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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 63 73 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 33 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.01% 0.94% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.75% 4.51% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 8
Average daily rate
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£338 £338 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £455 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £17.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.87 £17.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.94%
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
307 288 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.72% 20.73% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 136 67
Average daily rate £350 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 30
Average hourly rate £13.87 £14.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -10.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £18.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.78%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stalybridge - 2 - - 1
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (72.88%) Active Directory
3 38 (64.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (50.85%) VMware
5 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
6 28 (47.46%) Citrix
6 28 (47.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (35.59%) MS Exchange
8 18 (30.51%) LAN
8 18 (30.51%) WAN
8 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
10 14 (23.73%) XenApp
10 14 (23.73%) Windows XP
10 14 (23.73%) ITIL
11 13 (22.03%) MS Office
12 11 (18.64%) Migration
12 11 (18.64%) SQL
12 11 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (18.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (16.95%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (15.25%) NetApp
14 9 (15.25%) VPN
14 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
15 8 (13.56%) MetaFrame
15 8 (13.56%) SAN
15 8 (13.56%) Finance
15 8 (13.56%) AppSense
15 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (13.56%) Office 365

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (35.59%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) IIS
5 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MS Office
2 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) LAN
1 18 (30.51%) WAN
2 9 (15.25%) VPN
3 8 (13.56%) SAN
4 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.08%) Firewall
5 3 (5.08%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.39%) NAS
6 2 (3.39%) DHCP
7 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.69%) BGP
7 1 (1.69%) MPLS
7 1 (1.69%) DNS
7 1 (1.69%) SNMP
7 1 (1.69%) VoIP
7 1 (1.69%) ADSL
7 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.69%) VLAN
7 1 (1.69%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Technical Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (16.95%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Citrix Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Server Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Server Support
9 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
9 3 (5.08%) Migration Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Data Centre Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.39%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.39%) Clustering
2 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.69%) Open Source
3 1 (1.69%) PDA
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (64.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (47.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
5 14 (23.73%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 2000
6 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (6.78%) UNIX
7 4 (6.78%) Solaris
8 2 (3.39%) Linux
8 2 (3.39%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) ITIL
2 11 (18.64%) Migration
3 4 (6.78%) Service Management
4 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.39%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.39%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.39%) Data Management
5 2 (3.39%) Project Management
5 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.69%) Change Management
6 1 (1.69%) Validation
6 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.69%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.69%) Change Control
6 1 (1.69%) Information Assurance
6 1 (1.69%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) VBScript
3 4 (6.78%) VBA
4 3 (5.08%) VB
5 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.69%) C
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.86%) CCA
2 7 (11.86%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (11.86%) CCNA
3 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.47%) MCSE
5 4 (6.78%) CCEE
5 4 (6.78%) CCAA
5 4 (6.78%) CCIE
6 3 (5.08%) CCEA
6 3 (5.08%) MCP
6 3 (5.08%) CCIA
7 2 (3.39%) MCSA
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.69%) MCITP
8 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 7 (11.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (72.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (23.73%) XenApp
4 11 (18.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 10 (16.95%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (13.56%) MetaFrame
7 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
7 7 (11.86%) XenDesktop
8 3 (5.08%) vSphere
8 3 (5.08%) XenServer
9 2 (3.39%) VMware Server
9 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.69%) Firmware
10 1 (1.69%) NFS
10 1 (1.69%) Xen
10 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) VMware
2 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
3 28 (47.46%) Citrix
4 9 (15.25%) NetApp
5 8 (13.56%) AppSense
6 7 (11.86%) Oracle
7 6 (10.17%) HP
7 6 (10.17%) Cisco
8 5 (8.47%) Apple
9 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.78%) Symantec
9 4 (6.78%) EMC
10 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
10 2 (3.39%) SAP
10 2 (3.39%) Dell
11 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.69%) McAfee
11 1 (1.69%) Lumension
11 1 (1.69%) AVG
11 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
Stalybridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £17.81 - £21.82 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago