Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 12 August 2020 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
England > South East
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 295 295
Rank change year-on-year +138 0 -64
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 35 64 89
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.67% 2.02% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 54
Median daily rate £405 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +2.04% +16.67%
10th Percentile £184 £119 £228
90th Percentile £522 £500 £457
England median daily rate £413 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +11.49% +13.85% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.67% -50.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £15.60 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.20 £12.00 £34.63
England median hourly rate £19.90 £12.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +65.83% -41.46% +17.88%

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

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 953 3,175 3,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.83% 21.58% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 1,871 1,978
Median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £135 £156 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £433 £438
% change year-on-year +4.05% -1.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 249 318
Median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.91% +12.73%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £11.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +1.45%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the South East over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the South East over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 12 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +87 23 £450 +18.03%
Thames Valley +84 12 £400 +204.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +46 9 £400 -13.65% 3
Berkshire +65 3 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
3 30 (85.71%) Windows Server
4 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (54.29%) Hyper-V
6 18 (51.43%) VMware
7 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (42.86%) Clustering
8 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
10 12 (34.29%) WAN
10 12 (34.29%) DHCP
10 12 (34.29%) DNS
10 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2019
11 11 (31.43%) Failover Clustering
11 11 (31.43%) Remedy
11 11 (31.43%) High Availability
12 10 (28.57%) DV Cleared
13 9 (25.71%) Windows Vista
13 9 (25.71%) WSUS
13 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
13 9 (25.71%) SCCM
13 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
13 9 (25.71%) Azure
13 9 (25.71%) HP
13 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (25.71%) ITIL

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (8.57%) Acrobat
3 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DHCP
1 12 (34.29%) DNS
1 12 (34.29%) WAN
2 8 (22.86%) SMTP
2 8 (22.86%) SNMP
2 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) Internet
3 4 (11.43%) LAN
3 4 (11.43%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 4 (11.43%) WebEx
4 3 (8.57%) IPsec
4 3 (8.57%) Kerberos
4 3 (8.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) ClearCase
2 3 (8.57%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Analyst
1 6 (17.14%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Administrator
2 3 (8.57%) Deployment Specialist
2 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Specialist
2 3 (8.57%) Wintel Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Wintel Support
2 3 (8.57%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
3 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (5.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.57%) PDA
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2019
6 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
6 9 (25.71%) Windows Vista
7 8 (22.86%) Linux
7 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
8 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
10 4 (11.43%) Windows 2000
11 3 (8.57%) AIX
11 3 (8.57%) Unix
12 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) High Availability
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
5 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Security Patching
6 4 (11.43%) Change Management
6 4 (11.43%) ITSM
6 4 (11.43%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (11.43%) Server Building
6 4 (11.43%) Service Management
6 4 (11.43%) Software Deployment
7 3 (8.57%) DevOps
7 3 (8.57%) Time Management
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
8 2 (5.71%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) VB
2 7 (20.00%) VBScript
3 2 (5.71%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) MCSA
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (54.29%) Hyper-V
3 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.43%) XenApp
5 3 (8.57%) Terminal Server
5 3 (8.57%) UAG
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (31.43%) Failover Clustering
3 9 (25.71%) SCCM
3 9 (25.71%) WSUS
4 7 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (20.00%) SCOM
5 5 (14.29%) BladeLogic
6 4 (11.43%) PowerCLI
6 4 (11.43%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (11.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (11.43%) vCenter Server
7 3 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
7 3 (8.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (5.71%) SafeCom
8 2 (5.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) VMware
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) Remedy
4 9 (25.71%) HP
5 4 (11.43%) Bomgar
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) Peregrine
5 4 (11.43%) Symantec
6 3 (8.57%) Adobe
6 3 (8.57%) Computacenter
6 3 (8.57%) IBM
6 3 (8.57%) Lotus
6 3 (8.57%) McAfee