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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 63 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 80 69 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.50% 2.27% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.73% 10.60% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 27
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£325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £30.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -15.78%
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
682 651 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.28% 21.46% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 354 216
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 92 71
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £37.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 July 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 July 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
Somerset +16 21 £375 +7.14% 1
Wiltshire -9 16 £325 -5.45% 3
Gloucestershire 0 13 £305 -12.85% 1
Devon +4 11 £184 -35.52% 1
Bristol -15 10 £286 -13.97% 4
Dorset 0 7 £110 -8.33% 1
Cornwall +6 1 £325 -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (73.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (60.12%) Active Directory
4 81 (46.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (45.66%) VMware
6 56 (32.37%) Microsoft
7 52 (30.06%) Citrix
8 47 (27.17%) SQL Server
8 47 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 45 (26.01%) SQL
10 39 (22.54%) MS Exchange
11 37 (21.39%) Windows 7
12 35 (20.23%) Security Cleared
13 31 (17.92%) Linux
13 31 (17.92%) Oracle
13 31 (17.92%) IIS
14 30 (17.34%) SC Cleared
15 29 (16.76%) Windows XP
15 29 (16.76%) Cisco
16 28 (16.18%) Migration
17 26 (15.03%) ITIL
18 24 (13.87%) MS Excel
18 24 (13.87%) SharePoint
19 23 (13.29%) DNS
19 23 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2010
20 22 (12.72%) Perl
21 20 (11.56%) Finance
21 20 (11.56%) PowerShell
22 18 (10.40%) Hyper-V
22 18 (10.40%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (22.54%) MS Exchange
2 31 (17.92%) IIS
3 24 (13.87%) SharePoint
4 23 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (4.62%) Apache
8 7 (4.05%) IBM Notes
8 7 (4.05%) MediaWiki
8 7 (4.05%) nginx
8 7 (4.05%) Confluence
9 6 (3.47%) Lync
9 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
11 4 (2.31%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 24 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) Office 365
2 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.29%) DNS
2 18 (10.40%) SAN
3 17 (9.83%) Firewall
4 16 (9.25%) VPN
5 15 (8.67%) TCP/IP
6 14 (8.09%) DHCP
7 13 (7.51%) LAN
8 11 (6.36%) WAN
9 7 (4.05%) LDAP
9 7 (4.05%) NAS
10 5 (2.89%) Network Security
11 4 (2.31%) IPsec
11 4 (2.31%) IPv6
11 4 (2.31%) VoIP
11 4 (2.31%) OSPF
11 4 (2.31%) BGP
11 4 (2.31%) EIGRP
12 3 (1.73%) Multicast
12 3 (1.73%) VLAN
13 2 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.05%) MySQL
6 5 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.31%) MarkLogic
8 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.05%) Hudson
2 7 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.05%) Subversion
2 7 (4.05%) JIRA
2 7 (4.05%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (11.56%) Finance
2 13 (7.51%) Banking
3 6 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (16.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (15.03%) Support Engineer
3 18 (10.40%) Consultant
4 16 (9.25%) Administrator
5 14 (8.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (7.51%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.51%) Designer
7 12 (6.94%) Developer
7 12 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (6.36%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.78%) Senior Designer
9 10 (5.78%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (5.78%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 9 (5.20%) SQL Developer
10 9 (5.20%) Analyst
11 7 (4.05%) Architect
11 7 (4.05%) Server Engineer
11 7 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.40%) .NET
2 13 (7.51%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.94%) HTML
4 10 (5.78%) Web Services
4 10 (5.78%) .NET Framework
5 7 (4.05%) WCF
6 3 (1.73%) Middleware
6 3 (1.73%) J2EE
7 2 (1.16%) LAMP
8 1 (0.58%) Java EE
8 1 (0.58%) JSON
8 1 (0.58%) WPF
8 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.58%) REST
8 1 (0.58%) COM
8 1 (0.58%) SOAP
8 1 (0.58%) XML
8 1 (0.58%) XSD
8 1 (0.58%) JMS
8 1 (0.58%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.09%) Clustering
2 12 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.05%) Wiki
3 7 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.47%) PKI
5 5 (2.89%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.89%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.73%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.73%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.73%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.16%) PDA
8 1 (0.58%) Economics
8 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 173 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (73.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (46.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (21.39%) Windows 7
5 31 (17.92%) Linux
6 29 (16.76%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.36%) CentOS
8 10 (5.78%) Solaris
9 7 (4.05%) Debian
9 7 (4.05%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.89%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.31%) Fedora
11 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.73%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.73%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.73%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.16%) UNIX
13 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.18%) Migration
2 26 (15.03%) ITIL
3 16 (9.25%) Unit Testing
4 14 (8.09%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.94%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.36%) Automated Testing
7 10 (5.78%) UML
8 9 (5.20%) Refactoring
9 8 (4.62%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.62%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.62%) Build Automation
9 8 (4.62%) Patch Management
10 7 (4.05%) DevOps
10 7 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (3.47%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.47%) Load Balancing
12 5 (2.89%) Web Development
12 5 (2.89%) Scrum
12 5 (2.89%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.01%) SQL
2 22 (12.72%) Perl
3 20 (11.56%) PowerShell
4 18 (10.40%) C#
5 12 (6.94%) Bash Shell
6 11 (6.36%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.36%) C++
7 6 (3.47%) Java
8 5 (2.89%) VBScript
8 5 (2.89%) Python
9 3 (1.73%) Ruby
9 3 (1.73%) PHP
10 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (20.23%) Security Cleared
2 30 (17.34%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.09%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.78%) RHCE
5 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.47%) MCITP
7 4 (2.31%) Degree
7 4 (2.31%) MCSE
8 3 (1.73%) CCNA
8 3 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.73%) MCTS
9 2 (1.16%) MCSA
9 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.58%) HNC
10 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) QA
2 4 (2.31%) SLA
3 3 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (60.12%) Active Directory
2 47 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.40%) Hyper-V
4 17 (9.83%) Samba
5 15 (8.67%) XenApp
6 14 (8.09%) vSphere
7 13 (7.51%) VMware ESX
8 11 (6.36%) XenDesktop
9 7 (4.05%) Postfix
9 7 (4.05%) iptables
10 5 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.31%) XenServer
12 3 (1.73%) Xen
12 3 (1.73%) Firmware
12 3 (1.73%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.73%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.73%) BitLocker
12 3 (1.73%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (8.09%) SCCM
2 11 (6.36%) Puppet
2 11 (6.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (5.20%) SCOM
4 7 (4.05%) ZABBIX
5 6 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.89%) WSUS
7 4 (2.31%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.31%) Ansible
8 3 (1.73%) Nessus
8 3 (1.73%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.16%) Salt
10 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 79 (45.66%) VMware
2 56 (32.37%) Microsoft
3 52 (30.06%) Citrix
4 31 (17.92%) Oracle
5 29 (16.76%) Cisco
6 18 (10.40%) Symantec
7 12 (6.94%) Red Hat
8 11 (6.36%) Lotus
8 11 (6.36%) HP
9 10 (5.78%) Sun
10 5 (2.89%) NetApp
10 5 (2.89%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.31%) Veeam
12 3 (1.73%) AppSense
12 3 (1.73%) Capita
12 3 (1.73%) Wyse
12 3 (1.73%) CA
12 3 (1.73%) IBM
12 3 (1.73%) Dell
13 2 (1.16%) EMC
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