The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 48 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.57% 5.69% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.07% 18.58% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 5
Average daily rate
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£215 £220 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -34.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £128 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £279 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £19.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -16.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -18.60%
Windows Server 2003
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 113 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.55% 30.62% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 45
Average daily rate £330 £220 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £363 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 27
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -33.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.99 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -12 6 £200 -9.09%
Burgess Hill - 1 £205 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) DNS
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (45.45%) DHCP
5 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 10 (45.45%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (40.91%) Office 365
7 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) MS Office
8 7 (31.82%) Migration
8 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
9 6 (27.27%) VLAN
9 6 (27.27%) SCVMM
9 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
11 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (18.18%) SAN
12 3 (13.64%) Citrix
12 3 (13.64%) French Language
13 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (9.09%) VMware Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) DNS
2 10 (45.45%) DHCP
3 6 (27.27%) VLAN
4 4 (18.18%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) DMZ
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) French Language
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (22.73%) Server Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Project Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) COM+
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
2 1 (4.55%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCVMM
2 2 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (4.55%) SnapMirror
3 1 (4.55%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp