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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 56 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 22 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.40% 2.87% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.19% 10.34% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 4
Average daily rate
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£251 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.62% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £241 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £348 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
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
216 145 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.56% 27.72% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 87 28
Average daily rate £300 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £202 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 20
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.40 £13.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 -23 15 £190 -39.20% 1
Durham -5 5 £250 -13.79%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 19 (52.78%) ITIL
6 18 (50.00%) DHCP
7 15 (41.67%) DNS
8 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
9 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
10 9 (25.00%) HP
10 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (25.00%) vSphere
11 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
11 8 (22.22%) Citrix
11 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (19.44%) SAN
12 7 (19.44%) CA
12 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
12 7 (19.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (19.44%) Clustering
13 6 (16.67%) VMware
13 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (16.67%) SCCM
13 6 (16.67%) Firewall
13 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
14 5 (13.89%) UNIX
14 5 (13.89%) MS Office
14 5 (13.89%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) DHCP
2 15 (41.67%) DNS
3 7 (19.44%) SAN
4 6 (16.67%) Firewall
5 4 (11.11%) Junos
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (11.11%) LAN
5 4 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security
6 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.56%) 3G
7 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) NAS
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) DTS
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Software Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Server Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) PDA
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.89%) UNIX
6 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 5 (13.89%) Service Management
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
7 2 (5.56%) Network Management
7 2 (5.56%) Change Control
7 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.56%) Server Building
8 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.78%) Project Management
8 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.78%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
1 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) MCSE
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
1 4 (11.11%) JSP 440
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) vSphere
3 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (16.67%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) Unicenter
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.33%) WSUS
5 2 (5.56%) Netcool
5 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (5.56%) SCOM
5 2 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) HP
3 8 (22.22%) Citrix
4 7 (19.44%) CA
5 6 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (11.11%) AppSense
6 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 4 (11.11%) TippingPoint
6 4 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 4 (11.11%) F5
6 4 (11.11%) Juniper
6 4 (11.11%) EMC
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco
6 4 (11.11%) McAfee
7 3 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 3 (8.33%) Crossbeam
8 2 (5.56%) Symantec
8 2 (5.56%) NetApp
8 2 (5.56%) Veritas
9 1 (2.78%) SAP