The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 47 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.19% 2.54% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.56% 8.70% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
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£263 £245 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £207 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £330 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Windows Server 2003
North East

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

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
172 138 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.96% 29.24% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 90 20
Average daily rate £295 £263 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £417 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 1 June 2015.

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
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 1 June 2015. 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Newcastle upon Tyne -6 10 £263 +7.14% 2
Sunderland 0 2 - -
Windows Server 2003
North East

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
4 16 (57.14%) ITIL
4 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (39.29%) SAN
5 11 (39.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
6 10 (35.71%) DHCP
6 10 (35.71%) UNIX
6 10 (35.71%) HP
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 9 (32.14%) DNS
7 9 (32.14%) VMware
8 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
8 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 7 (25.00%) Software Delivery
9 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (21.43%) Solaris
10 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
11 5 (17.86%) vSphere
11 5 (17.86%) MS Office
12 4 (14.29%) LAN
12 4 (14.29%) WAN
12 4 (14.29%) Cisco
12 4 (14.29%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) DHCP
3 9 (32.14%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) Junos
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
6 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.57%) 3G
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) DTS
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
1 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 4 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Support
5 1 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) PDA
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (35.71%) UNIX
4 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 6 (21.43%) Solaris
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (10.71%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Validation
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Network Management
6 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.57%) Time Management
7 1 (3.57%) Network Design
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) JSP 440
2 3 (10.71%) SLA
3 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) vSphere
4 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.71%) XenApp
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) Unicenter
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) HP
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) EMC
4 4 (14.29%) CA
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) McAfee
4 4 (14.29%) Juniper
4 4 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 4 (14.29%) F5
4 4 (14.29%) TippingPoint
5 3 (10.71%) Crossbeam
5 3 (10.71%) Riverbed
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Wyse
7 1 (3.57%) AppSense
7 1 (3.57%) Lotus
7 1 (3.57%) Adobe