The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 27 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.62% 3.87% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.13% 13.79% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £350 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.35% +17.96%
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 116 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.85% 28.09% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 24
Median daily rate £350 £200 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £380 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £99.45 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Merseyside region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Merseyside region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Liverpool 0 9 - -
Bootle -2 1 £350 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 10 (38.46%) Migration
6 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
7 7 (26.92%) NHS
7 7 (26.92%) VMware
8 6 (23.08%) vSphere
8 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 6 (23.08%) Driving Licence
9 5 (19.23%) Clustering
9 5 (19.23%) DHCP
9 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
11 3 (11.54%) Banking
11 3 (11.54%) High Availability
11 3 (11.54%) SAN
11 3 (11.54%) SQL
11 3 (11.54%) MS Access
11 3 (11.54%) Finance

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DHCP
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) DMZ
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) IPsec
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (11.54%) MS Access
3 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.69%) DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) NHS
2 6 (23.08%) Driving Licence
3 5 (19.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) High Availability
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.85%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 6 (23.08%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) vCloud
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) iManage
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.85%) Veeam