Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 January 2019 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 > North East
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 77 56
Rank change year-on-year -18 -21 +49
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 20 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.75% 1.66% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.53% 5.67% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 58
North East median daily rate £388 £254 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.71% -18.15% +10.71%
10th Percentile £325 £185 £206
90th Percentile £439 £491 £420
England median daily rate £360 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +10.77% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 23
North East median hourly rate - £31.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.78% +60.71%
England median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.00% -44.44% +28.57%

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 North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 283 353 881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.12% 29.34% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 247 594
North East median daily rate £400 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +7.35% -9.33%
10th Percentile £165 £200 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £488
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 75
North East median hourly rate £14.78 £14.93 £26.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.04% -43.82% +10.73%
10th Percentile £10.24 £9.00 £11.02
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.13 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in the North East

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the North East

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the North East

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear -12 10 £388 +37.17%
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Clustering
3 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (70.00%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (70.00%) Security Hardening
4 6 (60.00%) vCenter Server
4 6 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (60.00%) 3PAR
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) SCOM
4 6 (60.00%) XenApp
4 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) BMC

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) GitLab
2 4 (40.00%) Artifactory
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Server Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Server Support
3 3 (30.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (70.00%) Security Hardening
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (60.00%) XenApp
2 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 6 (60.00%) SCOM
2 6 (60.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (60.00%) vCenter Server
3 5 (50.00%) Puppet
3 5 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) 3PAR
2 6 (60.00%) BMC
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat