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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / South West
Rank 122 81 100
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 60 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 2.03% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.61% 9.23% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 23
Median daily rate £160 £323 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.38% -9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £120 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £393 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £319 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Median hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £17.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £40.50 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+17.00% +14.84%

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
471 650 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.48% 22.01% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 403 345
Median daily rate £338 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 73 82
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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 -5 7 £120 -58.62% 5
Bristol -3 3 £313 +4.16% 1
Devon -2 2 £175 - 1
Wiltshire -31 2 £111 -66.79% 2
Dorset +1 1 - -
Somerset 0 1 £225 -45.12%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 30 (76.92%) Windows Server
4 24 (61.54%) VMware
5 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
5 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (43.59%) MS Office
7 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
8 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
8 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
9 9 (23.08%) Office 365
9 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (23.08%) Symantec
9 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
9 9 (23.08%) DNS
9 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
10 8 (20.51%) XenApp
10 8 (20.51%) SQL
11 7 (17.95%) Cisco
11 7 (17.95%) Citrix
11 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
11 7 (17.95%) SCCM
12 6 (15.38%) AppSense
12 6 (15.38%) Wyse
12 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
12 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (15.38%) Fat Client
12 6 (15.38%) Apple

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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (15.38%) IIS
4 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.56%) Kentico
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Office
2 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) DHCP
3 5 (12.82%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) LAN
4 4 (10.26%) Internet
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) Wireless
5 2 (5.13%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.56%) SNMP
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 10 (25.64%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Customer Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Support
6 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (2.56%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.56%) NHibernate
2 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 6 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
3 4 (10.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (76.92%) Windows Server
4 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 6 (15.38%) Windows 10
8 5 (12.82%) Mac OS X
8 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
9 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
9 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 5 (12.82%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.13%) Database Security
5 2 (5.13%) Innovation Management
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) Business Development
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.56%) Scrum
6 1 (2.56%) SDLC
6 1 (2.56%) Server Building
6 1 (2.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) DBS Check
3 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.51%) XenApp
4 5 (12.82%) BitLocker
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.26%) vSphere
6 2 (5.13%) Firmware
7 1 (2.56%) UAG
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) VMware
2 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.08%) Symantec
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 7 (17.95%) Citrix
5 6 (15.38%) Apple
5 6 (15.38%) AppSense
5 6 (15.38%) Wyse
6 5 (12.82%) CA
7 3 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (5.13%) Capita
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.56%) Computacenter
9 1 (2.56%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.56%) IBM
9 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.56%) Remedy
9 1 (2.56%) Varonis
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