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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 0.94% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.04% 3.68% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £245 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.41
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.68%

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
99 163 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.75% 25.47% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 71 67
Median daily rate £313 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £153 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.38 £17.55 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) XenApp
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) Unix
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (22.22%) SCOM
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
7 2 (22.22%) vSphere
7 2 (22.22%) High Availability
7 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (11.11%) Office 365
8 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
8 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) HPUX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Kronos
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam