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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 84 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 28 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.53% 1.39% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.04% 7.58% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 9
Median daily rate £325 £273 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% +6.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.10%
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
398 343 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.75% 18.27% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 179 166
Median daily rate £375 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 27
Median hourly rate £17.36 £14.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.32% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.70 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Stockport - 1 £413 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (81.48%) Windows Server
4 42 (77.78%) Active Directory
5 41 (75.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (59.26%) VMware
7 26 (48.15%) Citrix
8 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
9 19 (35.19%) SCCM
10 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
11 16 (29.63%) SCOM
12 15 (27.78%) HP
13 14 (25.93%) AppSense
13 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (24.07%) XenApp
15 12 (22.22%) ITIL
15 12 (22.22%) Migration
15 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
16 11 (20.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 11 (20.37%) Fat Client
16 11 (20.37%) Wyse
16 11 (20.37%) Application Packaging
16 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (20.37%) Thin Client
17 10 (18.52%) Linux
17 10 (18.52%) WSUS
17 10 (18.52%) NetScaler
18 9 (16.67%) Patch Management
18 9 (16.67%) Security Patching
19 8 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V

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 (11.11%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) IBM Domino
3 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (3.70%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) NetScaler
2 6 (11.11%) DHCP
2 6 (11.11%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) SAN
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
4 3 (5.56%) VLAN
4 3 (5.56%) VoIP
5 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.70%) Firewall
5 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (1.85%) DSL
6 1 (1.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.56%) Local Government
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Citrix Specialist
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Citrix Expert
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Citrix Support
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 11 (20.37%) Fat Client
2 11 (20.37%) Thin Client
3 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Life Science
5 2 (3.70%) NHS
5 2 (3.70%) PKI
6 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (81.48%) Windows Server
4 41 (75.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (18.52%) Linux
6 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (12.96%) Solaris
6 7 (12.96%) Unix
7 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
1 12 (22.22%) Migration
2 11 (20.37%) Application Packaging
3 9 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 9 (16.67%) Security Patching
4 7 (12.96%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (9.26%) IT Governance
5 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Application Discovery
7 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.85%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.85%) SDLC
9 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) C
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (12.96%) MCP
4 3 (5.56%) DBS Check
4 3 (5.56%) MCSA
4 3 (5.56%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (24.07%) XenApp
4 11 (20.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.56%) vSphere
7 2 (3.70%) NFS
7 2 (3.70%) Xen
8 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (35.19%) SCCM
2 16 (29.63%) SCOM
3 10 (18.52%) WSUS
4 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.85%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) VMware
2 26 (48.15%) Citrix
3 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 15 (27.78%) HP
5 14 (25.93%) AppSense
6 11 (20.37%) Wyse
7 7 (12.96%) Cisco
7 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.56%) IBM
9 2 (3.70%) Dell
9 2 (3.70%) Lotus
9 2 (3.70%) NetApp
9 2 (3.70%) Veeam
10 1 (1.85%) Apple
10 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle
10 1 (1.85%) Sage