Period
to 19 May 2019

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 May 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 West
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 208 169 160
Rank change year-on-year -39 -9 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.20% 0.55% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% 2.59% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 23
South West median daily rate £350 £400 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +128.57% -42.62%
10th Percentile £233 £213 £106
90th Percentile £423 £517 £319
England median daily rate £364 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +11.92% +0.15% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
South West median hourly rate - - £25.00
England median hourly rate £12.00 £15.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.31% -17.57% -2.63%

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 1,409 1,083 876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.63% 21.19% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 569 514
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £135 £167 £135
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
England median daily rate £440 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 112 95
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -5.41% -11.90%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £12.10
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.98 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -1.47%

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 May 2019.

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 May 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
Devon -2 4 £300 +87.50%
Wiltshire -33 4 £400 +3.23%
Gloucestershire - 3 £310 - 1
Bristol -24 1 £450 -7.69%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Office 365
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Solaris
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (25.00%) Local Government
7 3 (25.00%) PKI
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) SCOM
7 3 (25.00%) XenApp
7 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (25.00%) Server Building
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 10

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 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (8.33%) Apache
5 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (8.33%) FCoE
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) IPsec
1 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) OSPF
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) VPLS
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JTS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Server Building
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Case Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Server Management
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (8.33%) Netcool
4 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) MobileIron
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) iManage
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas