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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 98 98 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -56
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 57 58 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 1.51% 3.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.58% 7.20% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 71
Median daily rate £325 £265 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £182 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £378 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.94 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% +7.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £11.85 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £18.35 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.75 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+11.09% +15.38%
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
752 805 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.63% 21.02% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 420 362
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 80 86
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £28.75 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 32 £325 +18.72% 7
Merseyside -1 15 £350 +16.66% 2
Cheshire -6 5 £220 -41.33% 4
Lancashire -16 3 £225 -7.21%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 90 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 89 (76.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (67.52%) Active Directory
5 65 (55.56%) VMware
6 59 (50.43%) Microsoft
7 43 (36.75%) Citrix
8 30 (25.64%) Migration
8 30 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (24.79%) HP
10 28 (23.93%) SQL Server
11 24 (20.51%) ITIL
12 22 (18.80%) DHCP
12 22 (18.80%) SCOM
13 21 (17.95%) DNS
14 20 (17.09%) SCCM
15 19 (16.24%) PowerShell
15 19 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (16.24%) IIS
15 19 (16.24%) MS Exchange
16 15 (12.82%) vSphere
17 14 (11.97%) AppSense
17 14 (11.97%) Finance
17 14 (11.97%) Linux
17 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
17 14 (11.97%) Data Centre
18 13 (11.11%) SQL
18 13 (11.11%) Clustering
18 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

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 19 (16.24%) IIS
1 19 (16.24%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.42%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.42%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.71%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Office 365
2 6 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.42%) SoftLayer
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.80%) DHCP
2 21 (17.95%) DNS
3 11 (9.40%) SAN
4 9 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 8 (6.84%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.13%) LAN
7 5 (4.27%) VoIP
8 4 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (3.42%) Firewall
8 4 (3.42%) Internet
8 4 (3.42%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.42%) VLAN
8 4 (3.42%) WAN
9 3 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.56%) IP Telephony
9 3 (2.56%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.71%) DMZ
10 2 (1.71%) NAS
10 2 (1.71%) Skype
10 2 (1.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) MS Access
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (11.97%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.27%) Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (20.51%) Analyst
2 15 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
4 11 (9.40%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (8.55%) Server Engineer
5 10 (8.55%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Support
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 8 (6.84%) Server Specialist
7 8 (6.84%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Administrator
8 7 (5.98%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.98%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) .NET
2 3 (2.56%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.11%) Clustering
3 11 (9.40%) Fat Client
3 11 (9.40%) Thin Client
4 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.84%) Driving Licence
5 8 (6.84%) NHS
6 6 (5.13%) Life Science
7 3 (2.56%) PKI
8 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.85%) BYOD
9 1 (0.85%) CMDB
9 1 (0.85%) EPoS
9 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (76.92%) Windows Server
2 90 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (76.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (11.97%) Linux
5 12 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.98%) Solaris
7 7 (5.98%) Unix
7 7 (5.98%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.13%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.85%) Android
11 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.64%) Migration
2 24 (20.51%) ITIL
3 13 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 12 (10.26%) Security Patching
5 11 (9.40%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (7.69%) Patch Management
7 7 (5.98%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (4.27%) IT Governance
8 5 (4.27%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.27%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.42%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.42%) High Availability
9 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 4 (3.42%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.42%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.42%) Project Management
10 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.24%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (3.42%) C
3 4 (3.42%) VB
3 4 (3.42%) VBScript
4 1 (0.85%) Perl
4 1 (0.85%) PHP
4 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.55%) MCSE
3 9 (7.69%) MCSA
4 8 (6.84%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (6.84%) MCP
5 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.42%) CCNA
6 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.56%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.71%) MCITP
9 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.71%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (67.52%) Active Directory
2 30 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.82%) vSphere
4 12 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.26%) XenApp
5 10 (8.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (6.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (5.98%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.42%) NFS
8 4 (3.42%) Xen
9 2 (1.71%) Brightmail
9 2 (1.71%) Firmware
9 2 (1.71%) Postfix
9 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.71%) XenServer
10 1 (0.85%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.85%) vCloud
10 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (18.80%) SCOM
2 20 (17.09%) SCCM
3 11 (9.40%) WSUS
4 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (3.42%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.71%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.85%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.85%) vMotion
8 1 (0.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 65 (55.56%) VMware
2 59 (50.43%) Microsoft
3 43 (36.75%) Citrix
4 29 (24.79%) HP
5 14 (11.97%) AppSense
6 12 (10.26%) Cisco
7 10 (8.55%) Wyse
8 8 (6.84%) IBM
9 7 (5.98%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.98%) Symantec
10 6 (5.13%) Dell
11 5 (4.27%) NetApp
11 5 (4.27%) Oracle
12 4 (3.42%) Lotus
12 4 (3.42%) Veeam
13 3 (2.56%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.71%) Compaq
14 2 (1.71%) iManage
14 2 (1.71%) IronPort
14 2 (1.71%) ThinPrint
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