The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 35 46 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.29% 1.51% 7.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 5.93% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 26
Median daily rate £225 £203 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.54% +5.71%
Windows Server 2003
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
104 118 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.66% 25.38% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 77 72
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £578 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £27.40
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 Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Clitheroe - 2 - -
Burnley - 1 £225 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 2 (33.33%) Lotus
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Skype
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) Canon

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Architect
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 2 (33.33%) Lotus
5 1 (16.67%) Canon
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam