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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 58 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 1.54% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.30% 11.22% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
Median daily rate £313 £368 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.96% +58.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £425 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £304 £301
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.40%
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 98 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.44% 13.71% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 51 75
Median daily rate £400 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £163 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
7 10 (43.48%) Migration
8 8 (34.78%) VMware
8 8 (34.78%) Citrix
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) Project Management
9 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
9 7 (30.43%) NetScaler
10 6 (26.09%) Rackspace
10 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (26.09%) XenServer
10 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (26.09%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (26.09%) DHCP
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 5 (21.74%) LAN
11 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (17.39%) WAN
12 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (17.39%) HP
12 4 (17.39%) MS Office
13 3 (13.04%) Firewall
13 3 (13.04%) MS Excel

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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Domino
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) NetScaler
2 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 5 (21.74%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) DNS
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 1 (4.35%) NAS
7 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) WebEx
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless
7 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Architect
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Architect
1 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Migration Architect
1 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Migration Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Server Support
3 2 (8.70%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support
3 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Security Hardening
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) MCSA
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
3 6 (26.09%) XenServer
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (13.04%) vSphere
7 2 (8.70%) XenApp
8 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) WSUS
2 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) DameWare
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Citrix
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Rackspace
4 4 (17.39%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.35%) Acronis
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Kronos
7 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos