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 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 210 120 84
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 607 968 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 1.88% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.43% 8.64% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 570 621
Median daily rate £315 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £166 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 80 106
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £26.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +18.75%
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
11180 11204 11155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.41% 21.72% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7196 6746 6425
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 871 958
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -127 153 £375 +10.29% 40
South East -63 113 £323 +1.01% 28
North East +17 105 £230 -8.18% 2
North West +4 58 £325 +22.64% 7
East of England -26 46 £350 +21.73% 7
South West -40 43 £308 -5.38% 9
West Midlands -39 41 £300 +14.28% 11
Yorkshire -37 28 £350 +27.27% 12
East Midlands -16 21 £238 -40.62% 3
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 1226 (100.00%) Windows
2 874 (71.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 802 (65.42%) Windows Server
4 797 (65.01%) Active Directory
5 653 (53.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 621 (50.65%) VMware
7 608 (49.59%) Microsoft
8 379 (30.91%) Citrix
9 318 (25.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 294 (23.98%) DHCP
11 290 (23.65%) MS Exchange
12 283 (23.08%) ITIL
13 273 (22.27%) DNS
14 249 (20.31%) Security Cleared
15 232 (18.92%) Windows 7
16 231 (18.84%) SQL
16 231 (18.84%) HP
17 196 (15.99%) SQL Server
18 186 (15.17%) SC Cleared
19 184 (15.01%) Migration
20 182 (14.85%) MS Office
21 178 (14.52%) PowerShell
22 173 (14.11%) SCCM
23 172 (14.03%) Linux
24 168 (13.70%) Finance
25 166 (13.54%) MS Excel
26 163 (13.30%) IIS
27 160 (13.05%) Microsoft Certification
28 159 (12.97%) Cisco
28 159 (12.97%) XenApp

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 (23.65%) MS Exchange
2 163 (13.30%) IIS
3 153 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 122 (9.95%) SharePoint
5 83 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 73 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 70 (5.71%) Skype for Business
8 52 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 33 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 27 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 26 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 25 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
13 22 (1.79%) Apache
13 22 (1.79%) IBM Notes
14 20 (1.63%) WebSphere
15 17 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (1.14%) Tomcat
17 12 (0.98%) WebLogic
18 11 (0.90%) IBM Domino
19 10 (0.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 182 (14.85%) MS Office
2 166 (13.54%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.82%) MS Project
5 7 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.57%) PaintShop Pro
6 6 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.41%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.082%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.082%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Eikon
2 4 (0.33%) BusinessWare
2 4 (0.33%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.16%) Exstream
3 2 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.082%) assyst
4 1 (0.082%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.082%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.082%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 96 (7.83%) Office 365
2 41 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.82%) SaaS
5 9 (0.73%) IaaS
6 8 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.57%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.49%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.41%) PaaS
10 4 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.33%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.24%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.24%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.082%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.082%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.082%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.082%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.082%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 294 (23.98%) DHCP
2 273 (22.27%) DNS
3 154 (12.56%) Firewall
4 148 (12.07%) SAN
5 128 (10.44%) WAN
6 119 (9.71%) LAN
7 110 (8.97%) TCP/IP
8 58 (4.73%) VPN
9 45 (3.67%) Internet
10 39 (3.18%) VLAN
11 36 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
12 34 (2.77%) Skype
13 32 (2.61%) NetScaler
14 29 (2.37%) Wireless
15 28 (2.28%) iSCSI
15 28 (2.28%) NAS
16 25 (2.04%) Network Security
17 24 (1.96%) 3G
18 23 (1.88%) IP Telephony
19 22 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (15.99%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 17 (1.39%) MS Access
7 16 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (0.98%) MySQL
10 12 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (0.90%) Relational Database
12 9 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.49%) SQLPlus
14 5 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.41%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.41%) GIS
14 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 9 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.65%) JIRA
3 8 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.57%) Hudson
4 7 (0.57%) Subversion
4 7 (0.57%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.33%) StarTeam
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.16%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.16%) WiX
8 1 (0.082%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.082%) Ant
8 1 (0.082%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.082%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.082%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.082%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.082%) MSI
General
1 168 (13.70%) Finance
2 44 (3.59%) Banking
3 24 (1.96%) Legal
4 19 (1.55%) Law
5 18 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 12 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 11 (0.90%) Back Office
8 10 (0.82%) Retail
9 8 (0.65%) Advertising
9 8 (0.65%) Military
10 6 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.49%) Local Government
10 6 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.41%) Publishing
12 4 (0.33%) Front Office
12 4 (0.33%) German Language
13 3 (0.24%) Automotive
13 3 (0.24%) French Language
13 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 216 (17.62%) Support Engineer
2 194 (15.82%) Analyst
3 138 (11.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 110 (8.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 110 (8.97%) Server Engineer
