The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 23 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.19% 5.95% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£140 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £305 £316
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 20 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.48% 11.90% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Average daily rate £350 £375 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £310 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) MSI
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy