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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 147 93 52
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -41
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 112 210 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 2.12% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.82% 8.93% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 128 158
Median daily rate £323 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £410 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 31
Median hourly rate £44.14 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.87% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £23.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.10%
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
1924 2352 2258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.96% 23.70% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 1308 1154
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 204 231
Median hourly rate £16.25 £18.30 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.21% +14.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -7 41 £320 +3.22% 7
Berkshire -3 21 £325 +23.80% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £343 +11.38% 6
Surrey -5 11 £275 -21.42% 5
West Sussex +1 10 £335 +67.50% 1
Oxfordshire -36 8 £250 +8.69%
Kent +2 3 £325 -13.33% 3
East Sussex 0 3 £190 -38.70% 1
Middlesex -2 2 £325 -8.45%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Windows
2 167 (76.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 158 (72.48%) Active Directory
4 134 (61.47%) Windows Server
5 125 (57.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 113 (51.83%) VMware
7 106 (48.62%) Microsoft
8 73 (33.49%) Security Cleared
9 67 (30.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 61 (27.98%) MS Exchange
11 59 (27.06%) SQL
12 57 (26.15%) Citrix
13 55 (25.23%) PowerShell
14 45 (20.64%) HP
15 43 (19.72%) DNS
16 42 (19.27%) SC Cleared
17 41 (18.81%) NetBackup
18 40 (18.35%) SQL Server
18 40 (18.35%) DHCP
19 39 (17.89%) SAN
20 36 (16.51%) ITIL
20 36 (16.51%) Windows 7
21 35 (16.06%) Windows XP
22 33 (15.14%) Data Centre
23 32 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
24 31 (14.22%) Migration
24 31 (14.22%) Linux
24 31 (14.22%) Oracle
25 30 (13.76%) MS Office
25 30 (13.76%) 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 61 (27.98%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (9.17%) IIS
3 20 (9.17%) SharePoint
4 18 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (5.96%) Skype for Business
7 12 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (4.59%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (3.67%) Live Communications Server
9 8 (3.67%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.92%) Apache
12 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.92%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (13.76%) MS Office
2 26 (11.93%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.67%) Office 365
3 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.38%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.38%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.38%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.38%) IaaS
3 3 (1.38%) PaaS
4 2 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.72%) DNS
2 40 (18.35%) DHCP
3 39 (17.89%) SAN
4 29 (13.30%) Firewall
5 26 (11.93%) WAN
6 25 (11.47%) LAN
7 18 (8.26%) VPN
8 15 (6.88%) TCP/IP
9 13 (5.96%) Internet
10 9 (4.13%) Network Security
11 8 (3.67%) Skype
12 7 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (3.21%) MPLS
12 7 (3.21%) SMTP
12 7 (3.21%) Unified Communications
13 6 (2.75%) NAS
14 5 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (2.29%) SSL
15 4 (1.83%) VoIP
15 4 (1.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.88%) MS Access
3 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.75%) SQLPlus
7 4 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.83%) QlikView
8 2 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.38%) MSI
4 2 (0.92%) Ant
4 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.92%) Hudson
4 2 (0.92%) JIRA
4 2 (0.92%) Maven
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.92%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.92%) Subversion
5 1 (0.46%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.46%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.46%) LSMW
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (13.30%) Finance
2 6 (2.75%) Banking
2 6 (2.75%) Military
3 5 (2.29%) Electronics
4 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.38%) Publishing
6 2 (0.92%) Billing
6 2 (0.92%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Local Government
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (16.51%) Analyst
2 32 (14.68%) Support Engineer
3 31 (14.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 29 (13.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (12.39%) Server Engineer
6 25 (11.47%) Consultant
7 23 (10.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 22 (10.09%) Architect
9 20 (9.17%) Windows Engineer
10 18 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 18 (8.26%) Wintel Engineer
11 14 (6.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.50%) Infrastructure Architect
