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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 48 71 36
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 70 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.31% 1.71% 5.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.94% 6.96% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 19
Median daily rate £300 £251 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £308 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
- -0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £31.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -59.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £8.20 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £19.80 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
541 273 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.02% 24.57% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 146 112
Median daily rate £320 £369 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.22% +34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 28
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +21 63 £300 +27.65% 6
Durham +9 5 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 199 (100.00%) Windows
2 186 (93.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 166 (83.42%) Windows Server
4 155 (77.89%) Active Directory
5 135 (67.84%) Microsoft
6 128 (64.32%) DHCP
7 113 (56.78%) Security Cleared
8 107 (53.77%) Citrix
9 94 (47.24%) SC Cleared
10 93 (46.73%) VMware
11 89 (44.72%) HP
11 89 (44.72%) DNS
12 81 (40.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 76 (38.19%) XenApp
14 73 (36.68%) ITIL
15 64 (32.16%) ThinPrint
16 57 (28.64%) Degree
16 57 (28.64%) Computer Science
17 55 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 55 (27.64%) MS Exchange
18 52 (26.13%) SharePoint
19 51 (25.63%) Microsoft App-V
19 51 (25.63%) AppSense
20 50 (25.13%) XenServer
20 50 (25.13%) XenMobile
20 50 (25.13%) Skype for Business
21 49 (24.62%) Exchange Server 2010
22 48 (24.12%) XenDesktop
22 48 (24.12%) Microsoft Certification
23 47 (23.62%) Exchange Server 2013

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (27.64%) MS Exchange
2 52 (26.13%) SharePoint
3 50 (25.13%) Skype for Business
4 49 (24.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (23.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (22.61%) IIS
7 26 (13.07%) Office Communications Server
8 24 (12.06%) OpenStack
9 20 (10.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (9.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.55%) MS Office
3 3 (1.51%) MS Project
3 3 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 37 (18.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (64.32%) DHCP
2 89 (44.72%) DNS
3 46 (23.12%) Skype
4 17 (8.54%) 3G
4 17 (8.54%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (7.54%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.53%) Firewall
7 8 (4.02%) SAN
8 7 (3.52%) SMS
9 5 (2.51%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.01%) NAS
11 2 (1.01%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.01%) VoIP
12 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.50%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.50%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (0.50%) Games
1 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 69 (34.67%) Support Engineer
2 35 (17.59%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 24 (12.06%) Desktop Support
4 20 (10.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (10.05%) Messaging Support
5 18 (9.05%) Messaging Engineer
6 16 (8.04%) Wintel Engineer
7 13 (6.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 13 (6.53%) Consultant
8 12 (6.03%) Security Engineer
9 11 (5.53%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (5.53%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 11 (5.53%) Office 365 Specialist
10 9 (4.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (4.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 7 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 6 (3.02%) Citrix Engineer
13 6 (3.02%) Citrix Support
13 6 (3.02%) Citrix Support Engineer
13 6 (3.02%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.01%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (28.64%) Computer Science
2 30 (15.08%) Management Information System
3 17 (8.54%) Fat Client
3 17 (8.54%) Thin Client
4 13 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.53%) Clustering
5 12 (6.03%) Visualisation
6 11 (5.53%) Blackberry
6 11 (5.53%) PKI
7 10 (5.03%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.51%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.01%) Replication
10 3 (1.51%) SCADA
11 1 (0.50%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 199 (100.00%) Windows
2 186 (93.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 166 (83.42%) Windows Server
4 81 (40.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (16.08%) Windows 7
6 15 (7.54%) Android
6 15 (7.54%) Apple iOS
7 13 (6.53%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.52%) Linux
9 5 (2.51%) AIX
9 5 (2.51%) Solaris
10 4 (2.01%) HPUX
10 4 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.01%) Unix
10 4 (2.01%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.01%) Windows Phone
10 4 (2.01%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (1.51%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (36.68%) ITIL
2 41 (20.60%) Business Continuity
2 41 (20.60%) Project Management
2 41 (20.60%) Service Delivery
3 26 (13.07%) Incident Management
4 25 (12.56%) Migration
5 22 (11.06%) Software Delivery
6 20 (10.05%) Load Balancing
7 17 (8.54%) Content Management
8 15 (7.54%) Server Building
9 14 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (6.53%) Security Management
11 12 (6.03%) Escalation Management
11 12 (6.03%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.52%) Change Control
13 9 (4.52%) Problem Management
14 8 (4.02%) Infrastructure Management
15 7 (3.52%) Release Management
15 7 (3.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.61%) PowerShell
2 24 (12.06%) SQL
3 18 (9.05%) VBScript
4 5 (2.51%) Perl
5 4 (2.01%) Bourne shell
5 4 (2.01%) Java
5 4 (2.01%) Korn
6 2 (1.01%) C#
6 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.50%) C
7 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 113 (56.78%) Security Cleared
2 94 (47.24%) SC Cleared
3 57 (28.64%) Degree
4 48 (24.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (23.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 45 (22.61%) MCSE
7 5 (2.51%) CISSP
8 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.01%) MCSA
10 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.50%) MCITP
10 1 (0.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (20.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (4.52%) SLA
System Software
1 155 (77.89%) Active Directory
2 76 (38.19%) XenApp
3 55 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (25.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 50 (25.13%) XenServer
6 48 (24.12%) XenDesktop
7 27 (13.57%) vSphere
8 19 (9.55%) Hyper-V
9 8 (4.02%) Firmware
9 8 (4.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (2.01%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.01%) Brightmail
12 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.50%) NFS
13 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (25.13%) XenMobile
2 44 (22.11%) SafeCom
3 33 (16.58%) EdgeSight
4 18 (9.05%) SCCM
5 15 (7.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 15 (7.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (6.03%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (4.02%) NetBackup
8 7 (3.52%) WSUS
9 5 (2.51%) AirWatch
9 5 (2.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (2.51%) Tivoli
10 4 (2.01%) Netcool
10 4 (2.01%) SAP Afaria
10 4 (2.01%) SCOM
11 3 (1.51%) HP SiteScope
11 3 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.01%) MOM
12 2 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 135 (67.84%) Microsoft
2 107 (53.77%) Citrix
3 93 (46.73%) VMware
4 89 (44.72%) HP
5 64 (32.16%) ThinPrint
6 51 (25.63%) AppSense
7 45 (22.61%) SAP
8 19 (9.55%) Intel Security
8 19 (9.55%) Symantec
9 14 (7.04%) Lumension
10 12 (6.03%) Veritas
11 11 (5.53%) Trend Micro
12 6 (3.02%) IronPort
13 5 (2.51%) Dell
14 4 (2.01%) Altiris
14 4 (2.01%) Apple
14 4 (2.01%) Cisco
14 4 (2.01%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.51%) CA
15 3 (1.51%) IBM
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