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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 115 85 52
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 34 33 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.05% 1.31% 2.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.42% 8.64% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 25
Median daily rate £285 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £127 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £420 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
- -0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.24 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.80% -15.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.40%
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
530 382 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.36% 15.21% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 176 234
Median daily rate £360 £335 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 87
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Herefordshire +5 9 £325 -
Birmingham -9 7 £313 -14.96% 3
Worcestershire -3 6 £240 -21.31% 1
Coventry -9 3 £190 +80.95% 2
Shropshire -30 1 £275 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £130 -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (81.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (70.77%) Active Directory
4 45 (69.23%) Windows Server
5 36 (55.38%) MS Exchange
6 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
7 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (38.46%) ITIL
9 21 (32.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (30.77%) Cisco
10 20 (30.77%) Citrix
11 18 (27.69%) VMware
12 17 (26.15%) DHCP
13 16 (24.62%) HP
13 16 (24.62%) WAN
13 16 (24.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (23.08%) XenDesktop
15 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
15 14 (21.54%) Dell
16 13 (20.00%) Blackberry
16 13 (20.00%) Migration
16 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
17 12 (18.46%) SCCM
17 12 (18.46%) DNS
17 12 (18.46%) Windows XP
18 11 (16.92%) Cisco IOS
18 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (16.92%) XenServer
18 11 (16.92%) Skype for Business
19 10 (15.38%) LANDesk

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 36 (55.38%) MS Exchange
2 21 (32.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (16.92%) Skype for Business
5 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
6 7 (10.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (4.62%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.54%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Office
2 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) Office 365
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.62%) Mimecast
4 3 (4.62%) SaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) DHCP
2 16 (24.62%) WAN
3 12 (18.46%) DNS
4 11 (16.92%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (15.38%) IP Telephony
5 10 (15.38%) SAN
5 10 (15.38%) VLAN
6 8 (12.31%) LAN
6 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
7 7 (10.77%) NetScaler
8 6 (9.23%) Firewall
8 6 (9.23%) NAS
9 5 (7.69%) VPN
10 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (4.62%) Network Security
10 3 (4.62%) Skype
10 3 (4.62%) Wireless
11 2 (3.08%) ISDN
11 2 (3.08%) VoIP
12 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.54%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (3.08%) Automotive
1 2 (3.08%) Back Office
1 2 (3.08%) Military
2 1 (1.54%) Advertising
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Support Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Citrix Support
5 5 (7.69%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Migration Architect
5 5 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) VMware Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) IT Support
6 4 (6.15%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (13.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.69%) PDA
3 5 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 4 (6.15%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) CESG
5 2 (3.08%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.54%) FMCG
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (81.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (18.46%) Windows XP
6 8 (12.31%) Android
7 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.08%) Linux
9 1 (1.54%) AIX
9 1 (1.54%) Solaris
9 1 (1.54%) Unix
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) ITIL
2 13 (20.00%) Migration
3 9 (13.85%) Project Management
4 8 (12.31%) Service Management
5 5 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 3 (4.62%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.08%) Change Management
7 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.08%) High Availability
7 2 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.08%) Scrum
7 2 (3.08%) SDLC
7 2 (3.08%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.54%) ERP
8 1 (1.54%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.54%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (12.31%) MCSA
3 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.77%) MOS
5 3 (4.62%) CCNA
5 3 (4.62%) CCNP
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (4.62%) MCSE
6 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.08%) CISSP
6 2 (3.08%) CLAS
6 2 (3.08%) ISEB
7 1 (1.54%) Degree
7 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.54%) MCITP
7 1 (1.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) GPG13
2 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 46 (70.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.08%) XenDesktop
3 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.92%) XenServer
4 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.77%) XenApp
6 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (7.69%) VMware Server
7 4 (6.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.15%) WSUS
4 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.62%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) SCOM
6 1 (1.54%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.54%) DameWare
6 1 (1.54%) Netcool
6 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.77%) Cisco
2 20 (30.77%) Citrix
3 18 (27.69%) VMware
4 16 (24.62%) HP
5 14 (21.54%) Dell
6 10 (15.38%) LANDesk
7 9 (13.85%) Rackspace
8 7 (10.77%) Avaya
8 7 (10.77%) Toshiba
9 6 (9.23%) Symantec
10 4 (6.15%) CheckPoint
10 4 (6.15%) Intel Security
11 3 (4.62%) EMC
11 3 (4.62%) IBM
11 3 (4.62%) Panasonic
12 2 (3.08%) NetApp
13 1 (1.54%) Juniper
13 1 (1.54%) Lotus
13 1 (1.54%) Veritas