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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 225 139 84
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -55
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 559 887 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.67% 2.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.10% 7.73% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 510 623
Median daily rate £325 £319 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% +3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £166 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 116
Median hourly rate £21.38 £17.24 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.98% -0.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.23 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £27.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £18.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.76% +9.55%
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
10952 11478 11463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.65% 21.66% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7089 6837 6636
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 560 909 978
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
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 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -96 161 £375 +10.29% 26
South East -53 119 £333 +6.40% 30
North East +17 64 £225 -10.17% 7
East of England -21 46 £350 +9.37% 7
South West -18 42 £313 -3.84% 13
North West -3 41 £325 +31.31% 17
West Midlands -32 40 £300 +27.65% 9
East Midlands +4 24 £275 -8.33% 4
Yorkshire -33 23 £360 +44.00% 13
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1150 (100.00%) Windows
2 843 (73.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 777 (67.57%) Windows Server
4 762 (66.26%) Active Directory
5 603 (52.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 592 (51.48%) Microsoft
7 588 (51.13%) VMware
8 374 (32.52%) Citrix
9 319 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 296 (25.74%) DHCP
11 290 (25.22%) MS Exchange
12 284 (24.70%) ITIL
13 263 (22.87%) DNS
14 235 (20.43%) HP
15 226 (19.65%) Security Cleared
16 217 (18.87%) SQL
17 213 (18.52%) Windows 7
18 185 (16.09%) SQL Server
19 178 (15.48%) SCCM
20 177 (15.39%) PowerShell
21 175 (15.22%) Migration
22 167 (14.52%) MS Office
23 165 (14.35%) Cisco
24 164 (14.26%) XenApp
25 162 (14.09%) SC Cleared
25 162 (14.09%) Windows XP
25 162 (14.09%) Linux
26 158 (13.74%) IIS
27 154 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
28 148 (12.87%) MS Excel

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
1 290 (25.22%) MS Exchange
2 158 (13.74%) IIS
3 154 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 115 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 80 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 80 (6.96%) Skype for Business
6 79 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 58 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 34 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 32 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
10 28 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 27 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 24 (2.09%) Apache
13 22 (1.91%) IBM Notes
14 15 (1.30%) Tomcat
15 14 (1.22%) WebSphere
16 12 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.96%) OpenStack
18 9 (0.78%) IBM Domino
19 8 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 167 (14.52%) MS Office
2 148 (12.87%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.52%) MS Project
6 5 (0.43%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.26%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.087%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.087%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 8 (0.70%) Eikon
2 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) Exstream
2 2 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.087%) assyst
3 1 (0.087%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.087%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.087%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 92 (8.00%) Office 365
2 39 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.87%) IaaS
5 9 (0.78%) SaaS
6 7 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.52%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.52%) PaaS
8 4 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.35%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.26%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.26%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.17%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.087%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.087%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 296 (25.74%) DHCP
2 263 (22.87%) DNS
3 147 (12.78%) SAN
4 140 (12.17%) Firewall
5 124 (10.78%) WAN
6 116 (10.09%) LAN
7 110 (9.57%) TCP/IP
8 56 (4.87%) VPN
9 47 (4.09%) Skype
10 43 (3.74%) Internet
11 38 (3.30%) VLAN
12 36 (3.13%) NAS
13 35 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
14 34 (2.96%) iSCSI
15 29 (2.52%) NetScaler
15 29 (2.52%) Wireless
16 27 (2.35%) IP Telephony
17 25 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
17 25 (2.17%) Network Security
18 24 (2.09%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (1.39%) MS Access
5 16 (1.39%) MySQL
6 15 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.96%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.52%) SQLPlus
12 5 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.43%) GIS
12 5 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (0.96%) Jenkins
2 10 (0.87%) TeamCity
3 9 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.78%) JIRA
4 8 (0.70%) Subversion
4 8 (0.70%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.61%) Hudson
6 5 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.26%) MSI
7 3 (0.26%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.17%) Ant
8 2 (0.17%) Maven
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.17%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.17%) WiX
9 1 (0.087%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.087%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.087%) Trac
9 1 (0.087%) Vagrant
General
1 132 (11.48%) Finance
2 40 (3.48%) Banking
3 19 (1.65%) Legal
4 16 (1.39%) Law
5 15 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.13%) Retail
8 11 (0.96%) Back Office
9 8 (0.70%) Military
10 7 (0.61%) Advertising
10 7 (0.61%) Local Government
10 7 (0.61%) Publishing
11 5 (0.43%) Electronics
12 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.35%) Front Office
12 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.26%) French Language
13 3 (0.26%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.17%) German Language
14 2 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 201 (17.48%) Support Engineer
2 167 (14.52%) Analyst
3 134 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 100 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 93 (8.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 84 (7.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 80 (6.96%) Windows Engineer
8 73 (6.35%) Architect
8 73 (6.35%) Consultant
9 64 (5.57%) Desktop Support
10 60 (5.22%) Administrator
11 59 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 58 (5.04%) Wintel Engineer
13 57 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 48 (4.17%) Support Analyst
15 46 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
16 45 (3.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 43 (3.74%) Service Analyst
17 43 (3.74%) Windows Server Engineer
18 41 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.13%) .NET
2 16 (1.39%) XML
3 15 (1.30%) Web Services
4 10 (0.87%) XSLT
5 9 (0.78%) Classic ASP
5 9 (0.78%) CSS
6 8 (0.70%) Middleware
7 6 (0.52%) WCF
8 5 (0.43%) XSL
9 4 (0.35%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.35%) HTML
9 4 (0.35%) LAMP
9 4 (0.35%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.35%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.26%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.26%) Ajax
10 3 (0.26%) J2EE
10 3 (0.26%) jQuery
10 3 (0.26%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 131 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 76 (6.61%) Clustering
3 66 (5.74%) Blackberry
4 63 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (5.39%) Management Information System
6 56 (4.87%) Fat Client
6 56 (4.87%) Thin Client
7 52 (4.52%) Computer Science
8 25 (2.17%) NHS
9 23 (2.00%) PKI
9 23 (2.00%) Replication
10 21 (1.83%) Driving Licence
11 15 (1.30%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.22%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (1.13%) Statistics
14 12 (1.04%) Cryptography
14 12 (1.04%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1150 (100.00%) Windows
2 843 (73.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 777 (67.57%) Windows Server
4 603 (52.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 213 (18.52%) Windows 7
6 162 (14.09%) Linux
6 162 (14.09%) Windows XP
7 66 (5.74%) Unix
8 44 (3.83%) Windows 8
9 41 (3.57%) Android
9 41 (3.57%) Windows 2000
10 38 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (3.22%) Solaris
12 36 (3.13%) Windows 10
13 30 (2.61%) Windows Vista
14 24 (2.09%) AIX
14 24 (2.09%) SUSE
14 24 (2.09%) Windows 2000 Server
15 23 (2.00%) Apple iOS
16 22 (1.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (24.70%) ITIL
2 175 (15.22%) Migration
3 86 (7.48%) Project Management
4 84 (7.30%) Service Delivery
5 66 (5.74%) Problem Management
6 49 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 49 (4.26%) Service Management
7 48 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 46 (4.00%) Business Continuity
8 46 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 40 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
10 35 (3.04%) Change Management
11 32 (2.78%) Server Building
12 31 (2.70%) Asset Management
12 31 (2.70%) Software Delivery
13 29 (2.52%) Patch Management
13 29 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
14 28 (2.43%) Capacity Management
14 28 (2.43%) High Availability
14 28 (2.43%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 217 (18.87%) SQL
2 177 (15.39%) PowerShell
3 58 (5.04%) VBScript
4 29 (2.52%) Perl
5 28 (2.43%) VB
6 20 (1.74%) Java
7 17 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 14 (1.22%) C
9 14 (1.22%) C#
10 12 (1.04%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.61%) AWK
11 7 (0.61%) PHP
11 7 (0.61%) sed
12 6 (0.52%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.52%) Python
12 6 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.43%) C++
14 4 (0.35%) Korn
14 4 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 226 (19.65%) Security Cleared
2 162 (14.09%) SC Cleared
3 143 (12.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 84 (7.30%) MCSE
5 70 (6.09%) Degree
6 59 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 58 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
8 47 (4.09%) CCNA
9 39 (3.39%) MCSA
10 36 (3.13%) DV Cleared
11 31 (2.70%) MCP
12 26 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (1.30%) CISSP
15 14 (1.22%) DBS Check
15 14 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (1.22%) MCITP
16 12 (1.04%) CCNP
17 10 (0.87%) ISEB
18 9 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.61%) SLA
2 50 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 19 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.61%) ISO 9000
6 6 (0.52%) QA
7 5 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.087%) FISMA
8 1 (0.087%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.087%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.087%) JSP 440
System Software
1 762 (66.26%) Active Directory
2 319 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 164 (14.26%) XenApp
4 147 (12.78%) Hyper-V
5 109 (9.48%) vSphere
6 102 (8.87%) XenDesktop
7 98 (8.52%) VMware ESX
8 84 (7.30%) XenServer
9 75 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 52 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (1.39%) Firmware
13 14 (1.22%) StorNext
13 14 (1.22%) Terminal Services
14 13 (1.13%) VMware Server
15 12 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 12 (1.04%) KVM
15 12 (1.04%) NFS
15 12 (1.04%) Samba
16 10 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 178 (15.48%) SCCM
2 83 (7.22%) SCOM
3 66 (5.74%) NetBackup
4 55 (4.78%) WSUS
5 52 (4.52%) XenMobile
6 44 (3.83%) SafeCom
7 42 (3.65%) Microsoft Clustering
8 33 (2.87%) EdgeSight
9 28 (2.43%) Backup Exec
10 25 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 22 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
11 22 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 21 (1.83%) Netcool
13 18 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 15 (1.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 14 (1.22%) AirWatch
16 13 (1.13%) Nagios
16 13 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 12 (1.04%) Tivoli
18 11 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 592 (51.48%) Microsoft
2 588 (51.13%) VMware
3 374 (32.52%) Citrix
4 235 (20.43%) HP
5 165 (14.35%) Cisco
6 78 (6.78%) Oracle
7 69 (6.00%) AppSense
8 68 (5.91%) Dell
9 66 (5.74%) ThinPrint
10 62 (5.39%) Symantec
11 57 (4.96%) Red Hat
12 55 (4.78%) Intel Security
13 50 (4.35%) NetApp
14 48 (4.17%) SAP
15 36 (3.13%) EMC
16 35 (3.04%) IBM
16 35 (3.04%) Veritas
17 26 (2.26%) Juniper
18 24 (2.09%) CheckPoint
19 23 (2.00%) Apple
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: From £100 to £125 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
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Merseyside
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
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