Period
to 22 September 2018

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 6 months to 22 September 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 of England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 188 123
Rank change year-on-year +6 -65 -44
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 28 14 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.56% 0.29% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.18% 1.30% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 51
East of England median daily rate £338 £338 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.88% +20.87%
10th Percentile £241 £163 £181
90th Percentile £426 £429 £438
England median daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.08% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 - £40.00
10th Percentile £48.75 - £23.55
90th Percentile £56.25 - £44.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% -21.43% +20.90%

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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,282 1,077 1,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.69% 21.99% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 537 628
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £150
90th Percentile £588 £574 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 149 159
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.50 £42.50
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 of England

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 September 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
Hertfordshire +7 18 £338 +80.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £250 -12.28% 4
Essex -3 3 £450 +28.57% 1
Bedfordshire +7 2 £425 +3.03%
Norfolk - 1 £265 -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
6 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 11 (39.29%) DNS
7 11 (39.29%) DHCP
7 11 (39.29%) VMware
8 10 (35.71%) Linux
9 8 (28.57%) WSUS
10 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (21.43%) Xen
11 6 (21.43%) Security Management
12 5 (17.86%) Migration
12 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
12 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
12 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
12 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
12 5 (17.86%) Clustering
12 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (17.86%) Splunk
12 5 (17.86%) Office 365
12 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DHCP
1 11 (39.29%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 4 (14.29%) Skype
4 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Support
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Support
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) ADSI
1 4 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) PKI
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) e-Health
4 1 (3.57%) LIMS
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) PACS
4 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Security Management
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.14%) Server Management
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Health Informatics
6 1 (3.57%) Informatics
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) VCP5
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) Xen
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) WSUS
2 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.71%) SCCM
4 2 (7.14%) SCOM
5 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.86%) Splunk
4 4 (14.29%) McAfee
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) Lumension
7 1 (3.57%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Mercator
7 1 (3.57%) SAP