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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 29 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.77% 1.89% 4.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.59% 5.74% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 12
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£375 £254 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.78% -21.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +0.54%
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
97 122 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.37% 32.97% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 62
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.83 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Worthing +7 8 £375 -
Crawley +2 3 £475 +87.19%
East Grinstead - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
1 34 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
3 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 21 (61.76%) MS Exchange
5 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (47.06%) MCSE
7 16 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (41.18%) MCP
9 13 (38.24%) ITIL
10 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
10 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (32.35%) VMware
12 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
13 9 (26.47%) Clustering
14 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (23.53%) ITIL V3
14 8 (23.53%) MS Office
14 8 (23.53%) SQL
15 6 (17.65%) Citrix
15 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
16 5 (14.71%) SAN
16 5 (14.71%) Firewall
16 5 (14.71%) LAN
16 5 (14.71%) WAN
16 5 (14.71%) DHCP
16 5 (14.71%) Linux
16 5 (14.71%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (61.76%) MS Exchange
2 16 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.94%) Lync
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) WAN
1 5 (14.71%) DHCP
1 5 (14.71%) DNS
1 5 (14.71%) SAN
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 4 (11.76%) SNMP
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) MPLS
3 2 (5.88%) Wireless
3 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.88%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) PBX
3 2 (5.88%) VoIP
3 2 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.94%) NAS
4 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Server Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Server Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) IT Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support
6 1 (2.94%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Clustering
2 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
1 34 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (8.82%) Mac OS
5 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL V3
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (47.06%) MCSE
3 14 (41.18%) MCP
4 2 (5.88%) CCNP
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
5 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.94%) VMware GSX
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) UAG
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
4 1 (2.94%) MOM
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.94%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Intel
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) CommVault