Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 19 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 108 92
Rank change year-on-year -11 -16 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 25 46 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.79% 1.40% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.69% 8.63% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 26
East Midlands median daily rate £280 £275 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -31.68% +23.85%
10th Percentile £209 £110 £229
90th Percentile £310 £425 £466
England median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 13
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +48.15% -10.00%
England median hourly rate £14.04 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.45% +24.29% -7.89%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 677 533 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.44% 16.26% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 307 289
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £188 £132 £178
90th Percentile £500 £538 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 69 105
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.58 £21.52 £19.08
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +7 20 £280 +1.82%
Lincolnshire - 3 £200 -
Nottinghamshire -5 2 £425 +16.84% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (92.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (92.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (84.00%) TCP/IP
3 21 (84.00%) DNS
4 20 (80.00%) LDAP
4 20 (80.00%) Data Centre
5 19 (76.00%) PowerShell
5 19 (76.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 19 (76.00%) Kerberos
5 19 (76.00%) PKI
5 19 (76.00%) IPsec
6 11 (44.00%) Incident Management
6 11 (44.00%) Migration
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (24.00%) MCSE
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) VMware
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) Internet
9 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (12.00%) SAN
12 2 (8.00%) HP
12 2 (8.00%) Intel
12 2 (8.00%) Thin Client

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) DNS
1 21 (84.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (80.00%) LDAP
3 19 (76.00%) IPsec
3 19 (76.00%) Kerberos
4 5 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 2 (8.00%) DHCP
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall
6 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (76.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Windows Server
2 23 (92.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 11 (44.00%) Incident Management
2 11 (44.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) MCSE
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) arcserve
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Intel
4 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) StorageTek
4 1 (4.00%) Sun