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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 99 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 55 134 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.48% 4.37% 3.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.75% 19.45% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 76 39
Average daily rate
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£265 £251 £252
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £216 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £314 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £285 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.87% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -40.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £9.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.27 £35.55 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -13.69%
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
815 689 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.93% 22.48% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 340 239
Average daily rate £350 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 74 68
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £32.72 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -23 19 £263 -12.50% 8
Lancashire -14 13 £265 +12.52%
Merseyside - 12 £250 - 3
Cheshire -50 9 £375 +50.00% 8
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 99 (75.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (62.60%) Active Directory
4 72 (54.96%) Microsoft
5 63 (48.09%) VMware
6 44 (33.59%) Citrix
7 41 (31.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (29.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (24.43%) MS Exchange
9 32 (24.43%) Migration
10 30 (22.90%) ITIL
11 29 (22.14%) Hyper-V
11 29 (22.14%) Windows 7
12 28 (21.37%) WAN
13 27 (20.61%) DNS
13 27 (20.61%) Windows XP
14 26 (19.85%) DHCP
14 26 (19.85%) XenApp
15 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (19.08%) SAN
16 23 (17.56%) LAN
17 22 (16.79%) MS Office
18 20 (15.27%) SQL
18 20 (15.27%) HP
19 19 (14.50%) MS Excel
20 18 (13.74%) NetApp
20 18 (13.74%) IIS
20 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2010
21 17 (12.98%) MCSE
21 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (24.43%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.74%) IIS
2 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.69%) SharePoint
4 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.34%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.05%) Lync
7 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.29%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.76%) TPMS
Applications
1 22 (16.79%) MS Office
2 19 (14.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
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%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.37%) WAN
2 27 (20.61%) DNS
3 26 (19.85%) DHCP
4 25 (19.08%) SAN
5 23 (17.56%) LAN
6 15 (11.45%) TCP/IP
7 12 (9.16%) VPN
7 12 (9.16%) Firewall
8 8 (6.11%) SSL
9 6 (4.58%) SMTP
9 6 (4.58%) FTP
9 6 (4.58%) HTTP
9 6 (4.58%) MPLS
10 5 (3.82%) NAS
11 3 (2.29%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.29%) SMS
11 3 (2.29%) Internet
12 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.53%) Wireless
13 1 (0.76%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.53%) DTS
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 11 (8.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.29%) Retail
3 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.53%) Publishing
3 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Law
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (26.72%) Analyst
2 19 (14.50%) Support Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Architect
4 14 (10.69%) Support Analyst
5 12 (9.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) Technical Analyst
5 12 (9.16%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.11%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) Citrix Analyst
8 6 (4.58%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Technical Support
9 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Server Support
10 4 (3.05%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) Middleware
2 2 (1.53%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.53%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Clustering
1 13 (9.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.58%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.82%) EMC VNX
4 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.29%) NHS
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.53%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) Handset
7 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.76%) DTV
7 1 (0.76%) PDA
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) Life Science
7 1 (0.76%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (75.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (31.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (22.14%) Windows 7
5 27 (20.61%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (3.82%) Solaris
6 5 (3.82%) Windows 2000
6 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.05%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.05%) UNIX
8 3 (2.29%) Linux
9 2 (1.53%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.43%) Migration
2 30 (22.90%) ITIL
3 9 (6.87%) Project Management
3 9 (6.87%) Patch Management
4 8 (6.11%) Server Building
5 7 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.05%) ERP
7 4 (3.05%) Change Management
7 4 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.05%) Service Management
7 4 (3.05%) Validation
7 4 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.29%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.29%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.29%) Data Centre Operations
9 2 (1.53%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (1.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.27%) SQL
2 6 (4.58%) C
2 6 (4.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.05%) VBA
3 4 (3.05%) VBScript
4 3 (2.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.98%) MCSE
2 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.92%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.92%) MCP
3 13 (9.92%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (9.16%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.11%) CCNA
6 7 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (4.58%) MCITP
8 5 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (3.05%) CCA
9 4 (3.05%) CCIE
9 4 (3.05%) CCEE
9 4 (3.05%) CCAA
10 3 (2.29%) MCSA
11 2 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (1.53%) PMP
11 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) QA
2 7 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.82%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (62.60%) Active Directory
2 39 (29.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (22.14%) Hyper-V
4 26 (19.85%) XenApp
5 16 (12.21%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (9.92%) vSphere
6 13 (9.92%) VMware ESX
7 12 (9.16%) XenDesktop
8 8 (6.11%) XenServer
8 8 (6.11%) MetaFrame
8 8 (6.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (5.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (2.29%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.53%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.76%) Firmware
13 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (9.92%) SCCM
2 6 (4.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.29%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.29%) WSUS
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%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.53%) SCOM
4 2 (1.53%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (54.96%) Microsoft
2 63 (48.09%) VMware
3 44 (33.59%) Citrix
4 20 (15.27%) HP
5 18 (13.74%) NetApp
6 15 (11.45%) AppSense
7 14 (10.69%) EMC
8 12 (9.16%) Oracle
9 11 (8.40%) Cisco
10 9 (6.87%) Dell
11 8 (6.11%) Symantec
12 7 (5.34%) McAfee
12 7 (5.34%) Lotus
13 5 (3.82%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.82%) Apple
13 5 (3.82%) Compaq
14 4 (3.05%) Juniper
14 4 (3.05%) Lumension
15 3 (2.29%) SAP
15 3 (2.29%) IBM
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