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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 95 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 0.77% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.12% 3.91% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Median daily rate £325 £350 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +34.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £315 £314
% change year-on-year
- +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
267 358 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.75% 19.78% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 181 153
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £220 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 29
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server
3 25 (80.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (61.29%) VMware
6 16 (51.61%) Citrix
7 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
7 13 (41.94%) XenApp
8 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
8 10 (32.26%) VLAN
9 9 (29.03%) Firewall
10 8 (25.81%) Blue Coat
10 8 (25.81%) ProxySG
10 8 (25.81%) Cisco
10 8 (25.81%) Web Services
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
11 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
11 7 (22.58%) DNS
12 6 (19.35%) ITIL
12 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
12 6 (19.35%) SCCM
13 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
13 5 (16.13%) IIS
13 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
13 5 (16.13%) NetApp
13 5 (16.13%) AppSense
14 4 (12.90%) Wyse

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 5 (16.13%) IIS
1 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
1 10 (32.26%) VLAN
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
3 7 (22.58%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) NAS
4 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
4 4 (12.90%) SAN
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 2 (6.45%) FTP
6 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (9.68%) Local Government
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Expert
4 4 (12.90%) Server Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Support
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Fat Client
1 4 (12.90%) Thin Client
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows Server
3 25 (80.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Security Hardening
3 3 (9.68%) Application Discovery
3 3 (9.68%) Application Performance Management
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) SDLC
5 1 (3.23%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCSA
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
1 13 (41.94%) XenApp
2 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.81%) ProxySG
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) VMware
2 16 (51.61%) Citrix
3 8 (25.81%) Blue Coat
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.13%) AppSense
5 5 (16.13%) NetApp
6 4 (12.90%) AppDynamics
6 4 (12.90%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) Webroot
6 4 (12.90%) Wyse
7 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.23%) Apple