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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 93 90 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -50
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 63 66 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.62% 1.74% 4.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.59% 7.92% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 74
Median daily rate £350 £313 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% +15.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Median hourly rate £14.34 £14.75 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -50.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.15 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -1.53%
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
830 833 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.28% 22.00% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 436 344
Median daily rate £380 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +33.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 100 102
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 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
Manchester 0 35 £325 -7.14% 2
Merseyside +2 13 £500 - 4
Cheshire -9 13 £393 -21.50% 2
Lancashire -4 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (82.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (75.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (74.26%) Windows Server
5 68 (67.33%) Active Directory
6 53 (52.48%) VMware
7 48 (47.52%) Citrix
8 41 (40.59%) Microsoft
9 33 (32.67%) HP
10 30 (29.70%) SQL Server
10 30 (29.70%) Migration
11 26 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (19.80%) AppSense
12 20 (19.80%) MS Exchange
13 19 (18.81%) DHCP
13 19 (18.81%) Application Packaging
14 18 (17.82%) DNS
14 18 (17.82%) ITIL
15 17 (16.83%) PowerShell
16 16 (15.84%) Microsoft App-V
16 16 (15.84%) SQL
17 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (14.85%) XenApp
17 15 (14.85%) Data Centre
18 14 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (13.86%) Fat Client
18 14 (13.86%) MS Office
18 14 (13.86%) Wyse
18 14 (13.86%) Finance
18 14 (13.86%) Thin Client

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 20 (19.80%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.88%) IIS
4 10 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.93%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.98%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Office
2 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.89%) Office 365
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.97%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.99%) IaaS
4 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.81%) DHCP
2 18 (17.82%) DNS
3 13 (12.87%) NetScaler
4 10 (9.90%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.92%) SAN
6 5 (4.95%) LAN
6 5 (4.95%) VoIP
6 5 (4.95%) WAN
7 4 (3.96%) Internet
7 4 (3.96%) VLAN
8 3 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.97%) Firewall
8 3 (2.97%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.98%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.98%) SMTP
10 1 (0.99%) DMZ
10 1 (0.99%) DSL
10 1 (0.99%) IPsec
10 1 (0.99%) NAS
10 1 (0.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) MS Access
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.98%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.94%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Local Government
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (17.82%) Citrix Specialist
2 17 (16.83%) Analyst
3 12 (11.88%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Server Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (8.91%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Service Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 6 (5.94%) Administrator
8 6 (5.94%) Citrix Expert
8 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (5.94%) Server Support
8 6 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.94%) Windows Specialist
9 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.99%) XML
3 1 (0.99%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.86%) Fat Client
2 14 (13.86%) Thin Client
3 8 (7.92%) Clustering
4 6 (5.94%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.94%) Life Science
5 5 (4.95%) NHS
6 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.96%) PKI
7 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.99%) BYOD
8 1 (0.99%) CMDB
8 1 (0.99%) EPoS
8 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (82.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (75.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (74.26%) Windows Server
5 10 (9.90%) Linux
6 8 (7.92%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.94%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.97%) Solaris
10 3 (2.97%) Unix
11 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Migration
2 19 (18.81%) Application Packaging
3 18 (17.82%) ITIL
4 10 (9.90%) IT Governance
4 10 (9.90%) Risk Management
5 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.93%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (4.95%) Patch Management
6 5 (4.95%) Project Management
6 5 (4.95%) Security Patching
7 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 4 (3.96%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.97%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.97%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (1.98%) Data Protection
9 2 (1.98%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.98%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.83%) PowerShell
2 16 (15.84%) SQL
3 4 (3.96%) VB
3 4 (3.96%) VBScript
4 3 (2.97%) C
5 2 (1.98%) Perl
5 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.89%) MCSE
3 9 (8.91%) MCSA
4 4 (3.96%) CCNA
4 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.97%) MCP
5 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.99%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.99%) Degree
6 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.99%) MCITP
6 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 68 (67.33%) Active Directory
2 26 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (14.85%) XenApp
5 11 (10.89%) vSphere
6 9 (8.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
7 7 (6.93%) VMware ESX
8 5 (4.95%) Brightmail
9 4 (3.96%) XenDesktop
9 4 (3.96%) XenServer
10 3 (2.97%) NFS
10 3 (2.97%) Xen
11 2 (1.98%) Postfix
11 2 (1.98%) Sendmail
11 2 (1.98%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.99%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.99%) Firmware
12 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) SCOM
2 8 (7.92%) SCCM
3 7 (6.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (5.94%) WSUS
5 2 (1.98%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.99%) Legato
6 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.99%) vMotion
6 1 (0.99%) vRealize
Vendors
1 53 (52.48%) VMware
2 48 (47.52%) Citrix
3 41 (40.59%) Microsoft
4 33 (32.67%) HP
5 20 (19.80%) AppSense
6 14 (13.86%) Wyse
7 8 (7.92%) Dell
8 7 (6.93%) IBM
8 7 (6.93%) Symantec
9 5 (4.95%) Cisco
9 5 (4.95%) IronPort
9 5 (4.95%) Oracle
10 4 (3.96%) Compaq
10 4 (3.96%) NetApp
10 4 (3.96%) ThinPrint
11 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.97%) Veeam
12 2 (1.98%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.98%) Lotus
12 2 (1.98%) SAP
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