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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 85 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 202 269 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.23% 3.04% 4.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.89% 12.18% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 131 164
Average daily rate
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£350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £190 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 33
Average hourly rate £29.25 £15.75 £18.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £13.25 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
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
2273 2209 1874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.06% 24.94% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1196 1081 905
Average daily rate £363 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 211 238
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 1 June 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
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 1 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 67 £350 +11.11% 13
Surrey +23 45 £375 +11.11% 12
Buckinghamshire +3 31 £350 +16.66% 8
Berkshire -42 25 £400 +32.89% 11
Oxfordshire -16 14 £150 -34.78% 3
West Sussex -18 8 £260 -32.46% 4
East Sussex -11 7 £140 -30.00% 4
Kent -6 3 £450 +13.92% 5
Middlesex +4 2 £388 +8.77% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 487 (100.00%) Windows
2 347 (71.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 262 (53.80%) Active Directory
4 236 (48.46%) VMware
5 219 (44.97%) Microsoft
6 155 (31.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 153 (31.42%) Security Cleared
8 149 (30.60%) MS Exchange
9 148 (30.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 124 (25.46%) SQL
11 105 (21.56%) HP
12 103 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
13 101 (20.74%) SC Cleared
13 101 (20.74%) SCCM
14 97 (19.92%) DNS
15 94 (19.30%) Windows 7
16 90 (18.48%) Migration
17 73 (14.99%) SQL Server
18 72 (14.78%) SAN
18 72 (14.78%) Hyper-V
19 71 (14.58%) DHCP
20 69 (14.17%) ITIL
21 67 (13.76%) PowerShell
22 66 (13.55%) Citrix
23 64 (13.14%) Windows XP
24 63 (12.94%) MS Excel
24 63 (12.94%) Cisco
24 63 (12.94%) Firewall
25 59 (12.11%) SharePoint
26 58 (11.91%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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
1 149 (30.60%) MS Exchange
2 103 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (12.11%) SharePoint
4 53 (10.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 50 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 31 (6.37%) IIS
7 21 (4.31%) Lync
8 19 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (2.87%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.62%) TPMS
11 3 (0.62%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.62%) Apache
11 3 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.62%) Documentum
11 3 (0.62%) SAS
11 3 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 63 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 40 (8.21%) MS Office
3 17 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.87%) PaintShop Pro
5 10 (2.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.03%) assyst
3 4 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.82%) Primavera
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.87%) Office 365
2 6 (1.23%) PaaS
2 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.41%) IaaS
4 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (19.92%) DNS
2 72 (14.78%) SAN
3 71 (14.58%) DHCP
4 63 (12.94%) Firewall
5 48 (9.86%) LAN
6 47 (9.65%) TCP/IP
7 46 (9.45%) WAN
8 26 (5.34%) VPN
9 20 (4.11%) NAS
10 18 (3.70%) VLAN
11 16 (3.29%) SSL
11 16 (3.29%) Network Security
12 15 (3.08%) VoIP
13 9 (1.85%) iSCSI
13 9 (1.85%) MPLS
14 8 (1.64%) LDAP
14 8 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (1.44%) Internet
15 7 (1.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 25 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 15 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.85%) MySQL
7 8 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.03%) DB2
8 5 (1.03%) DTS
8 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.82%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.82%) EDMS
9 4 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.82%) DB2 UDB
10 3 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (3.29%) StarTeam
2 11 (2.26%) MSI
3 7 (1.44%) Subversion
3 7 (1.44%) JIRA
4 6 (1.23%) Wise Package Studio
4 6 (1.23%) ClearQuest
4 6 (1.23%) ClearCase
5 5 (1.03%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.62%) WinRunner
6 3 (0.62%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.41%) Hudson
7 2 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.21%) NUnit
8 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 39 (8.01%) Finance
2 9 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.44%) Military
4 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.82%) Legal
5 4 (0.82%) Publishing
5 4 (0.82%) Retail
6 2 (0.41%) Front Office
6 2 (0.41%) Automotive
6 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.41%) Banking
6 2 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.21%) Advertising
7 1 (0.21%) Back Office
7 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (12.32%) Support Engineer
2 51 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 50 (10.27%) Server Engineer
4 45 (9.24%) Analyst
5 31 (6.37%) Project Manager
6 30 (6.16%) Administrator
7 26 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support
8 22 (4.52%) Consultant
8 22 (4.52%) Wintel Engineer
9 20 (4.11%) Author
10 18 (3.70%) Architect
10 18 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (2.87%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
13 14 (2.87%) Server Support
14 13 (2.67%) Integration Engineer
15 12 (2.46%) BizTalk Administrator
15 12 (2.46%) Developer
15 12 (2.46%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.54%) .NET
2 19 (3.90%) XML
3 16 (3.29%) .NET Framework
4 15 (3.08%) Application Packaging
4 15 (3.08%) HTML
5 13 (2.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.44%) Middleware
7 6 (1.23%) Web Services
7 6 (1.23%) COM+
8 5 (1.03%) Software Packaging
8 5 (1.03%) X-Windows
9 4 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (0.82%) jQuery
9 4 (0.82%) Ajax
10 3 (0.62%) JSP
10 3 (0.62%) XML-RPC
11 2 (0.41%) boto
11 2 (0.41%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 2 (0.41%) J2EE
11 2 (0.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.88%) Clustering
2 33 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.67%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.05%) Replication
7 9 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.44%) SecurID
8 7 (1.44%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.03%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.82%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.82%) Informatics
10 4 (0.82%) PKI
10 4 (0.82%) PDA
10 4 (0.82%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.62%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 487 (100.00%) Windows
2 347 (71.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 155 (31.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 94 (19.30%) Windows 7
5 64 (13.14%) Windows XP
6 42 (8.62%) UNIX
7 37 (7.60%) Linux
8 30 (6.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 22 (4.52%) Windows 2000
10 20 (4.11%) Windows 8
11 12 (2.46%) Solaris
12 9 (1.85%) AIX
13 8 (1.64%) Windows NT
13 8 (1.64%) CentOS
13 8 (1.64%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.03%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.62%) HPUX
18 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (18.48%) Migration
2 69 (14.17%) ITIL
3 28 (5.75%) Configuration Management
4 22 (4.52%) Change Management
5 21 (4.31%) Project Management
5 21 (4.31%) Service Management
5 21 (4.31%) CRM
6 20 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 19 (3.90%) Problem Management
7 19 (3.90%) Change Control
8 17 (3.49%) Test Scripting
8 17 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (3.49%) PRINCE2
9 16 (3.29%) Incident Management
10 14 (2.87%) SDLC
11 12 (2.46%) Network Management
11 12 (2.46%) ITSM
11 12 (2.46%) Service Delivery
11 12 (2.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (25.46%) SQL
2 67 (13.76%) PowerShell
3 46 (9.45%) VB
4 45 (9.24%) VBScript
5 11 (2.26%) C#
6 10 (2.05%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.85%) Java
8 6 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.23%) C
9 5 (1.03%) VB6
9 5 (1.03%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.82%) PHP
11 3 (0.62%) Korn
11 3 (0.62%) Ruby
11 3 (0.62%) C++
11 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.62%) Python
12 2 (0.41%) REXX
12 2 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 153 (31.42%) Security Cleared
2 101 (20.74%) SC Cleared
3 58 (11.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (11.29%) DV Cleared
5 41 (8.42%) MCSE
6 29 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (4.72%) CCNA
8 19 (3.90%) Degree
9 16 (3.29%) MCITP
10 15 (3.08%) MCP
11 11 (2.26%) ISTQB
12 10 (2.05%) MCTS
13 9 (1.85%) MCSA
14 8 (1.64%) CCNP
14 8 (1.64%) ISEB
15 7 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (1.03%) MCSD
17 4 (0.82%) MCDBA
17 4 (0.82%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.72%) SLA
2 4 (0.82%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 262 (53.80%) Active Directory
2 148 (30.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (14.78%) Hyper-V
4 57 (11.70%) vSphere
5 42 (8.62%) VMware ESX
6 19 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (3.70%) XenApp
8 17 (3.49%) Terminal Services
9 16 (3.29%) ISA Server
10 15 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (2.67%) XenDesktop
12 9 (1.85%) NFS
13 8 (1.64%) UAG
14 4 (0.82%) Samba
14 4 (0.82%) Firmware
14 4 (0.82%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.62%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.62%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.62%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 101 (20.74%) SCCM
2 39 (8.01%) SCOM
3 36 (7.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 19 (3.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 16 (3.29%) HP Data Protector
6 14 (2.87%) WSUS
7 12 (2.46%) ARCserve
8 11 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (2.05%) HP SIM
10 9 (1.85%) NetBackup
10 9 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (1.64%) Nagios
12 7 (1.44%) OVSD
12 7 (1.44%) SCVMM
13 6 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (1.23%) OpenView
14 5 (1.03%) Nessus
14 5 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (1.03%) vMotion
15 3 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 236 (48.46%) VMware
2 219 (44.97%) Microsoft
3 105 (21.56%) HP
4 66 (13.55%) Citrix
5 63 (12.94%) Cisco
6 45 (9.24%) Oracle
7 31 (6.37%) McAfee
8 23 (4.72%) NetApp
9 18 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 18 (3.70%) EMC
10 15 (3.08%) SolarWinds
11 14 (2.87%) Dell
11 14 (2.87%) Juniper
12 13 (2.67%) Remedy
12 13 (2.67%) Borland
13 12 (2.46%) CA
13 12 (2.46%) Symantec
14 11 (2.26%) Red Hat
15 10 (2.05%) IBM
16 8 (1.64%) Lumension
Hampshire
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Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Excellent Daily Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Rate: Excellent Daily Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £290 to £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £20 per hour + Flex
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Networking People
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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