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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 63 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 32 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.98% 3.56% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.36% 16.55% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 18
Average daily rate £260 £265 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.67 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.40% +5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £9.78 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.41 £17.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
342 278 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.20% 21.53% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 99 119
Average daily rate £245 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 57 50
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.20 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £27.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -9 16 £250 +26.58% 2
Nottinghamshire -10 10 - - 6
Northamptonshire -16 1 - - 4
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 2
Derbyshire - - - - 2
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (59.72%) Active Directory
4 41 (56.94%) Microsoft
5 38 (52.78%) VMware
6 29 (40.28%) Windows XP
7 23 (31.94%) Citrix
8 16 (22.22%) ITIL
8 16 (22.22%) Windows 7
9 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 15 (20.83%) HP
10 14 (19.44%) Cisco
10 14 (19.44%) IIS
10 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
10 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
10 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
11 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (18.06%) MS Office
12 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (16.67%) SAN
13 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (13.89%) Migration
14 10 (13.89%) Firewall
15 9 (12.50%) Dell
15 9 (12.50%) SQL
15 9 (12.50%) vSphere
15 9 (12.50%) XenApp
16 8 (11.11%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) IIS
1 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) Lync
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Office
2 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 12 (16.67%) SAN
2 10 (13.89%) Firewall
3 8 (11.11%) LAN
3 8 (11.11%) WAN
4 5 (6.94%) Internet
4 5 (6.94%) DNS
5 4 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 4 (5.56%) DHCP
6 3 (4.17%) Wireless
7 2 (2.78%) FTP
7 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.78%) VLAN
8 1 (1.39%) SMTP
8 1 (1.39%) VoIP
8 1 (1.39%) Broadband
8 1 (1.39%) ISDN
8 1 (1.39%) MPLS
8 1 (1.39%) VPN
8 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Moq
1 2 (2.78%) NUnit
2 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Local Government
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.17%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (2.78%) StructureMap
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
1 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.78%) XML
1 2 (2.78%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.39%) EDIFACT
2 1 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) EDI
2 1 (1.39%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Clustering
2 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (40.28%) Windows XP
4 16 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.72%) UNIX
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 6 (8.33%) Linux
7 5 (6.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (5.56%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.78%) SUSE
11 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) ITIL
2 10 (13.89%) Migration
3 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.56%) Project Management
4 4 (5.56%) ITSM
4 4 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.17%) Change Management
5 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.78%) Scrum
6 2 (2.78%) MVC
7 1 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.39%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.39%) ERP
7 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.39%) Change Control
7 1 (1.39%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.56%) VBScript
4 3 (4.17%) VB
5 2 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) SC Cleared
1 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.72%) MCSE
4 6 (8.33%) MCP
5 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (1.39%) CCNP
7 1 (1.39%) CCNA
7 1 (1.39%) CNE
7 1 (1.39%) Novell Certification
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.39%) CCEE
7 1 (1.39%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (59.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.50%) vSphere
3 9 (12.50%) XenApp
4 7 (9.72%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) SCCM
1 8 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 7 (9.72%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.39%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) Microsoft
2 38 (52.78%) VMware
3 23 (31.94%) Citrix
4 15 (20.83%) HP
5 14 (19.44%) Cisco
6 9 (12.50%) Dell
7 6 (8.33%) Oracle
7 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.56%) Remedy
8 4 (5.56%) Altiris
9 2 (2.78%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.78%) Siemens
10 1 (1.39%) Capita
10 1 (1.39%) AppSense
10 1 (1.39%) SAP
10 1 (1.39%) Motorola
10 1 (1.39%) IBM
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