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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 58 57 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 35 36 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.18% 2.48% 4.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.44% 10.62% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £179 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £350 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -34.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
Windows Server 2003
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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
306 339 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.09% 23.40% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 148 150
Average daily rate £325 £325 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 64 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £24.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 16 £415 +27.69% 1
Northamptonshire -4 8 £407 +108.71% 2
Leicestershire -2 6 £375 +25.00% 1
Lincolnshire +4 3 £205 - 1
Nottinghamshire -15 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (75.32%) Active Directory
3 49 (63.64%) VMware
4 48 (62.34%) Microsoft
5 43 (55.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (51.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (41.56%) Windows XP
8 26 (33.77%) VMware ESX
9 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
10 21 (27.27%) SC Cleared
10 21 (27.27%) UNIX
11 20 (25.97%) MS Exchange
11 20 (25.97%) HP
11 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
11 20 (25.97%) Configuration Management
11 20 (25.97%) Requirements Analysis
12 19 (24.68%) Cisco
13 18 (23.38%) Manufacturing
13 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (22.08%) Hyper-V
14 17 (22.08%) Migration
15 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (18.18%) DNS
16 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
16 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
17 13 (16.88%) MS Office
17 13 (16.88%) DHCP
17 13 (16.88%) Firewall
17 13 (16.88%) Continuous Improvement
18 12 (15.58%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (25.97%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.39%) Lync
3 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.79%) IIS
4 6 (7.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.90%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) DNS
2 13 (16.88%) DHCP
2 13 (16.88%) Firewall
3 8 (10.39%) SAN
3 8 (10.39%) WAN
3 8 (10.39%) LAN
3 8 (10.39%) PBX
4 7 (9.09%) VoIP
5 6 (7.79%) Internet
5 6 (7.79%) CTI
5 6 (7.79%) Wireless
5 6 (7.79%) BIG-IP
5 6 (7.79%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.19%) VLAN
6 4 (5.19%) Intranet
6 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.90%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.60%) IPv4
8 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.30%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.30%) DB2
6 1 (1.30%) DTS
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) ProC
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (23.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Architect
2 11 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Technical Leader
4 8 (10.39%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (10.39%) Server Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.49%) Senior VoIP Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) VoIP Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 5 (6.49%) Migration Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.19%) Virtualisation Architect
9 3 (3.90%) IT Support
9 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) .NET
1 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
1 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.99%) Clustering
3 7 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.49%) HP Storage
5 4 (5.19%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.30%) EPoS
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (55.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (51.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (41.56%) Windows XP
5 21 (27.27%) UNIX
6 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
7 11 (14.29%) Linux
8 9 (11.69%) Windows 8
9 7 (9.09%) Ubuntu
10 6 (7.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (7.79%) CentOS
11 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.30%) AIX
11 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Configuration Management
1 20 (25.97%) Requirements Analysis
2 17 (22.08%) Migration
3 13 (16.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (15.58%) ITIL
5 10 (12.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (9.09%) Change Management
6 7 (9.09%) Change Control
6 7 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.79%) Capacity Management
7 6 (7.79%) ITSM
7 6 (7.79%) Service Management
8 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.90%) Project Management
9 3 (3.90%) Network Management
10 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.60%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.30%) Korn
3 1 (1.30%) C#
3 1 (1.30%) Java
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.30%) VBScript
3 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) MCP
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.90%) MCSE
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.30%) MCITP
System Software
1 58 (75.32%) Active Directory
2 26 (33.77%) VMware ESX
3 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (22.08%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.79%) NFS
6 2 (2.60%) vSphere
6 2 (2.60%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) OVSD
2 5 (6.49%) SCCM
3 2 (2.60%) SCOM
3 2 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
4 1 (1.30%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (63.64%) VMware
2 48 (62.34%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.97%) HP
3 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
4 19 (24.68%) Cisco
5 7 (9.09%) Citrix
6 6 (7.79%) NetApp
6 6 (7.79%) F5
7 4 (5.19%) Exinda
7 4 (5.19%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.19%) Altiris
8 3 (3.90%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.60%) Sun
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle
10 1 (1.30%) CA
10 1 (1.30%) EMC
10 1 (1.30%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.30%) ZyXEL
10 1 (1.30%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.30%) Veeam
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