Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 94 87
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.71% 0.55% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.37% 2.77% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 4
Birmingham median daily rate £360 £265 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.85% -15.20% -1.57%
10th Percentile £346 £251 £269
90th Percentile £383 £338 £435
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £319 £278
% change year-on-year +12.94% +14.86% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £21.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £17.00

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 229 325 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.28% 20.00% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 217 147
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £129 £157 £155
90th Percentile £488 £505 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 33
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.43 £12.42 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% -11.29% +8.11%
10th Percentile £10.83 £8.39 £10.15
90th Percentile £21.75 £19.78 £20.46
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £14.41 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.03% +2.89% +3.70%

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 15 December 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
4 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (60.00%) Internet
4 6 (60.00%) Retail
4 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (60.00%) Re-Platforming
4 6 (60.00%) Patch Management
4 6 (60.00%) FMCG
5 5 (50.00%) Application Discovery
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) BCP
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (20.00%) IBM

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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Project Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Server Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) FMCG
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (60.00%) Re-Platforming
2 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (50.00%) Application Discovery
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) BCP
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Asigra
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet