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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 76 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 79 117 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.04% 3.80% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.45% 16.18% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 62 21
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£301 £260 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.69% +9.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £325 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
Average hourly rate £14.75 £29.75 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.42% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £17.85 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.13 £42.50 £28.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +5.40%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
836 723 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.57% 23.49% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 318 230
Average daily rate £366 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.18% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £447 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 120 67
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.91 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.02 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Manchester +9 35 £280 -20.00% 14
Cheshire -40 16 £460 +73.58% 17
Lancashire -22 14 £270 +8.00% 1
Merseyside -7 11 £675 +141.07% 2
Cumbria -7 1 £500 +100.00%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (73.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (61.07%) Active Directory
4 67 (51.15%) Microsoft
5 62 (47.33%) VMware
6 51 (38.93%) Citrix
7 46 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (32.06%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (28.24%) Windows 7
10 34 (25.95%) Windows XP
10 34 (25.95%) MS Exchange
11 29 (22.14%) WAN
12 28 (21.37%) Hyper-V
13 27 (20.61%) ITIL
14 25 (19.08%) LAN
15 24 (18.32%) Migration
15 24 (18.32%) XenApp
16 23 (17.56%) MS Office
17 21 (16.03%) DHCP
18 20 (15.27%) MS Excel
18 20 (15.27%) SAN
19 19 (14.50%) NetApp
19 19 (14.50%) Oracle
19 19 (14.50%) DNS
20 18 (13.74%) HP
20 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
20 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2010
21 17 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
21 17 (12.98%) SQL
21 17 (12.98%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 34 (25.95%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.40%) IIS
4 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.82%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.53%) Lync
8 2 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (17.56%) MS Office
2 20 (15.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Office 365
2 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.14%) WAN
2 25 (19.08%) LAN
3 21 (16.03%) DHCP
4 20 (15.27%) SAN
5 19 (14.50%) DNS
6 12 (9.16%) TCP/IP
6 12 (9.16%) VPN
7 9 (6.87%) Firewall
8 6 (4.58%) MPLS
9 5 (3.82%) SSL
10 4 (3.05%) SMS
10 4 (3.05%) NAS
11 3 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.29%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.29%) SMTP
11 3 (2.29%) FTP
11 3 (2.29%) HTTP
12 2 (1.53%) Internet
12 2 (1.53%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.76%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.87%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.53%) DTS
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 17 (12.98%) Finance
2 3 (2.29%) Legal
2 3 (2.29%) Retail
3 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.76%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (30.53%) Analyst
2 16 (12.21%) Architect
2 16 (12.21%) Support Analyst
2 16 (12.21%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.45%) Technical Analyst
4 12 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (8.40%) Service Analyst
5 11 (8.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (6.87%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.11%) Citrix Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Administrator
8 7 (5.34%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.82%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) XML
1 6 (4.58%) XML Messaging
2 4 (3.05%) Middleware
3 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.58%) Clustering
2 5 (3.82%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.53%) NHS
4 2 (1.53%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.76%) PDA
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.76%) Life Science
5 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.76%) Open Source
5 1 (0.76%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.76%) User Experience
5 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (73.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (28.24%) Windows 7
5 34 (25.95%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.58%) Windows 2000
7 5 (3.82%) Solaris
7 5 (3.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.05%) UNIX
8 4 (3.05%) Linux
9 3 (2.29%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.53%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.61%) ITIL
2 24 (18.32%) Migration
3 7 (5.34%) Project Management
4 6 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (3.05%) Validation
5 4 (3.05%) Service Management
5 4 (3.05%) Change Management
5 4 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (2.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.29%) ERP
6 3 (2.29%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (1.53%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (1.53%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (1.53%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.53%) Network Management
7 2 (1.53%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.98%) SQL
2 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.58%) C
4 5 (3.82%) VBScript
5 4 (3.05%) VBA
6 3 (2.29%) VB
7 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
4 13 (9.92%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (9.92%) MCSE
5 11 (8.40%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (6.87%) CCNA
7 8 (6.11%) MCP
8 7 (5.34%) CCA
8 7 (5.34%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.05%) CCIE
10 4 (3.05%) CCEE
10 4 (3.05%) CCAA
11 3 (2.29%) CCIA
11 3 (2.29%) CCEA
12 2 (1.53%) MCSA
12 2 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (1.53%) MCITP
12 2 (1.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) QA
2 7 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (61.07%) Active Directory
2 42 (32.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (21.37%) Hyper-V
4 24 (18.32%) XenApp
5 14 (10.69%) XenDesktop
5 14 (10.69%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (8.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 10 (7.63%) vSphere
7 10 (7.63%) XenServer
7 10 (7.63%) VMware ESX
8 8 (6.11%) MetaFrame
9 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.76%) NFS
12 1 (0.76%) Firmware
12 1 (0.76%) Xen
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (9.92%) SCCM
2 5 (3.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (3.82%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.29%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (2.29%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.53%) SCOM
4 2 (1.53%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.76%) MOM
5 1 (0.76%) WSUS
5 1 (0.76%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 67 (51.15%) Microsoft
2 62 (47.33%) VMware
3 51 (38.93%) Citrix
4 19 (14.50%) NetApp
4 19 (14.50%) Oracle
5 18 (13.74%) HP
6 14 (10.69%) EMC
7 13 (9.92%) Cisco
7 13 (9.92%) AppSense
8 10 (7.63%) Dell
9 9 (6.87%) Symantec
10 6 (4.58%) McAfee
10 6 (4.58%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.82%) Apple
11 5 (3.82%) Lotus
11 5 (3.82%) Compaq
12 4 (3.05%) Lumension
13 3 (2.29%) Juniper
14 2 (1.53%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.53%) webMethods
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