The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 0.50% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 2.45% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 14
Median daily rate £436 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £138 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £490 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.24% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%
Windows Server 2003
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
132 204 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.75% 20.36% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 136 75
Median daily rate £425 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 18
Median hourly rate £18.58 £17.17 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% +6.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cheshire region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cheshire region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 2 £436 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Postfix
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Messaging Support
1 1 (25.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Postfix
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (25.00%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) IronPort
2 1 (25.00%) Lumension
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
2 1 (25.00%) VMware