The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 209 112 82
Rank change year-on-year
-97 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 611 982 1116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.93% 2.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.43% 8.63% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 573 629
Median daily rate £315 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £165 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 78 98
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +19.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.85 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.65 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+38.66% +19.04%
Windows Server 2003
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11255 11374 11169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.86% 22.36% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7200 6769 6480
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 886 937
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £40.00 £32.47
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London -88 169 £350 +3.70% 31
North East +20 131 £263 +19.31% 4
South East -77 106 £326 -3.33% 26
North West -10 58 £338 +27.35% 9
East of England -37 36 £370 +64.44% 3
South West -51 35 £300 -7.69% 11
West Midlands -55 31 £275 +3.77% 8
Yorkshire -44 25 £375 +36.36% 12
East Midlands -18 22 £250 -23.66% 6
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 1207 (100.00%) Windows
2 847 (70.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 803 (66.53%) Active Directory
4 794 (65.78%) Windows Server
5 622 (51.53%) VMware
5 622 (51.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 592 (49.05%) Microsoft
7 347 (28.75%) Citrix
8 337 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 293 (24.28%) MS Exchange
10 277 (22.95%) DHCP
11 267 (22.12%) DNS
12 265 (21.96%) ITIL
13 247 (20.46%) Windows 7
14 236 (19.55%) HP
15 232 (19.22%) Security Cleared
16 219 (18.14%) SQL
17 198 (16.40%) MS Office
18 189 (15.66%) SQL Server
19 183 (15.16%) Finance
19 183 (15.16%) PowerShell
20 179 (14.83%) Migration
21 174 (14.42%) SC Cleared
22 173 (14.33%) Windows XP
23 168 (13.92%) MS Excel
24 166 (13.75%) Linux
24 166 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
25 163 (13.50%) SCCM
26 159 (13.17%) Firewall
27 158 (13.09%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 293 (24.28%) MS Exchange
2 166 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 156 (12.92%) IIS
4 114 (9.44%) SharePoint
5 83 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 78 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 68 (5.63%) Skype for Business
8 64 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 26 (2.15%) IBM Notes
10 24 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 22 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 22 (1.82%) WebSphere
12 21 (1.74%) Apache
13 17 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
14 14 (1.16%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.99%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.91%) IBM Domino
17 10 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 198 (16.40%) MS Office
2 168 (13.92%) MS Excel
3 17 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.83%) MS Project
4 10 (0.83%) PaintShop Pro
5 7 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.50%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.083%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.083%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 6 (0.50%) Eikon
2 4 (0.33%) BusinessWare
2 4 (0.33%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Exstream
3 2 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.083%) assyst
4 1 (0.083%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.083%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.083%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 93 (7.71%) Office 365
2 38 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.75%) IaaS
5 8 (0.66%) Google Apps
5 8 (0.66%) SaaS
6 7 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.50%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.41%) PaaS
9 4 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.25%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.25%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.083%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.083%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.083%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.083%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 277 (22.95%) DHCP
2 267 (22.12%) DNS
3 159 (13.17%) Firewall
4 142 (11.76%) SAN
5 122 (10.11%) LAN
6 120 (9.94%) WAN
7 111 (9.20%) TCP/IP
8 67 (5.55%) VPN
9 53 (4.39%) Internet
10 37 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
11 32 (2.65%) NetScaler
12 31 (2.57%) VLAN
13 30 (2.49%) Wireless
14 27 (2.24%) Network Security
14 27 (2.24%) Skype
15 23 (1.91%) 3G
15 23 (1.91%) VoIP
16 22 (1.82%) NAS
17 20 (1.66%) iSCSI
18 17 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 60 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (4.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (1.49%) MS Access
8 15 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (0.99%) MySQL
9 12 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.91%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.50%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.41%) DTS
14 5 (0.41%) GIS
14 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.33%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 11 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.66%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.58%) JIRA
4 7 (0.58%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.50%) Hudson
5 6 (0.50%) Subversion
6 4 (0.33%) StarTeam
7 3 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.17%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.083%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.083%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.083%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.083%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.083%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.083%) Maven
9 1 (0.083%) MSI
General
1 183 (15.16%) Finance
2 49 (4.06%) Banking
3 28 (2.32%) Legal
4 24 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 20 (1.66%) Law
6 13 (1.08%) Back Office
7 12 (0.99%) Retail
8 11 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.58%) Advertising
10 6 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.41%) Local Government
11 5 (0.41%) Military
12 4 (0.33%) Front Office
12 4 (0.33%) German Language
12 4 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.33%) Publishing
13 3 (0.25%) Automotive
13 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 216 (17.90%) Support Engineer
2 191 (15.82%) Analyst
3 137 (11.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 111 (9.20%) Server Engineer
5 101 (8.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 90 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 80 (6.63%) Windows Engineer
