The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 106 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 41 78 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.34% 2.44% 2.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 11.49% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 43
Median daily rate £313 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £130 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
656 679 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.50% 21.22% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 402 357
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 £200 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 85 94
Median hourly rate £15.26 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.81% +8.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £39.00 £37.50
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South West region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South West region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol +20 25 £325 +13.53%
Gloucestershire -8 5 £275 +57.14% 1
Wiltshire -10 4 £163 -50.00% 1
Cornwall +5 2 - - 1
Devon -1 2 - - 1
Dorset -8 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (79.73%) Active Directory
3 53 (71.62%) VMware
3 53 (71.62%) Windows Server
4 52 (70.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
7 29 (39.19%) Windows 7
8 25 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (32.43%) Cisco
10 23 (31.08%) MS Exchange
11 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
12 19 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (25.68%) SQL
13 18 (24.32%) TCP/IP
13 18 (24.32%) Finance
14 17 (22.97%) Citrix
15 16 (21.62%) DNS
15 16 (21.62%) MS Office
16 15 (20.27%) DHCP
16 15 (20.27%) Firewall
17 13 (17.57%) SAN
17 13 (17.57%) SCCM
18 12 (16.22%) Windows 8
18 12 (16.22%) Dell
18 12 (16.22%) VBScript
19 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2007
19 11 (14.86%) WAN
20 10 (13.51%) LAN
20 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (31.08%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (8.11%) Skype for Business
6 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.41%) IIS
8 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Office
2 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.05%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.32%) TCP/IP
2 16 (21.62%) DNS
3 15 (20.27%) DHCP
3 15 (20.27%) Firewall
4 13 (17.57%) SAN
5 11 (14.86%) WAN
6 10 (13.51%) LAN
7 7 (9.46%) VPN
8 3 (4.05%) Wireless
9 2 (2.70%) ADSL
9 2 (2.70%) Internet
9 2 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.35%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.35%) DSL
10 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.35%) MPLS
10 1 (1.35%) NAS
10 1 (1.35%) SSL
10 1 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Law
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Wintel Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 4 (5.41%) IT Support
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.76%) Clustering
2 5 (6.76%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.76%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.41%) EMC VNX
3 4 (5.41%) Replication
4 3 (4.05%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (71.62%) Windows Server
3 52 (70.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (39.19%) Windows 7
6 12 (16.22%) Windows 8
7 9 (12.16%) Windows 10
8 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
9 6 (8.11%) Linux
10 4 (5.41%) Windows Vista
11 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
11 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.70%) Unix
12 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.35%) Android
13 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.16%) Migration
2 7 (9.46%) Server Building
2 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (6.76%) ITIL
4 5 (6.76%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.41%) Server Patching
5 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.05%) High Availability
7 2 (2.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.70%) Project Management
7 2 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.70%) Service Management
8 1 (1.35%) Change Management
8 1 (1.35%) DNA
8 1 (1.35%) ITSM
8 1 (1.35%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 19 (25.68%) SQL
3 12 (16.22%) VBScript
4 2 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.70%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) MCDST
4 2 (2.70%) MCP
4 2 (2.70%) MCSA
4 2 (2.70%) MCSE
4 2 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.35%) MCITP
5 1 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 59 (79.73%) Active Directory
2 25 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.16%) VMware ESX
4 9 (12.16%) XenApp
5 7 (9.46%) XenDesktop
6 6 (8.11%) vSphere
7 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (5.41%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.70%) Firmware
9 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.35%) Xen
10 1 (1.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) SCCM
2 7 (9.46%) WSUS
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (4.05%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) SCOM
5 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.35%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.35%) Hyperic
5 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (71.62%) VMware
2 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
3 24 (32.43%) Cisco
4 17 (22.97%) Citrix
5 12 (16.22%) Dell
6 9 (12.16%) Oracle
7 8 (10.81%) Intel Security
8 6 (8.11%) NetApp
9 5 (6.76%) Wyse
10 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.41%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (5.41%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (5.41%) Veeam
11 3 (4.05%) Apple
11 3 (4.05%) EMC
11 3 (4.05%) HP
11 3 (4.05%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.70%) Juniper
12 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.35%) Veritas