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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK / England
Rank 248 198 105
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -93
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 382 558 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 1.20% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.45% 5.64% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 326 489
Median daily rate £325 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £184 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 93
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £48.20 £38.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%

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
8593 9901 10706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.72% 21.29% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5476 5991 6376
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 763 887
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.50 £36.08
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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
London -74 103 £345 -5.47% 25
South East -36 91 £325 - 22
East of England +11 41 £365 +4.28% 6
North East +10 39 £290 +3.57% 4
East Midlands -2 30 £143 -56.50% 8
Yorkshire +16 26 £413 +55.66% 14
North West +18 24 £325 - 9
South West -35 20 £160 -52.94% 5
West Midlands -12 10 £425 +37.09% 6
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 846 (100.00%) Windows
2 606 (71.63%) Windows Server
3 603 (71.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 516 (60.99%) Active Directory
5 458 (54.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 454 (53.66%) VMware
7 408 (48.23%) Microsoft
8 261 (30.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 237 (28.01%) DNS
10 212 (25.06%) Citrix
11 210 (24.82%) MS Exchange
12 209 (24.70%) Windows 7
13 197 (23.29%) Security Cleared
13 197 (23.29%) ITIL
14 188 (22.22%) DHCP
15 177 (20.92%) PowerShell
16 174 (20.57%) HP
16 174 (20.57%) SQL
17 166 (19.62%) Cisco
18 145 (17.14%) Finance
19 139 (16.43%) SC Cleared
20 135 (15.96%) SQL Server
21 132 (15.60%) SCCM
22 131 (15.48%) SAN
22 131 (15.48%) TCP/IP
23 128 (15.13%) Migration
24 122 (14.42%) Firewall
24 122 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
25 120 (14.18%) XenApp
26 119 (14.07%) IIS

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
1 210 (24.82%) MS Exchange
2 119 (14.07%) IIS
3 117 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 97 (11.47%) SharePoint
5 84 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 75 (8.87%) Skype for Business
7 73 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 51 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (2.72%) IBM Notes
9 23 (2.72%) Office Communications Server
10 22 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 17 (2.01%) OpenStack
13 15 (1.77%) Apache
14 13 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (1.30%) Tomcat
17 10 (1.18%) WebLogic
18 9 (1.06%) WebSphere
19 7 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 112 (13.24%) MS Office
2 106 (12.53%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.71%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.89%) Eikon
2 9 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.71%) Demantra
4 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.35%) Exstream
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 99 (11.70%) Office 365
2 68 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.30%) SaaS
5 9 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (0.59%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.24%) IaaS
8 2 (0.24%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.24%) PaaS
8 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 237 (28.01%) DNS
2 188 (22.22%) DHCP
3 131 (15.48%) SAN
3 131 (15.48%) TCP/IP
4 122 (14.42%) Firewall
5 93 (10.99%) LAN
6 88 (10.40%) WAN
7 63 (7.45%) NAS
8 60 (7.09%) Skype
9 54 (6.38%) VPN
10 37 (4.37%) Internet
11 36 (4.26%) VLAN
12 28 (3.31%) iSCSI
13 22 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (2.60%) MPLS
13 22 (2.60%) Network Security
14 21 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (2.36%) SMTP
16 19 (2.25%) NetScaler
17 17 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (2.84%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.65%) MySQL
6 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.95%) BODI
12 8 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.83%) DTS
14 6 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (1.54%) TeamCity
3 7 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.47%) JDeveloper
6 4 (0.47%) Toad
7 3 (0.35%) MSI
7 3 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.24%) JIRA
8 2 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.12%) Ant
9 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.12%) Maven
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.12%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 145 (17.14%) Finance
2 52 (6.15%) Banking
3 29 (3.43%) Retail
4 23 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.48%) Legal
6 19 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.65%) Back Office
9 10 (1.18%) Local Government
9 10 (1.18%) Publishing
10 7 (0.83%) Electronics
11 6 (0.71%) Marketing
12 5 (0.59%) Law
13 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Advertising
14 3 (0.35%) Games
14 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 133 (15.72%) Support Engineer
2 109 (12.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 100 (11.82%) Analyst
4 68 (8.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 68 (8.04%) Windows Engineer
5 60 (7.09%) Wintel Engineer
6 57 (6.74%) Server Engineer
7 56 (6.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 54 (6.38%) Desktop Support
9 52 (6.15%) Administrator
10 51 (6.03%) Architect
11 48 (5.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 47 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
12 47 (5.56%) Consultant
