The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 24 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.49% 3.85% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.47% 16.13% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£675 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.07% +1.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £280 £309
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.02 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-11.18% -3.92%
Windows Server 2003
Merseyside

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

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
86 31 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 33.33% 23.85% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 40
Average daily rate £300 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -56.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
6 8 (53.33%) Citrix
7 7 (46.67%) MS Office
7 7 (46.67%) VMware
8 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (26.67%) SQL
9 4 (26.67%) DNS
9 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
10 3 (20.00%) Firewall
10 3 (20.00%) Clustering
10 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (20.00%) SCCM
10 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (20.00%) SSL
10 3 (20.00%) FTP
10 3 (20.00%) HTTP
10 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (20.00%) SMTP
10 3 (20.00%) ITIL
10 3 (20.00%) MCP
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (20.00%) IIS
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 3 (20.00%) FTP
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) SMS
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (20.00%) MCP
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) AppSense
5 1 (6.67%) HP