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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 119 50 106
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +56
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 26 95 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 3.12% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.13% 14.57% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 57 25
Median daily rate £300 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+39.39% +3.12%
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
630 652 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.29% 21.40% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 364 356
Median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 87 82
Median hourly rate £15.43 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.88% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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
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 31 May 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
Wiltshire -20 8 £225 -35.71% 1
Bristol -14 7 £310 +6.89% 2
Somerset -3 3 £191 -15.11% 2
Gloucestershire -26 3 £130 -69.41% 1
Dorset - 2 - -
Devon -7 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (78.08%) Active Directory
3 50 (68.49%) VMware
3 50 (68.49%) Windows Server
4 48 (65.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (60.27%) Microsoft
6 42 (57.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (34.25%) DNS
8 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
9 21 (28.77%) DHCP
9 21 (28.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
10 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
10 18 (24.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (24.66%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (23.29%) VMware ESX
11 17 (23.29%) Finance
11 17 (23.29%) MS Office
12 16 (21.92%) Cisco
13 14 (19.18%) Citrix
13 14 (19.18%) SQL
13 14 (19.18%) Firewall
14 13 (17.81%) Migration
14 13 (17.81%) ITIL
15 12 (16.44%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (16.44%) vSphere
15 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
16 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (15.07%) NetApp
16 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013

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 23 (31.51%) MS Exchange
2 18 (24.66%) Exchange Server 2007
2 18 (24.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (9.59%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.74%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Office
2 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.25%) DNS
2 21 (28.77%) DHCP
3 14 (19.18%) Firewall
4 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.59%) VPN
6 5 (6.85%) LAN
6 5 (6.85%) WAN
7 3 (4.11%) SAN
8 2 (2.74%) Wireless
9 1 (1.37%) ADSL
9 1 (1.37%) Broadband
9 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.37%) Internet
9 1 (1.37%) Multicast
9 1 (1.37%) NAS
9 1 (1.37%) PABX
9 1 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Law
3 1 (1.37%) Back Office
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Analyst
2 13 (17.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Wintel Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.85%) IT Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (5.48%) IT Support
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) J2EE
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.59%) Blackberry
4 6 (8.22%) Fat Client
4 6 (8.22%) Thin Client
5 5 (6.85%) Clustering
6 3 (4.11%) Replication
7 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (68.49%) Windows Server
3 48 (65.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (57.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (24.66%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.96%) Windows 8
6 8 (10.96%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.59%) Linux
8 5 (6.85%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.11%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.37%) Android
11 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) ITIL
1 13 (17.81%) Migration
2 8 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.22%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (8.22%) Server Building
5 3 (4.11%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.74%) High Availability
6 2 (2.74%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.74%) Service Management
6 2 (2.74%) Time Management
7 1 (1.37%) CMMI
7 1 (1.37%) Content Management
7 1 (1.37%) ITSM
7 1 (1.37%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.37%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.18%) SQL
3 5 (6.85%) VBScript
4 2 (2.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.70%) MCSE
2 10 (13.70%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) MCSA
3 8 (10.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.74%) MCDST
6 2 (2.74%) MCP
7 1 (1.37%) CCNA
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.37%) HNC
7 1 (1.37%) MCITP
7 1 (1.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (78.08%) Active Directory
2 21 (28.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (23.29%) VMware ESX
4 12 (16.44%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (16.44%) vSphere
5 9 (12.33%) XenApp
6 7 (9.59%) XenDesktop
7 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
8 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.74%) BitLocker
9 2 (2.74%) Firmware
10 1 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SCCM
2 7 (9.59%) WSUS
3 2 (2.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.37%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.37%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (68.49%) VMware
2 44 (60.27%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.92%) Cisco
4 14 (19.18%) Citrix
5 11 (15.07%) NetApp
6 10 (13.70%) Oracle
7 7 (9.59%) Sophos
8 6 (8.22%) CheckPoint
8 6 (8.22%) Dell
8 6 (8.22%) Intel Security
8 6 (8.22%) Wyse
9 4 (5.48%) Forcepoint
10 3 (4.11%) AppSense
11 2 (2.74%) Apple
11 2 (2.74%) CA
11 2 (2.74%) HP
11 2 (2.74%) IBM
11 2 (2.74%) Polycom
11 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.74%) Symantec