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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 59 61 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 50 48 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.35% 2.27% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.37% 12.28% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 14
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£245 £330 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £145 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £429 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £289 £296
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -15.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £21.00 £29.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -8.33%
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
482 391 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.63% 18.48% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 196 138
Average daily rate £350 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 56 65
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £28.20 £31.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 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
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 -13 12 £300 +50.00% 3
Warwickshire +4 8 £213 -30.32% 1
Shropshire -8 8 £248 -38.12%
Coventry +7 7 £240 -45.14% 1
Worcestershire 0 6 £225 -30.76% 1
Staffordshire +7 2 - - 1
Brierley Hill - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (81.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (63.87%) Active Directory
4 54 (45.38%) Microsoft
5 49 (41.18%) VMware
6 40 (33.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (29.41%) MS Exchange
8 32 (26.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (26.05%) DNS
9 31 (26.05%) Citrix
10 30 (25.21%) DHCP
11 29 (24.37%) Windows 7
12 28 (23.53%) ITIL
13 27 (22.69%) MS Office
14 26 (21.85%) SCCM
15 22 (18.49%) SCOM
16 21 (17.65%) PowerShell
16 21 (17.65%) Windows XP
17 20 (16.81%) TCP/IP
18 19 (15.97%) SQL
19 18 (15.13%) SAN
19 18 (15.13%) XenApp
20 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
21 14 (11.76%) Linux
21 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
21 14 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
22 13 (10.92%) EMC
23 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
23 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
23 12 (10.08%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 35 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (10.08%) SharePoint
4 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.04%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.52%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.68%) IIS
10 1 (0.84%) Lync
10 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.84%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (22.69%) MS Office
2 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.84%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.05%) DNS
2 30 (25.21%) DHCP
3 20 (16.81%) TCP/IP
4 18 (15.13%) SAN
5 10 (8.40%) LAN
6 9 (7.56%) WAN
7 8 (6.72%) VLAN
8 7 (5.88%) NAS
9 6 (5.04%) Firewall
10 5 (4.20%) NetScaler
10 5 (4.20%) VPN
11 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.84%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.84%) SSH
11 1 (0.84%) Internet
11 1 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.84%) MS Access
General
1 8 (6.72%) Finance
2 1 (0.84%) Local Government
2 1 (0.84%) Banking
2 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (21.85%) Analyst
2 21 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 19 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 17 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (12.61%) Support Analyst
6 11 (9.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.88%) Administrator
8 7 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Technical Support
9 6 (5.04%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (4.20%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) PDA
2 7 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) iSeries
5 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.84%) FMCG
5 1 (0.84%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (81.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (33.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (24.37%) Windows 7
5 21 (17.65%) Windows XP
6 14 (11.76%) Linux
7 11 (9.24%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (9.24%) UNIX
8 8 (6.72%) Solaris
9 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.20%) Windows Vista
9 5 (4.20%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.84%) CentOS
11 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.84%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.53%) ITIL
2 11 (9.24%) Change Management
2 11 (9.24%) Migration
2 11 (9.24%) Business Continuity
3 8 (6.72%) Incident Management
4 4 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (2.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (2.52%) Load Balancing
5 3 (2.52%) Problem Management
5 3 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (1.68%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (1.68%) CRM
6 2 (1.68%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.68%) CAD
6 2 (1.68%) Configuration Management
6 2 (1.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (1.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL V3
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (0.84%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 19 (15.97%) SQL
3 6 (5.04%) VB
4 5 (4.20%) VBA
4 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.84%) C
6 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.56%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (6.72%) MCSE
5 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) MCITP
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.84%) HP APS
7 1 (0.84%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.84%) CCA
7 1 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.84%) MCP
7 1 (0.84%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (63.87%) Active Directory
2 32 (26.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.13%) XenApp
4 12 (10.08%) XenDesktop
5 11 (9.24%) Hyper-V
6 10 (8.40%) vSphere
7 8 (6.72%) XenServer
8 7 (5.88%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.84%) KVM
11 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.84%) Postfix
11 1 (0.84%) Xen
11 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (21.85%) SCCM
2 22 (18.49%) SCOM
3 6 (5.04%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.20%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.52%) SCSM
6 3 (2.52%) OpenView
7 2 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (45.38%) Microsoft
2 49 (41.18%) VMware
3 31 (26.05%) Citrix
4 13 (10.92%) EMC
5 11 (9.24%) HP
6 8 (6.72%) IBM
7 7 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.04%) Cisco
8 6 (5.04%) Dell
8 6 (5.04%) Lotus
9 5 (4.20%) NetApp
9 5 (4.20%) Symantec
10 1 (0.84%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.84%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.84%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.84%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.84%) McAfee
10 1 (0.84%) Siemens
10 1 (0.84%) CA
10 1 (0.84%) CommVault
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