The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 33 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.09% 2.96% 4.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.32% 15.00% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 8
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£313 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £257 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £284 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +25.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £15.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £15.50 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +1.33%
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
118 40 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.15% 19.70% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 21 48
Average daily rate £275 £251 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £363 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.50 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
North East

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 9 £313 +13.63% 3
Gateshead -2 2 - -
Windows Server 2003
North East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (60.71%) ITIL
5 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
6 14 (50.00%) DHCP
7 12 (42.86%) Cisco
7 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
8 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
8 11 (39.29%) CA
9 10 (35.71%) DNS
9 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
10 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
10 9 (32.14%) WAN
10 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
10 9 (32.14%) LAN
10 9 (32.14%) Change Management
10 9 (32.14%) VMware
11 8 (28.57%) MS Office
12 7 (25.00%) SAN
12 7 (25.00%) EMC
12 7 (25.00%) Service Management
12 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (25.00%) Clustering
13 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (21.43%) Unicenter
13 6 (21.43%) HP
13 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 6 (21.43%) DTS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) DHCP
2 10 (35.71%) DNS
3 9 (32.14%) WAN
3 9 (32.14%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (14.29%) Junos
5 4 (14.29%) Firewall
6 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.14%) NAS
7 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (7.14%) DSL
7 2 (7.14%) MPLS
7 2 (7.14%) SSL
8 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) DTS
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.57%) IDOL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.14%) Military
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Server Support
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Support
5 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.57%) Celerra
3 1 (3.57%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
4 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX
6 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 9 (32.14%) Change Management
4 7 (25.00%) Service Management
5 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) Network Management
6 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (10.71%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (10.71%) Capacity Management
8 2 (7.14%) Network Design
8 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.14%) Time Management
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.57%) ERP
9 1 (3.57%) Migration
9 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
1 4 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (17.86%) vSphere
4 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Unicenter
2 5 (17.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (10.71%) WSUS
5 2 (7.14%) Netcool
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (3.57%) SCOM
6 1 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco
3 11 (39.29%) CA
4 9 (32.14%) VMware
5 7 (25.00%) EMC
6 6 (21.43%) HP
7 4 (14.29%) TippingPoint
7 4 (14.29%) 3PAR
7 4 (14.29%) F5
7 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 4 (14.29%) Juniper
8 3 (10.71%) McAfee
8 3 (10.71%) Crossbeam
8 3 (10.71%) Riverbed
9 2 (7.14%) NetApp
9 2 (7.14%) Veritas