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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 78 98 54
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -44
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 67 49 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.23% 1.53% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.63% 7.24% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 37
Average daily rate £340 £330 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +97.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £166 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 12
Average hourly rate £40.50 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.49% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £11.45 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £26.90 £27.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.77% -6.06%
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
630 677 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.95% 21.19% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 373 246
Average daily rate £350 £355 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £150 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 87 73
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £39.60 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 37 £340 +6.66% 3
Gloucestershire +8 11 £285 -13.63% 2
Somerset +12 10 £375 +240.90% 2
Bristol -6 5 £275 -28.57% 4
Devon -6 3 - - 1
Dorset +3 1 £325 - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (67.13%) Windows Server
3 81 (56.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (51.05%) Active Directory
5 67 (46.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (44.06%) VMware
7 54 (37.76%) Microsoft
8 49 (34.27%) ITIL
9 44 (30.77%) MS Exchange
10 41 (28.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (26.57%) SQL Server
12 33 (23.08%) SQL
12 33 (23.08%) .NET
13 31 (21.68%) C#
14 30 (20.98%) Security Cleared
15 28 (19.58%) Unit Testing
15 28 (19.58%) IIS
15 28 (19.58%) SharePoint
15 28 (19.58%) Windows 7
16 27 (18.88%) ASP.NET
16 27 (18.88%) Oracle
16 27 (18.88%) Service Delivery
17 26 (18.18%) HTML
17 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (18.18%) vSphere
18 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2013
18 25 (17.48%) JavaScript
18 25 (17.48%) DNS
19 24 (16.78%) C++
19 24 (16.78%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 28 (19.58%) IIS
2 28 (19.58%) SharePoint
3 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.40%) CMS
8 2 (1.40%) Lync
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (11.19%) MS Office
2 6 (4.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.90%) Office 365
2 3 (2.10%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.48%) DNS
2 22 (15.38%) DHCP
3 20 (13.99%) SAN
4 17 (11.89%) Firewall
5 15 (10.49%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.99%) Ethernet
7 9 (6.29%) LAN
8 7 (4.90%) Internet
8 7 (4.90%) Skype
8 7 (4.90%) WAN
9 5 (3.50%) VoIP
9 5 (3.50%) VPN
10 4 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.80%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.10%) ADSL
11 3 (2.10%) Broadband
11 3 (2.10%) NAS
12 2 (1.40%) Intranet
13 1 (0.70%) MPLS
13 1 (0.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) MS Access
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (16.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.59%) Selenium
2 8 (5.59%) SpecFlow
2 8 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.70%) MorphX
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.80%) Back Office
4 2 (1.40%) Law
4 2 (1.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.40%) Publishing
5 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (17.48%) Support Engineer
2 21 (14.69%) Developer
3 16 (11.19%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 12 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (8.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (7.69%) Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) VMware Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.59%) NOC Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) Architect
10 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) IT Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Wintel Engineer
12 5 (3.50%) Service Analyst
12 5 (3.50%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.08%) .NET
2 27 (18.88%) ASP.NET
3 26 (18.18%) HTML
4 22 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.50%) WCF
6 4 (2.80%) Web Services
7 2 (1.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.79%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.20%) Fat Client
3 6 (4.20%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.50%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.80%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.10%) NHS
6 3 (2.10%) Replication
7 2 (1.40%) Clustering
7 2 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.70%) PDA
8 1 (0.70%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (67.13%) Windows Server
3 81 (56.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (46.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (19.58%) Windows 7
6 19 (13.29%) Windows XP
7 11 (7.69%) Windows 2000
8 9 (6.29%) Linux
8 9 (6.29%) Windows NT
9 6 (4.20%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.80%) Unix
10 4 (2.80%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.10%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.10%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.27%) ITIL
2 28 (19.58%) Unit Testing
3 27 (18.88%) Service Delivery
4 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (16.78%) Automated Testing
6 21 (14.69%) Software Engineering
7 19 (13.29%) Migration
7 19 (13.29%) Refactoring
7 19 (13.29%) UML
8 11 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.99%) Scrum
10 9 (6.29%) PRINCE2
11 8 (5.59%) Data Protection
11 8 (5.59%) Line Management
11 8 (5.59%) Six Sigma
12 7 (4.90%) CMMI
12 7 (4.90%) PRINCE
13 4 (2.80%) Data Security
13 4 (2.80%) Patch Management
13 4 (2.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.08%) SQL
2 31 (21.68%) C#
3 25 (17.48%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.78%) C++
5 18 (12.59%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.80%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.80%) Perl
6 4 (2.80%) VBScript
7 1 (0.70%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (20.98%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (9.09%) MCSE
5 10 (6.99%) CCNA
5 10 (6.99%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.99%) MCSA
6 8 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (4.90%) DV Cleared
7 7 (4.90%) HNC
8 4 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (2.10%) MCITP
10 2 (1.40%) Degree
11 1 (0.70%) CCDA
11 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) SLA
2 5 (3.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.50%) QA
3 3 (2.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (51.05%) Active Directory
2 41 (28.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (18.18%) vSphere
4 17 (11.89%) VMware ESX
5 11 (7.69%) XenApp
6 10 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.80%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.80%) XenServer
8 3 (2.10%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.40%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) NetBackup
2 8 (5.59%) SCCM
3 6 (4.20%) WSUS
4 3 (2.10%) Nessus
4 3 (2.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.70%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.70%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.70%) Netcool
6 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (44.06%) VMware
2 54 (37.76%) Microsoft
3 27 (18.88%) Oracle
4 22 (15.38%) Citrix
5 18 (12.59%) Cisco
6 9 (6.29%) NetApp
7 8 (5.59%) HP
7 8 (5.59%) Symantec
8 7 (4.90%) Sophos
9 5 (3.50%) Wyse
10 4 (2.80%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.80%) Hitachi
11 3 (2.10%) Websense
12 2 (1.40%) Altiris
12 2 (1.40%) AppSense
12 2 (1.40%) CA
12 2 (1.40%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.40%) EMC
12 2 (1.40%) IBM
12 2 (1.40%) Polycom
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