Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 176 142
Rank change year-on-year -33 -34 -62
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 18 19 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.34% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.17% 1.83% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 40
South West median daily rate £380 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.83% +7.50% -14.29%
10th Percentile £195 £175 £130
90th Percentile £514 £403 £466
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
South West median hourly rate - £31.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.04% -39.07%
England median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.21% -47.00% +46.03%

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 1,537 1,040 1,183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.92% 18.75% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 617 707
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
10th Percentile £140 £149 £135
90th Percentile £575 £513 £534
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 95 128
South West median hourly rate £21.00 £17.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.04% +8.44% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.80 £10.93
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £44.43
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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Somerset -4 5 £425 +41.67%
Wiltshire -26 5 £380 -5.00% 2
Bristol -8 3 £493 +96.02% 4
Gloucestershire -9 3 £195 -7.14%
Devon -2 1 £170 +7.94%
Dorset - 1 £215 -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (61.11%) DevOps
4 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 9 (50.00%) VMware
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle
8 6 (33.33%) Firewall
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
9 5 (27.78%) FCoE
9 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
9 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
9 5 (27.78%) VPLS
9 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (27.78%) Wireless
9 5 (27.78%) IPsec
9 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
9 5 (27.78%) MPLS
9 5 (27.78%) OSPF
9 5 (27.78%) BGP
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (27.78%) Citrix
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification

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 5 (27.78%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) BGP
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (27.78%) EIGRP
2 5 (27.78%) FCoE
2 5 (27.78%) IPsec
2 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) MPLS
2 5 (27.78%) OSPF
2 5 (27.78%) SSL
2 5 (27.78%) VoIP
2 5 (27.78%) VPLS
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) Wireless
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) MS Access
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) Ant
2 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) Travis CI
2 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Network Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Release and Configuration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) JSP
1 3 (16.67%) Struts
1 3 (16.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
1 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.11%) Solaris
6 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Demand Management
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) ISA Server
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) Packer
2 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Terraform
2 3 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.11%) Netcool
3 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Google
5 3 (16.67%) MKS
5 3 (16.67%) Veritas
6 2 (11.11%) EMC
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Meridio