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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 85 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 21 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.27% 1.21% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.34% 6.38% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
Median daily rate £350 £325 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £259 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £380 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -15.00%
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
393 376 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.70% 18.92% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 184 170
Median daily rate £390 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £154 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 42 43
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £10.85 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.43 £40.00 £21.00
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 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 2 December 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 2 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
Stockport - 1 £413 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (86.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (83.72%) Windows Server
4 30 (69.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
6 24 (55.81%) VMware
7 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
8 17 (39.53%) Citrix
8 17 (39.53%) SCCM
9 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (30.23%) ITIL
10 12 (27.91%) SCOM
11 10 (23.26%) XenApp
12 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
12 9 (20.93%) Cisco
13 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
13 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
14 7 (16.28%) VLAN
14 7 (16.28%) MS Office
14 7 (16.28%) SAN
14 7 (16.28%) Firewall
15 6 (13.95%) NetApp
15 6 (13.95%) IIS
15 6 (13.95%) Linux
15 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
15 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (13.95%) WSUS
15 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
16 5 (11.63%) Patch Management

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 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
1 7 (16.28%) SAN
1 7 (16.28%) VLAN
2 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) NAS
3 4 (9.30%) NetScaler
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.98%) DHCP
4 3 (6.98%) IP Telephony
4 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
4 3 (6.98%) VoIP
5 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.33%) FTP
5 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (6.98%) Local Government
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Citrix Specialist
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix Expert
5 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Server Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Fat Client
2 4 (9.30%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (86.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (83.72%) Windows Server
4 30 (69.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.95%) Linux
7 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.30%) Solaris
7 4 (9.30%) Unix
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Migration
2 5 (11.63%) Patch Management
2 5 (11.63%) Security Patching
3 4 (9.30%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (9.30%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (6.98%) Application Discovery
4 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.33%) SDLC
6 1 (2.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (9.30%) MCP
4 3 (6.98%) MCSA
5 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
5 2 (4.65%) MCSE
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCITP
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.26%) XenApp
4 5 (11.63%) ProxySG
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) NFS
7 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.33%) Xen
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) SCCM
2 12 (27.91%) SCOM
3 6 (13.95%) WSUS
4 1 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) VMware
2 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (39.53%) Citrix
4 9 (20.93%) Cisco
5 6 (13.95%) NetApp
6 5 (11.63%) AppSense
6 5 (11.63%) Blue Coat
6 5 (11.63%) HP
7 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.30%) Webroot
7 4 (9.30%) Wyse
8 2 (4.65%) Apple
8 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.33%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) LANDesk