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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.84% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.11% 4.35% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Median daily rate - £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £18.13 £16.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.28%

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
95 184 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.00% 19.27% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 94 70
Median daily rate £373 £341 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £254 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Chester +6 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) SMTP
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) VBScript
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus

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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) IronPort
3 1 (20.00%) Lumension
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Trend Micro
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 10 days ago