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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 56 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 38 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.31% 2.01% 2.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.83% 8.42% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 10
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£313 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £254 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £351 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £13.75 £20.06 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.45% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.41 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £22.01 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
Windows Server 2003
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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
351 380 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.38% 23.84% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 179 116
Average daily rate £313 £200 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £70 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 67 69
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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
Derbyshire +26 17 £325 -7.27%
Nottinghamshire +2 11 £200 -26.60% 1
Leicestershire +14 3 £450 - 5
Northamptonshire -16 3 £230 - 1
Lincolnshire +9 1 £100 -68.25% 1
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (77.65%) Active Directory
3 60 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (67.06%) Microsoft
5 38 (44.71%) Windows XP
6 35 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (30.59%) Windows 7
8 24 (28.24%) DNS
8 24 (28.24%) VMware
9 22 (25.88%) UNIX
10 21 (24.71%) Citrix
10 21 (24.71%) Security Cleared
11 20 (23.53%) Red Hat
12 19 (22.35%) MS Office
12 19 (22.35%) Migration
13 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
14 17 (20.00%) Linux
14 17 (20.00%) SC Cleared
15 15 (17.65%) Cisco
16 13 (15.29%) VMware ESX
16 13 (15.29%) DHCP
16 13 (15.29%) HP
17 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (14.12%) MS Exchange
17 12 (14.12%) SCCM
18 11 (12.94%) Requirements Analysis
18 11 (12.94%) Degree
18 11 (12.94%) Windows Vista
18 11 (12.94%) PowerShell
18 11 (12.94%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (14.12%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.59%) Lync
3 7 (8.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (8.24%) Apache
3 7 (8.24%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.71%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.53%) IIS
7 1 (1.18%) Quickr
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Office
2 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.24%) DNS
2 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
3 13 (15.29%) DHCP
4 11 (12.94%) LDAP
4 11 (12.94%) Kerberos
4 11 (12.94%) Internet
4 11 (12.94%) Firewall
5 10 (11.76%) WAN
6 9 (10.59%) LAN
7 6 (7.06%) IPsec
8 5 (5.88%) ADSL
8 5 (5.88%) Broadband
9 3 (3.53%) Network Security
10 2 (2.35%) VoIP
10 2 (2.35%) SNMP
10 2 (2.35%) Intranet
11 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) MySQL
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MSI
2 2 (2.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 11 (12.94%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Finance
4 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Analyst
2 15 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (16.47%) Technical Leader
4 7 (8.24%) Server Support
5 6 (7.06%) Active Directory Specialist
6 5 (5.88%) Server Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.88%) Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Server Support Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.35%) Consultant
9 2 (2.35%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) ADSI
2 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) PKI
2 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.59%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.06%) Clustering
5 5 (5.88%) Open Source
6 2 (2.35%) AS400
6 2 (2.35%) FMCG
6 2 (2.35%) iSeries
7 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.18%) PDA
7 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (44.71%) Windows XP
4 35 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (30.59%) Windows 7
6 22 (25.88%) UNIX
7 17 (20.00%) Linux
8 11 (12.94%) Windows Vista
9 7 (8.24%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (7.06%) Windows 2000
10 6 (7.06%) CentOS
10 6 (7.06%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
11 3 (3.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Migration
2 11 (12.94%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (12.94%) ITIL
2 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
3 9 (10.59%) Project Management
4 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (8.24%) Incident Management
5 7 (8.24%) OOP
5 7 (8.24%) OO
6 6 (7.06%) Validation
6 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.71%) Line Management
8 2 (2.35%) Logistics
9 1 (1.18%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.18%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.18%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.18%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.18%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.18%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.59%) VB
3 7 (8.24%) SQL
4 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.35%) VBScript
6 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (24.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (12.94%) Degree
4 11 (12.94%) MCSE
5 4 (4.71%) MCITP
6 1 (1.18%) HP APS
6 1 (1.18%) CCENT
6 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (77.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.29%) VMware ESX
3 11 (12.94%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.24%) XenServer
5 5 (5.88%) XenApp
6 4 (4.71%) ISA Server
6 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (4.71%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (4.71%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.35%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.35%) vSphere
8 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (14.12%) SCCM
2 5 (5.88%) SCOM
2 5 (5.88%) WSUS
3 4 (4.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.18%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (67.06%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.24%) VMware
3 21 (24.71%) Citrix
4 20 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 15 (17.65%) Cisco
6 13 (15.29%) HP
7 5 (5.88%) EMC
8 4 (4.71%) Google
8 4 (4.71%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.53%) IBM
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle
10 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.35%) Remedy
11 1 (1.18%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.18%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.18%) Teradata
11 1 (1.18%) McAfee
11 1 (1.18%) Lotus
11 1 (1.18%) Cognos