Period
to 24 January 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 24 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 98 91
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 32 52 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.07% 1.64% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.85% 9.83% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 26
East Midlands median daily rate £280 £275 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -16.35% -2.59%
10th Percentile £255 £110 £213
90th Percentile £300 £425 £466
England median daily rate £326 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +0.31% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 13
East Midlands median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +59.26% -15.63%
10th Percentile £12.90 £17.65 £11.90
90th Percentile £28.10 £23.60 £23.00
England median hourly rate £12.50 £22.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year -43.50% +26.43% -10.26%

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 660 529 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.03% 16.69% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 313 272
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £175 £125 £163
90th Percentile £525 £494 £475
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 62 94
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.55 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.55 £9.75
90th Percentile £30.00 £27.13 £22.78
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.02% +5.25%

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 24 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 January 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 +24 25 £280 -39.46%
Lincolnshire 0 2 £203 -57.81%
Northamptonshire -1 2 £414 +176.00% 2
Derbyshire -20 2 £300 +9.09% 4
Nottinghamshire +3 1 £350 - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 30 (93.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (81.25%) Windows Server
4 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
5 24 (75.00%) DNS
6 23 (71.88%) TCP/IP
6 23 (71.88%) LDAP
6 23 (71.88%) Data Centre
7 22 (68.75%) PKI
7 22 (68.75%) PowerShell
7 22 (68.75%) Server Virtualisation
7 22 (68.75%) Kerberos
7 22 (68.75%) IPsec
8 16 (50.00%) Migration
9 15 (46.88%) Incident Management
10 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (25.00%) ITIL
12 7 (21.88%) MCSE
12 7 (21.88%) Finance
12 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (21.88%) Internet
13 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (18.75%) VMware
14 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
14 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
15 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
16 3 (9.38%) Linux

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 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.13%) Demantra
2 1 (3.13%) SnowdropKCS
2 1 (3.13%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) DNS
2 23 (71.88%) TCP/IP
3 22 (68.75%) IPsec
3 22 (68.75%) Kerberos
4 7 (21.88%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) Firewall
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory Specialist
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.13%) Development Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Development Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior IT Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) LDAP
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (71.88%) Data Centre
2 22 (68.75%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (93.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (81.25%) Windows Server
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) HPUX
6 2 (6.25%) Unix
7 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Server Virtualisation
2 16 (50.00%) Migration
3 15 (46.88%) Incident Management
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
7 1 (3.13%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) MCSE
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.13%) arcserve
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Intel
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Novell