Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Windows Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 80 81
Rank change year-on-year -20 +1 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.41% 0.92% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.46% 5.08% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 16
Birmingham median daily rate £360 £265 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.85% -14.86% +8.26%
10th Percentile £307 £250 £185
90th Percentile £389 £328 £478
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £265 £300
% change year-on-year +20.75% -11.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Birmingham median hourly rate - £10.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.51% -40.00%
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -41.18% -5.56%

Windows Server 2003 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 244 256 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.53% 18.05% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 176 162
Birmingham median daily rate £330 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -10.34% +9.85%
10th Percentile £105 £184 £171
90th Percentile £488 £500 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £395
% change year-on-year - -5.06% +17.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 28
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.25 £14.11 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.08% +12.86% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.25 £8.39 £10.60
90th Percentile £21.75 £17.83 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.22 £13.50
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.30% -6.90%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (33.33%) PKI
5 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) NAS
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) vCloud
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Server Support
4 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) vCloud
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Asigra
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds