The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 months to 26 June 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 of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 94 62
Rank change year-on-year -39 -32  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 36 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.086% 1.44% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 5.83% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 53
Median daily rate - £370 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +64.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £303 £298
% change year-on-year -7.43% +1.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 14
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +166.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £18.61
% change year-on-year -28.26% +23.62%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 579 618 822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.88% 24.73% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 341 433
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 99 101
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the East of England

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -6 2 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) VMware
3 22 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (43.18%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
6 18 (40.91%) ITIL
7 16 (36.36%) DNS
7 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 14 (31.82%) SQL
9 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
10 13 (29.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
11 12 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (25.00%) Avaya
12 11 (25.00%) CRM
12 11 (25.00%) Windows XP
12 11 (25.00%) Finance
13 10 (22.73%) SCCM
14 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (20.45%) IIS
14 9 (20.45%) Epicor
15 8 (18.18%) Firewall
16 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
16 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
16 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
17 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
17 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 14 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 12 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (20.45%) IIS
4 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
5 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (6.82%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Mimecast
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) DNS
2 8 (18.18%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) SAN
4 5 (11.36%) LAN
4 5 (11.36%) WAN
5 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.09%) VPN
6 3 (6.82%) DHCP
6 3 (6.82%) Internet
7 2 (4.55%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.27%) OSPF
8 1 (2.27%) SMTP
8 1 (2.27%) SNMP
8 1 (2.27%) VLAN
8 1 (2.27%) VoIP
8 1 (2.27%) VRRP
8 1 (2.27%) WebEx
8 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MSI
1 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) IT Support
2 7 (15.91%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Support Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) IT Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Technology Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Handset
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
5 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.82%) Linux
9 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.27%) Android
10 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.09%) Migration
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
5 3 (6.82%) ERP
5 3 (6.82%) Process Management
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) High Availability
6 2 (4.55%) Information Management
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.55%) ITSM
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) MCSE
3 4 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.82%) MCP
4 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.55%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) VMware ESXi
2 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (29.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (9.09%) vSphere
7 3 (6.82%) XenApp
8 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.55%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.55%) BladeLogic
3 2 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) VMware
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) Avaya
4 9 (20.45%) Epicor
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix
6 5 (11.36%) HP
7 4 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 4 (9.09%) Sophos
7 4 (9.09%) Symantec
8 3 (6.82%) EMC
8 3 (6.82%) Lotus
8 3 (6.82%) McAfee
8 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.55%) Acronis
9 2 (4.55%) BMC
10 1 (2.27%) Apple
10 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.27%) Remedy
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