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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 65 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 82 49 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.60% 2.19% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.94% 11.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 29
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£349 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £17.23 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £21.95 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +26.47%
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
687 422 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.75% 18.84% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 199 312
Average daily rate £338 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 82 103
Average hourly rate £16.67 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.18% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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 +12 32 £365 +21.66% 5
Bristol -11 17 £338 - 8
Gloucestershire -14 16 £313 +1.62% 4
Somerset -12 10 £325 +6.12% 1
Devon -16 3 £290 -35.19%
Dorset -7 1 £120 -70.62%
Cornwall - - - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (49.21%) VMware
4 61 (48.41%) Microsoft
5 60 (47.62%) Active Directory
6 52 (41.27%) Security Cleared
7 45 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 44 (34.92%) HP
9 40 (31.75%) Citrix
10 37 (29.37%) DNS
11 35 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (26.98%) ITIL
13 28 (22.22%) Linux
13 28 (22.22%) MS Excel
13 28 (22.22%) DHCP
14 27 (21.43%) Firewall
15 26 (20.63%) DV Cleared
16 25 (19.84%) SLA
17 24 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
18 23 (18.25%) SC Cleared
18 23 (18.25%) Exchange Server 2010
19 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 20 (15.87%) Windows 7
20 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
21 19 (15.08%) Symantec
22 18 (14.29%) LAN
23 17 (13.49%) SQL
23 17 (13.49%) Telecoms
24 16 (12.70%) VPN
24 16 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 45 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 24 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 23 (18.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (10.32%) nginx
5 13 (10.32%) Confluence
5 13 (10.32%) Apache
5 13 (10.32%) MediaWiki
6 12 (9.52%) SharePoint
7 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (4.76%) Lync
9 5 (3.97%) IIS
9 5 (3.97%) MS Project Server
10 4 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.59%) Commerce Server
12 2 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 28 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.32%) MS Office
3 5 (3.97%) MS Project
4 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) assyst
2 1 (0.79%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.79%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.37%) DNS
2 28 (22.22%) DHCP
3 27 (21.43%) Firewall
4 18 (14.29%) LAN
5 16 (12.70%) VPN
6 15 (11.90%) Network Security
6 15 (11.90%) WAN
6 15 (11.90%) SAN
7 13 (10.32%) OSPF
7 13 (10.32%) BGP
7 13 (10.32%) EIGRP
7 13 (10.32%) IPv6
7 13 (10.32%) LDAP
7 13 (10.32%) TCP/IP
7 13 (10.32%) IPsec
8 7 (5.56%) Internet
9 4 (3.17%) Intranet
9 4 (3.17%) Wireless
10 2 (1.59%) 3G
10 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 13 (10.32%) MySQL
3 13 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Subversion
1 13 (10.32%) JIRA
1 13 (10.32%) Git (software)
1 13 (10.32%) Hudson
1 13 (10.32%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (13.49%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.52%) Finance
3 7 (5.56%) Back Office
4 5 (3.97%) Front Office
5 3 (2.38%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (23.02%) Administrator
2 27 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (10.32%) Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Server Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Support Technician
7 8 (6.35%) Storage Administrator
7 8 (6.35%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.76%) Consultant
9 6 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
9 6 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) SharePoint Consultant
11 4 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.32%) LAMP
2 11 (8.73%) .NET
3 3 (2.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.59%) WebCenter
4 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.59%) Middleware
4 2 (1.59%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Wiki
2 8 (6.35%) Clustering
3 7 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.76%) iPhone
5 5 (3.97%) iPad
5 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.17%) Economics
6 4 (3.17%) Statistics
7 3 (2.38%) PDA
8 2 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.59%) CMDB
8 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.79%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (22.22%) Linux
4 21 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (15.87%) Windows 7
6 14 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 13 (10.32%) Debian
8 12 (9.52%) Ubuntu
9 10 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (5.56%) CentOS
11 5 (3.97%) UNIX
12 3 (2.38%) Android
13 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.98%) ITIL
2 15 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (10.32%) Data Modelling
3 13 (10.32%) DevOps
4 12 (9.52%) Change Management
5 11 (8.73%) Project Management
6 9 (7.14%) Service Management
6 9 (7.14%) Migration
6 9 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 9 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.76%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.97%) Change Control
9 5 (3.97%) CAD
9 5 (3.97%) Validation
10 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.49%) SQL
2 13 (10.32%) Java
2 13 (10.32%) Perl
2 13 (10.32%) PHP
2 13 (10.32%) Ruby
2 13 (10.32%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.38%) C#
4 2 (1.59%) VBScript
4 2 (1.59%) VB
5 1 (0.79%) ABAP
5 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (41.27%) Security Cleared
2 26 (20.63%) DV Cleared
3 23 (18.25%) SC Cleared
4 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.56%) MCSE
6 6 (4.76%) MCP
6 6 (4.76%) MCITP
7 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.59%) CCNA
9 1 (0.79%) MCSA
9 1 (0.79%) CCNP
9 1 (0.79%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.84%) SLA
2 4 (3.17%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.59%) QA
5 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 60 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 35 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.11%) XenServer
3 14 (11.11%) vSphere
4 13 (10.32%) Postfix
4 13 (10.32%) XenApp
4 13 (10.32%) Samba
5 10 (7.94%) VMware ESX
5 10 (7.94%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (3.17%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.38%) MetaFrame
8 3 (2.38%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.59%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.79%) UAG
10 1 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (11.90%) NetBackup
1 15 (11.90%) HP SIM
1 15 (11.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 14 (11.11%) SCCM
3 13 (10.32%) Puppet
3 13 (10.32%) ZABBIX
4 10 (7.94%) SCOM
5 5 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (3.17%) Netcool
6 4 (3.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.38%) Salt
8 2 (1.59%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.59%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 62 (49.21%) VMware
2 61 (48.41%) Microsoft
3 44 (34.92%) HP
4 40 (31.75%) Citrix
5 19 (15.08%) Symantec
6 15 (11.90%) Red Hat
7 9 (7.14%) Oracle
8 8 (6.35%) Cisco
8 8 (6.35%) 3PAR
9 6 (4.76%) EMC
10 5 (3.97%) Primavera
11 4 (3.17%) Dell
11 4 (3.17%) NetApp
12 3 (2.38%) Avaya
12 3 (2.38%) Apple
12 3 (2.38%) RightFax
12 3 (2.38%) McAfee
12 3 (2.38%) Sophos
13 2 (1.59%) Meru Networks
13 2 (1.59%) IronPort
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