The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Southampton region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 35 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.34% 4.21% 8.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.76% 13.40% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 12
Average daily rate
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£265 £388 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.61% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £125 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £441 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +2.70%
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
82 97 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.98% 31.39% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 27
Average daily rate £325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.88 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% -46.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows Server 2003
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (66.67%) VMware
4 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
6 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 6 (28.57%) MCSE
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) LAN
10 4 (19.05%) DNS
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) CCNP
10 4 (19.05%) CCNA
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (19.05%) Intel
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (19.05%) VCP5
10 4 (19.05%) vSphere
11 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
11 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (14.29%) Migration
11 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (14.29%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (19.05%) Designer
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) Budget Control
3 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (28.57%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (19.05%) VCP5
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Intel
4 3 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos