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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK / England
Rank 287 198 112
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -86
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 323 585 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 1.22% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.82% 5.74% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 332 494
Median daily rate £320 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 86
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.38 £16.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% +11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £45.50 £31.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
8450 10184 10755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.42% 21.32% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5488 6274 6266
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 699 843
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 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
South East -70 84 £325 +1.56% 20
London -81 78 £345 -8.00% 24
East of England +4 41 £320 +24.27% 4
North East +15 29 £290 +3.57% 4
East Midlands -6 27 £165 -40.00% 7
Yorkshire +20 20 £350 +25.00% 4
South West -27 18 £200 -37.00% 12
North West -7 15 £325 - 5
West Midlands -5 11 £275 -11.29% 7
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 761 (100.00%) Windows
2 540 (70.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 536 (70.43%) Windows Server
4 458 (60.18%) Active Directory
5 399 (52.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 396 (52.04%) VMware
7 345 (45.34%) Microsoft
8 225 (29.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 222 (29.17%) DNS
10 208 (27.33%) Windows 7
11 198 (26.02%) Security Cleared
12 178 (23.39%) MS Exchange
12 178 (23.39%) Citrix
13 176 (23.13%) PowerShell
14 174 (22.86%) ITIL
15 171 (22.47%) SQL
16 154 (20.24%) DHCP
17 147 (19.32%) HP
18 142 (18.66%) Cisco
19 140 (18.40%) SC Cleared
20 127 (16.69%) SQL Server
20 127 (16.69%) Finance
21 118 (15.51%) Firewall
21 118 (15.51%) Migration
21 118 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
22 113 (14.85%) SCCM
23 112 (14.72%) SAN
24 111 (14.59%) TCP/IP
25 110 (14.45%) IIS
26 107 (14.06%) Linux

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
1 178 (23.39%) MS Exchange
2 110 (14.45%) IIS
3 101 (13.27%) SharePoint
4 99 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 71 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 67 (8.80%) Skype for Business
7 65 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 43 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
11 19 (2.50%) IBM Notes
12 17 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 16 (2.10%) OpenStack
14 13 (1.71%) Apache
14 13 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (1.18%) Tomcat
15 9 (1.18%) WebSphere
16 8 (1.05%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 104 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 103 (13.53%) MS Office
3 17 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.92%) MS Project
5 5 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.58%) Eikon
2 11 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.92%) Demantra
3 7 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.92%) SnowdropKCS
4 5 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.39%) Exstream
6 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 101 (13.27%) Office 365
2 75 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (1.18%) SaaS
6 8 (1.05%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.53%) IaaS
9 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.13%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 222 (29.17%) DNS
2 154 (20.24%) DHCP
3 118 (15.51%) Firewall
4 112 (14.72%) SAN
5 111 (14.59%) TCP/IP
6 82 (10.78%) LAN
7 76 (9.99%) WAN
8 53 (6.96%) Skype
9 51 (6.70%) NAS
10 46 (6.04%) VPN
11 40 (5.26%) Internet
12 29 (3.81%) VLAN
13 19 (2.50%) NetScaler
14 18 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (2.23%) iSCSI
15 17 (2.23%) MPLS
15 17 (2.23%) Network Security
15 17 (2.23%) SSL
16 16 (2.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (16.69%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 32 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 31 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.71%) MySQL
7 13 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.92%) BODI
11 7 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (1.18%) TeamCity
3 8 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.53%) JDeveloper
7 4 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.53%) Toad
8 3 (0.39%) MSI
9 2 (0.26%) JIRA
9 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.13%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.13%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.13%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 127 (16.69%) Finance
2 42 (5.52%) Banking
3 24 (3.15%) Retail
4 20 (2.63%) Legal
4 20 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.58%) Back Office
6 12 (1.58%) Local Government
6 12 (1.58%) Retail Banking
7 6 (0.79%) Publishing
8 5 (0.66%) Marketing
9 4 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.53%) Law
10 3 (0.39%) Advertising
10 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.26%) Electronics
11 2 (0.26%) Games
11 2 (0.26%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 115 (15.11%) Support Engineer
2 100 (13.14%) Analyst
3 84 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 67 (8.80%) Windows Engineer
5 65 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 55 (7.23%) Server Engineer
7 53 (6.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 47 (6.18%) Wintel Engineer
9 46 (6.04%) Support Analyst
10 45 (5.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 43 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
12 42 (5.52%) Consultant
12 42 (5.52%) Desktop Support
13 41 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 41 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
14 39 (5.12%) Administrator
14 39 (5.12%) Architect
15 33 (4.34%) VMware Engineer
16 30 (3.94%) Desktop Engineer
17 28 (3.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.89%) Web Services
2 18 (2.37%) .NET
3 13 (1.71%) XML
4 9 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (0.92%) Regular Expression
6 6 (0.79%) CSS
6 6 (0.79%) Node.js
7 5 (0.66%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.66%) ADSI
8 4 (0.53%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.39%) HTML
9 3 (0.39%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.26%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.26%) Ajax
10 2 (0.26%) Middleware
10 2 (0.26%) Spring
10 2 (0.26%) WCF
10 2 (0.26%) WPF
10 2 (0.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 58 (7.62%) Clustering
3 38 (4.99%) Fat Client
3 38 (4.99%) Thin Client
4 37 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.86%) Blackberry
5 29 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.10%) iPhone
7 16 (2.10%) Replication
8 15 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.97%) iPad
9 14 (1.84%) PKI
10 13 (1.71%) EMC VNX
11 11 (1.45%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.45%) NHS
12 7 (0.92%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.66%) CMDB
13 5 (0.66%) HACMP
13 5 (0.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 761 (100.00%) Windows
2 540 (70.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 536 (70.43%) Windows Server
4 399 (52.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 208 (27.33%) Windows 7
6 107 (14.06%) Linux
7 91 (11.96%) Windows XP
8 55 (7.23%) Unix
9 51 (6.70%) Windows 10
9 51 (6.70%) Windows 8
10 34 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (3.68%) Windows 2000
12 24 (3.15%) HPUX
13 22 (2.89%) Windows Vista
14 19 (2.50%) AIX
15 18 (2.37%) Solaris
16 16 (2.10%) Android
17 15 (1.97%) Mac OS X
17 15 (1.97%) SUSE
18 14 (1.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (22.86%) ITIL
2 118 (15.51%) Migration
3 45 (5.91%) Change Management
4 43 (5.65%) Problem Management
5 35 (4.60%) Incident Management
6 33 (4.34%) Load Balancing
7 32 (4.20%) Service Delivery
7 32 (4.20%) Service Management
8 30 (3.94%) Project Management
9 27 (3.55%) CRM
9 27 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 26 (3.42%) Configuration Management
10 26 (3.42%) High Availability
11 22 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (2.63%) Software Deployment
13 19 (2.50%) Change Control
13 19 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
13 19 (2.50%) Server Building
13 19 (2.50%) Time Management
13 19 (2.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 176 (23.13%) PowerShell
2 171 (22.47%) SQL
3 33 (4.34%) VBScript
4 25 (3.29%) VB
5 15 (1.97%) PL/SQL
6 13 (1.71%) Perl
6 13 (1.71%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.58%) Java
8 8 (1.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.92%) Python
9 7 (0.92%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.79%) Bourne shell
10 6 (0.79%) Korn
10 6 (0.79%) PHP
11 5 (0.66%) C
11 5 (0.66%) C#
12 4 (0.53%) VB6
13 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 198 (26.02%) Security Cleared
2 140 (18.40%) SC Cleared
3 118 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 86 (11.30%) MCSE
5 35 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (4.20%) MCP
7 31 (4.07%) MCSA
8 30 (3.94%) CCNA
9 28 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (3.55%) DV Cleared
11 26 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (3.29%) MCITP
13 24 (3.15%) Degree
14 20 (2.63%) CCNP
15 13 (1.71%) DBS Check
16 9 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (1.18%) CISSP
17 8 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (1.05%) ISTQB
18 6 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.65%) SLA
2 15 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.66%) QA
6 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.26%) BS25999
7 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 458 (60.18%) Active Directory
2 225 (29.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (12.48%) XenApp
4 91 (11.96%) Hyper-V
5 80 (10.51%) VMware ESX
6 72 (9.46%) vSphere
7 58 (7.62%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (4.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 34 (4.47%) XenDesktop
10 26 (3.42%) Virtual Desktop
11 21 (2.76%) Firmware
12 12 (1.58%) Terminal Services
12 12 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (1.45%) BitLocker
13 11 (1.45%) XenServer
14 9 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
14 9 (1.18%) ISA Server
15 8 (1.05%) DFS Replication
15 8 (1.05%) ProxySG
15 8 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 113 (14.85%) SCCM
2 34 (4.47%) SCOM
3 30 (3.94%) NetBackup
4 27 (3.55%) Backup Exec
5 26 (3.42%) Microsoft Clustering
6 25 (3.29%) McAfee ePO
6 25 (3.29%) WSUS
7 18 (2.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 13 (1.71%) BladeLogic
8 13 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (1.58%) Failover Clustering
9 12 (1.58%) Nessus
9 12 (1.58%) Netcool
9 12 (1.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 11 (1.45%) HP SiteScope
11 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 9 (1.18%) AirWatch
12 9 (1.18%) Tivoli
13 8 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (1.05%) WMI
Vendors
1 396 (52.04%) VMware
2 345 (45.34%) Microsoft
3 178 (23.39%) Citrix
4 147 (19.32%) HP
5 142 (18.66%) Cisco
6 56 (7.36%) Intel Security
7 54 (7.10%) Oracle
8 48 (6.31%) Dell
9 46 (6.04%) Symantec
10 43 (5.65%) Red Hat
11 34 (4.47%) EMC
12 32 (4.20%) Avaya
13 29 (3.81%) AppSense
14 27 (3.55%) IBM
15 25 (3.29%) Apple
15 25 (3.29%) LANDesk
16 24 (3.15%) NetApp
17 21 (2.76%) Wyse
18 19 (2.50%) Lotus
18 19 (2.50%) Sophos
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £200 to £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
PS Computer Services
Rate: £300pd
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
PS Computer Services
Rate: £300pd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook
PS Computer Services
Rate: £0 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
PS Computer Services
Rate: £300pd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £370 - £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
New Malden
aap3
Rate: £45.00 - £55.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 10 days ago