The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 35 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 26 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.17% 3.36% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.48% 21.05% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 1
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£266 £253 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% +94.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.75 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.90 £18.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +6.27%
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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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
168 19 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.40% 15.97% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 12 27
Average daily rate £329 £253 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.32% -0.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £140 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) ITIL
2 28 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
4 23 (65.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 19 (54.29%) Service Management
7 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
8 14 (40.00%) Cisco
9 13 (37.14%) DV Cleared
10 12 (34.29%) Incident Management
11 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
11 11 (31.43%) Clustering
12 10 (28.57%) SQL
13 9 (25.71%) MS Office
13 9 (25.71%) WAN
13 9 (25.71%) LAN
13 9 (25.71%) SAN
13 9 (25.71%) MIIS
13 9 (25.71%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (25.71%) vSphere
14 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
14 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
14 8 (22.86%) Change Management
14 8 (22.86%) Firewall
14 8 (22.86%) HP
14 8 (22.86%) EMC
14 8 (22.86%) DHCP
14 8 (22.86%) DNS
14 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) WAN
1 9 (25.71%) LAN
1 9 (25.71%) SAN
2 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) DHCP
2 8 (22.86%) DNS
3 7 (20.00%) Junos
4 6 (17.14%) Network Security
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (14.29%) SSL
5 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.71%) MPLS
6 2 (5.71%) DSL
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) SMS
7 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) DTS
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.86%) IDOL
General
1 2 (5.71%) Military
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.57%) Server Support
5 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Support
7 1 (2.86%) Services Delivery Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Clustering
2 6 (17.14%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) ITIL
2 19 (54.29%) Service Management
3 12 (34.29%) Incident Management
4 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
4 8 (22.86%) Change Management
5 7 (20.00%) Network Management
5 7 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (14.29%) Network Design
6 5 (14.29%) Time Management
7 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
8 3 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) DV Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) JSP 440
1 7 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.71%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (25.71%) vSphere
3 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) MIIS
2 7 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 6 (17.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (14.29%) Unicenter
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (5.71%) WSUS
6 2 (5.71%) Netcool
7 1 (2.86%) SCCM
7 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) Cisco
3 8 (22.86%) HP
3 8 (22.86%) EMC
4 7 (20.00%) Juniper
4 7 (20.00%) CA
4 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 7 (20.00%) F5
4 7 (20.00%) TippingPoint
5 6 (17.14%) McAfee
6 4 (11.43%) VMware
7 3 (8.57%) Crossbeam
7 3 (8.57%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.71%) NetApp
9 1 (2.86%) Veritas
9 1 (2.86%) Citrix
9 1 (2.86%) Draytek