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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / East of England
Rank 81 97 53
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -44
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 41 31 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.91% 1.32% 3.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.82% 5.52% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 25
Median daily rate £365 £363 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +34.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £181 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £320 £301
% change year-on-year
+0.15% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £17.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £29.04 £63.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%

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
524 562 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.35% 23.90% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 279 337
Median daily rate £350 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £146 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 127 121
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.44 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 18 January 2017.

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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Norfolk +20 19 £365 +62.22%
Suffolk -3 7 £288 +69.11%
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £375 +45.63% 5
Hertfordshire -3 6 £400 +3.22% 2
Bedfordshire +2 2 - -
Essex -1 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (62.16%) VMware
3 39 (52.70%) Windows Server
4 33 (44.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (40.54%) Windows 7
5 30 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (39.19%) ITIL
7 28 (37.84%) SQL
7 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
8 27 (36.49%) Active Directory
9 26 (35.14%) DNS
10 24 (32.43%) Finance
11 23 (31.08%) IIS
11 23 (31.08%) Citrix
12 22 (29.73%) VMware ESX
13 21 (28.38%) SharePoint
14 19 (25.68%) CRM
14 19 (25.68%) Avaya
14 19 (25.68%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (25.68%) Virtual Desktop
15 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (22.97%) Epicor
17 16 (21.62%) MS Exchange
18 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
19 11 (14.86%) XenApp
19 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
20 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
20 10 (13.51%) SAN
20 10 (13.51%) Firewall

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 23 (31.08%) IIS
2 21 (28.38%) SharePoint
3 19 (25.68%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (21.62%) MS Exchange
5 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.41%) IBM Notes
8 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
9 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
2 2 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.14%) DNS
2 10 (13.51%) Firewall
2 10 (13.51%) SAN
3 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.46%) DHCP
5 3 (4.05%) SMTP
5 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.70%) LAN
6 2 (2.70%) VLAN
6 2 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (1.35%) HSRP
7 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.35%) LDAP
7 1 (1.35%) NAS
7 1 (1.35%) Network Security
7 1 (1.35%) SMS
7 1 (1.35%) VoIP
7 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) GIS
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Local Government
2 2 (2.70%) Marketing
2 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Analyst
1 12 (16.22%) Support Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Operations Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Consultant
4 6 (8.11%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Architect
6 4 (5.41%) IT Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Operations Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Clustering
2 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.41%) PKI
3 3 (4.05%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.05%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) CCTV
5 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Handset
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (52.70%) Windows Server
3 33 (44.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (40.54%) Windows 7
4 30 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.81%) Linux
5 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.05%) Solaris
8 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) ITIL
2 19 (25.68%) CRM
3 8 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (8.11%) ITSM
5 5 (6.76%) Migration
6 4 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.05%) Change Management
7 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.05%) High Availability
8 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.70%) Information Security
8 2 (2.70%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.70%) Service Management
9 1 (1.35%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 1 (1.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 1 (1.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) MCITP
4 3 (4.05%) A+ Certification
4 3 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.05%) MCSE
5 2 (2.70%) CISSP
5 2 (2.70%) MCP
5 2 (2.70%) MCTS
5 2 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.35%) MCSA
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.35%) FISMA
3 1 (1.35%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (36.49%) Active Directory
3 22 (29.73%) VMware ESX
4 19 (25.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (14.86%) XenApp
6 9 (12.16%) vSphere
7 7 (9.46%) Hyper-V
7 7 (9.46%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.41%) Firmware
9 3 (4.05%) XenServer
10 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.70%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.35%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.35%) NetApp OnCommand
2 1 (1.35%) PowerCLI
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.35%) vMotion
2 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (62.16%) VMware
2 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.08%) Citrix
4 19 (25.68%) Avaya
5 17 (22.97%) Epicor
6 9 (12.16%) Cisco
7 7 (9.46%) Dell
8 6 (8.11%) HP
8 6 (8.11%) Intel Security
9 5 (6.76%) EMC
10 4 (5.41%) Lotus
10 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.05%) Juniper
12 2 (2.70%) Acronis
12 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.35%) F5
13 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.35%) Huawei
13 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
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