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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 30 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 44 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.66% 3.93% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.99% 20.59% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 4
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£270 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £269 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 11
Average hourly rate £33.00 £12.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.82% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £10.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £14.95 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
259 68 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.29% 19.10% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 32 36
Average daily rate £320 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 11 24
Average hourly rate £29.50 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.51% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.74 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -21 29 £266 +5.44% 4
Durham +10 15 £270 +35.00% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (81.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
4 39 (67.24%) Security Cleared
5 31 (53.45%) Active Directory
6 28 (48.28%) ITIL
7 25 (43.10%) Firewall
8 24 (41.38%) HP
9 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
10 21 (36.21%) Clustering
10 21 (36.21%) Service Management
11 19 (32.76%) VMware
11 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
12 17 (29.31%) Cisco
12 17 (29.31%) vSphere
13 16 (27.59%) DNS
13 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
14 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
14 15 (25.86%) Citrix
14 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (24.14%) Time Management
15 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (22.41%) SQL
16 13 (22.41%) MCSE
16 13 (22.41%) LAN
16 13 (22.41%) WAN
16 13 (22.41%) DV Cleared
17 11 (18.97%) Incident Management
17 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (15.52%) IIS
2 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.97%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.10%) Firewall
2 16 (27.59%) DNS
3 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
4 13 (22.41%) LAN
4 13 (22.41%) WAN
5 11 (18.97%) DHCP
5 11 (18.97%) SAN
6 9 (15.52%) Junos
7 8 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (13.79%) Network Security
8 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (12.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (12.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (12.07%) SSL
9 3 (5.17%) SMS
10 2 (3.45%) MPLS
10 2 (3.45%) DSL
11 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) DTS
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.72%) IDOL
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
1 2 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Server Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Server Support
6 5 (8.62%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.45%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.45%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Clustering
2 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.79%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (81.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.45%) UNIX
6 2 (3.45%) Solaris
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) ITIL
2 21 (36.21%) Service Management
3 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (24.14%) Time Management
4 11 (18.97%) Incident Management
5 10 (17.24%) Change Control
6 9 (15.52%) Network Management
6 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
6 9 (15.52%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (12.07%) Network Design
8 6 (10.34%) Change Management
8 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.72%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
11 1 (1.72%) Asset Management
11 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (67.24%) Security Cleared
2 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (22.41%) MCSE
4 13 (22.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) JSP 440
2 7 (12.07%) QA
System Software
1 31 (53.45%) Active Directory
2 17 (29.31%) vSphere
3 11 (18.97%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (18.97%) Hyper-V
4 9 (15.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (12.07%) XenApp
5 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) NetBackup
2 9 (15.52%) MIIS
2 9 (15.52%) WhatsUp Gold
3 6 (10.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.45%) Netcool
5 2 (3.45%) Unicenter
5 2 (3.45%) WSUS
6 1 (1.72%) SCCM
6 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 24 (41.38%) HP
3 19 (32.76%) VMware
4 17 (29.31%) Cisco
5 15 (25.86%) Citrix
6 11 (18.97%) Veritas
7 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
7 9 (15.52%) TippingPoint
7 9 (15.52%) 3PAR
7 9 (15.52%) F5
7 9 (15.52%) Juniper
7 9 (15.52%) EMC
8 8 (13.79%) McAfee
9 5 (8.62%) CA
10 3 (5.17%) Crossbeam
10 3 (5.17%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.45%) NetApp
11 2 (3.45%) Dell
12 1 (1.72%) Draytek
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