The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 33 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.41% 2.37% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% 13.33% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £264 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.22% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £233 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £283 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 30 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.53% 17.75% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 17 45
Average daily rate £275 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £160 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.63 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -19.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2003
Tyne and Wear

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Security Cleared
3 17 (73.91%) ITIL
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) DHCP
5 11 (47.83%) CA
5 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
6 10 (43.48%) Incident Management
6 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco
7 9 (39.13%) Change Management
7 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
8 7 (30.43%) SAN
8 7 (30.43%) EMC
8 7 (30.43%) DNS
9 6 (26.09%) Unicenter
9 6 (26.09%) DTS
9 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
9 6 (26.09%) Service Management
9 6 (26.09%) Clustering
9 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (21.74%) vSphere
10 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
10 5 (21.74%) VMware
10 5 (21.74%) LAN
10 5 (21.74%) WAN
10 5 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (21.74%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) DHCP
2 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) SAN
3 5 (21.74%) WAN
3 5 (21.74%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) Junos
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.70%) NAS
6 2 (8.70%) SSL
6 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (4.35%) MPLS
7 1 (4.35%) DSL
7 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) DTS
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.35%) IDOL
General
1 2 (8.70%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.35%) Celerra
3 1 (4.35%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Incident Management
3 9 (39.13%) Change Management
4 6 (26.09%) Service Management
5 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Network Management
6 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (13.04%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (8.70%) Time Management
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.70%) Network Design
8 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
9 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.35%) ERP
9 1 (4.35%) Migration
9 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
1 4 (17.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (21.74%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Unicenter
2 5 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (17.39%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (8.70%) Netcool
5 1 (4.35%) WSUS
5 1 (4.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) CA
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco
4 7 (30.43%) EMC
5 5 (21.74%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
6 4 (17.39%) TippingPoint
6 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
6 4 (17.39%) F5
6 4 (17.39%) Juniper
6 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
7 3 (13.04%) McAfee
7 3 (13.04%) Riverbed
7 3 (13.04%) Crossbeam
8 2 (8.70%) NetApp
8 2 (8.70%) Veritas