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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 253 196 95
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -101
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 436 620 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.93% 1.24% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.39% 5.76% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 355 607
Median daily rate £325 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £198 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 98
Median hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.70 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.69
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -13.66%
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
9941 10756 11958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.11% 21.49% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6273 6394 7194
Median daily rate £400 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 913 1043
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -66 128 £400 +22.69% 14
South East -41 96 £310 - 23
North East +13 70 £315 +12.50% 3
North West -3 36 £363 +13.72% 5
East of England +12 35 £365 -5.80% 4
East Midlands +1 25 £125 -67.74% 2
South West -52 22 £290 -17.14% 10
Yorkshire -4 19 £450 +60.71% 5
West Midlands -39 10 £275 -4.34% 11
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 961 (100.00%) Windows
2 705 (73.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 678 (70.55%) Windows Server
4 593 (61.71%) Active Directory
5 515 (53.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 512 (53.28%) VMware
7 487 (50.68%) Microsoft
8 298 (31.01%) VMware Infrastructure
9 273 (28.41%) Citrix
10 257 (26.74%) MS Exchange
11 243 (25.29%) DNS
12 224 (23.31%) DHCP
13 221 (23.00%) ITIL
14 201 (20.92%) Windows 7
15 189 (19.67%) Security Cleared
16 185 (19.25%) SQL
17 177 (18.42%) Cisco
18 176 (18.31%) PowerShell
19 167 (17.38%) HP
20 162 (16.86%) SCCM
21 150 (15.61%) Migration
22 149 (15.50%) SQL Server
23 147 (15.30%) SAN
24 143 (14.88%) Linux
24 143 (14.88%) XenApp
25 141 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
26 140 (14.57%) TCP/IP
26 140 (14.57%) Finance
27 136 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
28 134 (13.94%) Firewall

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
1 257 (26.74%) MS Exchange
2 141 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (12.70%) IIS
4 99 (10.30%) SharePoint
5 90 (9.37%) Skype for Business
6 80 (8.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 71 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 68 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 34 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 32 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
11 23 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (2.19%) Apache
12 21 (2.19%) IBM Notes
13 18 (1.87%) OpenStack
14 17 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (1.35%) Tomcat
17 12 (1.25%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.94%) WebSphere
19 8 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 124 (12.90%) MS Office
2 120 (12.49%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.52%) MS Project
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 17 (1.77%) Eikon
2 6 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.42%) Demantra
3 4 (0.42%) Exstream
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.10%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.10%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.10%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 110 (11.45%) Office 365
2 52 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.04%) SaaS
5 9 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (0.62%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.42%) IaaS
8 4 (0.42%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.42%) PaaS
9 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.31%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.10%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 243 (25.29%) DNS
2 224 (23.31%) DHCP
3 147 (15.30%) SAN
4 140 (14.57%) TCP/IP
5 134 (13.94%) Firewall
6 96 (9.99%) WAN
7 90 (9.37%) LAN
8 67 (6.97%) NAS
9 64 (6.66%) VPN
10 60 (6.24%) Skype
11 47 (4.89%) Internet
12 43 (4.47%) VLAN
13 40 (4.16%) iSCSI
14 26 (2.71%) Network Security
15 25 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (2.29%) IP Telephony
17 21 (2.19%) MPLS
18 20 (2.08%) SMTP
19 19 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (1.98%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 17 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
7 16 (1.66%) MySQL
8 15 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.83%) BODI
10 8 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.83%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.62%) DTS
12 6 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.62%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (1.77%) TeamCity
2 13 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (0.83%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.62%) JIRA
7 5 (0.52%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.52%) Hudson
7 5 (0.52%) Subversion
8 4 (0.42%) JDeveloper
8 4 (0.42%) Toad
9 3 (0.31%) MSI
10 2 (0.21%) Ant
10 2 (0.21%) Maven
10 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.21%) StarTeam
10 2 (0.21%) WiX
11 1 (0.10%) LSMW
11 1 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
General
1 140 (14.57%) Finance
2 54 (5.62%) Banking
3 23 (2.39%) Retail
4 22 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.35%) Legal
5 13 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 12 (1.25%) Publishing
7 11 (1.14%) Back Office
7 11 (1.14%) Local Government
8 10 (1.04%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.73%) Law
10 5 (0.52%) Electronics
10 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.42%) Games
12 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.31%) Military
13 2 (0.21%) Advertising
13 2 (0.21%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) Marketing
13 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 152 (15.82%) Support Engineer
2 120 (12.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 116 (12.07%) Analyst
4 81 (8.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 68 (7.08%) Windows Engineer
6 67 (6.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 63 (6.56%) Architect
8 62 (6.45%) Consultant
8 62 (6.45%) Desktop Support
8 62 (6.45%) Server Engineer
9 61 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 60 (6.24%) Administrator
11 51 (5.31%) Wintel Engineer
12 45 (4.68%) Support Analyst
13 42 (4.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 41 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 41 (4.27%) VMware Engineer
