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 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 32 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.61% 1.33% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.19% 5.26% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £325 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.29% +22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.61 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.44% -7.75%
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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 76 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.41% 25.25% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 44 25
Average daily rate £325 £218 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.08% -27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £88 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £644
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 16
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £33.30 £28.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 27 November 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 27 November 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) Citrix
6 9 (39.13%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
8 6 (26.09%) Migration
8 6 (26.09%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
10 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.04%) MS Office
11 2 (8.70%) Oracle
11 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
11 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
11 2 (8.70%) DNS
11 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (8.70%) Firewall
11 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
11 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (8.70%) SCCM
11 2 (8.70%) Document Management

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) DVB
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.35%) Informix
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Support Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Streaming Video
2 1 (4.35%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Document Management
2 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee