The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 43 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.08% 1.75% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 6.62% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £463 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +94.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £463 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £463 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
- -0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.40%
Windows Server 2003
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 136 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.47% 26.41% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 59
Median daily rate £325 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £595 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 28
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% +118.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Essex region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Essex region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Chelmsford - 7 £363 -
Rayleigh - 1 £413 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (45.00%) Citrix
5 9 (45.00%) VMware
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) GIS
6 7 (35.00%) Information Security
6 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (35.00%) CISSP
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) iSCSI
7 6 (30.00%) VLAN
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Dell
8 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
8 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
9 3 (15.00%) IIS
9 3 (15.00%) DHCP
9 3 (15.00%) DNS
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
10 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) iSCSI
2 6 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) GIS
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Packager
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Packager
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Information Security
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (5.00%) ERP
2 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.00%) Process Management
2 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) vMotion
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Citrix
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto