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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 89 82 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 22 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 1.23% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.11% 6.36% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 13
Median daily rate £325 £248 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.31% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £304 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £18.50 £14.44 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.11% +1.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +5.71%
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
360 346 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.48% 19.32% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 191 168
Median daily rate £360 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £25.00
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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Salford - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (87.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (82.46%) Windows Server
4 44 (77.19%) Active Directory
5 43 (75.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (64.91%) VMware
7 29 (50.88%) Citrix
8 21 (36.84%) SCOM
9 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
11 16 (28.07%) HP
11 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (26.32%) SCCM
13 13 (22.81%) Application Packaging
13 13 (22.81%) AppSense
14 12 (21.05%) IIS
14 12 (21.05%) ITIL
15 10 (17.54%) Thin Client
15 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (17.54%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (17.54%) Wyse
15 10 (17.54%) WSUS
15 10 (17.54%) Fat Client
15 10 (17.54%) Technical Analysis
15 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
16 9 (15.79%) NetScaler
16 9 (15.79%) Patch Management
16 9 (15.79%) Security Patching
16 9 (15.79%) Migration
16 9 (15.79%) Linux

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 12 (21.05%) IIS
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) IBM Domino
3 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.51%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (3.51%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) NetScaler
2 6 (10.53%) DHCP
2 6 (10.53%) DNS
3 4 (7.02%) SAN
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (5.26%) IP Telephony
4 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications
4 3 (5.26%) VLAN
4 3 (5.26%) VoIP
5 2 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.75%) DSL
6 1 (1.75%) Firewall
6 1 (1.75%) FTP
6 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Analyst
1 13 (22.81%) Citrix Specialist
2 10 (17.54%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Server Specialist
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server Specialist
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Specialist
6 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.77%) Citrix Expert
6 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (7.02%) Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Citrix Support
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) XML
1 1 (1.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
1 10 (17.54%) Fat Client
1 10 (17.54%) Thin Client
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.53%) Life Science
4 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (87.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (82.46%) Windows Server
4 43 (75.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (15.79%) Linux
6 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (12.28%) Solaris
6 7 (12.28%) Unix
7 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Application Packaging
2 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 10 (17.54%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (15.79%) Migration
4 9 (15.79%) Patch Management
4 9 (15.79%) Security Patching
5 7 (12.28%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (8.77%) IT Governance
6 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.75%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.75%) Project Governance
9 1 (1.75%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.75%) Software Delivery
9 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) C
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.04%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (12.28%) MCP
4 3 (5.26%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.51%) CCNA
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.51%) MCSA
5 2 (3.51%) MCSE
5 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (77.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (14.04%) XenApp
5 7 (12.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (5.26%) vSphere
7 2 (3.51%) NFS
7 2 (3.51%) Xen
8 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (36.84%) SCOM
2 15 (26.32%) SCCM
3 10 (17.54%) WSUS
4 1 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.75%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 37 (64.91%) VMware
2 29 (50.88%) Citrix
3 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (28.07%) HP
5 13 (22.81%) AppSense
6 10 (17.54%) Wyse
7 7 (12.28%) Cisco
7 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.26%) IBM
9 2 (3.51%) Dell
9 2 (3.51%) Lotus
9 2 (3.51%) NetApp
9 2 (3.51%) Veeam
10 1 (1.75%) Apple
10 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.75%) Oracle
10 1 (1.75%) Sage
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