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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 67 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 75 55 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.28% 2.46% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.62% 12.79% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 24 31
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£349 £323 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% +17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £236 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £443 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 15
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £17.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 £21.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
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
706 430 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.48% 19.22% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 208 305
Average daily rate £338 £312 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.17% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £142 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 89 102
Average hourly rate £16.67 £15.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 September 2014. 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 +3 26 £450 +24.13% 3
Bristol -10 17 £325 -7.14% 5
Gloucestershire -13 16 £313 +8.69% 7
Somerset -10 12 £325 +6.12% 5
Devon -25 1 - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Cornwall - - - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (70.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (49.62%) Microsoft
4 64 (48.85%) Active Directory
5 63 (48.09%) VMware
6 57 (43.51%) Security Cleared
7 50 (38.17%) HP
8 43 (32.82%) MS Exchange
9 42 (32.06%) Citrix
10 39 (29.77%) DNS
10 39 (29.77%) ITIL
11 35 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (25.95%) MS Excel
13 30 (22.90%) Linux
13 30 (22.90%) DHCP
14 29 (22.14%) SLA
14 29 (22.14%) DV Cleared
15 28 (21.37%) Firewall
16 26 (19.85%) SC Cleared
17 24 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
18 23 (17.56%) Exchange Server 2007
19 21 (16.03%) Symantec
19 21 (16.03%) LAN
20 20 (15.27%) Telecoms
20 20 (15.27%) Windows 7
21 19 (14.50%) WAN
22 17 (12.98%) SQL
22 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
22 17 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 43 (32.82%) MS Exchange
2 24 (18.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (17.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (9.92%) nginx
5 13 (9.92%) Confluence
5 13 (9.92%) Apache
5 13 (9.92%) MediaWiki
6 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
7 9 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.58%) MS Project Server
8 6 (4.58%) Lync
9 5 (3.82%) IIS
9 5 (3.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.53%) Commerce Server
12 2 (1.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 34 (25.95%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.69%) MS Office
3 6 (4.58%) MS Project
4 5 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) assyst
2 1 (0.76%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.76%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 39 (29.77%) DNS
2 30 (22.90%) DHCP
3 28 (21.37%) Firewall
4 21 (16.03%) LAN
5 19 (14.50%) WAN
6 16 (12.21%) VPN
6 16 (12.21%) SAN
7 14 (10.69%) TCP/IP
8 13 (9.92%) LDAP
8 13 (9.92%) IPv6
8 13 (9.92%) OSPF
8 13 (9.92%) BGP
8 13 (9.92%) EIGRP
8 13 (9.92%) Network Security
8 13 (9.92%) IPsec
9 7 (5.34%) Internet
10 4 (3.05%) Intranet
10 4 (3.05%) Wireless
11 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.53%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.45%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.92%) MySQL
3 13 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Subversion
1 13 (9.92%) JIRA
1 13 (9.92%) Git (software)
1 13 (9.92%) Hudson
1 13 (9.92%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (15.27%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.40%) Finance
3 8 (6.11%) Back Office
4 5 (3.82%) Front Office
5 3 (2.29%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (23.66%) Administrator
2 30 (22.90%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (10.69%) Analyst
3 14 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.40%) Support Technician
5 10 (7.63%) Server Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) Storage Administrator
5 10 (7.63%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.11%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.11%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.34%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.58%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.58%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Consultant
10 4 (3.05%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.92%) LAMP
2 10 (7.63%) .NET
3 3 (2.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.53%) WebCenter
4 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.53%) Middleware
4 2 (1.53%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.76%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Wiki
2 8 (6.11%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.11%) Clustering
3 7 (5.34%) iPhone
4 6 (4.58%) iPad
5 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.05%) Economics
6 4 (3.05%) Statistics
7 3 (2.29%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.29%) PDA
7 3 (2.29%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.53%) CMDB
9 1 (0.76%) Kindle
9 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (70.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (22.90%) Linux
4 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (15.27%) Windows 7
6 14 (10.69%) Windows XP
7 13 (9.92%) Debian
8 12 (9.16%) Ubuntu
8 12 (9.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.34%) CentOS
10 5 (3.82%) UNIX
11 4 (3.05%) Android
12 3 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.29%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.53%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.77%) ITIL
2 16 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (11.45%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (10.69%) Change Management
5 13 (9.92%) Data Modelling
5 13 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (9.92%) DevOps
6 12 (9.16%) Project Management
7 11 (8.40%) Capacity Management
8 10 (7.63%) Problem Management
8 10 (7.63%) Service Management
8 10 (7.63%) Service Delivery
9 9 (6.87%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.87%) Migration
10 7 (5.34%) Project Planning
11 6 (4.58%) Validation
12 5 (3.82%) CAD
12 5 (3.82%) Change Control
13 4 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.05%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.98%) SQL
2 13 (9.92%) Java
2 13 (9.92%) Perl
2 13 (9.92%) PHP
2 13 (9.92%) Ruby
2 13 (9.92%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.29%) C#
4 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.53%) VBScript
4 2 (1.53%) VB
5 1 (0.76%) ABAP
5 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 57 (43.51%) Security Cleared
2 29 (22.14%) DV Cleared
3 26 (19.85%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.11%) MCSE
6 7 (5.34%) MCITP
7 6 (4.58%) MCP
8 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.53%) CCNA
10 1 (0.76%) MCSA
10 1 (0.76%) CCNP
10 1 (0.76%) Degree
10 1 (0.76%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.14%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (48.85%) Active Directory
2 35 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.21%) vSphere
4 14 (10.69%) XenApp
4 14 (10.69%) XenServer
5 13 (9.92%) Postfix
5 13 (9.92%) Samba
6 10 (7.63%) VMware ESX
7 9 (6.87%) Hyper-V
8 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (3.82%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.29%) MetaFrame
10 3 (2.29%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.53%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.76%) UAG
12 1 (0.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (12.98%) NetBackup
1 17 (12.98%) HP SIM
1 17 (12.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 14 (10.69%) SCCM
3 13 (9.92%) Puppet
3 13 (9.92%) ZABBIX
4 10 (7.63%) SCOM
5 6 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (3.05%) Netcool
6 4 (3.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.29%) Salt
8 2 (1.53%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.53%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.53%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 65 (49.62%) Microsoft
2 63 (48.09%) VMware
3 50 (38.17%) HP
4 42 (32.06%) Citrix
5 21 (16.03%) Symantec
6 15 (11.45%) Red Hat
7 10 (7.63%) 3PAR
8 9 (6.87%) Oracle
8 9 (6.87%) Cisco
9 6 (4.58%) EMC
9 6 (4.58%) Primavera
10 4 (3.05%) RightFax
10 4 (3.05%) Dell
10 4 (3.05%) NetApp
11 3 (2.29%) Avaya
11 3 (2.29%) Apple
11 3 (2.29%) Intel
11 3 (2.29%) IronPort
11 3 (2.29%) McAfee
11 3 (2.29%) Sophos
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