The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 39 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.77% 1.67% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 7.35% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +49.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £325 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +0.54%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.86% 22.74% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 23
Average daily rate £335 £220 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £88 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Southampton region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Southampton region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) Citrix
5 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 8 (33.33%) VMware
8 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
9 5 (20.83%) Migration
9 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (12.50%) MS Office
11 3 (12.50%) vSphere
11 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (8.33%) Oracle
12 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
12 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
12 2 (8.33%) DNS
12 2 (8.33%) Finance
12 2 (8.33%) Firewall
12 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
12 2 (8.33%) Document Management
12 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) DVB
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Informix
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) MPEG
2 1 (4.17%) Streaming Video
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.17%) UNIX
7 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Document Management
2 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.17%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee