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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 92 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 38 56 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.55% 1.98% 1.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.85% 9.05% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 35
Median daily rate £300 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £110 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
- -0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +105.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.40%
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
555 619 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.58% 21.83% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 275 404
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £140 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 103 125
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 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
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 September 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
Hertfordshire -4 15 £253 -40.58% 1
Essex +4 9 £375 -18.91% 3
Cambridgeshire +22 4 - - 1
Suffolk +6 4 £236 -40.93%
Norfolk 0 3 £300 +53.84%
Bedfordshire -20 2 £263 +14.13% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (72.97%) Windows Server
3 53 (71.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (59.46%) Active Directory
5 39 (52.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
7 34 (45.95%) Citrix
8 31 (41.89%) VMware
9 21 (28.38%) ITIL
10 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
11 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
12 16 (21.62%) Cisco
12 16 (21.62%) DNS
13 15 (20.27%) SQL
13 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
14 14 (18.92%) DHCP
14 14 (18.92%) Hyper-V
15 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
16 12 (16.22%) MS Office
16 12 (16.22%) SCCM
17 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
17 11 (14.86%) IIS
17 11 (14.86%) Dell
17 11 (14.86%) Finance
18 10 (13.51%) Firewall
18 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (13.51%) XenApp
19 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
19 9 (12.16%) Clustering
19 9 (12.16%) Information Security

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 18 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.86%) IIS
3 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.76%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Office
2 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) DNS
2 14 (18.92%) DHCP
3 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.51%) Firewall
5 8 (10.81%) VLAN
6 7 (9.46%) LAN
7 6 (8.11%) iSCSI
7 6 (8.11%) WAN
8 5 (6.76%) Internet
8 5 (6.76%) SAN
9 3 (4.05%) SMTP
9 3 (4.05%) VoIP
10 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.70%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.70%) LDAP
10 2 (2.70%) OSPF
10 2 (2.70%) VRRP
10 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.35%) Intranet
11 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) GIS
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.05%) MySQL
6 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Local Government
3 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Server Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.46%) VMware Architect
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Active Directory Architect
6 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V Architect
6 6 (8.11%) Security Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Active Directory Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Linux Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Clustering
2 7 (9.46%) Fat Client
2 7 (9.46%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Replication
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) EPoS
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) CCTV
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (72.97%) Windows Server
3 53 (71.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (52.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (22.97%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.81%) Linux
7 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
8 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (6.76%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.41%) Solaris
10 3 (4.05%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) ITIL
2 9 (12.16%) Information Security
3 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (5.41%) Migration
3 4 (5.41%) Web Filtering
4 2 (2.70%) Change Management
4 2 (2.70%) Data Protection
4 2 (2.70%) High Availability
4 2 (2.70%) Information Management
4 2 (2.70%) Information Security Management
4 2 (2.70%) ISMS
4 2 (2.70%) ITSM
4 2 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (2.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (2.70%) Security Management
4 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.70%) Service Management
4 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.05%) C
4 3 (4.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (9.46%) CISSP
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.11%) MCITP
4 5 (6.76%) CCNA
4 5 (6.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (6.76%) MCSA
4 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) A+ Certification
5 3 (4.05%) MCSE
6 2 (2.70%) CISM
6 2 (2.70%) Degree
6 2 (2.70%) MCTS
6 2 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.70%) SLA
4 1 (1.35%) FISMA
4 1 (1.35%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.51%) XenApp
4 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (8.11%) Firmware
5 6 (8.11%) vSphere
6 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.70%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.70%) XenServer
9 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) WSUS
3 2 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.35%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.35%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (1.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 34 (45.95%) Citrix
3 31 (41.89%) VMware
4 16 (21.62%) Cisco
5 11 (14.86%) Dell
6 8 (10.81%) HP
7 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.05%) Cognos
9 3 (4.05%) Intel Security
9 3 (4.05%) IronPort
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle
10 2 (2.70%) Juniper
10 2 (2.70%) Mitel
10 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.35%) Apple
11 1 (1.35%) AppSense
11 1 (1.35%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.35%) Veritas