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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 68 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 21 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.93% 2.84% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.53% 11.64% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 5
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£245 £266 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £205 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £343 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £17.25 £31.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +147.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.30 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £32.70 £14.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
279 146 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.60% 24.41% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 88 36
Average daily rate £425 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £388 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 18
Average hourly rate £32.00 £16.50 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% +35.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.60 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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 -26 12 £215 -17.30% 3
Durham -1 6 £250 -13.79%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (61.76%) ITIL
4 20 (58.82%) DHCP
5 17 (50.00%) DNS
5 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 9 (26.47%) vSphere
7 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 8 (23.53%) Clustering
8 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
8 8 (23.53%) Citrix
8 8 (23.53%) CA
8 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 7 (20.59%) HP
9 7 (20.59%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (17.65%) SCCM
10 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 6 (17.65%) Service Management
10 6 (17.65%) Change Management
10 6 (17.65%) Firewall
11 5 (14.71%) SAN
11 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
11 5 (14.71%) MS Office
11 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco
12 4 (11.76%) Military

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) DHCP
2 17 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) Firewall
4 5 (14.71%) SAN
5 4 (11.76%) LAN
5 4 (11.76%) WAN
5 4 (11.76%) Junos
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security
6 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.88%) 3G
7 1 (2.94%) Internet
7 1 (2.94%) SSL
7 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.76%) DTS
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
1 4 (11.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Software Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Server Support
7 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Exchange Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Server Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix Server Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 6 (17.65%) Service Management
3 6 (17.65%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.76%) Software Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.82%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Network Management
6 2 (5.88%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.88%) Security Patching
6 2 (5.88%) Server Building
6 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
1 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.88%) VBScript
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
1 4 (11.76%) JSP 440
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) vSphere
3 7 (20.59%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.76%) XenApp
5 2 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Unicenter
2 4 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (11.76%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.82%) WSUS
3 3 (8.82%) Netcool
3 3 (8.82%) SCOM
4 2 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Citrix
2 8 (23.53%) CA
3 7 (20.59%) HP
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) EMC
5 4 (11.76%) Juniper
5 4 (11.76%) McAfee
5 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) AppSense
5 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.76%) TippingPoint
5 4 (11.76%) 3PAR
5 4 (11.76%) F5
6 3 (8.82%) Riverbed
6 3 (8.82%) Crossbeam
6 3 (8.82%) NetApp
7 2 (5.88%) Veritas
7 2 (5.88%) Symantec
8 1 (2.94%) SAP
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £14 per hour - This is an initial 2 -3-month contract
Posted: 6 days ago