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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 28 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 84 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.24% 1.79% 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.11% 6.97% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 8 8
Median daily rate £265 £332 £227
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% +46.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £171 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £471 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.79 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -16.88%
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
398 201 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.31% 25.64% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 107 124
Median daily rate £280 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £495 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 5
Median hourly rate £26.00 £14.36 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.12% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.60 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 May 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
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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 +16 83 £265 -20.23% 4
Northumberland - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (92.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (84.21%) Windows Server
4 74 (77.89%) Active Directory
5 68 (71.58%) DHCP
6 61 (64.21%) Citrix
7 58 (61.05%) Microsoft
8 55 (57.89%) Security Cleared
9 52 (54.74%) XenApp
10 49 (51.58%) VMware
11 48 (50.53%) ITIL
12 46 (48.42%) DNS
13 44 (46.32%) SC Cleared
14 41 (43.16%) ThinPrint
15 37 (38.95%) HP
16 34 (35.79%) Microsoft App-V
16 34 (35.79%) AppSense
17 33 (34.74%) Windows Server 2012
18 32 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (30.53%) XenServer
20 28 (29.47%) SAP
21 27 (28.42%) XenDesktop
22 26 (27.37%) XenMobile
22 26 (27.37%) Degree
22 26 (27.37%) Computer Science
22 26 (27.37%) Business Continuity
22 26 (27.37%) Service Delivery
23 25 (26.32%) Project Management
23 25 (26.32%) Windows 7
23 25 (26.32%) BPSS Clearance

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 20 (21.05%) IIS
2 16 (16.84%) MS Exchange
3 15 (15.79%) SharePoint
4 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (11.58%) Skype for Business
6 8 (8.42%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (7.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (7.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (4.21%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.42%) MS Office
3 3 (3.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (71.58%) DHCP
2 46 (48.42%) DNS
3 15 (15.79%) 3G
3 15 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (9.47%) Skype
4 9 (9.47%) SMS
5 6 (6.32%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (5.26%) SAN
7 2 (2.11%) Firewall
7 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.11%) VoIP
8 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 18 (18.95%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 16 (16.84%) Desktop Support
4 13 (13.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (9.47%) Consultant
6 8 (8.42%) Messaging Support
7 7 (7.37%) Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Messaging Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.32%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Software Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Citrix Support
11 3 (3.16%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.37%) Computer Science
2 19 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 15 (15.79%) Fat Client
3 15 (15.79%) Thin Client
4 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.16%) PKI
6 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.05%) AS400
7 1 (1.05%) Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Tandem
7 1 (1.05%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (92.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (84.21%) Windows Server
4 33 (34.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.37%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.21%) Android
7 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.11%) Linux
8 2 (2.11%) Unix
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.05%) HPUX
9 1 (1.05%) Solaris
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.53%) ITIL
2 26 (27.37%) Business Continuity
2 26 (27.37%) Service Delivery
3 25 (26.32%) Project Management
4 24 (25.26%) Software Delivery
5 12 (12.63%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.47%) Escalation Management
7 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.32%) Content Management
8 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.21%) Change Management
10 4 (4.21%) Conflict Management
10 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.21%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.21%) Security Management
10 4 (4.21%) Server Building
11 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (3.16%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (3.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.79%) VBScript
2 13 (13.68%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 44 (46.32%) SC Cleared
3 26 (27.37%) Degree
4 25 (26.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (10.53%) MCSE
5 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.21%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.05%) CCNA
8 1 (1.05%) CCNP
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.05%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.05%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (7.37%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 74 (77.89%) Active Directory
2 52 (54.74%) XenApp
3 34 (35.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 32 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (30.53%) XenServer
6 27 (28.42%) XenDesktop
7 12 (12.63%) vSphere
8 4 (4.21%) Terminal Services
8 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.16%) Firmware
9 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
10 2 (2.11%) Brightmail
10 2 (2.11%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 26 (27.37%) XenMobile
2 24 (25.26%) SCCM
3 19 (20.00%) EdgeSight
4 13 (13.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (8.42%) WSUS
6 6 (6.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (3.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.11%) Netcool
8 2 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.05%) OpenView
9 1 (1.05%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 61 (64.21%) Citrix
2 58 (61.05%) Microsoft
3 49 (51.58%) VMware
4 41 (43.16%) ThinPrint
5 37 (38.95%) HP
6 34 (35.79%) AppSense
7 28 (29.47%) SAP
8 24 (25.26%) SafeCom
9 9 (9.47%) Symantec
10 7 (7.37%) Intel Security
11 5 (5.26%) Lumension
12 3 (3.16%) Trend Micro
13 2 (2.11%) Compaq
13 2 (2.11%) Dell
13 2 (2.11%) IronPort
13 2 (2.11%) NetApp
14 1 (1.05%) Apple
14 1 (1.05%) Oracle
14 1 (1.05%) Veritas
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