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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 43 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.23% 1.41% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.07% 6.52% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate £261 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.61% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £313 £290
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.54 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.41 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.47%
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
123 92 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.37% 21.65% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 13
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £279 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +41.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 5 £261 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
4 10 (76.92%) DHCP
4 10 (76.92%) DNS
5 9 (69.23%) ThinPrint
6 8 (61.54%) MS Office
6 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
7 7 (53.85%) XenApp
7 7 (53.85%) XenServer
7 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
7 7 (53.85%) vSphere
7 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
7 7 (53.85%) HP
7 7 (53.85%) Compaq
7 7 (53.85%) Dell
7 7 (53.85%) Citrix
8 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (46.15%) MCSE
8 6 (46.15%) ITIL
8 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
8 6 (46.15%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (38.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (38.46%) VoIP
9 5 (38.46%) Symantec

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (38.46%) Skype for Business
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DHCP
1 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Messaging Support
2 3 (23.08%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Change Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (23.08%) Content Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) vSphere
3 7 (53.85%) XenApp
3 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
3 7 (53.85%) XenServer
4 5 (38.46%) Brightmail
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) ThinPrint
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) Compaq
3 7 (53.85%) Dell
3 7 (53.85%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) IronPort
4 5 (38.46%) Symantec
5 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
5 3 (23.08%) Stellent
6 2 (15.38%) AppSense
7 1 (7.69%) SAP
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