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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 233 156 88
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -68
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 519 792 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 1.50% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.01% 7.01% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 439 597
Median daily rate £325 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 80 119
Median hourly rate £21.38 £16.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.59% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £12.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £27.50 £32.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
10354 11306 11731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.06% 21.43% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6628 6754 6886
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 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 875 1034
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -80 154 £375 +7.06% 26
South East -48 110 £325 +5.26% 24
North East +25 70 £300 +19.76% 7
East of England -9 38 £300 -29.41% 9
North West -15 36 £313 +24.37% 14
South West -29 36 £315 -13.10% 15
West Midlands -25 33 £293 +1.73% 8
Yorkshire -11 24 £300 +4.34% 9
East Midlands +1 20 £300 +14.28% 1
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1125 (100.00%) Windows
2 846 (75.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 789 (70.13%) Windows Server
4 765 (68.00%) Active Directory
5 591 (52.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 589 (52.36%) Microsoft
7 559 (49.69%) VMware
8 373 (33.16%) Citrix
9 318 (28.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 312 (27.73%) MS Exchange
11 292 (25.96%) DHCP
12 280 (24.89%) ITIL
13 254 (22.58%) DNS
14 245 (21.78%) HP
15 232 (20.62%) Security Cleared
16 211 (18.76%) SQL
17 210 (18.67%) PowerShell
18 204 (18.13%) Windows 7
19 188 (16.71%) SQL Server
20 183 (16.27%) Cisco
21 176 (15.64%) Migration
22 173 (15.38%) SCCM
23 167 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2010
24 164 (14.58%) XenApp
25 163 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
26 162 (14.40%) SC Cleared
27 161 (14.31%) Windows XP
28 155 (13.78%) Linux
29 154 (13.69%) SAN
30 153 (13.60%) MS Office

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
1 312 (27.73%) MS Exchange
2 167 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 151 (13.42%) IIS
4 117 (10.40%) SharePoint
5 104 (9.24%) Skype for Business
6 100 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 86 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 71 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 39 (3.47%) Office Communications Server
10 37 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 35 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 29 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 26 (2.31%) OpenStack
14 25 (2.22%) Apache
15 23 (2.04%) IBM Notes
16 15 (1.33%) Tomcat
17 14 (1.24%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.80%) IBM Domino
18 9 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
19 8 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 153 (13.60%) MS Office
2 149 (13.24%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.44%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.44%) MS Project
5 5 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (0.89%) Eikon
2 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Exstream
3 2 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.089%) assyst
4 1 (0.089%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.089%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.089%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.089%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 107 (9.51%) Office 365
2 44 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.89%) Mimecast
5 9 (0.80%) SaaS
6 8 (0.71%) IaaS
7 7 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.36%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.36%) PaaS
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.27%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.18%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.089%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 292 (25.96%) DHCP
2 254 (22.58%) DNS
3 154 (13.69%) SAN
4 147 (13.07%) Firewall
5 122 (10.84%) WAN
6 117 (10.40%) TCP/IP
7 114 (10.13%) LAN
8 69 (6.13%) Skype
9 65 (5.78%) VPN
10 51 (4.53%) Internet
11 45 (4.00%) VLAN
12 41 (3.64%) NAS
13 38 (3.38%) iSCSI
14 30 (2.67%) NetScaler
15 29 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
16 28 (2.49%) IP Telephony
17 27 (2.40%) Network Security
18 26 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
19 25 (2.22%) Wireless
20 23 (2.04%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (16.71%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (1.51%) MySQL
6 15 (1.33%) MS Access
6 15 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (0.80%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.62%) GIS
11 7 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.53%) SQLPlus
13 5 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (1.16%) TeamCity
2 12 (1.07%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.71%) JIRA
4 8 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.62%) Hudson
5 7 (0.62%) Subversion
6 3 (0.27%) MSI
7 2 (0.18%) Ant
7 2 (0.18%) Maven
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.18%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.18%) Toad
7 2 (0.18%) WiX
8 1 (0.089%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.089%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.089%) LSMW
8 1 (0.089%) Vagrant
General
1 121 (10.76%) Finance
2 43 (3.82%) Banking
3 20 (1.78%) Legal
3 20 (1.78%) Telecoms
4 16 (1.42%) Retail
5 15 (1.33%) Back Office
6 13 (1.16%) Law
7 8 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.71%) Military
8 7 (0.62%) Local Government
8 7 (0.62%) Publishing
9 6 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.44%) Electronics
11 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.27%) French Language
12 3 (0.27%) Front Office
12 3 (0.27%) Games
12 3 (0.27%) Marketing
12 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 187 (16.62%) Support Engineer
2 154 (13.69%) Analyst
3 138 (12.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 94 (8.36%) Server Engineer
5 93 (8.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 79 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
