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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 37 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.45% 6.17% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.97% 17.44% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 0
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£280 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.25 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.71% -7.89%
Windows Server 2003
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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 North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
117 172 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.49% 35.39% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 109 21
Average daily rate £325 £245 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £197 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.70 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £25.25 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -8 13 £275 +12.24% 3
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (77.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (75.81%) Security Cleared
4 42 (67.74%) Microsoft
5 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
6 32 (51.61%) ITIL
7 24 (38.71%) HP
8 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
9 22 (35.48%) SC Cleared
9 22 (35.48%) Clustering
10 21 (33.87%) VMware
11 20 (32.26%) DV Cleared
11 20 (32.26%) DNS
11 20 (32.26%) Firewall
12 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
13 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (27.42%) SAN
13 17 (27.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 17 (27.42%) vSphere
14 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
14 16 (25.81%) MCSE
15 15 (24.19%) DHCP
15 15 (24.19%) Service Management
16 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
16 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
16 14 (22.58%) SQL
17 13 (20.97%) IIS
17 13 (20.97%) UNIX
17 13 (20.97%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 13 (20.97%) IIS
4 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.06%) Lync
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.26%) DNS
1 20 (32.26%) Firewall
2 17 (27.42%) SAN
3 15 (24.19%) DHCP
4 14 (22.58%) TCP/IP
5 8 (12.90%) LAN
5 8 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (12.90%) WAN
6 7 (11.29%) Network Security
6 7 (11.29%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (11.29%) Junos
6 7 (11.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (11.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (11.29%) SSL
7 2 (3.23%) SMS
8 1 (1.61%) VPN
8 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.84%) DTS
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Network Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Network Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Server Support
6 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (1.61%) Solutions Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (1.61%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Clustering
2 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.84%) PDA
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (77.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (20.97%) UNIX
5 9 (14.52%) Solaris
6 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.61%) Linux
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) ITIL
2 15 (24.19%) Service Management
3 13 (20.97%) Time Management
4 11 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (14.52%) Change Management
5 9 (14.52%) Incident Management
5 9 (14.52%) Change Control
6 8 (12.90%) Network Management
6 8 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 7 (11.29%) Network Design
7 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) Validation
9 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.61%) Migration
10 1 (1.61%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (75.81%) Security Cleared
2 22 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 20 (32.26%) DV Cleared
4 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (25.81%) MCSE
6 5 (8.06%) MCSA
7 1 (1.61%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) JSP 440
2 6 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 17 (27.42%) vSphere
3 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (12.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (6.45%) XenApp
6 1 (1.61%) Xen
6 1 (1.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (12.90%) NetBackup
2 8 (12.90%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (11.29%) MIIS
4 5 (8.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.61%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 42 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.71%) HP
3 21 (33.87%) VMware
4 11 (17.74%) Citrix
5 9 (14.52%) Juniper
5 9 (14.52%) Cisco
6 8 (12.90%) EMC
6 8 (12.90%) TippingPoint
6 8 (12.90%) Veritas
6 8 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 8 (12.90%) McAfee
6 8 (12.90%) 3PAR
7 7 (11.29%) F5
7 7 (11.29%) CA
8 1 (1.61%) Sybase
8 1 (1.61%) Adobe
8 1 (1.61%) Wyse
8 1 (1.61%) Lotus
8 1 (1.61%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.61%) Crossbeam