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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / South East
Rank 153 108 69
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -39
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 89 155 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 1.86% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.84% 7.43% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 104 110
Median daily rate £325 £325 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £222 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Median hourly rate £12.00 £28.13 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.33% +73.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.41
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.68%

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
1524 2085 2293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.30% 24.97% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 1215 1161
Median daily rate £371 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 185 180
Median hourly rate £19.63 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -12 34 £320 +3.22% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 22 £349 -22.50% 4
Berkshire -5 12 £180 -48.93% 7
Kent +4 9 £350 +7.69% 1
West Sussex - 6 £325 - 1
Surrey -3 2 £95 -71.21% 1
Oxfordshire -5 2 £214 +25.73%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 191 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (74.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 137 (71.73%) Windows Server
3 137 (71.73%) Active Directory
4 121 (63.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 115 (60.21%) VMware
6 101 (52.88%) Microsoft
7 67 (35.08%) Security Cleared
8 66 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 64 (33.51%) DNS
10 55 (28.80%) SC Cleared
11 54 (28.27%) PowerShell
12 51 (26.70%) DHCP
13 46 (24.08%) HP
14 44 (23.04%) MS Exchange
15 40 (20.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 40 (20.94%) ITIL
16 37 (19.37%) Windows 7
17 35 (18.32%) Data Centre
18 34 (17.80%) Citrix
19 33 (17.28%) SQL
20 32 (16.75%) Cisco
21 30 (15.71%) SCCM
22 28 (14.66%) LAN
22 28 (14.66%) SQL Server
23 26 (13.61%) TCP/IP
23 26 (13.61%) WSUS
23 26 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
24 25 (13.09%) vSphere
24 25 (13.09%) 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 44 (23.04%) MS Exchange
2 26 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (12.04%) IIS
4 18 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (7.85%) Skype for Business
7 10 (5.24%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.09%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.52%) Apache
12 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (12.57%) MS Office
2 13 (6.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.28%) Office 365
2 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.14%) SaaS
4 5 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.52%) IaaS
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (33.51%) DNS
2 51 (26.70%) DHCP
3 28 (14.66%) LAN
4 26 (13.61%) TCP/IP
5 25 (13.09%) WAN
6 23 (12.04%) Firewall
7 16 (8.38%) SAN
8 12 (6.28%) SMTP
9 11 (5.76%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (5.76%) Skype
10 10 (5.24%) Internet
10 10 (5.24%) VPN
11 9 (4.71%) NAS
12 8 (4.19%) MPLS
13 5 (2.62%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (2.62%) Network Security
14 4 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (2.09%) SSL
14 4 (2.09%) VoIP
15 3 (1.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.09%) MS Access
6 2 (1.05%) MySQL
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.57%) MSI
1 3 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.52%) Ant
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) Maven
2 1 (0.52%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 24 (12.57%) Finance
2 7 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.62%) Electronics
4 3 (1.57%) Publishing
5 2 (1.05%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Billing
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Military
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (16.23%) Windows Engineer
2 25 (13.09%) Server Engineer
2 25 (13.09%) Support Engineer
3 23 (12.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (11.52%) Analyst
4 22 (11.52%) Wintel Engineer
5 17 (8.90%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (7.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (6.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (6.81%) Consultant
8 12 (6.28%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) VMware Engineer
10 10 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (4.71%) Active Directory Engineer
12 8 (4.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 8 (4.19%) Windows Consultant
