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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 52 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 50 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.01% 1.95% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.26% 9.04% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £293 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.65% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £230 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £325 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.00 £9.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £21.35 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -11.11%
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
377 332 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.68% 21.63% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 125 84
Average daily rate £347 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 81 66
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.11 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +14 17 £418 - 3
Leicestershire -4 11 £375 +25.00% 1
Northamptonshire +5 9 £300 -
Nottinghamshire -11 7 £275 - 1
Lincolnshire +7 6 £188 - 3
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 57 (74.03%) Active Directory
3 49 (63.64%) VMware
4 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
5 45 (58.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (50.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (37.66%) Windows XP
8 24 (31.17%) VMware ESX
9 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
10 20 (25.97%) MS Exchange
11 19 (24.68%) UNIX
11 19 (24.68%) Red Hat
11 19 (24.68%) Configuration Management
11 19 (24.68%) Requirements Analysis
11 19 (24.68%) SC Cleared
12 17 (22.08%) Manufacturing
12 17 (22.08%) Migration
12 17 (22.08%) DNS
13 15 (19.48%) Cisco
13 15 (19.48%) HP
13 15 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (19.48%) Hyper-V
14 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
14 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 14 (18.18%) Clustering
15 13 (16.88%) DHCP
16 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
18 10 (12.99%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.39%) Lync
4 6 (7.79%) IIS
5 5 (6.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.19%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.08%) DNS
2 13 (16.88%) DHCP
3 10 (12.99%) Firewall
4 8 (10.39%) SAN
4 8 (10.39%) WAN
4 8 (10.39%) LAN
5 7 (9.09%) PBX
5 7 (9.09%) VoIP
6 6 (7.79%) CTI
7 5 (6.49%) Internet
7 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.19%) IP Telephony
8 4 (5.19%) Wireless
9 3 (3.90%) Intranet
9 3 (3.90%) BIG-IP
9 3 (3.90%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.30%) LDAP
11 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.30%) DTS
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (22.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (16.88%) Architect
2 10 (12.99%) Technical Leader
3 9 (11.69%) Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Server Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Senior VoIP Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) VoIP Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
1 1 (1.30%) .NET
1 1 (1.30%) ADSI
1 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (18.18%) Clustering
2 7 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.60%) AS400
4 1 (1.30%) EPoS
4 1 (1.30%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (58.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (50.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (37.66%) Windows XP
5 19 (24.68%) UNIX
6 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 8 (10.39%) Windows 8
7 8 (10.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (5.19%) Linux
9 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) Configuration Management
1 19 (24.68%) Requirements Analysis
2 17 (22.08%) Migration
3 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.39%) ITIL
6 7 (9.09%) Change Management
6 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.49%) Project Management
7 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.90%) ITSM
9 3 (3.90%) Service Management
9 3 (3.90%) Change Control
9 3 (3.90%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.60%) Requirements Engineering
10 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.30%) C#
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.68%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) MCITP
5 3 (3.90%) MCSE
5 3 (3.90%) MCP
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) CCNP
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.30%) HP APS
System Software
1 57 (74.03%) Active Directory
2 24 (31.17%) VMware ESX
3 15 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (19.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) NFS
4 3 (3.90%) vSphere
5 2 (2.60%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.60%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.60%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) OVSD
2 3 (3.90%) SCOM
3 2 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.60%) WSUS
4 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (63.64%) VMware
2 47 (61.04%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.68%) Red Hat
4 15 (19.48%) Cisco
4 15 (19.48%) HP
5 7 (9.09%) Citrix
6 4 (5.19%) NetApp
7 3 (3.90%) Altiris
7 3 (3.90%) LANDesk
7 3 (3.90%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.90%) F5
7 3 (3.90%) Exinda
8 2 (2.60%) Sun
9 1 (1.30%) Symantec
9 1 (1.30%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) EMC
9 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.30%) Veeam
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