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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 56 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 93 60 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.99% 1.89% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.11% 8.76% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 22
Average daily rate
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£370 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £144 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £280 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.82% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -2.55%
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
659 685 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.20% 21.56% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 353 283
Average daily rate £344 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £148 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 81 77
Average hourly rate £17.25 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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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
Wiltshire +30 27 £350 +7.69% 4
Gloucestershire -6 22 £450 +122.22% 7
Bristol +6 17 £338 -20.58% 5
Somerset +17 16 £238 -26.76%
Devon +4 4 - - 3
Cornwall -3 3 £238 +69.64% 4
Dorset -4 1 £500 -50.00%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (79.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (62.76%) Active Directory
4 70 (48.28%) VMware
5 66 (45.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (44.14%) Microsoft
7 49 (33.79%) Citrix
8 47 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 44 (30.34%) SQL
10 39 (26.90%) MS Exchange
11 32 (22.07%) Firewall
12 31 (21.38%) Cisco
13 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 27 (18.62%) LAN
14 27 (18.62%) WAN
14 27 (18.62%) Windows 7
15 26 (17.93%) VPN
15 26 (17.93%) DNS
16 25 (17.24%) Linux
17 22 (15.17%) Security Cleared
18 21 (14.48%) MS Office
18 21 (14.48%) MS Excel
18 21 (14.48%) SharePoint
18 21 (14.48%) Windows XP
18 21 (14.48%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (13.79%) IIS
19 20 (13.79%) SC Cleared
19 20 (13.79%) Samba
20 19 (13.10%) Clustering
20 19 (13.10%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 39 (26.90%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 21 (14.48%) SharePoint
3 20 (13.79%) IIS
4 16 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (8.97%) Apache
6 12 (8.28%) nginx
6 12 (8.28%) Confluence
6 12 (8.28%) MediaWiki
7 7 (4.83%) Lync
7 7 (4.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (4.14%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.69%) JBoss
10 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 21 (14.48%) MS Office
1 21 (14.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.07%) Firewall
2 27 (18.62%) LAN
2 27 (18.62%) WAN
3 26 (17.93%) VPN
3 26 (17.93%) DNS
4 18 (12.41%) TCP/IP
4 18 (12.41%) SAN
5 17 (11.72%) DHCP
6 12 (8.28%) LDAP
7 9 (6.21%) Network Security
8 8 (5.52%) IPv6
8 8 (5.52%) IPsec
8 8 (5.52%) OSPF
8 8 (5.52%) BGP
8 8 (5.52%) EIGRP
8 8 (5.52%) VoIP
9 7 (4.83%) Internet
9 7 (4.83%) VLAN
9 7 (4.83%) NAS
10 6 (4.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (8.28%) MySQL
4 10 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Subversion
1 12 (8.28%) JIRA
1 12 (8.28%) Git (software)
1 12 (8.28%) Hudson
1 12 (8.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.69%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.69%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (13.10%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.52%) Banking
4 2 (1.38%) Back Office
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (16.55%) Support Engineer
3 19 (13.10%) Consultant
4 17 (11.72%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (9.66%) Analyst
5 14 (9.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) Administrator
7 10 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Designer
8 9 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.52%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Senior Designer
10 7 (4.83%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Technical Support
10 7 (4.83%) DBA
10 7 (4.83%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) LAMP
2 3 (2.07%) Middleware
2 3 (2.07%) J2EE
3 2 (1.38%) COM
4 1 (0.69%) SOAP
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) XML
4 1 (0.69%) XSD
4 1 (0.69%) Flash
4 1 (0.69%) JMS
4 1 (0.69%) WSDL
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) Java EE
4 1 (0.69%) JSON
4 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.69%) WCF
4 1 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Clustering
2 12 (8.28%) Wiki
3 8 (5.52%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.14%) PKI
6 5 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.76%) PDA
8 3 (2.07%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.07%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.38%) Handset
10 1 (0.69%) Replication
10 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.69%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (79.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (45.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (18.62%) Windows 7
5 25 (17.24%) Linux
6 21 (14.48%) Windows XP
7 12 (8.28%) Debian
7 12 (8.28%) Ubuntu
7 12 (8.28%) CentOS
8 9 (6.21%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (5.52%) Solaris
9 8 (5.52%) Windows NT
10 7 (4.83%) Windows 2000
11 6 (4.14%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.07%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.38%) Android
14 2 (1.38%) AIX
14 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.72%) ITIL
2 15 (10.34%) Migration
3 13 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (8.28%) Build Automation
4 12 (8.28%) DevOps
5 10 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.52%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.52%) Data Modelling
7 7 (4.83%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.14%) Database Theory
8 6 (4.14%) Relational Database Theory
8 6 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.45%) Database Security
9 5 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (3.45%) ETL
10 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.76%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.34%) SQL
2 14 (9.66%) Perl
3 9 (6.21%) Java
4 6 (4.14%) PHP
4 6 (4.14%) Ruby
4 6 (4.14%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.38%) C
6 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) VBScript
7 1 (0.69%) VB
7 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (15.17%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.59%) MCSE
3 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.52%) RHCE
6 7 (4.83%) CCNA
7 6 (4.14%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.76%) Degree
9 2 (1.38%) MCITP
9 2 (1.38%) MCSA
10 1 (0.69%) MCP
10 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 91 (62.76%) Active Directory
2 47 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (13.79%) Samba
4 16 (11.03%) Hyper-V
5 14 (9.66%) XenApp
6 12 (8.28%) Postfix
6 12 (8.28%) XenDesktop
6 12 (8.28%) iptables
7 11 (7.59%) VMware ESX
8 10 (6.90%) XenServer
9 8 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (4.83%) vSphere
11 4 (2.76%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.76%) ISA Server
12 3 (2.07%) Xen
12 3 (2.07%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (2.07%) BitLocker
13 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (11.03%) SCCM
2 12 (8.28%) ZABBIX
2 12 (8.28%) Puppet
3 11 (7.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (7.59%) SCOM
4 7 (4.83%) WSUS
5 5 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.45%) Salt
5 5 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.07%) Nessus
6 3 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.69%) Netcool
8 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (48.28%) VMware
2 64 (44.14%) Microsoft
3 49 (33.79%) Citrix
4 31 (21.38%) Cisco
5 16 (11.03%) Symantec
6 14 (9.66%) Oracle
7 13 (8.97%) Red Hat
8 11 (7.59%) HP
9 8 (5.52%) Sun
9 8 (5.52%) Lotus
10 7 (4.83%) McAfee
11 6 (4.14%) SonicWALL
11 6 (4.14%) Veeam
11 6 (4.14%) Juniper
12 5 (3.45%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.76%) Polycom
13 4 (2.76%) Avaya
14 3 (2.07%) CA
14 3 (2.07%) Dell
14 3 (2.07%) EMC
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