The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 24 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 28 45
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 126 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.99% 9.45% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.48% 19.63% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 86 8
Median daily rate £198 £263 £226
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.76% +16.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £210 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £318 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £303 £300
% change year-on-year -5.78% +0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year -28.26% +24.59%  

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 92 642 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.98% 48.16% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 424 94
Median daily rate £320 £280 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -5.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 40 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +107.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £38.30
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) Windows Server
3 27 (79.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
5 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
6 15 (44.12%) VMware
7 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
8 13 (38.24%) SharePoint
8 13 (38.24%) DHCP
8 13 (38.24%) DNS
9 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
10 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (26.47%) Office 365
12 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (23.53%) Skype for Business
13 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (23.53%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (23.53%) ITIL
13 8 (23.53%) Linux
13 8 (23.53%) Citrix
13 8 (23.53%) Skype
14 7 (20.59%) MCSE
14 7 (20.59%) Cisco
14 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
15 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 13 (38.24%) SharePoint
3 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (23.53%) Office Communications Server
4 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (23.53%) Skype for Business
5 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DHCP
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) Skype
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) 3G
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) SMTP
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) BODI
1 6 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 6 (17.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support
3 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Messaging Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Messaging Support
3 5 (14.71%) Support Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) Windows Server
3 27 (79.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Linux
5 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (17.65%) Solaris
6 5 (14.71%) Android
6 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
6 5 (14.71%) HPUX
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
4 4 (11.76%) Change Control
4 4 (11.76%) Project Governance
4 4 (11.76%) Service Management
4 4 (11.76%) Software Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Time Management
4 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Content Management
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.88%) Prototyping
6 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.88%) REXX
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
1 2 (5.88%) Tcl
1 2 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
4 7 (20.59%) MCSE
5 4 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.76%) XenApp
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (11.76%) Netcool
3 3 (8.82%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) VMware
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Citrix
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco
5 6 (17.65%) F5
5 6 (17.65%) HP
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 6 (17.65%) TIBCO
6 5 (14.71%) Trend Micro
7 4 (11.76%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) AppSense
8 1 (2.94%) SAP
8 1 (2.94%) ThinPrint