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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 27 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 20 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.70% 3.08% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.00% 12.77% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
Average daily rate
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£220 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.81% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £293 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £347 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.21 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% -38.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
125 94 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 35.61% 24.10% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 43 31
Average daily rate £220 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.93% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £296 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £585 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -58.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +8 9 £220 -34.81% 1
East Grinstead +1 3 £275 -21.42%
Gatwick +1 3 £175 -48.71% 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 2
Bognor Regis - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
4 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
5 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
6 12 (38.71%) DNS
7 11 (35.48%) WAN
7 11 (35.48%) LAN
7 11 (35.48%) VMware
8 10 (32.26%) Finance
8 10 (32.26%) Citrix
9 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
9 9 (29.03%) MS Office
10 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (25.81%) DHCP
10 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
10 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
11 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
11 7 (22.58%) MCP
12 6 (19.35%) MCSE
12 6 (19.35%) Firewall
13 5 (16.13%) Internet
13 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
13 5 (16.13%) Linux
13 5 (16.13%) Windows Vista
14 4 (12.90%) Network Load Balancing
14 4 (12.90%) Network Security
14 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
14 4 (12.90%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Lync
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
2 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) DNS
2 11 (35.48%) WAN
2 11 (35.48%) LAN
3 8 (25.81%) DHCP
3 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 6 (19.35%) Firewall
5 5 (16.13%) Internet
6 4 (12.90%) Network Security
6 4 (12.90%) VLAN
6 4 (12.90%) VoIP
6 4 (12.90%) SAN
7 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
8 2 (6.45%) LDAP
8 2 (6.45%) PBX
8 2 (6.45%) VPN
8 2 (6.45%) SNMP
8 2 (6.45%) MPLS
8 2 (6.45%) Wireless
9 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Server Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
4 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.13%) Linux
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Vista
6 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (9.68%) Data Security
2 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.68%) Change Control
3 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.45%) Network Management
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
1 4 (12.90%) C
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (22.58%) MCP
3 6 (19.35%) MCSE
4 3 (9.68%) MCSA
4 3 (9.68%) MCITP
5 2 (6.45%) MCDST
5 2 (6.45%) MCTS
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.45%) CCNP
5 2 (6.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.90%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) UAG
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 2 (6.45%) Kaseya
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
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