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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 50 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.68% 1.84% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 9.46% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 9
Median daily rate £250 £300 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +46.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £273 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £509 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £308 £313
% change year-on-year -2.43% -1.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +31.25%  

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 78 148 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.24% 19.47% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 74 67
Median daily rate £350 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +6.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £23.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 April 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) SSL
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Dell
6 2 (25.00%) EMC
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
7 1 (12.50%) High Availability

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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) HP Storage
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Kaspersky
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
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