13 46 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 41 (4.85%) Support Analyst
14 41 (4.85%) VMware Engineer
15 37 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
16 35 (4.14%) Desktop Engineer
17 34 (4.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.19%) Web Services
2 20 (2.36%) .NET
3 15 (1.77%) XML
4 9 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 7 (0.83%) Regular Expression
7 6 (0.71%) CSS
7 6 (0.71%) Node.js
8 5 (0.59%) ADSI
8 5 (0.59%) X-Windows
9 4 (0.47%) Middleware
9 4 (0.47%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.24%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.24%) EJB
11 2 (0.24%) HTML
11 2 (0.24%) JAXB
11 2 (0.24%) XML Schema
11 2 (0.24%) XSL
11 2 (0.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 60 (7.09%) Clustering
3 46 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.44%) Blackberry
4 37 (4.37%) Fat Client
4 37 (4.37%) Thin Client
5 33 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 22 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.13%) PKI
7 18 (2.13%) Replication
8 17 (2.01%) iPad
8 17 (2.01%) iPhone
9 13 (1.54%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.54%) EMC VNX
10 12 (1.42%) NHS
11 10 (1.18%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.83%) Cryptography
13 7 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 846 (100.00%) Windows
2 606 (71.63%) Windows Server
3 603 (71.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 458 (54.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 209 (24.70%) Windows 7
6 115 (13.59%) Linux
7 112 (13.24%) Windows XP
8 61 (7.21%) Unix
9 49 (5.79%) Windows 8
10 47 (5.56%) Windows 10
11 35 (4.14%) Windows 2000
12 31 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (3.31%) Android
14 25 (2.96%) Solaris
15 22 (2.60%) AIX
15 22 (2.60%) HPUX
15 22 (2.60%) Windows Vista
16 15 (1.77%) SUSE
17 13 (1.54%) Apple iOS
18 11 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (23.29%) ITIL
2 128 (15.13%) Migration
3 48 (5.67%) Service Delivery
4 44 (5.20%) Change Management
5 41 (4.85%) Problem Management
6 35 (4.14%) Service Management
7 34 (4.02%) Configuration Management
8 33 (3.90%) Incident Management
9 31 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 30 (3.55%) Load Balancing
11 29 (3.43%) Root Cause Analysis
12 28 (3.31%) High Availability
12 28 (3.31%) Project Management
13 25 (2.96%) CRM
14 24 (2.84%) Infrastructure Management
14 24 (2.84%) Time Management
15 23 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (2.72%) Server Building
16 22 (2.60%) Software Deployment
17 20 (2.36%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (20.92%) PowerShell
2 174 (20.57%) SQL
3 34 (4.02%) VBScript
4 31 (3.66%) VB
5 18 (2.13%) Java
5 18 (2.13%) Perl
6 12 (1.42%) PL/SQL
6 12 (1.42%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.30%) T-SQL
8 8 (0.95%) C
8 8 (0.95%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.83%) PHP
9 7 (0.83%) Python
9 7 (0.83%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.71%) Bourne shell
10 6 (0.71%) C#
10 6 (0.71%) Korn
11 3 (0.35%) C++
12 2 (0.24%) VB6
13 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 197 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 139 (16.43%) SC Cleared
3 122 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 86 (10.17%) MCSE
5 50 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (5.08%) CCNA
7 37 (4.37%) MCP
7 37 (4.37%) MCSA
8 29 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (3.31%) Degree
9 28 (3.31%) DV Cleared
9 28 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (3.07%) MCITP
11 22 (2.60%) CCNP
12 11 (1.30%) CISSP
13 10 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (1.18%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.95%) MCTS
15 7 (0.83%) JNCIA
15 7 (0.83%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.67%) SLA
2 16 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.71%) QA
5 4 (0.47%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) BS25999
6 1 (0.12%) GPG13
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 516 (60.99%) Active Directory
2 261 (30.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (14.18%) XenApp
4 91 (10.76%) VMware ESX
5 90 (10.64%) Hyper-V
6 80 (9.46%) vSphere
7 58 (6.86%) VMware ESXi
8 49 (5.79%) XenDesktop
9 38 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 27 (3.19%) Firmware
11 25 (2.96%) Virtual Desktop
12 20 (2.36%) XenServer
13 13 (1.54%) Terminal Services
14 11 (1.30%) BitLocker
14 11 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
16 8 (0.95%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.95%) ProxySG
17 7 (0.83%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.83%) NFS
Systems Management
1 132 (15.60%) SCCM
2 50 (5.91%) SCOM
3 38 (4.49%) NetBackup
4 36 (4.26%) WSUS
5 34 (4.02%) Backup Exec
6 32 (3.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 22 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
8 21 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
9 15 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 14 (1.65%) AirWatch
10 14 (1.65%) Tivoli
11 13 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 12 (1.42%) HP SiteScope
12 12 (1.42%) Nessus
13 11 (1.30%) Netcool
13 11 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 10 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
14 10 (1.18%) SafeCom
15 9 (1.06%) EdgeSight
15 9 (1.06%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 454 (53.66%) VMware
2 408 (48.23%) Microsoft
3 212 (25.06%) Citrix
4 174 (20.57%) HP
5 166 (19.62%) Cisco
6 68 (8.04%) Dell
7 62 (7.33%) Symantec
8 55 (6.50%) Oracle
9 51 (6.03%) Intel Security
10 45 (5.32%) Red Hat
11 34 (4.02%) Avaya
11 34 (4.02%) EMC
12 33 (3.90%) AppSense
13 29 (3.43%) IBM
13 29 (3.43%) NetApp
14 28 (3.31%) LANDesk
15 23 (2.72%) Juniper
15 23 (2.72%) Lotus
15 23 (2.72%) Veritas
16 22 (2.60%) Wyse
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £15-20/hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Great Abington, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £15-20/hour
Posted: 10 days ago