Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 294 306 236
Rank change year-on-year +12 -70 -55
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 62 79 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.47% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.99% 2.17% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 79
South East median daily rate £340 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +19.05% -2.06%
10th Percentile £119 £232 £150
90th Percentile £500 £468 £421
England median daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year +7.69% +0.78% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 18
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% -67.12%
England median hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 £16.95
% change year-on-year -42.86% +23.93% -18.98%

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 3,121 3,637 3,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.36% 21.82% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,826 1,968 1,958
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £156 £168 £187
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 319 271
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -6.85%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.68% +5.35%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the South East over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the South East

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 19 August 2019. 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
Thames Valley +38 42 £131 -69.01% 7
Berkshire +17 28 £130 -45.83% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £463 +9.00% 1
Hampshire +6 14 £391 -2.19% 1
Surrey +10 4 £266 -20.67% 1
West Sussex +11 2 £475 +72.73%
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 32 (51.61%) Windows Server
4 31 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
6 27 (43.55%) VMware
7 26 (41.94%) SharePoint
8 25 (40.32%) IIS
8 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (38.71%) Internet
10 22 (35.48%) McAfee
10 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (35.48%) DV Cleared
10 22 (35.48%) Self-Motivation
11 21 (33.87%) SharePoint Server
11 21 (33.87%) McAfee ePO
11 21 (33.87%) MS Exchange
12 20 (32.26%) Software Distribution
12 20 (32.26%) Server Patching
12 20 (32.26%) SC Cleared
12 20 (32.26%) Security Operations
12 20 (32.26%) Security Monitoring
13 19 (30.65%) SCCM
13 19 (30.65%) Hyper-V
14 16 (25.81%) Firewall
15 15 (24.19%) Windows XP
15 15 (24.19%) Office 365
15 15 (24.19%) SCOM
16 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (20.97%) DNS

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 26 (41.94%) SharePoint
2 25 (40.32%) IIS
3 21 (33.87%) MS Exchange
3 21 (33.87%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.84%) Apache
7 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (3.23%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
9 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.61%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.61%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Office 365
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.71%) Internet
2 16 (25.81%) Firewall
3 13 (20.97%) DNS
4 12 (19.35%) DHCP
5 7 (11.29%) NaaS
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (9.68%) WAN
7 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.06%) VPN
8 4 (6.45%) LAN
8 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
8 4 (6.45%) SAN
9 3 (4.84%) BIG-IP
9 3 (4.84%) NAS
9 3 (4.84%) VoIP
10 2 (3.23%) MPLS
10 2 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (3.23%) WebEx
11 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.23%) Big Data
4 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (12.90%) Law
2 7 (11.29%) Legal
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Operations Technician
2 19 (30.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 18 (29.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 13 (20.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 13 (20.97%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 13 (20.97%) Support Technician
5 11 (17.74%) Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Support
6 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Technical Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
10 3 (4.84%) IT Support
10 3 (4.84%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (20.97%) Clustering
3 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) NHS
6 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.23%) iPhone
6 2 (3.23%) Replication
7 1 (1.61%) EMC Centera
7 1 (1.61%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.61%) iPad
7 1 (1.61%) PDA
7 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 25 (40.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (24.19%) Windows XP
6 11 (17.74%) Windows 7
7 9 (14.52%) Windows 10
7 9 (14.52%) Windows 8
8 7 (11.29%) Windows Vista
9 5 (8.06%) Linux
10 3 (4.84%) Unix
11 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.61%) Android
12 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.61%) CentOS
12 1 (1.61%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.61%) Solaris
12 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Security Monitoring
1 20 (32.26%) Security Operations
1 20 (32.26%) Server Patching
1 20 (32.26%) Software Distribution
2 8 (12.90%) Change Management
2 8 (12.90%) Information Security
2 8 (12.90%) Information Security Management
2 8 (12.90%) ISMS
2 8 (12.90%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Security Management
3 7 (11.29%) Customer-Centricity
3 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
3 7 (11.29%) Problem Management
4 6 (9.68%) Server Building
4 6 (9.68%) Server Management
5 5 (8.06%) Antivirus Management
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (4.84%) Preventative Maintenance
7 3 (4.84%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.29%) Java
3 2 (3.23%) SQL
3 2 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.61%) C
4 1 (1.61%) Perl
4 1 (1.61%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (35.48%) DV Cleared
3 20 (32.26%) SC Cleared
4 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (17.74%) CCNA
6 11 (17.74%) MCITP
7 8 (12.90%) MCSA
8 5 (8.06%) MCSE
9 4 (6.45%) Degree
10 2 (3.23%) CCNP
10 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.61%) CCDP
11 1 (1.61%) CCSP
11 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) GDPR
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (46.77%) Active Directory
2 19 (30.65%) Hyper-V
3 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.68%) XenApp
5 5 (8.06%) DFS Replication
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.23%) NDS
7 2 (3.23%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.23%) vSphere
8 1 (1.61%) iptables
8 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.61%) NFS
8 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (33.87%) McAfee ePO
2 19 (30.65%) SCCM
3 15 (24.19%) SCOM
4 8 (12.90%) WSUS
5 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (8.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (8.06%) SCVMM
7 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.61%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.61%) Netcool
8 1 (1.61%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (1.61%) Netcool/Webtop
8 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.61%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 27 (43.55%) VMware
3 22 (35.48%) McAfee
4 12 (19.35%) Cisco
4 12 (19.35%) HP
5 11 (17.74%) Citrix
6 8 (12.90%) Adobe
6 8 (12.90%) F5
6 8 (12.90%) Sony
7 7 (11.29%) Ivanti
7 7 (11.29%) Splunk
8 6 (9.68%) Meraki
9 4 (6.45%) Oracle
9 4 (6.45%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.84%) Apple
10 3 (4.84%) NetApp
10 3 (4.84%) Symantec
11 2 (3.23%) Lotus
11 2 (3.23%) Remedy
11 2 (3.23%) Veeam