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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 42 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.83% 5.45% 3.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.03% 15.75% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 7
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£205 £220 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -34.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £127 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £18.75 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
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
155 127 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 31.38% 34.60% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 75 41
Average daily rate £338 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.40% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 27
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.98 £29.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 July 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 July 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
Gatwick +2 4 - -
Crawley -8 3 £175 -20.45% 1
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 July 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
3 19 (65.52%) VMware
3 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (65.52%) Hyper-V
4 18 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (62.07%) DNS
5 17 (58.62%) DHCP
6 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
7 12 (41.38%) SAN
7 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
8 11 (37.93%) HP
9 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (34.48%) SQL
9 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
10 8 (27.59%) ITIL
10 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (27.59%) Clustering
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
11 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (20.69%) VLAN
12 6 (20.69%) Office 365
12 6 (20.69%) Finance
12 6 (20.69%) Migration
12 6 (20.69%) SCVMM
13 5 (17.24%) MS Office
13 5 (17.24%) Private Cloud
14 4 (13.79%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.90%) IIS
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) DNS
2 17 (58.62%) DHCP
3 12 (41.38%) SAN
4 6 (20.69%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) DMZ
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Server Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Server Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Server Support
6 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.34%) HPUX
6 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.90%) UNIX
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.45%) Server Patching
3 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCP
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
1 19 (65.52%) Hyper-V
2 18 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCVMM
2 4 (13.79%) SCCM
3 3 (10.34%) SCOM
4 2 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (6.90%) SCSM
5 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 19 (65.52%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) 3PAR