7 75 (6.67%) Architect
8 74 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
9 65 (5.78%) Consultant
10 63 (5.60%) Desktop Support
10 63 (5.60%) Wintel Engineer
11 57 (5.07%) Administrator
12 55 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
13 52 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 49 (4.36%) VMware Engineer
15 46 (4.09%) Service Analyst
15 46 (4.09%) Support Analyst
16 45 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 40 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
18 39 (3.47%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.13%) .NET
2 22 (1.96%) Web Services
3 15 (1.33%) XML
4 11 (0.98%) XSLT
5 9 (0.80%) CSS
6 6 (0.53%) Middleware
6 6 (0.53%) X-Windows
7 5 (0.44%) Regular Expression
7 5 (0.44%) XSL
8 4 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.36%) LAMP
8 4 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.27%) EJB
9 3 (0.27%) JAXB
9 3 (0.27%) JAX-WS
9 3 (0.27%) JMX
9 3 (0.27%) JSF
9 3 (0.27%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (0.27%) XML Schema
10 2 (0.18%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 129 (11.47%) Data Centre
2 84 (7.47%) Clustering
3 71 (6.31%) Blackberry
4 64 (5.69%) Computer Science
5 60 (5.33%) Management Information System
6 59 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
7 54 (4.80%) Fat Client
7 54 (4.80%) Thin Client
8 26 (2.31%) NHS
9 23 (2.04%) PKI
10 22 (1.96%) Replication
11 21 (1.87%) Driving Licence
12 16 (1.42%) Statistics
13 15 (1.33%) Visualisation
14 14 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.16%) Cryptography
15 13 (1.16%) EMC VNX
15 13 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
16 11 (0.98%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.98%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1125 (100.00%) Windows
2 846 (75.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 789 (70.13%) Windows Server
4 591 (52.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 204 (18.13%) Windows 7
6 161 (14.31%) Windows XP
7 155 (13.78%) Linux
8 66 (5.87%) Unix
9 51 (4.53%) Windows 8
10 45 (4.00%) Windows 2000
11 39 (3.47%) Android
11 39 (3.47%) Solaris
12 37 (3.29%) Windows 10
13 35 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 32 (2.84%) Windows Vista
15 27 (2.40%) AIX
16 23 (2.04%) Apple iOS
16 23 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
17 22 (1.96%) SUSE
18 14 (1.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (24.89%) ITIL
2 176 (15.64%) Migration
3 85 (7.56%) Service Delivery
4 74 (6.58%) Project Management
5 63 (5.60%) Problem Management
6 46 (4.09%) Service Management
7 45 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 45 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 42 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 37 (3.29%) Configuration Management
10 35 (3.11%) Load Balancing
11 34 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
12 30 (2.67%) High Availability
13 29 (2.58%) Asset Management
13 29 (2.58%) Change Management
13 29 (2.58%) Server Building
14 28 (2.49%) Patch Management
14 28 (2.49%) Time Management
15 27 (2.40%) Software Delivery
16 26 (2.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 211 (18.76%) SQL
2 210 (18.67%) PowerShell
3 59 (5.24%) VBScript
4 27 (2.40%) Perl
5 22 (1.96%) VB
6 20 (1.78%) Java
7 19 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.42%) C#
9 13 (1.16%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.07%) C
11 10 (0.89%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.62%) PHP
13 7 (0.62%) Python
14 5 (0.44%) AWK
14 5 (0.44%) sed
15 4 (0.36%) Bourne shell
15 4 (0.36%) C++
15 4 (0.36%) Korn
15 4 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 232 (20.62%) Security Cleared
2 163 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 162 (14.40%) SC Cleared
4 106 (9.42%) MCSE
5 81 (7.20%) Degree
6 60 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 48 (4.27%) CCNA
9 43 (3.82%) MCSA
10 39 (3.47%) MCP
11 36 (3.20%) DV Cleared
12 31 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (1.69%) CISSP
15 15 (1.33%) MCITP
16 14 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 10 (0.89%) CCNP
17 10 (0.89%) DBS Check
18 7 (0.62%) A+ Certification
18 7 (0.62%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.89%) SLA
2 44 (3.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.62%) ISO 9000
6 6 (0.53%) QA
7 5 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.089%) FISMA
8 1 (0.089%) GPG13
8 1 (0.089%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.089%) JSP 440
System Software
1 765 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 318 (28.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 164 (14.58%) XenApp
4 150 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 117 (10.40%) vSphere
6 98 (8.71%) XenDesktop
7 80 (7.11%) VMware ESX
7 80 (7.11%) XenServer
8 69 (6.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 53 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (2.49%) Firmware
11 19 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (1.24%) Terminal Services
13 12 (1.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 11 (0.98%) VMware Server
15 10 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 10 (0.89%) Samba
15 10 (0.89%) StorNext
16 9 (0.80%) KVM
16 9 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 173 (15.38%) SCCM
2 78 (6.93%) SCOM
3 64 (5.69%) NetBackup
4 57 (5.07%) WSUS
5 52 (4.62%) Microsoft Clustering
6 50 (4.44%) XenMobile
7 45 (4.00%) SafeCom
8 35 (3.11%) Backup Exec
9 34 (3.02%) EdgeSight
10 26 (2.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 22 (1.96%) Netcool
12 21 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
13 19 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 19 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 15 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 14 (1.24%) AirWatch
15 14 (1.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 11 (0.98%) Puppet
16 11 (0.98%) Tivoli
17 10 (0.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 589 (52.36%) Microsoft
2 559 (49.69%) VMware
3 373 (33.16%) Citrix
4 245 (21.78%) HP
5 183 (16.27%) Cisco
6 77 (6.84%) Oracle
7 75 (6.67%) Dell
8 72 (6.40%) Symantec
9 64 (5.69%) ThinPrint
10 62 (5.51%) AppSense
11 59 (5.24%) Intel Security
12 50 (4.44%) Red Hat
13 46 (4.09%) SAP
14 44 (3.91%) Veritas
15 40 (3.56%) EMC
16 34 (3.02%) IBM
16 34 (3.02%) NetApp
17 24 (2.13%) Juniper
18 23 (2.04%) Veeam
19 22 (1.96%) CheckPoint
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