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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 45 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 18 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.47% 3.45% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.39% 17.42% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -35.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £220 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £413 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.04% +15.71%
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
158 132 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.64% 19.82% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 79 56
Average daily rate £320 £295 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +14.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 8
Average hourly rate £13.10 £15.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.25 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (70.59%) VMware
4 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
5 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (35.29%) DNS
8 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
9 10 (29.41%) SQL
10 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
10 9 (26.47%) HP
10 9 (26.47%) Citrix
10 9 (26.47%) vSphere
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (23.53%) Finance
11 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (23.53%) DHCP
11 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
12 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
12 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
12 7 (20.59%) SAN
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (17.65%) NetApp
13 6 (17.65%) Apple
13 6 (17.65%) LAN
13 6 (17.65%) MCSE
13 6 (17.65%) Wireless
13 6 (17.65%) XenApp
14 5 (14.71%) MCITP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (2.94%) Lync
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) DHCP
3 7 (20.59%) SAN
4 6 (17.65%) LAN
4 6 (17.65%) Wireless
5 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.88%) Firewall
6 2 (5.88%) VoIP
6 2 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) Multicast
7 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.94%) Broadband
7 1 (2.94%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Support Technician
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Applications Support
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Applications Support Technician
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 4 (11.76%) Network Technician
4 4 (11.76%) Network Support Technician
4 4 (11.76%) Network Support
5 3 (8.82%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Data Migration Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
1 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) PDA
2 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) Android
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX
6 2 (5.88%) Windows NT
6 2 (5.88%) Solaris
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Workflow
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) CRM
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) Fund Management
4 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
4 2 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) C
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
3 5 (14.71%) MCITP
3 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (26.47%) vSphere
4 6 (17.65%) XenApp
5 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.94%) XenServer
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.88%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) VMware
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) HP
3 9 (26.47%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) NetApp
4 6 (17.65%) Apple
5 3 (8.82%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) Compaq
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 2 (5.88%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
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