Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 October 2018 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 West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 176 146
Rank change year-on-year -13 -30 -72
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 29 22 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.40% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 2.24% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 41
South West median daily rate £450 £324 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.00% +7.92% -14.29%
10th Percentile £198 £173 £135
90th Percentile £514 £454 £425
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
South West median hourly rate - £47.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +295.83% -38.46%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +2.94% -24.02% +27.86%

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,339 980 1,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.03% 17.77% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 568 736
South West median daily rate £395 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £155 £145 £135
90th Percentile £563 £494 £550
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 89 111
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £19.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.32% +20.63% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.47 £48.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the South West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Bristol -7 12 £493 +96.02%
Wiltshire -12 7 £415 +3.75%
Somerset -6 4 £425 - 2
Gloucestershire -1 3 £195 -37.10% 3
Devon +2 1 £170 +7.94%
Dorset - 1 £215 - 2
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) Windows Server
3 16 (55.17%) Configuration Management
4 15 (51.72%) VMware
5 14 (48.28%) DevOps
6 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (44.83%) Citrix
7 12 (41.38%) Thin Client
7 12 (41.38%) Fat Client
8 10 (34.48%) Vagrant
8 10 (34.48%) Ansible
8 10 (34.48%) Packer
8 10 (34.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (34.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (34.48%) Travis CI
8 10 (34.48%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (34.48%) Terraform
8 10 (34.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (34.48%) Google
8 10 (34.48%) Selenium
8 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (34.48%) Puppet
8 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
8 10 (34.48%) Scrum
8 10 (34.48%) JSP
8 10 (34.48%) Struts

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (34.48%) JBoss
1 10 (34.48%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.90%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (34.48%) AWS CloudFormation
1 10 (34.48%) Google Cloud Platform
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) BGP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
3 2 (6.90%) FCoE
3 2 (6.90%) IPsec
3 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) MPLS
3 2 (6.90%) OSPF
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) SSL
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
3 2 (6.90%) VPLS
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) MS Access
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Ant
1 10 (34.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (34.48%) Jenkins
1 10 (34.48%) Selenium
1 10 (34.48%) Travis CI
1 10 (34.48%) Vagrant
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Senior DevOps
2 3 (10.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Release Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) JSP
1 10 (34.48%) Struts
2 3 (10.34%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Fat Client
1 12 (41.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.90%) Solaris
7 2 (6.90%) Unix
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Configuration Management
2 14 (48.28%) DevOps
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.90%) Demand Management
7 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.45%) Proactive Management
8 1 (3.45%) Service Management
8 1 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (34.48%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.34%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
6 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Ansible
1 10 (34.48%) Packer
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
1 10 (34.48%) Terraform
2 6 (20.69%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
5 2 (6.90%) Netcool
5 2 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) SCCM
5 2 (6.90%) Unicenter
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) Citrix
3 10 (34.48%) Google
4 9 (31.03%) MKS
5 6 (20.69%) McAfee
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) Veritas
8 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco
8 2 (6.90%) EMC
8 2 (6.90%) HP
8 2 (6.90%) Meridio
8 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.45%) CA
9 1 (3.45%) Ivanti
9 1 (3.45%) Symantec
9 1 (3.45%) Wyse