The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 97 60 80
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 36 91 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 3.09% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.75% 11.70% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 53 38
Median daily rate £370 £225 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £9.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £23.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £18.61 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+31.68% +18.12%
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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
626 778 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.72% 26.44% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 420 378
Median daily rate £350 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 99 122
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.60 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the East of England region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the East of England region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Bedfordshire +10 12 £425 +61.90% 1
Essex +10 11 £350 -12.50%
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £388 +29.70% 1
Hertfordshire -7 3 £370 +5.71% 2
Norfolk -20 3 £300 +71.42%
Suffolk -7 2 £173 -6.12%
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (62.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
4 35 (46.67%) Windows Server
5 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 33 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (41.33%) VMware
7 24 (32.00%) IIS
7 24 (32.00%) Windows 7
8 21 (28.00%) SQL
8 21 (28.00%) ITIL
8 21 (28.00%) Citrix
9 20 (26.67%) DNS
9 20 (26.67%) SharePoint
10 14 (18.67%) DHCP
11 13 (17.33%) MS Office
11 13 (17.33%) Cisco
11 13 (17.33%) Service Delivery
11 13 (17.33%) Finance
12 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
12 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
13 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
13 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
14 9 (12.00%) SCCM
14 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (12.00%) CRM
14 9 (12.00%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (10.67%) Migration
15 8 (10.67%) Firewall
15 8 (10.67%) LAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 24 (32.00%) IIS
2 20 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (10.67%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (10.67%) Skype for Business
4 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.67%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Office
2 10 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) DNS
2 14 (18.67%) DHCP
3 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.67%) Firewall
4 8 (10.67%) LAN
4 8 (10.67%) SAN
4 8 (10.67%) WAN
5 7 (9.33%) HTTP
6 6 (8.00%) VLAN
7 4 (5.33%) Internet
8 3 (4.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.00%) SMTP
9 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.67%) OSPF
9 2 (2.67%) VoIP
9 2 (2.67%) VRRP
9 2 (2.67%) Wireless
10 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) GIS
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
1 1 (1.33%) Subversion
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.33%) Trac
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Analyst
2 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Server Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Applications Support
3 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Active Directory Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Web Applications Support
7 3 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) .NET
1 8 (10.67%) Classic ASP
2 6 (8.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 5 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) EPoS
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) FMCG
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) IVR
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (62.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 33 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (32.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.00%) Linux
7 3 (4.00%) Mac OS
7 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.33%) Debian
9 1 (1.33%) Solaris
9 1 (1.33%) SUSE
9 1 (1.33%) Unix
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) Service Delivery
3 9 (12.00%) CRM
4 8 (10.67%) Migration
4 8 (10.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (9.33%) Capacity Management
5 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.33%) Information Security
6 6 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.67%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.00%) ITSM
8 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.00%) Web Filtering
9 2 (2.67%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.67%) Change Management
9 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.67%) Information Security Management
9 2 (2.67%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.00%) C
3 3 (4.00%) VBScript
4 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) CCNA
1 6 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) CISSP
3 3 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.00%) MCSA
3 3 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (2.67%) CISM
4 2 (2.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 3 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.33%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.33%) Terminal Server
6 3 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.00%) vSphere
6 3 (4.00%) XenApp
7 2 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.67%) Firmware
8 1 (1.33%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.33%) NFS
8 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) SCOM
3 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.67%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (41.33%) VMware
3 21 (28.00%) Citrix
4 13 (17.33%) Cisco
5 8 (10.67%) Dell
5 8 (10.67%) HP
6 3 (4.00%) Cognos
6 3 (4.00%) IronPort
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle
6 3 (4.00%) Symantec
7 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.67%) Lotus
7 2 (2.67%) Mitel
7 2 (2.67%) PlateSpin
7 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.33%) Apple
8 1 (1.33%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.33%) NetApp