13 7 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 7 (3.66%) Architect
13 7 (3.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.09%) CSS
2 3 (1.57%) XML
2 3 (1.57%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.05%) Web Services
4 1 (0.52%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.32%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.33%) Clustering
3 9 (4.71%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.71%) Thin Client
4 7 (3.66%) Cryptography
5 6 (3.14%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.62%) Statistics
7 4 (2.09%) PKI
8 3 (1.57%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.05%) HACMP
10 1 (0.52%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) iPhone
10 1 (0.52%) NHS
10 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 191 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (74.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 137 (71.73%) Windows Server
4 121 (63.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (19.37%) Windows 7
6 18 (9.42%) Windows XP
7 15 (7.85%) Linux
8 13 (6.81%) Windows 8
9 11 (5.76%) Android
9 11 (5.76%) Windows 10
10 9 (4.71%) AIX
10 9 (4.71%) Unix
10 9 (4.71%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.09%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.05%) Solaris
13 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.94%) ITIL
2 21 (10.99%) Change Management
3 20 (10.47%) Problem Management
4 18 (9.42%) Software Deployment
5 17 (8.90%) Migration
6 16 (8.38%) Incident Management
7 12 (6.28%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 12 (6.28%) Security Patching
8 11 (5.76%) Data Centre Operations
8 11 (5.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 11 (5.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 11 (5.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 10 (5.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (5.24%) Server Patching
9 10 (5.24%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.71%) Project Management
11 8 (4.19%) Capacity Management
11 8 (4.19%) Information Security
11 8 (4.19%) Infrastructure Management
11 8 (4.19%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 54 (28.27%) PowerShell
2 33 (17.28%) SQL
3 17 (8.90%) VB
4 14 (7.33%) VBScript
5 3 (1.57%) C
5 3 (1.57%) C++
5 3 (1.57%) Java
6 1 (0.52%) Delphi
6 1 (0.52%) Python
6 1 (0.52%) Ruby
6 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (35.08%) Security Cleared
2 55 (28.80%) SC Cleared
3 40 (20.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (11.52%) MCSA
5 19 (9.95%) MCP
5 19 (9.95%) MCSE
6 16 (8.38%) DV Cleared
7 13 (6.81%) MCITP
8 11 (5.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (4.71%) CCNA
9 9 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (3.66%) CISSP
11 6 (3.14%) CCNP
12 5 (2.62%) MCTS
13 4 (2.09%) GCIH
13 4 (2.09%) GIAC
13 4 (2.09%) ISTQB
14 3 (1.57%) ISEB
14 3 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (1.05%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.81%) SLA
2 6 (3.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 137 (71.73%) Active Directory
2 66 (34.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (13.09%) vSphere
4 22 (11.52%) Hyper-V
4 22 (11.52%) XenApp
5 12 (6.28%) Firmware
6 11 (5.76%) VMware ESX
6 11 (5.76%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (4.71%) XenDesktop
8 6 (3.14%) BitLocker
8 6 (3.14%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (3.14%) Terminal Services
8 6 (3.14%) UAG
9 5 (2.62%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.05%) vCloud
10 2 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (15.71%) SCCM
2 26 (13.61%) WSUS
3 22 (11.52%) NetBackup
4 14 (7.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (7.33%) SCOM
5 13 (6.81%) McAfee ePO
6 12 (6.28%) Nessus
6 12 (6.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (5.76%) AirWatch
8 8 (4.19%) Puppet
8 8 (4.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (3.66%) Backup Exec
10 6 (3.14%) BladeLogic
11 5 (2.62%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (2.62%) Netcool
11 5 (2.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (2.09%) EdgeSight
12 4 (2.09%) SafeCom
13 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (1.57%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 115 (60.21%) VMware
2 101 (52.88%) Microsoft
3 46 (24.08%) HP
4 34 (17.80%) Citrix
5 32 (16.75%) Cisco
6 22 (11.52%) Intel Security
7 19 (9.95%) Symantec
8 13 (6.81%) SolarWinds
9 12 (6.28%) LANDesk
10 11 (5.76%) MobileIron
11 9 (4.71%) Forcepoint
12 8 (4.19%) EMC
12 8 (4.19%) Remedy
13 7 (3.66%) Sophos
13 7 (3.66%) Veritas
13 7 (3.66%) Wyse
14 6 (3.14%) BMC
14 6 (3.14%) CA
14 6 (3.14%) IBM
14 6 (3.14%) NetApp
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