Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 146 116
Rank change year-on-year -8 -30 -52
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 36 45 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.81% 1.01% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.53% 4.03% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 55
East of England median daily rate £328 £323 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.55% -7.19% +54.44%
10th Percentile £128 £180 £167
90th Percentile £437 £391 £423
England median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year - +3.17% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 £16.00 £33.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +228.13% -52.68% +82.76%
10th Percentile £48.75 £14.45 £19.67
90th Percentile £56.25 £18.35 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year -2.78% -4.00% +4.17%

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 1,020 1,117 1,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.94% 24.97% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 573 624
East of England median daily rate £384 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £143 £148 £152
90th Percentile £550 £574 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 147 185
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% - -
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.94 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.05 £43.75 £45.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.95% +4.21%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -2 14 £350 +21.74% 5
Cambridgeshire +13 13 £295 -39.49%
Essex +16 6 £382 +146.45% 3
Norfolk -3 3 £135 -63.01% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
6 17 (47.22%) VMware
7 15 (41.67%) PowerShell
7 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (30.56%) WSUS
9 10 (27.78%) DNS
9 10 (27.78%) DHCP
10 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
11 8 (22.22%) Linux
11 8 (22.22%) Citrix
11 8 (22.22%) SCCM
12 6 (16.67%) Xen
12 6 (16.67%) Security Management
12 6 (16.67%) ITIL
12 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (13.89%) Splunk
13 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (13.89%) SLA
13 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
13 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
13 5 (13.89%) Clustering
13 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (13.89%) XenApp
13 5 (13.89%) Windows 7

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) DHCP
1 10 (27.78%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) Kerberos
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall
4 3 (8.33%) Skype
5 2 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.78%) SAN
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.78%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (16.67%) Analyst
1 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Server Support
2 5 (13.89%) Wintel Support
3 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (8.33%) Data Centre Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) ADSI
1 4 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
1 6 (16.67%) Security Management
2 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.56%) Application Discovery
3 2 (5.56%) Change Management
3 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Server Building
3 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.78%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (2.78%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (2.78%) SDLC
4 1 (2.78%) Validation
4 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) MCSA
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) Xen
3 5 (13.89%) XenApp
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) WSUS
2 8 (22.22%) SCCM
3 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.56%) SCOM
5 1 (2.78%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) VMware
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.89%) Splunk
5 4 (11.11%) McAfee
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco
7 2 (5.56%) Lumension
8 1 (2.78%) Blue Prism
8 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) Mercator
8 1 (2.78%) NetApp