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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 115 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 31 64 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 2.75% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.21% 15.84% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 30
Median daily rate £275 £265 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £124 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £18.61 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+31.68% +18.12%
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
595 404 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.80% 17.36% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 224 230
Median daily rate £375 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 62 72
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.46 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Birmingham -5 16 £306 -1.20% 5
Warwickshire -5 4 - -
Halesowen - 2 £240 -
Worcestershire -14 1 - - 1
Coventry -17 1 £120 -64.80% 3
Walsall - 1 £200 -
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
Herefordshire - 1 £375 -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (77.05%) Windows Server
3 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
4 44 (72.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (68.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (47.54%) VMware
7 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
8 21 (34.43%) Citrix
9 16 (26.23%) HP
10 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
11 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (19.67%) SCCM
12 12 (19.67%) DHCP
12 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
13 11 (18.03%) SAN
13 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
14 10 (16.39%) XenDesktop
14 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (16.39%) ITIL
14 10 (16.39%) Migration
15 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
15 9 (14.75%) Windows 8
15 9 (14.75%) Rackspace
15 9 (14.75%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (13.11%) NetScaler
16 8 (13.11%) LANDesk
16 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (13.11%) Finance
16 8 (13.11%) LAN
17 7 (11.48%) Windows XP

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 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (9.84%) IIS
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.64%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) DHCP
2 11 (18.03%) SAN
3 8 (13.11%) LAN
3 8 (13.11%) NetScaler
4 7 (11.48%) DNS
4 7 (11.48%) WAN
5 6 (9.84%) Firewall
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (6.56%) Internet
6 4 (6.56%) Intranet
7 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.92%) VLAN
7 3 (4.92%) VPN
7 3 (4.92%) Wireless
8 2 (3.28%) Network Security
8 2 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.28%) VoIP
9 1 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.64%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.64%) MSI
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Law
2 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (8.20%) IT Support
5 5 (8.20%) Migration Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) SCCM Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
1 4 (6.56%) Web Services
1 4 (6.56%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.28%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.64%) FMCG
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (77.05%) Windows Server
3 44 (72.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (68.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.75%) Windows 8
7 7 (11.48%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.20%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.92%) Android
10 1 (1.64%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.64%) Fedora
10 1 (1.64%) Linux
10 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) ITIL
1 10 (16.39%) Migration
2 6 (9.84%) Project Management
2 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.20%) Server Building
4 4 (6.56%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.92%) Service Management
5 3 (4.92%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (3.28%) Change Control
6 2 (3.28%) High Availability
6 2 (3.28%) Network Management
6 2 (3.28%) Security Patching
7 1 (1.64%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.64%) Facilities Management
7 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.64%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.64%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.64%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.28%) MCP
2 2 (3.28%) MCSA
2 2 (3.28%) MCSE
2 2 (3.28%) MOS
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.64%) CCNA
3 1 (1.64%) CCNP
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.39%) XenDesktop
4 7 (11.48%) vSphere
4 7 (11.48%) XenServer
5 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.56%) XenApp
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.56%) MAILsweeper
3 4 (6.56%) SCOM
3 4 (6.56%) WSUS
4 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.64%) DameWare
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.64%) Simpana
5 1 (1.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) VMware
2 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
3 21 (34.43%) Citrix
4 16 (26.23%) HP
5 9 (14.75%) Rackspace
6 8 (13.11%) LANDesk
7 6 (9.84%) Cisco
8 4 (6.56%) Dell
8 4 (6.56%) IBM
8 4 (6.56%) NetApp
9 3 (4.92%) Avaya
9 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.92%) EMC
9 3 (4.92%) Intel Security
9 3 (4.92%) Panasonic
10 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.28%) Symantec
10 2 (3.28%) Toshiba
11 1 (1.64%) CommVault
11 1 (1.64%) Mitel