The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 49 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 3.59% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.67% 18.49% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 2
Average daily rate
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£303 £295 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -36.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £184 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £413 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
150 119 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.07% 19.44% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 64 51
Average daily rate £348 £300 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 12
Average hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2003
West Midlands

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (67.86%) VMware
4 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (35.71%) DNS
7 9 (32.14%) HP
8 8 (28.57%) Citrix
8 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 8 (28.57%) vSphere
9 7 (25.00%) Finance
9 7 (25.00%) LAN
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (21.43%) SQL
10 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
10 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
10 6 (21.43%) DHCP
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (21.43%) Wireless
10 6 (21.43%) NetApp
10 6 (21.43%) Apple
10 6 (21.43%) XenApp
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (17.86%) MCITP
11 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
11 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
12 4 (14.29%) MCSE

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
3 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 6 (21.43%) Wireless
4 4 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (10.71%) WAN
5 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) Broadband
7 1 (3.57%) 3G
7 1 (3.57%) Firewall
7 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.57%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 6 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Network Support Technician
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Support Technician
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 4 (14.29%) Network Technician
4 4 (14.29%) Network Support
5 3 (10.71%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Data Migration Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) PDA
3 1 (3.57%) AS400
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.29%) Android
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.14%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (3.57%) UNIX
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Project Management
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL
1 3 (10.71%) Workflow
1 3 (10.71%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Fund Management
2 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
2 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
3 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.57%) CRM
3 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
1 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCITP
2 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) MCSE
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) MCP
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) vSphere
4 6 (21.43%) XenApp
5 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) XenServer
6 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) SCVMM
3 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) VMware
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) HP
4 8 (28.57%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) NetApp
5 6 (21.43%) Apple
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) Meru Networks
6 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) Compaq
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
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