Period
to 20 July 2017

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 July 2017 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 74 64
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.69% 1.77% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.59% 9.61% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 22
Birmingham median daily rate £251 £280 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.27% +27.27% -24.14%
10th Percentile £231 £205 £145
90th Percentile £344 £481 £420
West Midlands median daily rate £330 £300 £264
% change year-on-year +10.00% +13.74% -13.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £10.00 £10.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -59.62% +160.00%
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year -23.08% -32.47% -8.33%

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 196 281 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.04% 18.46% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 168 123
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £355 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +7.58% +9.91%
10th Percentile £210 £196 £152
90th Percentile £538 £516 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year - +23.08% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.61 £12.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -22.58% +18.77%
10th Percentile £9.83 £10.73 £9.40
90th Percentile £35.15 £26.00 £27.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% -10.00% +3.45%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 July 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 2 (22.22%) HP
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
8 1 (11.11%) MDX
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (11.11%) Wiki
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (11.11%) Problem Management

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) DHTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
1 1 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) HPUX
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
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