Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 118 107
Rank change year-on-year -17 -11 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.23% 1.00% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.02% 4.73% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 39
East Midlands median daily rate £314 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.05% +1.82% -19.12%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £110
90th Percentile £350 £300 £395
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
East Midlands median hourly rate - £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% +48.15%
England median hourly rate £15.50 £13.25 £24.25
% change year-on-year +16.98% -45.36% +38.57%

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 590 676 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.30% 21.15% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 414 313
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £131 £175 £122
90th Percentile £538 £506 £523
England median daily rate £429 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +0.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 74 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.88 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.50 £29.85 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Northamptonshire -5 4 £318 - 1
Derbyshire +10 2 £225 -25.00%
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Google
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) WinRunner
4 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010

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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (33.33%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) PDA
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Antivirus Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP ALM
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
1 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Ivanti
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Intel