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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 74 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 78 82 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.31% 2.53% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.80% 11.63% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 23
Average daily rate
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£293 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £196 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Average hourly rate £23.25 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £17.40 £17.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £21.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
722 705 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.35% 21.75% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 401 201
Average daily rate £350 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 82 83
Average hourly rate £19.03 £16.62 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £35.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +10 18 £386 +18.84% 1
Devon +15 16 £155 -46.55%
Wiltshire -23 14 £263 -28.08% 2
Gloucestershire -12 10 £150 -57.14%
Dorset +7 9 £110 -8.33%
Bristol -6 9 £325 -3.70% 5
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Windows
2 123 (71.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (60.47%) Active Directory
4 87 (50.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (44.19%) VMware
6 49 (28.49%) Microsoft
7 48 (27.91%) Citrix
8 47 (27.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 44 (25.58%) MS Exchange
10 43 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 40 (23.26%) SQL Server
12 36 (20.93%) SQL
13 31 (18.02%) Security Cleared
14 30 (17.44%) IIS
15 28 (16.28%) Windows XP
16 27 (15.70%) Oracle
17 26 (15.12%) ITIL
17 26 (15.12%) Cisco
17 26 (15.12%) SC Cleared
17 26 (15.12%) Migration
18 25 (14.53%) DNS
19 24 (13.95%) Linux
19 24 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
20 23 (13.37%) PowerShell
21 22 (12.79%) Finance
22 20 (11.63%) .NET
23 19 (11.05%) SharePoint
23 19 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2007
24 18 (10.47%) DHCP
24 18 (10.47%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 30 (17.44%) IIS
3 24 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (11.05%) SharePoint
5 15 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.49%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.91%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.91%) Lync
9 4 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (2.33%) Apache
10 3 (1.74%) MediaWiki
10 3 (1.74%) nginx
10 3 (1.74%) Confluence
11 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.16%) CMS
12 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.91%) Office 365
2 4 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.53%) DNS
2 18 (10.47%) DHCP
3 15 (8.72%) Firewall
4 14 (8.14%) SAN
5 12 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.98%) VPN
6 11 (6.40%) LAN
7 9 (5.23%) WAN
8 6 (3.49%) VoIP
8 6 (3.49%) NAS
9 5 (2.91%) Internet
10 4 (2.33%) Intranet
11 3 (1.74%) LDAP
11 3 (1.74%) VLAN
11 3 (1.74%) Multicast
12 2 (1.16%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.16%) WLAN
13 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.58%) HTTP
13 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.33%) MarkLogic
4 3 (1.74%) MySQL
4 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.74%) Hudson
2 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.74%) Subversion
2 3 (1.74%) JIRA
2 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (12.79%) Finance
2 8 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.07%) Banking
4 4 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (19.77%) Support Engineer
2 24 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (10.47%) Administrator
4 17 (9.88%) Consultant
5 16 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.98%) Developer
8 11 (6.40%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.23%) Analyst
9 9 (5.23%) Architect
9 9 (5.23%) SQL Developer
9 9 (5.23%) Designer
10 6 (3.49%) Senior Designer
10 6 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.63%) .NET
2 14 (8.14%) HTML
3 13 (7.56%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.81%) Web Services
4 10 (5.81%) .NET Framework
5 7 (4.07%) WCF
6 3 (1.74%) Middleware
6 3 (1.74%) J2EE
7 1 (0.58%) SOAP
7 1 (0.58%) XML
7 1 (0.58%) XSD
7 1 (0.58%) JMS
7 1 (0.58%) WSDL
7 1 (0.58%) Java EE
7 1 (0.58%) JSON
7 1 (0.58%) WPF
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.40%) Clustering
2 10 (5.81%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.49%) PKI
4 4 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.33%) NHS
4 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.74%) Wiki
5 3 (1.74%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.74%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.16%) PDA
7 1 (0.58%) Economics
7 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 172 (100.00%) Windows
2 123 (71.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (50.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 28 (16.28%) Windows XP
6 24 (13.95%) Linux
7 7 (4.07%) Solaris
7 7 (4.07%) CentOS
8 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.33%) Fedora
9 3 (1.74%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.74%) UNIX
9 3 (1.74%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.74%) Debian
10 2 (1.16%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.12%) ITIL
1 26 (15.12%) Migration
2 16 (9.30%) Unit Testing
3 14 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (7.56%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.40%) Automated Testing
6 10 (5.81%) UML
7 9 (5.23%) Refactoring
8 8 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 8 (4.65%) Patch Management
9 6 (3.49%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.91%) Data Security
10 5 (2.91%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.91%) Web Development
10 5 (2.91%) Scrum
10 5 (2.91%) Data Protection
10 5 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.33%) Build Automation
11 4 (2.33%) Performance Management
11 4 (2.33%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.93%) SQL
2 23 (13.37%) PowerShell
3 18 (10.47%) C#
4 15 (8.72%) Perl
5 11 (6.40%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.40%) C++
6 9 (5.23%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.91%) VBScript
8 4 (2.33%) Python
8 4 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (18.02%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.12%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.56%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.49%) RHCE
5 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.91%) MCITP
6 4 (2.33%) Degree
7 3 (1.74%) MCTS
8 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.16%) MCSE
8 2 (1.16%) MCSA
9 1 (0.58%) CCNA
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.58%) HNC
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) SLA
1 6 (3.49%) QA
2 3 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 47 (27.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.30%) XenApp
4 16 (9.30%) vSphere
5 12 (6.98%) XenDesktop
5 12 (6.98%) VMware ESX
6 9 (5.23%) Samba
7 4 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.74%) iptables
8 3 (1.74%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.74%) Firmware
8 3 (1.74%) Postfix
8 3 (1.74%) Xen
9 2 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.16%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.16%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (6.98%) SCCM
2 11 (6.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (4.65%) SCOM
4 7 (4.07%) Puppet
5 4 (2.33%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.33%) Ansible
6 3 (1.74%) Nessus
6 3 (1.74%) WSUS
6 3 (1.74%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.16%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.58%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 76 (44.19%) VMware
2 49 (28.49%) Microsoft
3 48 (27.91%) Citrix
4 27 (15.70%) Oracle
5 26 (15.12%) Cisco
6 18 (10.47%) Symantec
7 13 (7.56%) HP
8 10 (5.81%) Lotus
9 8 (4.65%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.49%) Sun
11 5 (2.91%) NetApp
11 5 (2.91%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.33%) Veeam
12 4 (2.33%) IBM
12 4 (2.33%) Dell
12 4 (2.33%) EMC
13 3 (1.74%) CA
13 3 (1.74%) Wyse
13 3 (1.74%) AppSense
13 3 (1.74%) Capita
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