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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 82 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 65 64 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.96% 2.79% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.48% 14.04% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 24
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£350 £316 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 18
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.45 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £27.00 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.45 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +8.57%
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
686 456 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.73% 19.84% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 221 296
Average daily rate £350 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 103 105
Average hourly rate £16.67 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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 +4 23 £450 +24.13% 4
Gloucestershire -16 18 £275 +0.91% 2
Bristol -13 11 £325 -3.70% 2
Somerset -6 10 £325 +6.12% 2
Devon -23 1 - -
Dorset - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (75.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (55.12%) Microsoft
4 67 (52.76%) Active Directory
5 61 (48.03%) VMware
6 56 (44.09%) Security Cleared
7 53 (41.73%) HP
8 46 (36.22%) MS Exchange
9 42 (33.07%) ITIL
10 41 (32.28%) DNS
11 39 (30.71%) Citrix
12 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
13 32 (25.20%) SLA
14 31 (24.41%) DHCP
14 31 (24.41%) DV Cleared
15 30 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (23.62%) Linux
16 28 (22.05%) Firewall
17 27 (21.26%) Exchange Server 2010
18 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2007
19 24 (18.90%) SC Cleared
20 23 (18.11%) Symantec
21 21 (16.54%) Telecoms
22 20 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2003
22 20 (15.75%) Windows 7
23 19 (14.96%) HP SIM
23 19 (14.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
23 19 (14.96%) NetBackup
23 19 (14.96%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 46 (36.22%) MS Exchange
2 27 (21.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (7.87%) nginx
5 10 (7.87%) Confluence
5 10 (7.87%) Apache
5 10 (7.87%) MediaWiki
6 9 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
8 6 (4.72%) Lync
8 6 (4.72%) MS Project Server
9 5 (3.94%) IIS
10 4 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (3.15%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.57%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.02%) MS Office
3 6 (4.72%) MS Project
4 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) assyst
2 1 (0.79%) Summit
2 1 (0.79%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.28%) DNS
2 31 (24.41%) DHCP
3 28 (22.05%) Firewall
4 18 (14.17%) LAN
5 17 (13.39%) SAN
6 16 (12.60%) WAN
7 13 (10.24%) TCP/IP
7 13 (10.24%) VPN
8 11 (8.66%) LDAP
9 10 (7.87%) Network Security
9 10 (7.87%) IPv6
9 10 (7.87%) IPsec
9 10 (7.87%) EIGRP
9 10 (7.87%) OSPF
9 10 (7.87%) BGP
10 9 (7.09%) Internet
11 4 (3.15%) Wireless
12 2 (1.57%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.57%) 3G
12 2 (1.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.45%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (7.87%) MySQL
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Git (software)
1 10 (7.87%) JIRA
1 10 (7.87%) Subversion
1 10 (7.87%) Hudson
1 10 (7.87%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (16.54%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.02%) Finance
3 8 (6.30%) Back Office
4 5 (3.94%) Front Office
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (24.41%) Administrator
2 30 (23.62%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (11.81%) Analyst
4 12 (9.45%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 12 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.45%) Storage Administrator
5 10 (7.87%) Server Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Support Technician
6 9 (7.09%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.30%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.15%) Project Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Technician
9 4 (3.15%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.15%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (3.15%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) LAMP
2 4 (3.15%) .NET
3 3 (2.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.57%) WebCenter
4 2 (1.57%) Middleware
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Wiki
1 10 (7.87%) Clustering
2 9 (7.09%) Blackberry
3 8 (6.30%) iPhone
4 7 (5.51%) iPad
5 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.15%) Statistics
6 4 (3.15%) Economics
7 3 (2.36%) PDA
8 2 (1.57%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.57%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.79%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.79%) CMDB
9 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (75.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (23.62%) Linux
4 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (15.75%) Windows 7
6 17 (13.39%) Windows XP
7 14 (11.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (7.87%) Debian
9 9 (7.09%) Ubuntu
10 7 (5.51%) CentOS
11 6 (4.72%) Android
12 5 (3.94%) UNIX
12 5 (3.94%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.07%) ITIL
2 14 (11.02%) Change Management
2 14 (11.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (10.24%) Project Management
3 13 (10.24%) Capacity Management
4 12 (9.45%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (8.66%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (7.87%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.87%) Data Modelling
6 10 (7.87%) DevOps
7 9 (7.09%) Service Management
7 9 (7.09%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.30%) Migration
9 7 (5.51%) Project Planning
10 6 (4.72%) Validation
11 5 (3.94%) CAD
12 4 (3.15%) Software Deployment
12 4 (3.15%) Change Control
13 3 (2.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.81%) SQL
2 10 (7.87%) Bash Shell
2 10 (7.87%) Ruby
2 10 (7.87%) Java
2 10 (7.87%) Perl
2 10 (7.87%) PHP
3 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.57%) VBScript
3 2 (1.57%) VB
4 1 (0.79%) C
4 1 (0.79%) C#
4 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (44.09%) Security Cleared
2 31 (24.41%) DV Cleared
3 24 (18.90%) SC Cleared
4 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.09%) MCSE
5 9 (7.09%) MCITP
6 6 (4.72%) MCP
7 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.57%) CCNA
9 1 (0.79%) CCNP
9 1 (0.79%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (25.20%) SLA
2 5 (3.94%) QA
3 3 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (52.76%) Active Directory
2 30 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (14.96%) vSphere
4 12 (9.45%) XenApp
5 11 (8.66%) VMware ESX
5 11 (8.66%) XenServer
6 10 (7.87%) Postfix
6 10 (7.87%) Samba
7 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (6.30%) Hyper-V
8 4 (3.15%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.36%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.36%) MetaFrame
10 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.79%) Kerio MailServer
11 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.79%) vCloud
11 1 (0.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (14.96%) HP SIM
1 19 (14.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 19 (14.96%) NetBackup
2 15 (11.81%) SCCM
3 13 (10.24%) SCOM
4 10 (7.87%) ZABBIX
4 10 (7.87%) Puppet
5 6 (4.72%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (3.15%) Netcool
6 4 (3.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.36%) Salt
7 3 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.57%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.57%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.79%) Nagios
9 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 70 (55.12%) Microsoft
2 61 (48.03%) VMware
3 53 (41.73%) HP
4 39 (30.71%) Citrix
5 23 (18.11%) Symantec
6 12 (9.45%) 3PAR
6 12 (9.45%) Red Hat
7 11 (8.66%) Cisco
8 9 (7.09%) Oracle
9 6 (4.72%) EMC
9 6 (4.72%) Primavera
10 5 (3.94%) RightFax
11 4 (3.15%) IronPort
11 4 (3.15%) Intel
11 4 (3.15%) Dell
11 4 (3.15%) NetApp
11 4 (3.15%) Apple
12 3 (2.36%) Sophos
12 3 (2.36%) McAfee
12 3 (2.36%) Avaya
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