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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 37 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.29% 4.11% 8.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.88% 13.40% 38.33%
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 £297
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
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 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
81 97 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.14% 30.70% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 26
Average daily rate £328 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -
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 20
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.88 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% -41.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 28 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 28 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (73.68%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (31.58%) MCSE
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL
8 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
9 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
9 5 (26.32%) Citrix
9 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (21.05%) VCP5
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (21.05%) Intel
10 4 (21.05%) LAN
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) CCNP
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (15.79%) Degree
11 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
11 3 (15.79%) HP
11 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
11 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
11 3 (15.79%) Finance
11 3 (15.79%) Migration
11 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
1 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (21.05%) Designer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Budget Control
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (21.05%) VCP5
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Intel
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Sophos