8 73 (6.05%) Architect
9 69 (5.72%) Wintel Engineer
10 63 (5.22%) Administrator
11 61 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 60 (4.97%) Support Analyst
13 58 (4.81%) Desktop Support
14 55 (4.56%) Consultant
15 51 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
16 49 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
17 46 (3.81%) Server Support
17 46 (3.81%) Service Analyst
18 44 (3.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
18 44 (3.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.65%) .NET
2 22 (1.82%) Web Services
3 10 (0.83%) HTML
3 10 (0.83%) XML
4 9 (0.75%) ASP.NET
4 9 (0.75%) Classic ASP
5 8 (0.66%) .NET Framework
5 8 (0.66%) jQuery
6 7 (0.58%) Middleware
7 6 (0.50%) CSS
7 6 (0.50%) WCF
8 5 (0.41%) Ajax
8 5 (0.41%) J2EE
9 4 (0.33%) ISPF
9 4 (0.33%) LAMP
9 4 (0.33%) MSMQ
9 4 (0.33%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.25%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (0.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 143 (11.85%) Data Centre
2 75 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (5.88%) Clustering
4 67 (5.55%) Blackberry
5 60 (4.97%) Management Information System
6 59 (4.89%) Fat Client
6 59 (4.89%) Thin Client
7 43 (3.56%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.99%) Driving Licence
9 21 (1.74%) NHS
10 20 (1.66%) Replication
11 17 (1.41%) PKI
12 13 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.08%) Statistics
13 12 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
14 11 (0.91%) RSA SecurID
14 11 (0.91%) Smartphone
15 10 (0.83%) Cryptography
15 10 (0.83%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1207 (100.00%) Windows
2 847 (70.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 794 (65.78%) Windows Server
4 622 (51.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 247 (20.46%) Windows 7
6 173 (14.33%) Windows XP
7 166 (13.75%) Linux
8 81 (6.71%) Unix
9 64 (5.30%) Windows 8
10 42 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 41 (3.40%) Windows 10
12 38 (3.15%) Solaris
13 36 (2.98%) Windows 2000
14 30 (2.49%) Windows 2000 Server
15 28 (2.32%) Mac OS X
16 26 (2.15%) Android
17 25 (2.07%) SUSE
18 24 (1.99%) Windows Vista
19 23 (1.91%) CentOS
20 19 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (21.96%) ITIL
2 179 (14.83%) Migration
3 95 (7.87%) Project Management
4 68 (5.63%) Problem Management
4 68 (5.63%) Service Delivery
5 61 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 57 (4.72%) Service Management
7 49 (4.06%) Change Management
8 48 (3.98%) Configuration Management
9 46 (3.81%) Incident Management
10 44 (3.65%) Server Building
11 42 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
12 40 (3.31%) Business Continuity
13 39 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
14 36 (2.98%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (2.57%) ITSM
15 31 (2.57%) Root Cause Analysis
16 29 (2.40%) Change Control
17 28 (2.32%) Software Delivery
18 26 (2.15%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 219 (18.14%) SQL
2 183 (15.16%) PowerShell
3 61 (5.05%) VBScript
4 30 (2.49%) Perl
4 30 (2.49%) VB
5 21 (1.74%) C#
6 18 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 16 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 15 (1.24%) Bash Shell
8 15 (1.24%) C
8 15 (1.24%) Java
9 8 (0.66%) VB.NET
10 7 (0.58%) AWK
10 7 (0.58%) PHP
10 7 (0.58%) sed
10 7 (0.58%) Tcl
11 6 (0.50%) C++
11 6 (0.50%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.41%) Bourne shell
12 5 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 232 (19.22%) Security Cleared
2 174 (14.42%) SC Cleared
3 158 (13.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 108 (8.95%) MCSE
5 73 (6.05%) Degree
6 57 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (4.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 54 (4.47%) MCSA
9 43 (3.56%) CCNA
10 31 (2.57%) DV Cleared
11 30 (2.49%) MCP
12 28 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 27 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (1.41%) CISSP
15 13 (1.08%) DBS Check
15 13 (1.08%) MCITP
16 11 (0.91%) CCNP
16 11 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (0.75%) ISTQB
18 8 (0.66%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.06%) SLA
2 45 (3.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.99%) QA
5 11 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.17%) ISO15022
6 2 (0.17%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.083%) JSP 440
System Software
1 803 (66.53%) Active Directory
2 337 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (12.68%) XenApp
4 141 (11.68%) vSphere
5 131 (10.85%) Hyper-V
6 129 (10.69%) VMware ESX
7 88 (7.29%) XenDesktop
8 76 (6.30%) XenServer
9 75 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
10 69 (5.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 34 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
13 15 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 14 (1.16%) StorNext
14 14 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
15 13 (1.08%) Firmware
15 13 (1.08%) Terminal Services
16 12 (0.99%) KVM
16 12 (0.99%) NFS
17 11 (0.91%) Samba
Systems Management
1 163 (13.50%) SCCM
2 81 (6.71%) SCOM
3 59 (4.89%) NetBackup
3 59 (4.89%) WSUS
4 40 (3.31%) Microsoft Clustering
4 40 (3.31%) XenMobile
5 36 (2.98%) Backup Exec
6 34 (2.82%) SafeCom
7 32 (2.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 29 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
9 27 (2.24%) EdgeSight
10 25 (2.07%) Netcool
11 23 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 17 (1.41%) Tivoli
13 16 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 15 (1.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 15 (1.24%) Nagios
15 12 (0.99%) vMotion
16 10 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 10 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 622 (51.53%) VMware
2 592 (49.05%) Microsoft
3 347 (28.75%) Citrix
4 236 (19.55%) HP
5 151 (12.51%) Cisco
6 83 (6.88%) Oracle
7 67 (5.55%) Red Hat
8 65 (5.39%) AppSense
9 63 (5.22%) Intel Security
10 60 (4.97%) NetApp
10 60 (4.97%) ThinPrint
11 59 (4.89%) Dell
12 54 (4.47%) Symantec
13 52 (4.31%) IBM
14 45 (3.73%) EMC
15 42 (3.48%) SAP
16 29 (2.40%) CheckPoint
17 28 (2.32%) Veritas
18 24 (1.99%) Lotus
19 23 (1.91%) Juniper
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21000 - £25000 per annum
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South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £110 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £330.00 per day
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £224.00 per day
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ComputAppoint
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London
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London
Harrington Starr
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City, London
Harris Global
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City, London
E-synergy Solutions
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