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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 49 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 47 60 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.97% 3.65% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.70% 16.57% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 6
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£338 £300 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +32.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £12.10 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £52.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
370 362 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.39% 22.01% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 180 130
Average daily rate £325 £275 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £80 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 88
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -39.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.69 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +6 17 £350 -5.40%
Leicestershire +5 14 - - 5
Northamptonshire +10 8 £195 - 4
Nottinghamshire -2 5 £310 +13.76% 1
Lincolnshire -1 3 - -
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (75.32%) Active Directory
3 57 (74.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (58.44%) Microsoft
5 36 (46.75%) Windows XP
6 31 (40.26%) Windows 7
7 25 (32.47%) Citrix
8 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (27.27%) VMware
10 20 (25.97%) Migration
11 19 (24.68%) Cisco
12 17 (22.08%) WAN
13 16 (20.78%) LAN
13 16 (20.78%) MS Office
13 16 (20.78%) Firewall
14 15 (19.48%) DNS
15 14 (18.18%) HP
15 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
16 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
16 13 (16.88%) Red Hat
16 13 (16.88%) ITIL
16 13 (16.88%) UNIX
16 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
17 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
18 10 (12.99%) VMware ESX
18 10 (12.99%) Kerberos
18 10 (12.99%) Blackberry
18 10 (12.99%) LDAP
18 10 (12.99%) PowerShell
18 10 (12.99%) Windows 2000 Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.79%) IIS
4 6 (7.79%) Apache
4 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.19%) Lync
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.30%) Quickr
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Office
2 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.08%) WAN
2 16 (20.78%) LAN
2 16 (20.78%) Firewall
3 15 (19.48%) DNS
4 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
5 10 (12.99%) LDAP
5 10 (12.99%) Kerberos
6 7 (9.09%) DHCP
7 6 (7.79%) Internet
7 6 (7.79%) IPsec
8 5 (6.49%) Wireless
9 4 (5.19%) SAN
10 3 (3.90%) VoIP
10 3 (3.90%) Network Security
11 2 (2.60%) SNMP
11 2 (2.60%) Intranet
12 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.30%) VPN
12 1 (1.30%) SSL
12 1 (1.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) MySQL
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MSI
1 4 (5.19%) NUnit
1 4 (5.19%) Moq
2 2 (2.60%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Technical Leader
5 8 (10.39%) Desktop Support
5 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (7.79%) Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Active Directory Specialist
8 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Server Support
9 4 (5.19%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Server Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Server Support Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
1 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
1 4 (5.19%) ADSI
1 4 (5.19%) NHibernate
1 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (5.19%) StructureMap
2 1 (1.30%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.30%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) EDIFACT
2 1 (1.30%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Blackberry
1 10 (12.99%) PKI
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Open Source
4 4 (5.19%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (5.19%) Clustering
5 2 (2.60%) FMCG
6 1 (1.30%) iSeries
6 1 (1.30%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (1.30%) PDA
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (74.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (46.75%) Windows XP
4 31 (40.26%) Windows 7
5 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (16.88%) UNIX
7 10 (12.99%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (10.39%) Linux
9 6 (7.79%) CentOS
10 5 (6.49%) Windows Vista
11 4 (5.19%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.30%) Solaris
12 1 (1.30%) SUSE
12 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Migration
2 13 (16.88%) ITIL
3 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 6 (7.79%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.19%) MVC
5 4 (5.19%) Scrum
5 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.90%) Project Management
7 2 (2.60%) OOP
7 2 (2.60%) OO
7 2 (2.60%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.60%) Validation
7 2 (2.60%) Logistics
7 2 (2.60%) Line Management
8 1 (1.30%) Change Control
8 1 (1.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.30%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.49%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) VB
3 4 (5.19%) C#
4 3 (3.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.49%) Degree
4 5 (6.49%) MCSE
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (75.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.99%) VMware ESX
3 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.39%) XenApp
4 8 (10.39%) XenServer
5 7 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (2.60%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.30%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) SCCM
2 5 (6.49%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 45 (58.44%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.47%) Citrix
3 21 (27.27%) VMware
4 19 (24.68%) Cisco
5 14 (18.18%) HP
6 13 (16.88%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.19%) Dell
7 4 (5.19%) Google
7 4 (5.19%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.90%) Remedy
9 2 (2.60%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.60%) IBM
9 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.60%) Symantec
10 1 (1.30%) Lotus
10 1 (1.30%) SAP
10 1 (1.30%) McAfee
10 1 (1.30%) LANDesk