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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 63 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 34 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.08% 1.26% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.43% 6.43% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 6
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£270 £310 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £297
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £19.55 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% -6.57%
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
326 249 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.94% 19.59% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 121 79
Average daily rate £350 £310 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 29
Average hourly rate £13.87 £13.83 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% -14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.53 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 2
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
3 35 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 30 (53.57%) Citrix
5 27 (48.21%) VMware
6 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
7 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 16 (28.57%) LAN
8 16 (28.57%) WAN
9 14 (25.00%) MS Office
10 13 (23.21%) Windows XP
10 13 (23.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 12 (21.43%) XenApp
11 12 (21.43%) ITIL
11 12 (21.43%) SQL
11 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (19.64%) Migration
13 10 (17.86%) Finance
13 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
13 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
14 9 (16.07%) VPN
14 9 (16.07%) CCA
14 9 (16.07%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (16.07%) NetApp
14 9 (16.07%) AppSense
15 8 (14.29%) SAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Office
2 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) LAN
1 16 (28.57%) WAN
2 9 (16.07%) VPN
3 8 (14.29%) SAN
4 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.14%) Firewall
6 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.57%) NAS
8 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.79%) VLAN
8 1 (1.79%) VPLS
8 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.79%) ADSL
8 1 (1.79%) DHCP
8 1 (1.79%) MPLS
8 1 (1.79%) BGP
8 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Support Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Server Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Data Centre Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Life Science
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 13 (23.21%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (7.14%) Solaris
7 4 (7.14%) UNIX
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.57%) Linux
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL
2 11 (19.64%) Migration
3 4 (7.14%) Service Management
4 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.57%) Project Management
5 2 (3.57%) Data Management
5 2 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.79%) Change Control
6 1 (1.79%) Information Assurance
6 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.79%) Security Testing
6 1 (1.79%) Time Management
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.79%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) VBScript
3 4 (7.14%) VBA
4 3 (5.36%) VB
5 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.07%) CCA
2 9 (16.07%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (14.29%) CCNA
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.71%) MCSE
5 5 (8.93%) CCEA
5 5 (8.93%) CCIA
6 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (7.14%) CCEE
6 4 (7.14%) CCAA
6 4 (7.14%) CCIE
7 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.79%) MCP
9 1 (1.79%) MCSA
9 1 (1.79%) Degree
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.36%) SLA
4 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (69.64%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (23.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 12 (21.43%) XenApp
5 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
6 8 (14.29%) MetaFrame
7 7 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 7 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (8.93%) XenServer
9 3 (5.36%) vSphere
10 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
10 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.79%) Xen
11 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.79%) Firmware
11 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
1 30 (53.57%) Citrix
2 27 (48.21%) VMware
3 9 (16.07%) AppSense
3 9 (16.07%) NetApp
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco
5 7 (12.50%) Oracle
6 6 (10.71%) Symantec
7 5 (8.93%) Apple
7 5 (8.93%) HP
7 5 (8.93%) EMC
8 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.36%) Dell
10 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
10 2 (3.57%) SAP
11 1 (1.79%) McAfee
11 1 (1.79%) Veeam
11 1 (1.79%) AVG
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