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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 40 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.34% 1.51% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.71% 7.79% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Median daily rate £415 £341 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.61% +32.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £180 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £376 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.24% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -8.10%
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
68 77 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.74% 19.35% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 59
Median daily rate £410 £313 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £167 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £437 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 December 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
Blackpool -11 5 £420 +68.84%
Lytham St Annes -1 1 £420 +11.70%
Burnley - 1 £225 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 12 (100.00%) ITIL
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) SCOM
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (50.00%) Bourne shell
3 6 (50.00%) Regular Expression
3 6 (50.00%) Service Management
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (50.00%) Korn
3 6 (50.00%) Release Management
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) CA
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (50.00%) Netcool
3 6 (50.00%) Symantec
3 6 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 6 (50.00%) VBScript
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) AIX

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 5 (41.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) IT Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) IT Support
6 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) AIX
2 6 (50.00%) HPUX
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Solaris
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (50.00%) Release Management
2 6 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Korn
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) SCOM
2 6 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (50.00%) Netcool
2 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
3 5 (41.67%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) CA
2 6 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Symantec
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Canon
4 4 (33.33%) Dell
4 4 (33.33%) Veeam
5 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic