The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 40 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 33 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.80% 2.91% 3.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.75% 15.87% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£260 £225 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £188 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £269 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 10
Average hourly rate £31.80 £12.75 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+149.37% -18.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £10.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £14.95 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Windows Server 2003
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
197 63 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.63% 18.31% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 34 42
Average daily rate £275 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.85 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.40% +3.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -20 22 £260 +2.97% 7
Durham +3 11 £270 +35.00% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (77.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
4 31 (63.27%) Security Cleared
5 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
6 23 (46.94%) ITIL
7 20 (40.82%) Firewall
8 19 (38.78%) HP
9 18 (36.73%) Cisco
9 18 (36.73%) Clustering
10 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
10 17 (34.69%) Service Management
11 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
11 15 (30.61%) VMware
12 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
13 13 (26.53%) Citrix
13 13 (26.53%) DNS
14 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
14 12 (24.49%) vSphere
14 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (22.45%) WAN
15 11 (22.45%) DHCP
15 11 (22.45%) LAN
15 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (22.45%) Incident Management
15 11 (22.45%) Time Management
16 10 (20.41%) DV Cleared
16 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
16 10 (20.41%) MCSE

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (18.37%) IIS
2 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) Firewall
2 13 (26.53%) DNS
3 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
4 11 (22.45%) LAN
4 11 (22.45%) WAN
4 11 (22.45%) DHCP
5 9 (18.37%) SAN
6 7 (14.29%) Junos
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (12.24%) Network Security
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (10.20%) SSL
8 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (4.08%) SMS
9 2 (4.08%) MPLS
9 2 (4.08%) DSL
10 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.04%) NAS
10 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) DTS
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.04%) IDOL
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Military
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Server Support
5 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) VMware Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Clustering
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.04%) Celerra
4 1 (2.04%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (2.04%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (77.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
5 8 (16.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.08%) UNIX
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.04%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) Service Management
3 11 (22.45%) Incident Management
3 11 (22.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (22.45%) Time Management
4 8 (16.33%) Change Control
5 7 (14.29%) Network Management
5 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 7 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (12.24%) Change Management
7 5 (10.20%) Network Design
8 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.12%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.08%) Capacity Management
11 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
11 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
11 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
11 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) Security Cleared
2 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (20.41%) MCSE
4 10 (20.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) JSP 440
2 6 (12.24%) QA
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) vSphere
3 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
4 9 (18.37%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (16.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (10.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) NetBackup
2 7 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
3 6 (12.24%) MIIS
4 5 (10.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (8.16%) Unicenter
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (6.12%) WSUS
7 2 (4.08%) SCOM
7 2 (4.08%) Netcool
8 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.78%) HP
3 18 (36.73%) Cisco
4 15 (30.61%) VMware
5 13 (26.53%) Citrix
6 10 (20.41%) Veritas
7 9 (18.37%) EMC
8 7 (14.29%) Juniper
8 7 (14.29%) CA
8 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 7 (14.29%) TippingPoint
8 7 (14.29%) 3PAR
8 7 (14.29%) F5
9 6 (12.24%) McAfee
10 3 (6.12%) Crossbeam
10 3 (6.12%) Riverbed
11 2 (4.08%) NetApp
11 2 (4.08%) Dell
12 1 (2.04%) Draytek
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified - Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago