Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 105 102
Rank change year-on-year -84 -3 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 85 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 1.74% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.69% 7.17% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 62 60
East of England median daily rate £260 £350 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +6.46% +35.57%
10th Percentile £163 £199 £161
90th Percentile £419 £437 £439
England median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 13
East of England median hourly rate - £30.56 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.04% +42.42%
England median hourly rate £14.04 £22.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.26% +27.86% -7.89%

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 1126 1185 1399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.02% 24.32% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 625 676
East of England median daily rate £361 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.14% - +1.82%
10th Percentile £130 £158 £149
90th Percentile £550 £509 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 146 248
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £12.44 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.50 £42.73
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -15 8 £260 -30.67%
Hertfordshire -21 6 £188 -40.00% 1
Essex -32 3 £350 -
Bedfordshire -18 2 £259 -39.12%
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
7 9 (47.37%) SAN
7 9 (47.37%) Cisco
7 9 (47.37%) HP
7 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
7 9 (47.37%) LAN
7 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
7 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (42.11%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (42.11%) WAN
8 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
8 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
8 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
10 5 (26.32%) SCCM
10 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (26.32%) Firewall
10 5 (26.32%) VMware
10 5 (26.32%) Wireless
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (21.05%) arcserve
11 4 (21.05%) CA
11 4 (21.05%) ITIL
11 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
11 4 (21.05%) Windows XP

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 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) LAN
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) Intranet
4 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Support Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Server Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Server Support
5 4 (21.05%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Network Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Network Support
6 3 (15.79%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) HP Storage
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) CCTV
4 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
8 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (21.05%) Change Control
2 4 (21.05%) IT Strategy
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Network Management
2 4 (21.05%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Server Building
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) People Management
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
1 9 (47.37%) HP
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) arcserve
4 4 (21.05%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk