The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 102 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -47
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 16 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.68% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% 3.42% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 23
Median daily rate £350 £245 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £109 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £368 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 15
Median hourly rate £13.74 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £14.50 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £17.30 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
369 468 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.30% 19.90% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 197 226
Median daily rate £364 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 58 89
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.85 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +21.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
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 West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Warwickshire - 4 £275 -
Birmingham -5 3 - - 1
Shropshire +10 1 - -
Solihull -5 1 £425 -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 28 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
5 25 (71.43%) Windows Server
6 19 (54.29%) MS Exchange
7 15 (42.86%) ITIL
8 13 (37.14%) VMware
8 13 (37.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (34.29%) Dell
10 11 (31.43%) Windows XP
10 11 (31.43%) Blackberry
11 10 (28.57%) Citrix
11 10 (28.57%) SCCM
11 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (25.71%) HP
12 9 (25.71%) Cisco
12 9 (25.71%) MS Office
13 8 (22.86%) SQL
13 8 (22.86%) IP Telephony
13 8 (22.86%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 7 (20.00%) Android
14 7 (20.00%) XenApp
14 7 (20.00%) LANDesk
14 7 (20.00%) Office 365
14 7 (20.00%) MOS
14 7 (20.00%) Toshiba

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (54.29%) MS Exchange
2 13 (37.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (11.43%) Skype for Business
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (22.86%) IP Telephony
2 7 (20.00%) DHCP
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
3 6 (17.14%) SAN
4 5 (14.29%) NAS
4 5 (14.29%) VLAN
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.57%) Skype
6 3 (8.57%) WAN
7 2 (5.71%) Firewall
7 2 (5.71%) LAN
7 2 (5.71%) VPN
8 1 (2.86%) ISDN
8 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.86%) Network Security
8 1 (2.86%) VoIP
8 1 (2.86%) WebEx
8 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.86%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Office 365 Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) EDI
1 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.43%) PDA
2 4 (11.43%) Virtual Team
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) CMDB
5 1 (2.86%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (2.86%) PKI
5 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 11 (31.43%) Windows XP
5 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (20.00%) Android
7 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.57%) Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.71%) Unix
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.86%) AIX
10 1 (2.86%) HPUX
10 1 (2.86%) Solaris
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Attack Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Content Development
5 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.86%) Database Security
5 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.86%) Security Hardening
5 1 (2.86%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) MOS
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) GPG13
System Software
1 30 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.00%) XenApp
4 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
5 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 4 (11.43%) VMware Server
6 4 (11.43%) XenServer
7 3 (8.57%) vSphere
8 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
9 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (2.86%) Netcool
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) VMware
3 12 (34.29%) Dell
4 10 (28.57%) Citrix
5 9 (25.71%) Cisco
5 9 (25.71%) HP
6 7 (20.00%) Avaya
6 7 (20.00%) LANDesk
6 7 (20.00%) Toshiba
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle
8 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.71%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.86%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.86%) Capita
9 1 (2.86%) Crossbeam
9 1 (2.86%) F5
9 1 (2.86%) Kronos
9 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.86%) Splunk
9 1 (2.86%) Veeam