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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 115 103 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -56
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 41 63 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 1.50% 3.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.68% 7.22% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 68
Median daily rate £313 £248 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.26% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £171 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £365 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 17
Median hourly rate £14.17 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.42 £24.25 £36.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £18.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.76% +9.55%
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
722 873 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.65% 20.79% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 462 401
Median daily rate £388 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £479 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 94 102
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £31.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -5 21 £325 +31.31% 8
Merseyside +4 11 £350 +40.00% 2
Lancashire +11 4 £225 +11.11% 1
Cheshire -3 2 £208 -44.66% 4
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (78.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (76.70%) Windows Server
4 77 (74.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (71.84%) Active Directory
6 59 (57.28%) VMware
7 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
8 38 (36.89%) Citrix
9 26 (25.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (24.27%) SQL Server
10 25 (24.27%) Migration
11 24 (23.30%) HP
11 24 (23.30%) SCOM
12 23 (22.33%) SCCM
12 23 (22.33%) ITIL
13 18 (17.48%) IIS
14 16 (15.53%) DHCP
14 16 (15.53%) DNS
14 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (14.56%) MS Exchange
16 14 (13.59%) Data Centre
17 13 (12.62%) Cisco
17 13 (12.62%) AppSense
17 13 (12.62%) Application Packaging
17 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
17 13 (12.62%) Technical Analysis
18 12 (11.65%) vSphere
18 12 (11.65%) SAN
18 12 (11.65%) Linux
18 12 (11.65%) Security Patching

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 18 (17.48%) IIS
2 15 (14.56%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.88%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.94%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.97%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Office 365
2 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.94%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.53%) DHCP
1 16 (15.53%) DNS
2 12 (11.65%) SAN
3 9 (8.74%) NetScaler
4 8 (7.77%) LAN
5 7 (6.80%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.83%) WAN
7 4 (3.88%) Firewall
7 4 (3.88%) Internet
8 3 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.91%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.91%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.91%) VLAN
8 3 (2.91%) VoIP
8 3 (2.91%) VPN
9 2 (1.94%) DMZ
9 2 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.94%) NAS
9 2 (1.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.91%) MS Access
4 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Local Government
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) Analyst
2 13 (12.62%) Citrix Specialist
3 11 (10.68%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Server Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (7.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.77%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (7.77%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Server Specialist
7 7 (6.80%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 6 (5.83%) Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Windows Server Specialist
8 6 (5.83%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) .NET
1 3 (2.91%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.68%) Clustering
2 11 (10.68%) Fat Client
2 11 (10.68%) Thin Client
3 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.74%) NHS
4 7 (6.80%) Driving Licence
5 6 (5.83%) Life Science
6 3 (2.91%) PKI
7 1 (0.97%) BYOD
7 1 (0.97%) CMDB
7 1 (0.97%) EPoS
7 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (78.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 79 (76.70%) Windows Server
4 77 (74.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.65%) Linux
6 10 (9.71%) Windows XP
7 9 (8.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.80%) Solaris
8 7 (6.80%) Unix
9 6 (5.83%) Windows 2000
9 6 (5.83%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.97%) Android
10 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) Migration
2 23 (22.33%) ITIL
3 13 (12.62%) Application Packaging
3 13 (12.62%) Technical Analysis
4 12 (11.65%) Security Patching
5 9 (8.74%) Patch Management
6 7 (6.80%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (4.85%) IT Governance
7 5 (4.85%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.88%) High Availability
8 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 4 (3.88%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.91%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.91%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.68%) SQL
3 3 (2.91%) VB
3 3 (2.91%) VBScript
4 2 (1.94%) C
5 1 (0.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.77%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (7.77%) MCP
3 7 (6.80%) MCSA
3 7 (6.80%) MCSE
4 4 (3.88%) CCNA
4 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.91%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.94%) MCITP
7 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (71.84%) Active Directory
2 26 (25.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.65%) vSphere
4 10 (9.71%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (9.71%) XenApp
5 9 (8.74%) VMware ESX
6 8 (7.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.94%) Firmware
7 2 (1.94%) NFS
7 2 (1.94%) Xen
8 1 (0.97%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.97%) Postfix
8 1 (0.97%) vCloud
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.97%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (23.30%) SCOM
2 23 (22.33%) SCCM
3 10 (9.71%) WSUS
4 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (4.85%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.88%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.97%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.97%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.97%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.97%) vMotion
Vendors
1 59 (57.28%) VMware
2 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
3 38 (36.89%) Citrix
4 24 (23.30%) HP
5 13 (12.62%) AppSense
5 13 (12.62%) Cisco
6 10 (9.71%) Wyse
7 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.83%) Symantec
9 5 (4.85%) Dell
9 5 (4.85%) IBM
10 4 (3.88%) Intel Security
10 4 (3.88%) Lotus
10 4 (3.88%) Veeam
11 3 (2.91%) NetApp
12 2 (1.94%) Canon
12 2 (1.94%) iManage
12 2 (1.94%) Oracle
13 1 (0.97%) EMC
13 1 (0.97%) LANDesk
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