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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
North West / Lancashire
Rank 40 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.39% 1.85% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 5.56% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £263 £261 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% -19.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.78% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.88 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+17.00% +14.84%

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
60 144 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.26% 33.33% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 84 52
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 9
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £41.50 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) SCOM
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Korn
3 6 (54.55%) Release Management
3 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (54.55%) Bourne shell
3 6 (54.55%) Regular Expression
3 6 (54.55%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) CA
3 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
3 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
3 6 (54.55%) Netcool
3 6 (54.55%) Service Management
3 6 (54.55%) VBScript
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) AIX
3 6 (54.55%) HPUX
3 6 (54.55%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN

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 4 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) AIX
2 6 (54.55%) HPUX
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Solaris
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Release Management
2 6 (54.55%) Service Management
3 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (36.36%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Bourne shell
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Korn
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 6 (54.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) SCOM
2 6 (54.55%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (54.55%) Netcool
2 6 (54.55%) Tivoli
3 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
3 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) CA
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Intel Security
3 5 (45.45%) Symantec
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Canon
4 4 (36.36%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) EqualLogic
5 3 (27.27%) Veeam