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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 109 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 40 47 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.26% 1.96% 2.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.84% 12.14% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 21
Median daily rate £300 £235 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £115 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £390 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Median hourly rate £11.75 £21.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £20.40 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £47.40 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+22.66% +17.18%
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
585 387 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.45% 16.17% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 200 213
Median daily rate £395 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £143 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 63 81
Median hourly rate £13.68 £16.60 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% +14.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £11.79 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £26.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 July 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 July 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 -12 13 £450 +80.90% 3
Herefordshire - 7 £325 -
Worcestershire 0 5 £240 +80.45% 3
Warwickshire -3 4 - - 1
Coventry -24 1 £120 -56.36% 1
Halesowen - 1 £240 -
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
Windows Server 2003
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (73.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (70.83%) Windows Server
4 47 (65.28%) Active Directory
5 37 (51.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
7 29 (40.28%) MS Exchange
8 27 (37.50%) VMware
9 24 (33.33%) Citrix
10 19 (26.39%) ITIL
11 17 (23.61%) Cisco
11 17 (23.61%) HP
11 17 (23.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (20.83%) SCCM
12 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (20.83%) DHCP
13 14 (19.44%) XenDesktop
14 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (18.06%) WAN
14 13 (18.06%) SAN
15 11 (15.28%) Migration
15 11 (15.28%) Dell
15 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
15 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
15 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (15.28%) XenServer
16 10 (13.89%) DNS
16 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
16 10 (13.89%) Blackberry
17 9 (12.50%) Project Management

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 29 (40.28%) MS Exchange
2 17 (23.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (13.89%) SharePoint
5 9 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 7 (9.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (4.17%) IBM Notes
8 3 (4.17%) IIS
9 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.39%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Office
2 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) SaaS
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) Office 365
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) DHCP
2 13 (18.06%) SAN
2 13 (18.06%) WAN
3 10 (13.89%) DNS
4 8 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 8 (11.11%) VLAN
5 7 (9.72%) IP Telephony
6 6 (8.33%) Firewall
6 6 (8.33%) LAN
7 4 (5.56%) NAS
7 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.56%) VPN
8 3 (4.17%) Wireless
9 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.78%) Internet
9 2 (2.78%) Intranet
9 2 (2.78%) Network Security
9 2 (2.78%) VoIP
10 1 (1.39%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.39%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.39%) MSI
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Law
3 2 (2.78%) Advertising
3 2 (2.78%) Automotive
3 2 (2.78%) Back Office
3 2 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Analyst
2 11 (15.28%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (6.94%) IT Support
6 5 (6.94%) Migration Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) VMware Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
1 2 (2.78%) Web Services
1 2 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (1.39%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Blackberry
2 9 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.56%) PDA
3 4 (5.56%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.17%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) CESG
5 2 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.39%) FMCG
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
6 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (73.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (70.83%) Windows Server
4 37 (51.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.33%) Android
8 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.39%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.39%) Fedora
9 1 (1.39%) Linux
9 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) ITIL
2 11 (15.28%) Migration
3 9 (12.50%) Project Management
4 6 (8.33%) Service Management
5 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (5.56%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.56%) Server Building
7 3 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.78%) Change Control
8 2 (2.78%) High Availability
8 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.78%) Scrum
8 2 (2.78%) SDLC
8 2 (2.78%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.39%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.39%) Change Management
9 1 (1.39%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) MCSA
3 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.94%) MOS
6 3 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.78%) CCNA
7 2 (2.78%) CCNP
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.78%) CISSP
7 2 (2.78%) CLAS
7 2 (2.78%) ISEB
7 2 (2.78%) MCSE
8 1 (1.39%) Degree
8 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (65.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.44%) XenDesktop
3 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (15.28%) XenServer
5 8 (11.11%) XenApp
6 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.94%) VMware Server
7 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.56%) vSphere
8 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) SCCM
2 8 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 5 (6.94%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.56%) SCOM
4 4 (5.56%) WSUS
5 2 (2.78%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) DameWare
6 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.39%) Simpana
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 27 (37.50%) VMware
3 24 (33.33%) Citrix
4 17 (23.61%) Cisco
4 17 (23.61%) HP
5 11 (15.28%) Dell
6 9 (12.50%) LANDesk
6 9 (12.50%) Rackspace
7 7 (9.72%) Symantec
8 6 (8.33%) Avaya
9 5 (6.94%) Toshiba
10 4 (5.56%) IBM
10 4 (5.56%) NetApp
11 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.17%) EMC
11 3 (4.17%) Intel Security
11 3 (4.17%) Panasonic
12 2 (2.78%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.39%) Acronis
13 1 (1.39%) Veeam
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