The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North East 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 38 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.60% 2.08% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.40% 10.00% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
Average daily rate
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£290 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £282 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £12.38
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 - £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 70 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.70% 20.83% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 29 65
Average daily rate £265 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £360 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.95 £23.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2003
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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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 -13 10 £325 +23.22% 3
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
3 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 18 (56.25%) ITIL
5 16 (50.00%) DHCP
5 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (43.75%) Cisco
6 14 (43.75%) VMware
7 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
8 12 (37.50%) DNS
9 11 (34.38%) CA
10 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
10 10 (31.25%) Incident Management
11 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
11 9 (28.13%) HP
11 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
11 9 (28.13%) Change Management
12 8 (25.00%) SAN
12 8 (25.00%) LAN
12 8 (25.00%) WAN
12 8 (25.00%) EMC
12 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (25.00%) Clustering
13 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
13 7 (21.88%) MS Office
14 6 (18.75%) Firewall
14 6 (18.75%) Service Management
14 6 (18.75%) Unicenter
14 6 (18.75%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) DHCP
2 12 (37.50%) DNS
3 8 (25.00%) SAN
3 8 (25.00%) LAN
3 8 (25.00%) WAN
4 6 (18.75%) Firewall
5 4 (12.50%) Junos
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (9.38%) Network Security
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (9.38%) NAS
6 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.25%) SSL
7 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (3.13%) MPLS
8 1 (3.13%) DSL
8 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.75%) DTS
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.13%) IDOL
General
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.25%) Military
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Server Support
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.13%) Celerra
3 1 (3.13%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.25%) UNIX
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 9 (28.13%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) Service Management
5 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Network Management
6 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (6.25%) Time Management
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 2 (6.25%) Network Design
8 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.13%) ERP
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
9 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
1 4 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (15.63%) vSphere
6 2 (6.25%) XenApp
6 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Unicenter
2 5 (15.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (6.25%) Netcool
4 2 (6.25%) WSUS
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.13%) SCOM
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco
2 14 (43.75%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) CA
4 9 (28.13%) HP
5 8 (25.00%) EMC
6 5 (15.63%) 3PAR
7 4 (12.50%) TippingPoint
7 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 4 (12.50%) Juniper
7 4 (12.50%) F5
8 3 (9.38%) McAfee
8 3 (9.38%) Crossbeam
8 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
9 2 (6.25%) NetApp
9 2 (6.25%) Veritas
9 2 (6.25%) Citrix
9 2 (6.25%) Dell
10 1 (3.13%) Isilon
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