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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 69 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 29 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.77% 2.39% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.15% 10.40% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 7
Median daily rate £325 £290 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £188 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £556 £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £23.11 £19.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -16.88%
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
317 404 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.40% 22.95% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 189 123
Median daily rate £363 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £170 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 43 81
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.60 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £27.50 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +11 10 £375 +1.35%
Northamptonshire +2 6 £184 -63.25% 1
Lincolnshire +3 5 £325 +73.33%
Nottinghamshire -3 4 £275 +33.33%
Leicestershire 0 3 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (72.06%) Active Directory
2 49 (72.06%) Windows Server
3 42 (61.76%) VMware
4 40 (58.82%) Windows XP
5 36 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 26 (38.24%) Unix
7 25 (36.76%) Configuration Management
8 24 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (33.82%) Red Hat
9 23 (33.82%) VMware ESX
10 21 (30.88%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 16 (23.53%) Migration
12 16 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (22.06%) Manufacturing
13 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
13 15 (22.06%) HP
14 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
14 14 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
15 12 (17.65%) Mentoring
15 12 (17.65%) Firewall
16 11 (16.18%) Blackberry
16 11 (16.18%) LAN
16 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (16.18%) Process Improvement
17 10 (14.71%) ITIL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (22.06%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (10.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (8.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) Firewall
2 11 (16.18%) LAN
3 8 (11.76%) SAN
4 7 (10.29%) Internet
4 7 (10.29%) WAN
5 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.35%) DNS
7 4 (5.88%) DHCP
7 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.94%) VLAN
9 1 (1.47%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.47%) Intranet
9 1 (1.47%) IPv4
9 1 (1.47%) Network Security
9 1 (1.47%) PBX
9 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) DTS
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (22.06%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Architect
2 21 (30.88%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) IT Support
5 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Developer
6 6 (8.82%) SSIS Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) SSRS Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) .NET
1 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
1 6 (8.82%) Web Services
2 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.18%) Blackberry
3 8 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.41%) Replication
5 2 (2.94%) iPad
6 1 (1.47%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.47%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.47%) NHS
6 1 (1.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (72.06%) Windows Server
3 40 (58.82%) Windows XP
4 26 (38.24%) Unix
5 24 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 7 (10.29%) Linux
9 4 (5.88%) Android
10 3 (4.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Configuration Management
2 21 (30.88%) Requirements Analysis
3 16 (23.53%) Migration
4 12 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (16.18%) Process Improvement
6 10 (14.71%) ITIL
7 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (4.41%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.94%) Project Management
9 2 (2.94%) Service Management
10 1 (1.47%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.47%) High Availability
10 1 (1.47%) Identity Management
10 1 (1.47%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) VBScript
2 6 (8.82%) C#
2 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.35%) SQL
4 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.41%) CCNA
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.41%) MCSA
4 3 (4.41%) MCSE
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.47%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 49 (72.06%) Active Directory
2 23 (33.82%) VMware ESX
3 16 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.47%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) SCCM
2 3 (4.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) OVSD
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) VMware
2 36 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 23 (33.82%) Red Hat
4 15 (22.06%) HP
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco
6 5 (7.35%) NetApp
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle
8 2 (2.94%) Dell
8 2 (2.94%) Kronos
9 1 (1.47%) Altiris
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix
9 1 (1.47%) Exinda
9 1 (1.47%) F5
9 1 (1.47%) IBM
9 1 (1.47%) Novell
9 1 (1.47%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.47%) Twitter