5 98 (7.99%) 3rd Line Support
6 82 (6.69%) Windows Engineer
7 77 (6.28%) Architect
8 68 (5.55%) Consultant
9 67 (5.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 61 (4.98%) Support Analyst
11 59 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 59 (4.81%) Administrator
11 59 (4.81%) Wintel Engineer
12 56 (4.57%) Desktop Support
13 48 (3.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 48 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
14 44 (3.59%) Windows Server Engineer
15 42 (3.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 42 (3.43%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.43%) .NET
2 16 (1.31%) Web Services
3 14 (1.14%) XML
4 12 (0.98%) CSS
5 11 (0.90%) XSLT
6 9 (0.73%) Classic ASP
7 8 (0.65%) Middleware
8 7 (0.57%) HTML
9 6 (0.49%) WCF
10 5 (0.41%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.41%) Ajax
10 5 (0.41%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.41%) J2EE
10 5 (0.41%) jQuery
10 5 (0.41%) XSL
11 4 (0.33%) LAMP
11 4 (0.33%) MSMQ
11 4 (0.33%) Regular Expression
12 3 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.24%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 139 (11.34%) Data Centre
2 81 (6.61%) Clustering
3 66 (5.38%) Blackberry
3 66 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 59 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (4.73%) Fat Client
5 58 (4.73%) Thin Client
6 49 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.88%) Driving Licence
7 23 (1.88%) NHS
7 23 (1.88%) Replication
8 17 (1.39%) PKI
9 13 (1.06%) Statistics
9 13 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 12 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 12 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (0.90%) RSA SecurID
12 10 (0.82%) Cryptography
12 10 (0.82%) Digital Media
13 9 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1226 (100.00%) Windows
2 874 (71.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 802 (65.42%) Windows Server
4 653 (53.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 232 (18.92%) Windows 7
6 172 (14.03%) Linux
7 157 (12.81%) Windows XP
8 69 (5.63%) Unix
9 54 (4.40%) Windows 8
10 45 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 42 (3.43%) Windows 10
12 39 (3.18%) Solaris
13 38 (3.10%) Windows 2000
14 31 (2.53%) Android
15 28 (2.28%) Windows 2000 Server
16 27 (2.20%) Mac OS X
17 26 (2.12%) SUSE
17 26 (2.12%) Windows Vista
18 25 (2.04%) AIX
19 23 (1.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (23.08%) ITIL
2 184 (15.01%) Migration
3 103 (8.40%) Project Management
4 76 (6.20%) Service Delivery
5 70 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 54 (4.40%) Service Management
7 53 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 49 (4.00%) Change Management
9 47 (3.83%) Business Continuity
10 45 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
10 45 (3.67%) Incident Management
11 44 (3.59%) Configuration Management
12 38 (3.10%) Server Building
13 36 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 32 (2.61%) Software Delivery
15 30 (2.45%) Root Cause Analysis
16 29 (2.37%) ITSM
17 28 (2.28%) PRINCE2
17 28 (2.28%) Virtual Environments
18 27 (2.20%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 231 (18.84%) SQL
2 178 (14.52%) PowerShell
3 62 (5.06%) VBScript
4 32 (2.61%) Perl
5 30 (2.45%) VB
6 19 (1.55%) T-SQL
7 18 (1.47%) C#
8 16 (1.31%) C
9 15 (1.22%) Bash Shell
9 15 (1.22%) Java
10 12 (0.98%) PL/SQL
11 10 (0.82%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.57%) AWK
12 7 (0.57%) PHP
12 7 (0.57%) sed
12 7 (0.57%) Tcl
13 5 (0.41%) Python
13 5 (0.41%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.33%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 249 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 186 (15.17%) SC Cleared
3 160 (13.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 101 (8.24%) MCSE
5 80 (6.53%) Degree
6 59 (4.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 59 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (4.08%) MCSA
8 43 (3.51%) CCNA
9 38 (3.10%) DV Cleared
10 29 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (2.28%) MCP
12 19 (1.55%) CISSP
13 16 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (1.14%) DBS Check
15 14 (1.14%) MCITP
16 12 (0.98%) CCNP
17 10 (0.82%) ISEB
18 9 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.16%) SLA
2 48 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.06%) QA
5 11 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.33%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.082%) FISMA
8 1 (0.082%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.082%) JSP 440
System Software
1 797 (65.01%) Active Directory
2 318 (25.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (12.97%) XenApp
4 151 (12.32%) Hyper-V
5 128 (10.44%) vSphere
6 108 (8.81%) VMware ESX
7 95 (7.75%) XenDesktop
8 85 (6.93%) XenServer
9 73 (5.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 70 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
11 31 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (1.31%) Terminal Services
13 15 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 15 (1.22%) Firmware
14 14 (1.14%) StorNext
15 13 (1.06%) NFS
15 13 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
15 13 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
16 12 (0.98%) KVM
16 12 (0.98%) Samba
Systems Management
1 173 (14.11%) SCCM
2 80 (6.53%) SCOM
3 61 (4.98%) NetBackup
4 53 (4.32%) WSUS
5 47 (3.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 47 (3.83%) XenMobile
6 40 (3.26%) SafeCom
7 33 (2.69%) EdgeSight
8 32 (2.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 30 (2.45%) Backup Exec
10 25 (2.04%) Netcool
11 24 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
12 23 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 17 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 17 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 16 (1.31%) Tivoli
15 14 (1.14%) Nagios
16 10 (0.82%) SCVMM
16 10 (0.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 9 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 621 (50.65%) VMware
2 608 (49.59%) Microsoft
3 379 (30.91%) Citrix
4 231 (18.84%) HP
5 159 (12.97%) Cisco
6 85 (6.93%) Oracle
7 69 (5.63%) AppSense
7 69 (5.63%) Dell
8 64 (5.22%) Red Hat
8 64 (5.22%) ThinPrint
9 61 (4.98%) Intel Security
10 57 (4.65%) Symantec
11 56 (4.57%) NetApp
12 50 (4.08%) SAP
13 48 (3.92%) IBM
14 40 (3.26%) EMC
15 30 (2.45%) Veritas
16 29 (2.37%) CheckPoint
17 26 (2.12%) Juniper
18 21 (1.71%) Apple
London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
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Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £180 - £210 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
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London
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Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £200 - £280 per day + +
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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