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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 102 68 51
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 32 62 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 2.32% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 12.11% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 40
Average daily rate £300 £265 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £149 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £280
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £18.52
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -13.58%
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
608 512 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.12% 19.13% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 255 229
Average daily rate £355 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £148 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 73 74
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.18 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 14 £300 +27.65% 7
Coventry -8 4 £288 +6.48%
Worcestershire -5 2 £125 -15.54%
Shropshire -29 2 - - 2
Walsall - 2 £200 -
Herefordshire +4 1 £375 +87.50% 1
Halesowen - 1 £240 - 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 33 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
5 29 (64.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (51.11%) VMware
7 16 (35.56%) Citrix
7 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
8 12 (26.67%) SCCM
8 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
9 10 (22.22%) HP
9 10 (22.22%) SAN
10 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 9 (20.00%) Windows 8
11 8 (17.78%) Finance
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.56%) IIS
12 7 (15.56%) ITIL
12 7 (15.56%) LAN
12 7 (15.56%) DHCP
13 6 (13.33%) DNS
13 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (13.33%) LANDesk
13 6 (13.33%) XenDesktop
13 6 (13.33%) vSphere
14 5 (11.11%) XenServer
14 5 (11.11%) Server Building
14 5 (11.11%) Windows 10

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) IIS
3 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.22%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) SAN
2 7 (15.56%) DHCP
2 7 (15.56%) LAN
3 6 (13.33%) DNS
4 5 (11.11%) Firewall
5 4 (8.89%) Internet
5 4 (8.89%) Intranet
5 4 (8.89%) NetScaler
5 4 (8.89%) WAN
6 3 (6.67%) Wireless
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.44%) Network Security
7 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.44%) VoIP
7 2 (4.44%) VPN
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.22%) NAS
8 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.22%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Wintel Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Migration Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (4.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 33 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (64.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 9 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.22%) Android
9 1 (2.22%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.22%) Fedora
9 1 (2.22%) Linux
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.11%) Server Building
4 4 (8.89%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (4.44%) Change Control
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Network Management
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Security Patching
5 2 (4.44%) Service Management
6 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.22%) Facilities Management
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
6 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) MCP
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) MOS
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) vSphere
3 6 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 5 (11.11%) XenServer
5 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.89%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) SCOM
3 4 (8.89%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (4.44%) WSUS
6 1 (2.22%) DameWare
6 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.22%) Simpana
6 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) VMware
2 16 (35.56%) Citrix
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.22%) HP
4 6 (13.33%) LANDesk
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) NetApp
5 3 (6.67%) Sophos
6 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
6 2 (4.44%) Avaya
6 2 (4.44%) Dell
6 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
6 2 (4.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) Acronis
7 1 (2.22%) Finjan
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) Mitel
7 1 (2.22%) Veeam
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