The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 41 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.06% 2.71% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.27% 14.75% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate £288 £270 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £280
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £18.52
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -13.58%
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
55 61 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.55% 18.37% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 36
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Intranet
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) CommVault
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Simpana
2 1 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) Finjan
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp