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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 71 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 44 57 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.83% 2.34% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.31% 11.45% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 29
Average daily rate
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£249 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.03% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £185 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £320 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 14
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +62.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £13.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.90 £22.70 £26.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.96% -15.78%
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 West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
389 498 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.17% 20.47% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 210 165
Average daily rate £341 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £163 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 59
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £23.45 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +8 13 £249 -14.22% 7
Coventry +12 12 £275 +10.00% 5
Worcestershire -8 6 £133 -57.77% 1
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
Staffordshire -7 1 - - 6
Shropshire -10 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (89.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 52 (47.27%) VMware
5 49 (44.55%) Microsoft
6 43 (39.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (29.09%) Citrix
8 29 (26.36%) ITIL
9 24 (21.82%) SAN
10 23 (20.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (19.09%) Windows XP
11 21 (19.09%) MS Exchange
12 20 (18.18%) MS Excel
13 19 (17.27%) SQL Server
14 18 (16.36%) MS Office
15 17 (15.45%) HP
16 15 (13.64%) Finance
16 15 (13.64%) Windows 7
17 14 (12.73%) XenApp
17 14 (12.73%) NetApp
18 13 (11.82%) IIS
19 12 (10.91%) Migration
19 12 (10.91%) Windows 2000 Server
19 12 (10.91%) SCCM
20 11 (10.00%) SCOM
20 11 (10.00%) Service Management
20 11 (10.00%) Windows 2000
20 11 (10.00%) DHCP
21 10 (9.09%) Cisco
21 10 (9.09%) IBM

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 21 (19.09%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.82%) IIS
3 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.55%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.64%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (2.73%) Apache
6 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.91%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.82%) Vectorworks
4 1 (0.91%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.45%) Office 365
3 3 (2.73%) Yammer
4 2 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) SAN
2 11 (10.00%) DHCP
3 10 (9.09%) DNS
4 9 (8.18%) Firewall
4 9 (8.18%) Wireless
4 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.18%) LAN
4 9 (8.18%) WAN
5 8 (7.27%) Internet
6 5 (4.55%) Intranet
7 4 (3.64%) VLAN
7 4 (3.64%) NAS
8 3 (2.73%) VPN
9 2 (1.82%) SMS
9 2 (1.82%) VoIP
9 2 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.91%) 3G
10 1 (0.91%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.91%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.91%) HOLAP
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.91%) DB2
4 1 (0.91%) MOLAP
4 1 (0.91%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MSI
General
1 15 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
3 2 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (21.82%) Analyst
2 19 (17.27%) Server Engineer
3 18 (16.36%) Windows Server Engineer
4 16 (14.55%) Support Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (10.91%) Support Analyst
6 11 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Consultant
10 6 (5.45%) Desktop Support
11 5 (4.55%) Service Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) Administrator
11 5 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (3.64%) Wintel Engineer
12 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) Citrix Specialist
13 3 (2.73%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.91%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Clustering
2 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.73%) PDA
6 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.91%) User Experience
6 1 (0.91%) NHS
6 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (89.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (39.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (19.09%) Windows XP
5 15 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 12 (10.91%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (10.00%) Windows 2000
8 9 (8.18%) Linux
8 9 (8.18%) Windows 8
9 7 (6.36%) UNIX
10 6 (5.45%) Solaris
11 4 (3.64%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.91%) AIX
13 1 (0.91%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) ITIL
2 12 (10.91%) Migration
3 11 (10.00%) Service Management
4 6 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 5 (4.55%) ITSM
5 5 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.64%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.64%) Software Distribution
7 3 (2.73%) Server Building
7 3 (2.73%) Application Discovery
7 3 (2.73%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.82%) Project Management
8 2 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.82%) Time Management
9 1 (0.91%) Performance Management
9 1 (0.91%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.18%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.45%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) VB
3 5 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.82%) PHP
4 2 (1.82%) VBA
4 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) MCSE
3 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.64%) NVQ Level 4
4 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) MCITP
5 2 (1.82%) Degree
6 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.91%) MCTS
6 1 (0.91%) MCP
6 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) SLA
2 5 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 70 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.73%) XenApp
4 10 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 9 (8.18%) vSphere
6 5 (4.55%) XenServer
7 4 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.82%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.82%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.82%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) SCCM
2 11 (10.00%) SCOM
3 6 (5.45%) Unicenter
3 6 (5.45%) Tivoli
3 6 (5.45%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.73%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Intune
5 3 (2.73%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.91%) WSUS
6 1 (0.91%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.91%) SCSM
6 1 (0.91%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (47.27%) VMware
2 49 (44.55%) Microsoft
3 32 (29.09%) Citrix
4 17 (15.45%) HP
5 14 (12.73%) NetApp
6 10 (9.09%) Cisco
6 10 (9.09%) IBM
7 8 (7.27%) CA
8 6 (5.45%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.55%) Lotus
9 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.55%) Symantec
10 3 (2.73%) EMC
11 2 (1.82%) Autodesk
11 2 (1.82%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.82%) Panasonic
11 2 (1.82%) AppSense
11 2 (1.82%) SAP
11 2 (1.82%) Dell
12 1 (0.91%) Sun
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