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 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
Rank 56 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 0.76% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 2.68% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
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 Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
134 149 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.21% 28.44% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 80 60
Median daily rate £350 £406 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £189 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £550 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 24
Median hourly rate £33.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.50 £20.50
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 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) IIS
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
8 2 (20.00%) Dell
8 2 (20.00%) GIS
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (20.00%) XenApp
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (20.00%) Information Security
8 2 (20.00%) VLAN
8 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
8 2 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (20.00%) DHCP
8 2 (20.00%) DNS

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 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) HSRP
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Packager
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (10.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (10.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Huawei
4 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto