The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / North West
Rank 124 120 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 38 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 1.01% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.87% 4.80% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 33
Median daily rate £325 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Median hourly rate £18.13 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £12.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £40.60 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%

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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
523 791 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.92% 20.94% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 421 351
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 84 91
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the North West region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the North West region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +8 11 £325 -3.70% 2
Cheshire +22 2 - - 2
Lancashire +6 1 £263 +0.47%
Merseyside -7 1 £350 -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (79.59%) Windows Server
4 33 (67.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (59.18%) VMware
6 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
7 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
8 19 (38.78%) ITIL
9 18 (36.73%) Citrix
10 15 (30.61%) SQL
10 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (30.61%) PowerShell
11 14 (28.57%) Cisco
11 14 (28.57%) XenApp
12 11 (22.45%) SCCM
12 11 (22.45%) HP
13 10 (20.41%) SAN
13 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
13 10 (20.41%) SCOM
13 10 (20.41%) VLAN
14 9 (18.37%) Firewall
14 9 (18.37%) DNS
14 9 (18.37%) IIS
15 8 (16.33%) Web Services
15 8 (16.33%) Blue Coat
15 8 (16.33%) ProxySG
15 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
15 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
16 7 (14.29%) NAS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (18.37%) IIS
2 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) SAN
1 10 (20.41%) TCP/IP
1 10 (20.41%) VLAN
2 9 (18.37%) DNS
2 9 (18.37%) Firewall
3 7 (14.29%) NAS
4 4 (8.16%) DHCP
4 4 (8.16%) LAN
4 4 (8.16%) NetScaler
4 4 (8.16%) VPN
4 4 (8.16%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) FTP
6 1 (2.04%) 3G
6 1 (2.04%) IPsec
6 1 (2.04%) SMTP
6 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (6.12%) Local Government
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Monitoring Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Server Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix Specialist
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Citrix Expert
5 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 6 (12.24%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.20%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) AS400
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (79.59%) Windows Server
4 33 (67.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.29%) Linux
7 6 (12.24%) AIX
7 6 (12.24%) HPUX
7 6 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (12.24%) Solaris
7 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Release Management
2 7 (14.29%) Service Management
3 5 (10.20%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (10.20%) Time Management
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (8.16%) Security Hardening
4 4 (8.16%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (6.12%) Application Discovery
5 3 (6.12%) Application Performance Management
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
6 2 (4.08%) Server Building
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) PowerShell
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) VBScript
3 6 (12.24%) Bourne shell
3 6 (12.24%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) Korn
3 6 (12.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.16%) MCSE
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.08%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) MCITP
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (28.57%) XenApp
4 8 (16.33%) ProxySG
5 5 (10.20%) vSphere
6 4 (8.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
8 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
9 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) SCCM
2 10 (20.41%) SCOM
3 6 (12.24%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (12.24%) Netcool
3 6 (12.24%) Tivoli
4 4 (8.16%) BladeLogic
5 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
5 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.04%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) VMware
2 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
3 18 (36.73%) Citrix
4 14 (28.57%) Cisco
5 11 (22.45%) HP
6 8 (16.33%) Blue Coat
7 6 (12.24%) AppSense
7 6 (12.24%) CA
7 6 (12.24%) IBM
7 6 (12.24%) Intel Security
7 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.20%) NetApp
8 5 (10.20%) Symantec
9 4 (8.16%) AppDynamics
9 4 (8.16%) Webroot
9 4 (8.16%) Wyse
10 3 (6.12%) Canon
10 3 (6.12%) Dell
10 3 (6.12%) EqualLogic
10 3 (6.12%) Veeam
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