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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 27 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.29% 2.02% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.13% 8.60% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Average daily rate
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£220 £120 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -54.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £108 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £264 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.86 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.41% +55.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
93 93 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.57% 23.43% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 52
Average daily rate £220 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £448 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.97% +105.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.65 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £49.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +17 10 £220 +109.52% 1
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
4 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 10 (35.71%) MS Office
6 10 (35.71%) VMware
7 8 (28.57%) LAN
7 8 (28.57%) WAN
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (25.00%) Citrix
8 7 (25.00%) MCP
8 7 (25.00%) MCSE
9 6 (21.43%) DHCP
9 6 (21.43%) DNS
9 6 (21.43%) Firewall
10 5 (17.86%) SAN
10 5 (17.86%) Internet
10 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
10 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
10 5 (17.86%) Linux
10 5 (17.86%) vSphere
10 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Vista
11 4 (14.29%) Network Security
11 4 (14.29%) Mac OS
11 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (14.29%) IP Telephony

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) Lync
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LAN
1 8 (28.57%) WAN
2 6 (21.43%) DHCP
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 5 (17.86%) SAN
3 5 (17.86%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) Network Security
4 4 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 4 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) LDAP
5 2 (7.14%) PBX
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) SNMP
5 2 (7.14%) MPLS
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.57%) DMZ
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Vista
5 4 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (7.14%) Network Management
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) MCP
2 7 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (14.29%) MCITP
4 3 (10.71%) MCSA
5 2 (7.14%) MCDST
5 2 (7.14%) MCTS
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.14%) CCNP
5 2 (7.14%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) vSphere
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) UAG
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 10 (35.71%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) Kaseya
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper