The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
North West / Manchester
Rank 74 88 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 16 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 1.00% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.39% 4.91% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 13
Median daily rate £300 £331 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -5.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £203 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.41
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.68%

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

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
297 387 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.08% 20.34% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 190 159
Median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £166 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 33 46
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +21.42%
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 Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (85.29%) Windows Server
4 26 (76.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (55.88%) Citrix
5 19 (55.88%) VMware
6 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
7 13 (38.24%) XenApp
8 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (29.41%) Firewall
9 8 (23.53%) Blue Coat
9 8 (23.53%) ProxySG
9 8 (23.53%) Cisco
9 8 (23.53%) Web Services
9 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (20.59%) SCCM
10 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
10 7 (20.59%) VLAN
11 6 (17.65%) ITIL
11 6 (17.65%) IIS
12 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.71%) NetApp
12 5 (14.71%) AppSense
12 5 (14.71%) SCOM
13 4 (11.76%) Webroot
13 4 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (11.76%) Fat Client

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
2 7 (20.59%) VLAN
3 4 (11.76%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) NAS
3 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) FTP
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.82%) Local Government
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix Expert
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
1 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (85.29%) Windows Server
4 26 (76.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Migration
2 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) Application Discovery
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.94%) IT Governance
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.94%) SDLC
5 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) MCSA
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) XenApp
3 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (23.53%) ProxySG
5 4 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.94%) vSphere
7 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Citrix
1 19 (55.88%) VMware
2 8 (23.53%) Blue Coat
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) AppSense
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) NetApp
4 4 (11.76%) Webroot
4 4 (11.76%) Wyse
5 3 (8.82%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.94%) Apple
Manchester, Lancashire
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