The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 50 34 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 39 67 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.72% 4.61% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.44% 21.27% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 10
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£313 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £216 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £297
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% -39.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.25 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £52.75 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
341 315 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.75% 21.69% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 150 92
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 49 65
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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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
Leicestershire +3 12 £300 - 2
Nottinghamshire -8 9 £350 +16.66% 1
Northamptonshire +2 8 £195 - 6
Derbyshire 0 8 £325 -11.41% 5
Lincolnshire -5 2 - -
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (69.44%) Active Directory
4 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 33 (45.83%) Windows XP
6 27 (37.50%) Citrix
6 27 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 23 (31.94%) VMware
8 19 (26.39%) Migration
9 17 (23.61%) ITIL
9 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (22.22%) Cisco
11 14 (19.44%) WAN
11 14 (19.44%) MS Office
11 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
12 13 (18.06%) LAN
12 13 (18.06%) Firewall
13 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
14 10 (13.89%) HP
14 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
14 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
15 9 (12.50%) XenApp
15 9 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (12.50%) IIS
15 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
15 9 (12.50%) DNS
16 8 (11.11%) DHCP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (12.50%) IIS
3 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (9.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (8.33%) Apache
5 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.56%) Lync
7 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (19.44%) MS Office
2 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) WAN
2 13 (18.06%) LAN
2 13 (18.06%) Firewall
3 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.50%) DNS
5 8 (11.11%) DHCP
6 6 (8.33%) SAN
6 6 (8.33%) Wireless
7 5 (6.94%) LDAP
7 5 (6.94%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.78%) VLAN
8 2 (2.78%) FTP
9 1 (1.39%) VPN
9 1 (1.39%) Broadband
9 1 (1.39%) ISDN
9 1 (1.39%) VoIP
9 1 (1.39%) IPsec
9 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.39%) Internet
9 1 (1.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) NUnit
1 6 (8.33%) Moq
2 2 (2.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (15.28%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (13.89%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Developer
6 6 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Server Support
7 5 (6.94%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Server Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Server Support Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) .NET
1 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 6 (8.33%) NHibernate
1 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (8.33%) StructureMap
2 4 (5.56%) ADSI
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.39%) EDIFACT
3 1 (1.39%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.39%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (6.94%) Open Source
3 5 (6.94%) PKI
4 4 (5.56%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (1.39%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (45.83%) Windows XP
4 27 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (11.11%) Linux
8 7 (9.72%) Windows 2000
8 7 (9.72%) UNIX
9 6 (8.33%) CentOS
10 4 (5.56%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.39%) SUSE
11 1 (1.39%) Solaris
11 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Migration
2 17 (23.61%) ITIL
3 6 (8.33%) MVC
3 6 (8.33%) Scrum
4 5 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (6.94%) ITSM
5 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.39%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.39%) ERP
6 1 (1.39%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.39%) Project Management
6 1 (1.39%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.39%) Change Control
6 1 (1.39%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) C#
2 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.56%) SQL
4 3 (4.17%) VBScript
4 3 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.94%) MCSE
5 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.39%) VCP4
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
1 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.50%) XenApp
3 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.11%) XenServer
5 4 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.78%) vSphere
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.39%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Backup Exec
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
2 4 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (37.50%) Citrix
3 23 (31.94%) VMware
4 16 (22.22%) Cisco
5 10 (13.89%) HP
6 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
6 7 (9.72%) Remedy
7 5 (6.94%) Dell
8 4 (5.56%) Google
8 4 (5.56%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.78%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.78%) Symantec
10 1 (1.39%) SAP
10 1 (1.39%) IBM
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