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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 29 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.75% 1.20% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.68% 5.56% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
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£225 £308 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £290 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £326 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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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
91 72 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.42% 21.56% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 23
Average daily rate £325 £268 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.49% -25.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £102 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 17
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £17.80 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 October 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 October 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) Citrix
6 9 (36.00%) SQL
7 8 (32.00%) VMware
8 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (24.00%) Migration
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
11 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
12 3 (12.00%) MS Office
12 3 (12.00%) Degree
12 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (8.00%) People Management
13 2 (8.00%) VCP5
13 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
13 2 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (8.00%) SCCM
13 2 (8.00%) Budget Control
13 2 (8.00%) ITIL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) DVB
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Informix
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Support Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.00%) UNIX
7 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Budget Control
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Document Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) People Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) VCP5
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.00%) MCSE
5 2 (8.00%) CCNP
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.00%) MCTS
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Citrix
3 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Intel
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
Southampton, Hampshire
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