The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 24 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.86% 2.48% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.78% 13.79% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £255 £170 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £170 £198
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.38% +16.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 29 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.74% 18.01% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 31
Median daily rate £255 £214 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £123 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Median hourly rate £11.21 £20.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.95% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.59% +11.29%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Suffolk region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Suffolk region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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
Ipswich - 6 £255 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £288 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) SAN
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) EMC
7 5 (35.71%) Citrix
7 5 (35.71%) Intel Security
7 5 (35.71%) vSphere
7 5 (35.71%) SolarWinds
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) Mimecast
8 4 (28.57%) Migration
8 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (14.29%) SaaS
10 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (14.29%) Acronis
10 2 (14.29%) High Availability
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Mimecast
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) EMC Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
6 1 (7.14%) DBA
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) EMC
3 5 (35.71%) Intel Security
3 5 (35.71%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Acronis
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet