The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 52 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.22% 3.51% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.76% 15.13% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 2
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£231 £288 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% -19.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £160 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £414 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Windows Server 2003
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
158 152 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.60% 23.21% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 98 49
Average daily rate £338 £280 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.53% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.11% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £18.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Birmingham region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (83.33%) VMware
4 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) DNS
8 10 (33.33%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) SAN
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 8 (26.67%) DHCP
9 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 8 (26.67%) HP
9 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (26.67%) vSphere
10 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
10 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
10 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
10 7 (23.33%) Citrix
11 6 (20.00%) NetApp
11 6 (20.00%) ITIL
11 6 (20.00%) MCSE
11 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 5 (16.67%) XenApp

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 10 (33.33%) SAN
3 8 (26.67%) DHCP
3 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
5 2 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.33%) Multicast
6 1 (3.33%) 3G
6 1 (3.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 4 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Support Technician
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) PDA
2 1 (3.33%) FMCG
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
5 5 (16.67%) Solaris
5 5 (16.67%) Linux
5 5 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.67%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) CAD
4 2 (6.67%) Fund Management
4 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
4 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
2 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.67%) VB
4 4 (13.33%) VBA
5 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCSE
3 5 (16.67%) MCITP
4 3 (10.00%) MCP
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (26.67%) vSphere
4 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) XenServer
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) VMware
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) HP
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix
5 6 (20.00%) NetApp
6 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (16.67%) Symantec
7 3 (10.00%) IBM
8 2 (6.67%) Juniper
8 2 (6.67%) Compaq
8 2 (6.67%) EMC
8 2 (6.67%) Meru Networks
8 2 (6.67%) Apple
9 1 (3.33%) Siemens
9 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco
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