Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 120 105
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.53% 0.97% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.18% 4.01% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 33
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £293 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +6.36% -15.38%
10th Percentile £312 £179 £120
90th Percentile £489 £403 £388
England median daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +13.85% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £9.00 £11.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -48.84% +53.57%
10th Percentile £8.50 £11.00 £19.75
90th Percentile £9.50 £11.00 £23.65
England median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - -44.19% +13.16%

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 551 723 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 24.46% 24.25% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 437 338
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £143 £185 £135
90th Percentile £525 £525 £477
England median daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -1.69% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 63
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.83 £15.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.53% +13.29% -
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £18.70 £20.80 £39.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% -0.74%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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
Northamptonshire +8 11 £405 -2.17%
Lincolnshire -2 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
4 7 (58.33%) DNS
4 7 (58.33%) NetApp
5 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (50.00%) SCOM
5 6 (50.00%) XenApp
5 6 (50.00%) Antivirus Management
6 5 (41.67%) ServiceNow
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
6 5 (41.67%) WSUS
6 5 (41.67%) Sophos
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Google
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (25.00%) Office 365
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005

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 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Antivirus Management
1 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) MCDBA
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCOM
2 5 (41.67%) WSUS
3 3 (25.00%) SCCM
3 3 (25.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) NetApp
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) ServiceNow
4 5 (41.67%) Sophos
5 4 (33.33%) Google
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) StorageTek
7 1 (8.33%) Sun