The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 87 50
Rank change year-on-year -1 -37  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 31 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.07% 1.56% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.38% 4.99% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 36
Median daily rate £330 £323 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £303 £300
% change year-on-year -5.78% +0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.26% +31.42%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 434 621 651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 24.40% 31.17% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 376 377
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 59
Median hourly rate £13.26 £47.83 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.27% +184.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £18.75 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Hampshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Hampshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +2 4 £320 +6.66%
Basingstoke -3 4 £345 -
Portsmouth - 4 £235 -
Havant - 2 - -
Southampton +3 1 £413 +65.00% 1
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 27 (64.29%) Security Cleared
5 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
6 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (40.48%) VMware
8 16 (38.10%) PowerShell
8 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
9 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
10 13 (30.95%) Unix
11 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (23.81%) vSphere
12 10 (23.81%) SQL
12 10 (23.81%) HP
12 10 (23.81%) DNS
13 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
13 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
13 9 (21.43%) Migration
14 8 (19.05%) Oracle
14 8 (19.05%) DV Cleared
15 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
15 7 (16.67%) AIX
15 7 (16.67%) XML
15 7 (16.67%) ITIL
15 7 (16.67%) Linux
15 7 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.29%) IIS
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) DNS
2 7 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
4 1 (2.38%) SMTP
4 1 (2.38%) SNMP
4 1 (2.38%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.38%) SQLPlus
6 1 (2.38%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.38%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Local Government
1 2 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) DBA
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
1 7 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Specialist
3 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared DBA
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) XML
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) .NET
4 4 (9.52%) jQuery
4 4 (9.52%) XSLT
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.38%) COM
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) PKI
2 5 (11.90%) HACMP
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 28 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (30.95%) Unix
6 7 (16.67%) AIX
6 7 (16.67%) Linux
6 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.76%) Solaris
8 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) High Availability
3 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
3 4 (9.52%) Workflow
4 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 3 (7.14%) Records Management
4 3 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Service Design
5 2 (4.76%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Software Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) VBScript
4 5 (11.90%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) DV Cleared
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.52%) MCSE
6 3 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (7.14%) Degree
6 3 (7.14%) ISEB
6 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (4.76%) MCTS
8 1 (2.38%) CISSP
8 1 (2.38%) GCIH
8 1 (2.38%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.81%) vSphere
4 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (11.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (9.52%) XenApp
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Data Guard
1 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (7.14%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) HP
4 8 (19.05%) Oracle
5 7 (16.67%) IBM
5 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 6 (14.29%) Citrix
7 4 (9.52%) McAfee
7 4 (9.52%) Nintex
8 2 (4.76%) Altiris
8 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper
9 1 (2.38%) Arqiva
9 1 (2.38%) Borland
9 1 (2.38%) Lumension
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) Sophos