Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 89 70
Rank change year-on-year -6 -19 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 0.57% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 3.27% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 10
Birmingham median daily rate £278 £285 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -16.79% +14.17%
10th Percentile £254 £267 £135
90th Percentile £342 £330 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £275 £294
% change year-on-year +18.18% -6.38% +18.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Birmingham median hourly rate - £21.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.83% -3.33%
West Midlands median hourly rate - £14.48 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -0.14% -15.72%

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 316 245 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.95% 17.60% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 139 130
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £350 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.70% -13.57%
10th Percentile £155 £125 £156
90th Percentile £513 £525 £426
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.86% +5.66% -11.67%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.00 £10.64
90th Percentile £15.00 £20.22 £18.68
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.49 £13.50
% change year-on-year +0.07% +7.33% -10.00%

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 16 January 2018, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) ITSM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (16.67%) IIS

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 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Security
1 1 (16.67%) ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware