The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 69 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 -25  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.19% 0.16% 2.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.88% 0.54% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Median daily rate - £200 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -52.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.38% +16.12%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 114 185 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 21.59% 29.84% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 116 76
Median daily rate £410 £371 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +9.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 22
Median hourly rate £52.50 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +238.70% +6.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in West Sussex

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in West Sussex

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in West Sussex

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +10 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) BMC
6 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (36.36%) Office 365
6 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
7 3 (27.27%) Network Design
7 3 (27.27%) Network Security
7 3 (27.27%) NAS
7 3 (27.27%) Veeam
7 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
7 3 (27.27%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) ADSL
7 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
7 3 (27.27%) Apple

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) ADSL
5 3 (27.27%) NAS
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Rose
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Server Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Support
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB6
2 1 (9.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) BMC
2 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
3 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
3 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
3 3 (27.27%) Veeam
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) F5