 30 (10.91%) SCCM
3 26 (9.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 22 (8.00%) Netcool
5 17 (6.18%) McAfee ePO
5 17 (6.18%) WSUS
6 14 (5.09%) SCOM
7 13 (4.73%) Backup Exec
8 10 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (3.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 9 (3.27%) Tivoli
10 8 (2.91%) Unicenter
11 7 (2.55%) OVSD
11 7 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (1.82%) SCVMM
12 5 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (1.45%) Puppet
14 3 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 3 (1.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 144 (52.36%) VMware
2 135 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 53 (19.27%) Citrix
4 51 (18.55%) HP
5 38 (13.82%) Oracle
6 27 (9.82%) Cisco
7 26 (9.45%) Intel Security
8 20 (7.27%) EMC
9 19 (6.91%) Veritas
10 16 (5.82%) Juniper
10 16 (5.82%) NetApp
11 15 (5.45%) Blue Coat
11 15 (5.45%) IBM
12 13 (4.73%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.64%) Palo Alto
14 8 (2.91%) Meridio
15 7 (2.55%) Aruba
15 7 (2.55%) F5
15 7 (2.55%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.55%) Splunk
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