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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 55 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 40 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.60% 2.16% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.98% 9.57% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 8
Average daily rate £294 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £253 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.50 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.90 £29.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.77% -6.06%
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
334 324 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.73% 22.58% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 143 158
Average daily rate £313 £340 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +209.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £120 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 70
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 £383 +13.33% 1
Nottinghamshire -8 9 £275 +4.76%
Leicestershire -9 6 £325 -7.14% 1
Northamptonshire +11 5 £200 -50.00% 3
Lincolnshire -5 3 £263 -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (81.03%) Active Directory
3 38 (65.52%) Windows Server
4 36 (62.07%) Windows XP
4 36 (62.07%) VMware
5 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
6 23 (39.66%) Configuration Management
7 21 (36.21%) VMware ESX
8 20 (34.48%) Red Hat
8 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (32.76%) Unix
10 18 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
11 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (25.86%) Firewall
12 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
12 15 (25.86%) Blackberry
13 13 (22.41%) MS Exchange
13 13 (22.41%) LAN
13 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (20.69%) HP
14 12 (20.69%) Manufacturing
15 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
16 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (17.24%) Migration
16 10 (17.24%) WAN
16 10 (17.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 9 (15.52%) SAN
17 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
18 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
18 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (22.41%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (10.34%) IIS
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) Firewall
2 13 (22.41%) LAN
3 10 (17.24%) WAN
4 9 (15.52%) SAN
5 6 (10.34%) Internet
6 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.90%) DNS
8 3 (5.17%) DHCP
8 3 (5.17%) VLAN
8 3 (5.17%) Wireless
9 2 (3.45%) IPv4
9 2 (3.45%) PBX
10 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.72%) Intranet
10 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) DTS
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (20.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Architect
2 18 (31.03%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (20.69%) Support Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) IT Support
5 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support
7 5 (8.62%) Developer
7 5 (8.62%) IT Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
1 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
1 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
1 5 (8.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Blackberry
2 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.72%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (65.52%) Windows Server
3 36 (62.07%) Windows XP
4 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (32.76%) Unix
6 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (10.34%) Linux
8 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.17%) Android
9 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
9 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.72%) SUSE
10 1 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Configuration Management
2 18 (31.03%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (17.24%) Migration
4 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (12.07%) Process Improvement
6 4 (6.90%) ITIL
7 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (5.17%) Service Management
8 2 (3.45%) Logistics
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.45%) Software Licensing
8 2 (3.45%) Web Filtering
9 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) C#
2 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.62%) VBScript
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) R
3 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) CCNA
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.45%) MCSA
3 2 (3.45%) MCSE
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 47 (81.03%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.21%) VMware ESX
3 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.90%) vSphere
5 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.72%) Firmware
6 1 (1.72%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (62.07%) VMware
2 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (34.48%) Red Hat
4 12 (20.69%) HP
5 6 (10.34%) NetApp
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco
6 4 (6.90%) Citrix
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle
7 3 (5.17%) Dell
7 3 (5.17%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
9 1 (1.72%) Altiris
9 1 (1.72%) arcserve
9 1 (1.72%) Exinda
9 1 (1.72%) IBM
9 1 (1.72%) Kronos
9 1 (1.72%) Novell
9 1 (1.72%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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