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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 118 65 82
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 22 92 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 2.88% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.71% 14.18% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 55 37
Median daily rate £290 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £164 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 16
Median hourly rate £23.00 £40.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.20% +78.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £43.90 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -12.28%
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
593 649 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.88% 20.34% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 369 408
Median daily rate £315 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 64 129
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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
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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Gloucestershire +1 10 £170 +54.54% 2
Wiltshire -31 5 £140 -56.92%
Bristol +7 4 £310 -22.50% 7
Devon 0 1 - -
Somerset -3 1 - -
Dorset -5 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 47 (74.60%) VMware
4 45 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (69.84%) Active Directory
6 41 (65.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (47.62%) Windows 7
8 28 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
10 24 (38.10%) MS Exchange
11 22 (34.92%) Cisco
11 22 (34.92%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (25.40%) PowerShell
13 15 (23.81%) SCCM
14 13 (20.63%) Firewall
14 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
15 12 (19.05%) Citrix
15 12 (19.05%) MS Office
15 12 (19.05%) Office 365
16 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
16 11 (17.46%) SQL
16 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
17 10 (15.87%) DHCP
17 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
17 10 (15.87%) DNS
17 10 (15.87%) SAN
17 10 (15.87%) Migration
17 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (15.87%) Windows 10
18 9 (14.29%) XenApp

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 24 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 22 (34.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.94%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.76%) IIS
7 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.59%) Kentico
8 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Office
2 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.05%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) Firewall
1 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.87%) DHCP
2 10 (15.87%) DNS
2 10 (15.87%) SAN
3 9 (14.29%) LAN
4 8 (12.70%) WAN
5 4 (6.35%) VPN
6 2 (3.17%) ADSL
6 2 (3.17%) VLAN
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.59%) DSL
7 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.59%) MPLS
7 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.59%) SNMP
7 1 (1.59%) SSL
7 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Back Office
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Law
2 2 (3.17%) Local Government
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (12.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Consultant
9 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) Architect
9 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (6.35%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 3 (4.76%) Analyst
11 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
11 3 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
12 2 (3.17%) IT Consultant
12 2 (3.17%) Network Engineer
12 2 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.59%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.59%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.59%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Driving Licence
2 6 (9.52%) Clustering
2 6 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 6 (9.52%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.35%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.76%) NHS
5 2 (3.17%) Replication
5 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 45 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (65.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (47.62%) Windows 7
6 10 (15.87%) Windows 10
7 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
8 7 (11.11%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.76%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.76%) Windows NT
10 2 (3.17%) Linux
10 2 (3.17%) Unix
10 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.59%) Android
11 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Migration
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL
3 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.35%) Patch Management
5 4 (6.35%) Server Patching
6 3 (4.76%) Innovation Management
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
6 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.76%) Six Sigma
6 3 (4.76%) Time Management
7 2 (3.17%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (3.17%) Contact Management
7 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.59%) Fault Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) Server Building
8 1 (1.59%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) PowerShell
2 11 (17.46%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) CCNA
3 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) HNC
5 2 (3.17%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.17%) MCITP
5 2 (3.17%) MCSA
5 2 (3.17%) MCSE
5 2 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 44 (69.84%) Active Directory
2 28 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.29%) XenApp
4 7 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 7 (11.11%) vSphere
5 6 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.76%) BitLocker
8 3 (4.76%) Firmware
8 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (4.76%) VMware Server
9 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) SCCM
2 5 (7.94%) WSUS
3 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.76%) SCOM
4 3 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.59%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.59%) Nagios
5 1 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 47 (74.60%) VMware
2 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
3 22 (34.92%) Cisco
4 12 (19.05%) Citrix
5 8 (12.70%) Dell
6 7 (11.11%) Symantec
7 6 (9.52%) Wyse
8 5 (7.94%) HP
9 4 (6.35%) AppSense
9 4 (6.35%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (6.35%) NetApp
9 4 (6.35%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (6.35%) Veeam
10 3 (4.76%) EMC
10 3 (4.76%) Oracle
10 3 (4.76%) WatchGuard
11 2 (3.17%) Apple
11 2 (3.17%) CA
11 2 (3.17%) Intel Security
11 2 (3.17%) Juniper