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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 124 103 58
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -45
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 22 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.86% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.04% 4.60% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 24
Median daily rate £238 £288 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +16.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £131 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £385 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 16
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.69
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -13.66%
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
442 478 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.16% 18.65% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 191 225
Median daily rate £375 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 89
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.53 £20.60 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Shropshire -3 2 £275 -
Coventry - 2 £195 -
Solihull 0 1 £425 -
Birmingham -19 1 - - 5
Warwickshire - 1 £200 - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (83.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (74.42%) MS Exchange
4 29 (67.44%) Active Directory
5 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
6 23 (53.49%) Windows Server
7 21 (48.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (46.51%) ITIL
9 17 (39.53%) Cisco
10 13 (30.23%) VMware
11 12 (27.91%) Blackberry
11 12 (27.91%) Dell
11 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (27.91%) WAN
11 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
12 11 (25.58%) Skype for Business
13 10 (23.26%) SCCM
13 10 (23.26%) DHCP
13 10 (23.26%) Citrix
14 9 (20.93%) IP Telephony
14 9 (20.93%) DNS
14 9 (20.93%) MS Office
14 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
14 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
14 9 (20.93%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (18.60%) VLAN
15 8 (18.60%) XenApp
15 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012

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 32 (74.42%) MS Exchange
2 21 (48.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (25.58%) Skype for Business
5 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
6 7 (16.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Mimecast
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) WAN
2 10 (23.26%) DHCP
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (20.93%) DNS
3 9 (20.93%) IP Telephony
4 8 (18.60%) VLAN
5 6 (13.95%) NAS
5 6 (13.95%) SAN
6 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
7 4 (9.30%) Firewall
8 3 (6.98%) LAN
8 3 (6.98%) Skype
8 3 (6.98%) VPN
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.65%) ISDN
9 2 (4.65%) Network Security
9 2 (4.65%) VoIP
9 2 (4.65%) Wireless
10 1 (2.33%) WebEx
10 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (6.98%) Back Office
2 2 (4.65%) Military
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix Support
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) VMware Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Office 365 Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Exchange Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.63%) PDA
2 5 (11.63%) Virtual Team
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) CESG
4 2 (4.65%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) CMDB
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (83.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (53.49%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.93%) Windows XP
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (16.28%) Android
7 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.65%) Linux
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.33%) AIX
9 1 (2.33%) Solaris
9 1 (2.33%) Unix
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Service Management
3 5 (11.63%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.98%) Project Management
4 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Scrum
5 2 (4.65%) SDLC
5 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Attack Monitoring
6 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Content Development
6 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) MOS
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) MCSA
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.65%) CCNA
5 2 (4.65%) CCNP
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.65%) CISSP
5 2 (4.65%) CLAS
5 2 (4.65%) ISEB
5 2 (4.65%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCITP
6 1 (2.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 29 (67.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) XenApp
4 6 (13.95%) XenDesktop
5 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
5 5 (11.63%) VMware Server
5 5 (11.63%) XenServer
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.33%) Netcool
4 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) Cisco
3 13 (30.23%) VMware
4 12 (27.91%) Dell
5 10 (23.26%) Citrix
6 8 (18.60%) HP
7 7 (16.28%) Avaya
7 7 (16.28%) LANDesk
7 7 (16.28%) Toshiba
8 6 (13.95%) Symantec
9 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle
10 1 (2.33%) Capita
10 1 (2.33%) Crossbeam
10 1 (2.33%) Juniper
10 1 (2.33%) Kronos
10 1 (2.33%) NetApp
10 1 (2.33%) Veeam
10 1 (2.33%) Veritas
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