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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 36 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 104 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.96% 2.47% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.12% 9.70% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 12 10
Median daily rate £230 £251 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% -13.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £298 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 3
Median hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% +59.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £21.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £21.50 £28.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +18.75%
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
688 237 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.05% 25.40% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 125 89
Median daily rate £281 £320 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.34% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £525 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 28 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% +19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +17 98 £230 +1.65% 3
Durham +7 2 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (93.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 133 (84.71%) Windows Server
4 124 (78.98%) Active Directory
5 123 (78.34%) DHCP
6 108 (68.79%) Microsoft
7 103 (65.61%) Citrix
8 95 (60.51%) Security Cleared
9 85 (54.14%) DNS
9 85 (54.14%) VMware
10 79 (50.32%) SC Cleared
11 76 (48.41%) XenApp
12 70 (44.59%) ITIL
13 65 (41.40%) HP
14 62 (39.49%) ThinPrint
15 50 (31.85%) Microsoft App-V
15 50 (31.85%) AppSense
16 49 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
17 47 (29.94%) Windows Server 2012
17 47 (29.94%) BPSS Clearance
18 46 (29.30%) XenServer
19 45 (28.66%) XenMobile
20 44 (28.03%) XenDesktop
20 44 (28.03%) Degree
20 44 (28.03%) Computer Science
21 42 (26.75%) SAP
21 42 (26.75%) Disclosure Scotland
22 40 (25.48%) SafeCom
23 38 (24.20%) Project Management
23 38 (24.20%) Business Continuity

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 37 (23.57%) IIS
2 31 (19.75%) MS Exchange
3 27 (17.20%) SharePoint
4 26 (16.56%) Skype for Business
5 25 (15.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (15.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (11.46%) Office Communications Server
7 18 (11.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (10.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (5.10%) OpenStack
10 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (11.46%) MS Office
2 11 (7.01%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.91%) MS Project
3 3 (1.91%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 123 (78.34%) DHCP
2 85 (54.14%) DNS
3 22 (14.01%) 3G
3 22 (14.01%) Skype
3 22 (14.01%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (6.37%) SMS
5 9 (5.73%) Firewall
6 7 (4.46%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.82%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (3.18%) SAN
9 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 66 (42.04%) Support Engineer
2 33 (21.02%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 23 (14.65%) Desktop Support
4 21 (13.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (11.46%) Messaging Support
6 13 (8.28%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 12 (7.64%) Messaging Engineer
7 12 (7.64%) Security Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Consultant
8 10 (6.37%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Wintel Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (3.18%) Analyst
12 5 (3.18%) Citrix Support
12 5 (3.18%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
12 5 (3.18%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.55%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.03%) Computer Science
2 30 (19.11%) Management Information System
3 22 (14.01%) Fat Client
3 22 (14.01%) Thin Client
4 12 (7.64%) Data Centre
5 11 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.01%) Visualisation
6 10 (6.37%) Blackberry
6 10 (6.37%) PKI
7 7 (4.46%) Clustering
8 5 (3.18%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.55%) Replication
10 2 (1.27%) SCADA
11 1 (0.64%) AS400
11 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.64%) Tandem
11 1 (0.64%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (93.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 133 (84.71%) Windows Server
4 47 (29.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (20.38%) Windows 7
6 13 (8.28%) Android
6 13 (8.28%) Apple iOS
7 11 (7.01%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.82%) Linux
9 5 (3.18%) HPUX
9 5 (3.18%) Solaris
10 4 (2.55%) AIX
10 4 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.55%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.55%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.91%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.91%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (1.27%) Unix
12 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (44.59%) ITIL
2 38 (24.20%) Business Continuity
2 38 (24.20%) Project Management
2 38 (24.20%) Service Delivery
3 27 (17.20%) Software Delivery
4 25 (15.92%) Incident Management
5 15 (9.55%) Content Management
6 14 (8.92%) Server Building
7 13 (8.28%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (8.28%) Security Management
8 12 (7.64%) Escalation Management
9 11 (7.01%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.73%) Problem Management
12 8 (5.10%) Change Control
13 7 (4.46%) Release Management
14 6 (3.82%) Time Management
15 5 (3.18%) Prototyping
16 4 (2.55%) Conflict Management
16 4 (2.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.10%) SQL
2 18 (11.46%) PowerShell
3 14 (8.92%) VBScript
4 4 (2.55%) Bourne shell
4 4 (2.55%) Java
4 4 (2.55%) Korn
4 4 (2.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 95 (60.51%) Security Cleared
2 79 (50.32%) SC Cleared
3 47 (29.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 44 (28.03%) Degree
5 27 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (15.92%) MCSE
7 5 (3.18%) CISSP
8 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.64%) CCNA
9 1 (0.64%) CCNP
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.64%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (26.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (5.73%) SLA
System Software
1 124 (78.98%) Active Directory
2 76 (48.41%) XenApp
3 50 (31.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 49 (31.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (29.30%) XenServer
6 44 (28.03%) XenDesktop
7 27 (17.20%) vSphere
8 12 (7.64%) Hyper-V
9 7 (4.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (2.55%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.91%) Firmware
12 2 (1.27%) Brightmail
12 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (28.66%) XenMobile
2 40 (25.48%) SafeCom
3 30 (19.11%) EdgeSight
4 23 (14.65%) SCCM
5 17 (10.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 15 (9.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (4.46%) NetBackup
8 5 (3.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (2.55%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.91%) Netcool
10 3 (1.91%) SAP Afaria
10 3 (1.91%) SCOM
10 3 (1.91%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.91%) WSUS
11 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.64%) HP SiteScope
12 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 108 (68.79%) Microsoft
2 103 (65.61%) Citrix
3 85 (54.14%) VMware
4 65 (41.40%) HP
5 62 (39.49%) ThinPrint
6 50 (31.85%) AppSense
7 42 (26.75%) SAP
8 18 (11.46%) Intel Security
8 18 (11.46%) Symantec
9 14 (8.92%) Lumension
10 10 (6.37%) Trend Micro
11 7 (4.46%) Veritas
12 4 (2.55%) Altiris
12 4 (2.55%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.91%) Apple
13 3 (1.91%) CA
13 3 (1.91%) IBM
14 2 (1.27%) Compaq
14 2 (1.27%) Dell
14 2 (1.27%) IronPort