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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 38 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.78% 3.83% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.64% 17.50% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£275 £207 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.17% -36.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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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
162 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.21% 21.86% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 20 14
Average daily rate £330 £291 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £391 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +104.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 19 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 29 (80.56%) ITIL
4 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
5 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (50.00%) Service Management
7 16 (44.44%) MS Excel
7 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
8 14 (38.89%) Clustering
9 12 (33.33%) DNS
10 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
10 11 (30.56%) SQL
10 11 (30.56%) SAN
10 11 (30.56%) Cisco
10 11 (30.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 9 (25.00%) HP
11 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.00%) MIIS
12 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
12 8 (22.22%) Change Management
12 8 (22.22%) MS Office
12 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
12 8 (22.22%) LAN
12 8 (22.22%) WAN
12 8 (22.22%) DHCP
12 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
12 8 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (19.44%) vSphere
13 7 (19.44%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) SAN
3 8 (22.22%) LAN
3 8 (22.22%) WAN
3 8 (22.22%) DHCP
4 7 (19.44%) Firewall
5 5 (13.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (13.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (13.89%) Junos
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (13.89%) SSL
6 4 (11.11%) Network Security
7 2 (5.56%) MPLS
7 2 (5.56%) DSL
8 1 (2.78%) Internet
8 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.33%) DTS
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Server Support
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Support
6 1 (2.78%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Network Support
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Solaris
3 5 (13.89%) UNIX
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) ITIL
2 18 (50.00%) Service Management
3 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 8 (22.22%) Change Management
4 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
5 6 (16.67%) Network Management
5 6 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (13.89%) Network Design
7 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 4 (11.11%) Time Management
8 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
10 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
1 6 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (19.44%) vSphere
4 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (25.00%) MIIS
3 6 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (5.56%) Netcool
5 2 (5.56%) WSUS
6 1 (2.78%) SCCM
6 1 (2.78%) SCOM
6 1 (2.78%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Cisco
3 9 (25.00%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) EMC
4 6 (16.67%) CA
4 6 (16.67%) Juniper
4 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 6 (16.67%) TippingPoint
4 6 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 5 (13.89%) F5
5 5 (13.89%) McAfee
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.56%) Crossbeam
7 1 (2.78%) Draytek
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix