Period
to 19 April 2018

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 April 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 108 68
Rank change year-on-year -16 -40 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 28 41 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.94% 1.31% 2.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 6.97% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 45
East Midlands median daily rate £290 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38% -
10th Percentile £187 £114 £199
90th Percentile £391 £388 £412
England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 £21.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.84% +53.57% -
England median hourly rate £12.00 £21.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year -44.19% +13.91% +7.86%

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 727 588 649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 24.34% 18.79% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 338 315
East Midlands median daily rate £373 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.62% -7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £185 £133 £155
90th Percentile £525 £464 £475
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 67 73
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.00 £9.75
90th Percentile £21.14 £40.40 £36.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.49% -1.47% +6.25%

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 +16 13 £289 - 1
Northamptonshire -8 4 £414 +31.43% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 4 - - 4
Derbyshire -12 4 £300 +109.79% 2
Lincolnshire +2 3 £180 -62.50%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 16 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 13 (46.43%) DNS
8 12 (42.86%) Kerberos
8 12 (42.86%) LDAP
8 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 12 (42.86%) PKI
9 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
9 11 (39.29%) IPsec
9 11 (39.29%) Migration
9 11 (39.29%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (21.43%) WAN
11 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
11 6 (21.43%) SQL
11 6 (21.43%) Oracle
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 6 (21.43%) XML
11 6 (21.43%) ITIL
11 6 (21.43%) Unix
12 5 (17.86%) MCSE

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 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SystmOne
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.57%) Demantra
3 1 (3.57%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) G Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) DNS
2 12 (42.86%) Kerberos
3 11 (39.29%) IPsec
3 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (21.43%) WAN
5 5 (17.86%) Internet
6 4 (14.29%) SAN
7 3 (10.71%) LAN
8 2 (7.14%) DHCP
8 2 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (14.29%) QlikView
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) SQLPlus
3 2 (7.14%) Essbase
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.14%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory Specialist
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) LDAP
2 6 (21.43%) XML
3 4 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (3.57%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (42.86%) PKI
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (21.43%) Unix
7 4 (14.29%) Linux
8 2 (7.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (39.29%) Migration
2 11 (39.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
5 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) Prototyping
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
7 1 (3.57%) Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) Change Control
7 1 (3.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.57%) QMS
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) MCSE
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Novell
5 2 (7.14%) Google
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.57%) McAfee