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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 27 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.18% 1.53% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.43% 5.71% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 12
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£375 £138 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+172.72% -52.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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
93 105 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.34% 26.72% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 77
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +9 4 £475 +245.45% 2
East Grinstead - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
1 40 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (52.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (42.50%) MCSE
8 16 (40.00%) MCP
8 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (37.50%) ITIL
10 13 (32.50%) VMware
11 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
11 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 9 (22.50%) Citrix
13 9 (22.50%) MS Office
14 8 (20.00%) SQL
14 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (20.00%) Clustering
14 8 (20.00%) ITIL V3
15 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
15 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (17.50%) Linux
15 7 (17.50%) LAN
15 7 (17.50%) WAN
15 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
16 6 (15.00%) Internet
16 6 (15.00%) SAN
16 6 (15.00%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 25 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.50%) Lync
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.50%) IIS
7 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) LAN
1 7 (17.50%) WAN
2 6 (15.00%) Internet
2 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 6 (15.00%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) DHCP
2 6 (15.00%) DNS
3 4 (10.00%) SNMP
3 4 (10.00%) VoIP
3 4 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.00%) MPLS
4 2 (5.00%) Wireless
4 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) VPN
4 2 (5.00%) PBX
4 2 (5.00%) LDAP
4 2 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) DMVPN
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Server Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support
7 2 (5.00%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Clustering
2 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) iPad
3 2 (5.00%) iPhone
3 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
1 40 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 4 (10.00%) Mac OS
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) Network Management
4 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (42.50%) MCSE
3 16 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) MCITP
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (12.50%) vSphere
6 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
7 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (5.00%) XenApp
8 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.50%) UAG
8 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec