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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 68 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.74% 1.04% 2.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.76% 5.23% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 11
Average daily rate £425 £325 £252
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +28.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £515 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -68.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
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
186 153 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.70% 19.84% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 74 85
Average daily rate £370 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 32
Average hourly rate £16.84 £14.35 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -30.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 3 £245 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) .NET
6 6 (42.86%) VMware
7 5 (35.71%) Migration
7 5 (35.71%) IIS
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (21.43%) Banking
9 3 (21.43%) HP
9 3 (21.43%) IBM
10 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 2 (14.29%) SMTP
10 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 2 (14.29%) DNS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
5 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) SMTP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Server Support
1 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Postfix
3 2 (14.29%) Sendmail
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
5 2 (14.29%) MobileIron
5 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) Trustwave
6 1 (7.14%) AppSense
6 1 (7.14%) Avaya
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) Sun
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