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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 69 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 29 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.85% 2.76% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.92% 12.09% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 14
Average daily rate
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£393 £348 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +26.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £245 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 13
Average hourly rate £13.75 £22.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.20% +53.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £14.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £29.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.89%
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
366 339 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.34% 22.84% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 142 111
Average daily rate £339 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+207.95% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £70 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 56
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.95 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +17 10 £380 +1.33% 2
Nottinghamshire -14 8 £244 -30.35% 2
Leicestershire +1 4 £350 +33.33% 2
Lincolnshire -3 3 - -
Northamptonshire -9 3 £675 -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (80.26%) Active Directory
3 53 (69.74%) Microsoft
4 45 (59.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (52.63%) Windows XP
6 39 (51.32%) VMware
7 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 20 (26.32%) UNIX
8 20 (26.32%) DNS
9 19 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 19 (25.00%) MS Office
9 19 (25.00%) VMware ESX
10 18 (23.68%) Windows 7
11 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
11 17 (22.37%) TCP/IP
12 16 (21.05%) Configuration Management
12 16 (21.05%) MS Exchange
12 16 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (19.74%) SCCM
13 15 (19.74%) Manufacturing
14 13 (17.11%) Lync
15 12 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (15.79%) Windows 8
16 11 (14.47%) Degree
16 11 (14.47%) WAN
16 11 (14.47%) SQL
16 11 (14.47%) DHCP
17 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 16 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.11%) Lync
3 8 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (9.21%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.63%) IIS
7 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.32%) Apache
8 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (25.00%) MS Office
2 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) DNS
2 17 (22.37%) TCP/IP
3 11 (14.47%) WAN
3 11 (14.47%) DHCP
4 10 (13.16%) LAN
5 9 (11.84%) Firewall
6 8 (10.53%) Internet
7 6 (7.89%) ADSL
7 6 (7.89%) Broadband
8 5 (6.58%) SAN
9 3 (3.95%) LDAP
9 3 (3.95%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.63%) IPsec
10 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.32%) VLAN
11 1 (1.32%) Network Security
11 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.32%) MPLS
11 1 (1.32%) VPN
11 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.32%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MSI
General
1 15 (19.74%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Technical Leader
2 11 (14.47%) Analyst
2 11 (14.47%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (7.89%) Architect
5 5 (6.58%) Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Administrator
8 2 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Active Directory Specialist
8 2 (2.63%) IT Support Assistant
8 2 (2.63%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.16%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.89%) Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) PKI
5 2 (2.63%) AS400
6 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (59.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (52.63%) Windows XP
4 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (26.32%) UNIX
6 18 (23.68%) Windows 7
7 12 (15.79%) Windows 8
8 10 (13.16%) Linux
9 9 (11.84%) Windows Vista
10 8 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (9.21%) Windows 2000
12 3 (3.95%) Solaris
12 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
12 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Configuration Management
1 16 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
2 12 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (13.16%) Migration
4 7 (9.21%) OOP
4 7 (9.21%) OO
5 6 (7.89%) Project Management
5 6 (7.89%) Validation
5 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.58%) ITIL
7 4 (5.26%) Line Management
8 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (2.63%) Change Management
9 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.63%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) SQL
2 7 (9.21%) VB
3 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.32%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.47%) Degree
4 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (10.53%) MCSE
6 5 (6.58%) MCITP
7 4 (5.26%) VCP4
8 2 (2.63%) MCP
9 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.32%) CCNP
9 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.32%) HP APS
9 1 (1.32%) CCENT
9 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (80.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.58%) ISA Server
5 5 (6.58%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (5.26%) vSphere
7 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.63%) XenApp
8 1 (1.32%) XenServer
8 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) SCOM
2 6 (7.89%) WSUS
3 2 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.32%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 53 (69.74%) Microsoft
2 39 (51.32%) VMware
3 19 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (13.16%) HP
5 9 (11.84%) Cisco
6 6 (7.89%) EMC
6 6 (7.89%) Citrix
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle
8 1 (1.32%) Cognos
8 1 (1.32%) IBM
8 1 (1.32%) NetApp
8 1 (1.32%) Symantec
8 1 (1.32%) Teradata
8 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.32%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.32%) Veeam