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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 89 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 41 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.87% 2.69% 4.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.91% 10.96% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 29
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£275 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £175 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £18.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.39% +40.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £52.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.60%
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
285 374 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.73% 24.56% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 162 166
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 58 48
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £24.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 September 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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Nottinghamshire -18 4 - - 3
Lincolnshire +4 3 £235 -
Northamptonshire -8 3 £341 +74.87% 3
Leicestershire -11 3 £263 -
Derbyshire -8 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (74.24%) Active Directory
3 42 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 39 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (56.06%) VMware
6 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (40.91%) Windows XP
8 22 (33.33%) HP
9 19 (28.79%) VMware ESX
10 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 18 (27.27%) Cisco
10 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 16 (24.24%) UNIX
12 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
12 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
12 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
12 15 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
12 15 (22.73%) Hyper-V
13 14 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (21.21%) Firewall
13 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
14 13 (19.70%) DNS
15 12 (18.18%) Linux
15 12 (18.18%) ITIL
15 12 (18.18%) Manufacturing
15 12 (18.18%) Migration
16 11 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (16.67%) MS Office
16 11 (16.67%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 18 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (9.09%) IIS
5 5 (7.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (7.58%) Lync
6 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) Firewall
2 13 (19.70%) DNS
3 11 (16.67%) DHCP
4 9 (13.64%) PBX
4 9 (13.64%) Wireless
5 8 (12.12%) SAN
6 7 (10.61%) VoIP
7 6 (9.09%) WAN
7 6 (9.09%) CTI
7 6 (9.09%) LAN
7 6 (9.09%) BIG-IP
7 6 (9.09%) iSCSI
8 5 (7.58%) Internet
9 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.06%) VLAN
9 4 (6.06%) Intranet
10 3 (4.55%) IPv4
11 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.03%) IP Telephony
11 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.52%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) DB2
5 1 (1.52%) DTS
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) ProC
1 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Analyst
2 10 (15.15%) Architect
3 8 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Technical Leader
4 7 (10.61%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) VoIP Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Senior VoIP Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) Virtualisation Architect
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
1 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.52%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Clustering
2 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.12%) Blackberry
4 6 (9.09%) HP Storage
5 4 (6.06%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (3.03%) Replication
7 1 (1.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (51.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (40.91%) Windows XP
5 16 (24.24%) UNIX
6 12 (18.18%) Linux
7 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 7 (10.61%) Ubuntu
9 6 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (9.09%) CentOS
10 5 (7.58%) Windows 8
11 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.52%) AIX
12 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
1 15 (22.73%) Requirements Analysis
2 12 (18.18%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) Migration
3 11 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (12.12%) Change Control
5 8 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 6 (9.09%) ITSM
6 6 (9.09%) Service Management
7 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.06%) Network Management
8 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.55%) Project Management
9 3 (4.55%) Logistics
10 2 (3.03%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.52%) Korn
3 1 (1.52%) VBScript
3 1 (1.52%) VB
3 1 (1.52%) C#
3 1 (1.52%) Java
3 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.55%) MCP
5 3 (4.55%) MCSE
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.52%) MCITP
System Software
1 49 (74.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (28.79%) VMware ESX
3 15 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 14 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (9.09%) NFS
6 2 (3.03%) vSphere
6 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.52%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) OVSD
2 2 (3.03%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) SCOM
2 2 (3.03%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 37 (56.06%) VMware
3 22 (33.33%) HP
4 18 (27.27%) Cisco
5 15 (22.73%) Red Hat
6 7 (10.61%) NetApp
7 6 (9.09%) Citrix
7 6 (9.09%) F5
8 4 (6.06%) Exinda
8 4 (6.06%) Riverbed
8 4 (6.06%) Altiris
9 2 (3.03%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.03%) Symantec
9 2 (3.03%) CA
9 2 (3.03%) Sun
9 2 (3.03%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.52%) Meraki
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle
10 1 (1.52%) EMC
10 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
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