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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 44 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.71% 2.38% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.69% 11.11% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
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£420 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £295
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% -6.57%
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
131 72 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.34% 21.43% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 39 39
Average daily rate £340 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Worthing -3 10 £420 +40.00%
Crawley -3 2 - - 1
East Grinstead - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Bognor Regis - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (96.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (93.94%) Microsoft
4 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
5 25 (75.76%) MS Exchange
6 23 (69.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (63.64%) Hyper-V
7 21 (63.64%) ITIL
8 20 (60.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
9 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (51.52%) Clustering
11 16 (48.48%) MCSE
12 15 (45.45%) MCP
12 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (42.42%) VMware
14 13 (39.39%) HP
15 12 (36.36%) SAN
16 9 (27.27%) DNS
16 9 (27.27%) SQL
16 9 (27.27%) DHCP
16 9 (27.27%) ITIL V3
16 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
17 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 7 (21.21%) SCCM
19 6 (18.18%) SCOM
20 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
20 4 (12.12%) MS Office
20 4 (12.12%) HPUX

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (75.76%) MS Exchange
2 23 (69.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (60.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.06%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) SAN
2 9 (27.27%) DHCP
2 9 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.06%) SNMP
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Server Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Server Support
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Server Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Support
6 1 (3.03%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) iPhone
2 2 (6.06%) iPad
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (96.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.12%) HPUX
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (6.06%) UNIX
7 2 (6.06%) Linux
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.03%) CRM
3 1 (3.03%) Project Management
3 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (48.48%) MCSE
3 15 (45.45%) MCP
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 21 (63.64%) Hyper-V
3 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.03%) VMware GSX
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.03%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) SCOM
3 3 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.06%) SCSM
5 1 (3.03%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.03%) MOM
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 13 (39.39%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) CommVault
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas
5 1 (3.03%) Intel
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) 3PAR