15 40 (4.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 38 (3.95%) Desktop Engineer
17 37 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.71%) .NET
1 26 (2.71%) Web Services
2 19 (1.98%) XML
3 10 (1.04%) XSLT
4 9 (0.94%) CSS
5 8 (0.83%) Regular Expression
5 8 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (0.62%) .NET Framework
6 6 (0.62%) Middleware
6 6 (0.62%) Node.js
7 5 (0.52%) XSL
7 5 (0.52%) X-Windows
8 4 (0.42%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.21%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Camel
9 2 (0.21%) boto
9 2 (0.21%) EJB
9 2 (0.21%) JAX-WS
9 2 (0.21%) jQuery
9 2 (0.21%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 103 (10.72%) Data Centre
2 66 (6.87%) Clustering
3 59 (6.14%) Blackberry
4 44 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (4.47%) Fat Client
5 43 (4.47%) Thin Client
6 42 (4.37%) Management Information System
7 39 (4.06%) Computer Science
8 22 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.66%) EMC VNX
9 16 (1.66%) NHS
10 15 (1.56%) Driving Licence
10 15 (1.56%) PKI
11 14 (1.46%) iPad
11 14 (1.46%) iPhone
11 14 (1.46%) Replication
12 12 (1.25%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.94%) CMDB
14 8 (0.83%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.73%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 961 (100.00%) Windows
2 705 (73.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 678 (70.55%) Windows Server
4 515 (53.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 201 (20.92%) Windows 7
6 143 (14.88%) Linux
7 125 (13.01%) Windows XP
8 54 (5.62%) Unix
8 54 (5.62%) Windows 8
9 45 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (4.47%) Windows 10
11 37 (3.85%) Windows 2000
12 34 (3.54%) Android
13 33 (3.43%) Solaris
14 31 (3.23%) AIX
15 22 (2.29%) Windows Vista
16 19 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
17 18 (1.87%) Apple iOS
17 18 (1.87%) SUSE
18 17 (1.77%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (23.00%) ITIL
2 150 (15.61%) Migration
3 62 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 39 (4.06%) Problem Management
5 38 (3.95%) Project Management
6 36 (3.75%) Configuration Management
7 34 (3.54%) Incident Management
8 32 (3.33%) Change Management
9 31 (3.23%) Service Management
10 29 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
10 29 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (3.02%) Load Balancing
11 26 (2.71%) Patch Management
12 25 (2.60%) High Availability
12 25 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
13 24 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
14 23 (2.39%) Time Management
15 21 (2.19%) Mobile Device Management
16 20 (2.08%) Business Continuity
17 19 (1.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 185 (19.25%) SQL
2 176 (18.31%) PowerShell
3 41 (4.27%) VBScript
4 27 (2.81%) Perl
5 23 (2.39%) Java
5 23 (2.39%) VB
6 16 (1.66%) T-SQL
7 15 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 15 (1.56%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.14%) C
9 10 (1.04%) C#
9 10 (1.04%) PHP
10 9 (0.94%) JavaScript
11 8 (0.83%) Python
12 7 (0.73%) Bourne shell
12 7 (0.73%) Korn
13 4 (0.42%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.31%) C++
15 2 (0.21%) Ruby
16 1 (0.10%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 189 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 136 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 119 (12.38%) SC Cleared
4 86 (8.95%) MCSE
5 50 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (5.10%) Degree
7 39 (4.06%) CCNA
8 38 (3.95%) MCSA
9 36 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
9 36 (3.75%) MCP
10 35 (3.64%) DV Cleared
11 27 (2.81%) BPSS Clearance
12 23 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (2.08%) MCITP
14 16 (1.66%) CISSP
15 13 (1.35%) CCNP
16 12 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.73%) A+ Certification
17 7 (0.73%) CCDA
17 7 (0.73%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.99%) SLA
2 29 (3.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.62%) ISO 9000
6 6 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.52%) QA
8 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.10%) FISMA
8 1 (0.10%) GPG13
8 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
System Software
1 593 (61.71%) Active Directory
2 298 (31.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 143 (14.88%) XenApp
4 121 (12.59%) Hyper-V
5 85 (8.84%) vSphere
6 83 (8.64%) VMware ESX
7 67 (6.97%) XenDesktop
8 50 (5.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 46 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (3.85%) XenServer
11 26 (2.71%) Firmware
12 15 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
13 13 (1.35%) Terminal Services
14 12 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
15 9 (0.94%) BitLocker
15 9 (0.94%) VMware Server
16 7 (0.73%) DFS Replication
16 7 (0.73%) NFS
16 7 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
17 6 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 162 (16.86%) SCCM
2 72 (7.49%) SCOM
3 44 (4.58%) NetBackup
4 42 (4.37%) WSUS
5 39 (4.06%) Microsoft Clustering
6 33 (3.43%) Backup Exec
7 19 (1.98%) SafeCom
7 19 (1.98%) XenMobile
8 18 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
8 18 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 17 (1.77%) EdgeSight
10 16 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 16 (1.66%) Tivoli
11 14 (1.46%) AirWatch
11 14 (1.46%) Netcool
12 13 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (1.25%) HP SiteScope
13 12 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (1.14%) Puppet
15 10 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 512 (53.28%) VMware
2 487 (50.68%) Microsoft
3 273 (28.41%) Citrix
4 177 (18.42%) Cisco
5 167 (17.38%) HP
6 72 (7.49%) Dell
7 68 (7.08%) Symantec
8 61 (6.35%) Oracle
9 60 (6.24%) Red Hat
10 46 (4.79%) Intel Security
11 41 (4.27%) AppSense
12 38 (3.95%) NetApp
13 34 (3.54%) EMC
14 33 (3.43%) ThinPrint
15 31 (3.23%) Juniper
16 28 (2.91%) IBM
17 27 (2.81%) Veritas
18 24 (2.50%) Veeam
19 23 (2.39%) Bloomberg
19 23 (2.39%) LANDesk
Surrey
Networkers
Rate: £10.86 - £13.28 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
ninesharp
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Premier IT
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £22 - £23 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £42 - £55 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Teeside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Rate: £30 Per Hour £30.00
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £80.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £15.00 - £28.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £195 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £136 per day
Posted: 6 days ago