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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 46 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 21 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.66% 2.33% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.91% 11.81% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 1
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£275 £213 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +1.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
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
132 127 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.73% 19.72% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 64 38
Average daily rate £340 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £18.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -13.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £18.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 19 (55.88%) VMware
5 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (38.24%) SAN
8 9 (26.47%) UNIX
8 9 (26.47%) Linux
8 9 (26.47%) Finance
9 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
9 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 8 (23.53%) ITIL
9 8 (23.53%) Citrix
10 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (20.59%) Clustering
11 6 (17.65%) Banking
11 6 (17.65%) MS Office
11 6 (17.65%) SQL
11 6 (17.65%) VB
11 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
12 5 (14.71%) XenApp
12 5 (14.71%) Solaris
12 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000
12 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (14.71%) IBM
12 5 (14.71%) Red Hat

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.94%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) SAN
2 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) LAN
3 4 (11.76%) VPN
4 3 (8.82%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) NAS
5 2 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) Broadband
6 1 (2.94%) 3G
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) MOLAP
3 1 (2.94%) ROLAP
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) HOLAP
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Server Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Server Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Server Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
1 1 (2.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) PDA
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (26.47%) UNIX
4 9 (26.47%) Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 5 (14.71%) Solaris
7 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000
8 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Time Management
3 2 (5.88%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Server Building
4 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.94%) Validation
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Workflow
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) VB
3 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.88%) VBA
4 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCA
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) XenApp
4 4 (11.76%) vSphere
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (5.88%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.94%) XenServer
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.94%) Xen
6 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) VMware
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) IBM
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) AppSense
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) SAP
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) McAfee
6 1 (2.94%) Sophos
6 1 (2.94%) Autodesk
6 1 (2.94%) CommVault
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
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