The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 88 89 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -38
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 20 12 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.23% 0.75% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.55% 4.49% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 16
Median daily rate £300 £263 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £468 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -39.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Windows Server 2003
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
265 267 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.34% 16.58% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 112 160
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £467 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 55
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £10.50 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £19.08 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 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 24 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Derbyshire +4 6 £300 -45.45%
Nottinghamshire -15 6 £313 -
Northamptonshire -5 4 £150 -40.00% 1
Leicestershire +4 2 £463 +76.19%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (69.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
4 23 (53.49%) Windows XP
4 23 (53.49%) Windows Server
5 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
6 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (32.56%) VMware
8 10 (23.26%) SCCM
8 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
8 10 (23.26%) LAN
8 10 (23.26%) ITIL
8 10 (23.26%) SQL
8 10 (23.26%) Citrix
9 9 (20.93%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.93%) WAN
9 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
9 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
9 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (18.60%) Blackberry
10 8 (18.60%) Firewall
11 7 (16.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (16.28%) Unix
11 7 (16.28%) HP
11 7 (16.28%) MS Office
11 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
11 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (16.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) IaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) LAN
2 9 (20.93%) WAN
3 8 (18.60%) Firewall
4 4 (9.30%) Internet
4 4 (9.30%) SAN
5 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.33%) DNS
6 1 (2.33%) NAS
6 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security
6 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) IT Support
3 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) IT Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) IT Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.60%) Blackberry
3 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (69.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (53.49%) Windows Server
3 23 (53.49%) Windows XP
4 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
6 7 (16.28%) Unix
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.33%) Android
9 1 (2.33%) Linux
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
2 5 (11.63%) Migration
3 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.98%) DevOps
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.65%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (2.33%) ETL
6 1 (2.33%) High Availability
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) VBScript
5 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.95%) XenDesktop
5 5 (11.63%) XenApp
6 4 (9.30%) vSphere
7 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.33%) Firmware
9 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.33%) OVSD
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) VMware
3 10 (23.26%) Citrix
4 7 (16.28%) HP
5 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) Apple
7 2 (4.65%) Brocade
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) F5
8 1 (2.33%) IBM
8 1 (2.33%) Intel
8 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.33%) Veeam
8 1 (2.33%) Webroot