13 10 (4.59%) Server Support
13 10 (4.59%) Windows Consultant
14 9 (4.13%) Desktop Support
14 9 (4.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 9 (4.13%) Server Analyst
14 9 (4.13%) Windows Server Engineer
15 8 (3.67%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.05%) XML
2 10 (4.59%) .NET
3 9 (4.13%) CSS
4 8 (3.67%) XSLT
5 5 (2.29%) Web Services
5 5 (2.29%) XSL
6 4 (1.83%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.92%) Ajax
7 2 (0.92%) boto
7 2 (0.92%) HTML
7 2 (0.92%) jQuery
8 1 (0.46%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.14%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.17%) Clustering
3 15 (6.88%) Statistics
4 12 (5.50%) Fat Client
4 12 (5.50%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.21%) Cryptography
6 6 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.29%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.29%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.29%) RSA SecurID
8 4 (1.83%) PKI
8 4 (1.83%) Wiki
9 3 (1.38%) NHS
10 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.92%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 218 (100.00%) Windows
2 167 (76.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 134 (61.47%) Windows Server
4 125 (57.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (16.51%) Windows 7
6 35 (16.06%) Windows XP
7 31 (14.22%) Linux
8 16 (7.34%) Unix
9 14 (6.42%) AIX
10 13 (5.96%) Windows 10
11 11 (5.05%) Solaris
12 9 (4.13%) Windows 8
13 7 (3.21%) Android
14 5 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.83%) Windows Vista
16 3 (1.38%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.92%) CentOS
17 2 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.51%) ITIL
2 31 (14.22%) Migration
3 27 (12.39%) Problem Management
4 14 (6.42%) Incident Management
5 13 (5.96%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.59%) Service Management
7 9 (4.13%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 9 (4.13%) Project Management
8 8 (3.67%) Capacity Management
8 8 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.21%) Asset Management
9 7 (3.21%) Change Management
9 7 (3.21%) Data Centre Operations
9 7 (3.21%) Information Security
9 7 (3.21%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (3.21%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (3.21%) Server Building
9 7 (3.21%) Software Deployment
9 7 (3.21%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.06%) SQL
2 55 (25.23%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.42%) VBScript
4 12 (5.50%) VB
5 8 (3.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.83%) C
6 4 (1.83%) C#
6 4 (1.83%) Java
7 3 (1.38%) C++
7 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.38%) Perl
8 2 (0.92%) PHP
8 2 (0.92%) Python
8 2 (0.92%) Ruby
8 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.46%) Tcl
9 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (33.49%) Security Cleared
2 42 (19.27%) SC Cleared
3 32 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (9.63%) DV Cleared
5 18 (8.26%) MCSE
6 12 (5.50%) MCP
7 9 (4.13%) MCSA
8 6 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.83%) MCITP
9 4 (1.83%) MCTS
10 3 (1.38%) CCNA
10 3 (1.38%) Degree
11 2 (0.92%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.92%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.46%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.59%) SLA
2 5 (2.29%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 158 (72.48%) Active Directory
2 67 (30.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (13.76%) Hyper-V
4 29 (13.30%) vSphere
5 22 (10.09%) XenApp
6 20 (9.17%) VMware ESX
7 11 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (5.05%) XenDesktop
8 7 (3.21%) Firmware
9 5 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.29%) XenServer
10 4 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.83%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.38%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.92%) NFS
12 2 (0.92%) vCloud
12 2 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (18.81%) NetBackup
2 28 (12.84%) SCCM
3 21 (9.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 19 (8.72%) Netcool
4 19 (8.72%) WSUS
5 12 (5.50%) SCOM
5 12 (5.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (4.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 9 (4.13%) Backup Exec
7 9 (4.13%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (3.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (3.67%) Unicenter
9 7 (3.21%) AirWatch
9 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (2.29%) Puppet
11 4 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.83%) OVSD
12 3 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (1.38%) HP SIM
12 3 (1.38%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 113 (51.83%) VMware
2 106 (48.62%) Microsoft
3 57 (26.15%) Citrix
4 45 (20.64%) HP
5 31 (14.22%) Oracle
6 26 (11.93%) Cisco
7 23 (10.55%) Intel Security
7 23 (10.55%) Veritas
8 20 (9.17%) EMC
9 14 (6.42%) Symantec
10 10 (4.59%) Juniper
11 8 (3.67%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.67%) Meridio
11 8 (3.67%) NetApp
12 7 (3.21%) IBM
12 7 (3.21%) MobileIron
13 5 (2.29%) Dell
13 5 (2.29%) Northgate
13 5 (2.29%) Palo Alto
14 4 (1.83%) Blue Coat
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