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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 46 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.51% 2.13% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.20% 10.96% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
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£273 £253 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.92% -11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £282 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £30.75 £12.75 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.17% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £14.95 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
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
147 73 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.62% 19.41% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 35 51
Average daily rate £273 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.20 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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 -15 11 £266 -1.11% 1
Durham -5 4 £290 +16.00% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
4 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
5 15 (48.39%) Cisco
6 14 (45.16%) ITIL
7 12 (38.71%) DHCP
8 11 (35.48%) HP
8 11 (35.48%) VMware
9 10 (32.26%) DNS
9 10 (32.26%) Firewall
10 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
11 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
11 8 (25.81%) Clustering
11 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
11 8 (25.81%) Service Management
11 8 (25.81%) CA
11 8 (25.81%) WAN
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 8 (25.81%) LAN
12 7 (22.58%) MS Office
12 7 (22.58%) EMC
12 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
13 6 (19.35%) vSphere
13 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
13 6 (19.35%) Citrix
13 6 (19.35%) SAN
13 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
13 6 (19.35%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) DHCP
2 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 10 (32.26%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) LAN
3 8 (25.81%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) SAN
5 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.90%) Junos
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (9.68%) Network Security
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.45%) NAS
8 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (6.45%) MPLS
8 2 (6.45%) DSL
8 2 (6.45%) SSL
9 1 (3.23%) SMS
9 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) DTS
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.23%) IDOL
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.45%) Military
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
3 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Server Support
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.23%) Celerra
3 1 (3.23%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
4 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Service Management
2 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
3 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Time Management
5 4 (12.90%) Network Management
5 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.45%) Change Control
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.45%) Network Design
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
1 4 (12.90%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 6 (19.35%) vSphere
3 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.68%) XenApp
6 2 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (12.90%) Unicenter
1 4 (12.90%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 3 (9.68%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) Netcool
3 2 (6.45%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (48.39%) Cisco
3 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 11 (35.48%) HP
4 8 (25.81%) CA
5 7 (22.58%) EMC
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix
7 5 (16.13%) 3PAR
8 4 (12.90%) F5
8 4 (12.90%) TippingPoint
8 4 (12.90%) Juniper
8 4 (12.90%) Veritas
8 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
9 3 (9.68%) McAfee
9 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
9 3 (9.68%) Crossbeam
10 2 (6.45%) NetApp
10 2 (6.45%) Dell
11 1 (3.23%) Draytek
11 1 (3.23%) Isilon
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