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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 45 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.14% 1.24% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 4.49% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
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£350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £289 £296
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +4.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -8.33%
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
90 89 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.50% 27.64% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 54
Average daily rate £310 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.16 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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
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 28 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 3 - - 1
Worthing - 1 - - 4
Burgess Hill - - - -
East Grinstead - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (72.00%) MS Exchange
4 17 (68.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (52.00%) MCSE
6 13 (52.00%) ITIL
7 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (44.00%) MCP
9 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (36.00%) Clustering
11 8 (32.00%) VMware
11 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (32.00%) SQL
11 8 (32.00%) ITIL V3
12 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (20.00%) MS Office
14 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
14 4 (16.00%) SAN
14 4 (16.00%) Citrix
14 4 (16.00%) SCCM
15 3 (12.00%) Finance
15 3 (12.00%) SCOM
15 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
15 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (12.00%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (72.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) SNMP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Server Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Server Support
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support
6 1 (4.00%) Server Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
2 2 (8.00%) iPhone
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (52.00%) MCSE
3 11 (44.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.00%) VMware GSX
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
6 1 (4.00%) XenApp
6 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.00%) UAG
6 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) MOM
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Intel
5 1 (4.00%) CommVault
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas