The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 West Sussex 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 30 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.75% 1.75% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 9.20% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 9
Average daily rate £288 £320 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% +30.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £320 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £364 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £307 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.25 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +21.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
100 87 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.47% 19.08% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 43 65
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £164 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £585 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 7
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worthing - 4 £300 -
Crawley +5 3 £185 -50.66% 2
Haywards Heath - - - -
Lancing - - - -
Littlehampton - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) DNS
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (53.33%) Finance
6 8 (53.33%) VMware
7 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
8 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (40.00%) DHCP
8 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (33.33%) Clustering
9 5 (33.33%) Citrix
10 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
10 4 (26.67%) LAN
10 4 (26.67%) WAN
10 4 (26.67%) SQL
10 4 (26.67%) Oracle
10 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
10 4 (26.67%) VLAN
10 4 (26.67%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (20.00%) Change Control
11 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
11 3 (20.00%) MS Office
11 3 (20.00%) Data Security
11 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (20.00%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Data Security
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCDST
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) Kaseya