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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 81 55 77
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 47 98 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.84% 3.15% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.48% 12.41% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 59 39
Median daily rate £350 £288 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% +48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £9.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.09% +17.18%
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
628 790 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.64% 25.36% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 434 411
Median daily rate £350 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 104 124
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Essex +7 11 £350 -12.50% 1
Bedfordshire +3 11 £425 +44.68% 2
Hertfordshire -8 10 £300 -29.41% 4
Cambridgeshire +5 7 £388 +23.50% 1
Norfolk -20 5 £300 +71.42%
Suffolk -2 2 £173 -52.41%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (58.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (58.23%) Windows Server
3 39 (49.37%) VMware
4 37 (46.84%) Active Directory
4 37 (46.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
6 27 (34.18%) Citrix
7 24 (30.38%) IIS
8 21 (26.58%) DNS
9 20 (25.32%) SQL
9 20 (25.32%) ITIL
10 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
11 18 (22.78%) SharePoint
12 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
13 15 (18.99%) DHCP
14 13 (16.46%) Cisco
14 13 (16.46%) Finance
15 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
15 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
15 12 (15.19%) MS Office
15 12 (15.19%) MS Exchange
16 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (12.66%) SCCM
17 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
17 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
18 9 (11.39%) Dell
18 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
19 8 (10.13%) Network Load Balancing
19 8 (10.13%) HP

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 (30.38%) IIS
2 18 (22.78%) SharePoint
3 12 (15.19%) MS Exchange
4 7 (8.86%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.33%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.53%) IBM Domino
8 2 (2.53%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Office
2 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) DNS
2 15 (18.99%) DHCP
3 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.13%) LAN
5 7 (8.86%) HTTP
5 7 (8.86%) SAN
5 7 (8.86%) VLAN
5 7 (8.86%) WAN
6 6 (7.59%) Firewall
7 5 (6.33%) Internet
8 4 (5.06%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.80%) SMTP
9 3 (3.80%) VoIP
10 2 (2.53%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.53%) LDAP
10 2 (2.53%) OSPF
10 2 (2.53%) VRRP
10 2 (2.53%) Wireless
11 1 (1.27%) Intranet
11 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) GIS
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.80%) MySQL
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Bugzilla
1 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
1 1 (1.27%) Subversion
1 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.27%) Trac
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Analyst
1 17 (21.52%) Server Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.66%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Architect
7 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.33%) Active Directory Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Security Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.06%) VMware Architect
8 4 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
1 8 (10.13%) Classic ASP
2 6 (7.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Clustering
2 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.33%) Fat Client
3 5 (6.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.53%) EPoS
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) CCTV
5 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) FMCG
5 1 (1.27%) IVR
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) PKI
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (58.23%) Windows Server
2 46 (58.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (46.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.86%) Linux
6 6 (7.59%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (5.06%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.80%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.80%) Solaris
9 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.27%) Debian
11 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.27%) SUSE
11 1 (1.27%) Unix
11 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) ITIL
2 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.13%) Network Load Balancing
4 7 (8.86%) Capacity Management
4 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.86%) CRM
4 7 (8.86%) Information Security
5 6 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (7.59%) Migration
6 5 (6.33%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.06%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.06%) Web Filtering
8 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.80%) ITSM
9 2 (2.53%) Change Management
9 2 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.53%) Information Security Management
9 2 (2.53%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.53%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.80%) C
3 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) CCNA
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.33%) CISSP
4 5 (6.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (6.33%) MCSA
5 4 (5.06%) MCITP
6 3 (3.80%) MCSE
7 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.53%) CISM
8 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.27%) Degree
8 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) FISMA
2 1 (1.27%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (46.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.13%) VMware ESX
5 7 (8.86%) XenApp
6 6 (7.59%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (6.33%) Firmware
8 4 (5.06%) vSphere
9 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.27%) NFS
11 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) SCCM
2 4 (5.06%) WSUS
3 2 (2.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 39 (49.37%) VMware
2 34 (43.04%) Microsoft
3 27 (34.18%) Citrix
4 13 (16.46%) Cisco
5 9 (11.39%) Dell
6 8 (10.13%) HP
7 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.80%) Cognos
8 3 (3.80%) IronPort
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle
9 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.53%) Lotus
9 2 (2.53%) Mitel
9 2 (2.53%) PlateSpin
9 2 (2.53%) Symantec
10 1 (1.27%) Apple
10 1 (1.27%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.27%) NetApp
10 1 (1.27%) SonicWALL