Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 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 > North East
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 67 41
Rank change year-on-year +13 -26 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 52 41 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.03% 3.18% 5.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.35% 12.28% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 96
North East median daily rate £260 £278 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.31% +4.72% -3.64%
10th Percentile £208 £166 £205
90th Percentile £295 £396 £418
England median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year - +3.17% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
North East median hourly rate £29.50 £24.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -13.27% -
10th Percentile £22.45 £14.95 £25.33
90th Percentile £30.75 £30.35 £37.18
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% - -

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 421 334 833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.66% 25.91% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 223 522
North East median daily rate £335 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.43% +20.69% -14.32%
10th Percentile £203 £223 £209
90th Percentile £488 £506 £433
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 50
North East median hourly rate £15.10 £19.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.54% -29.46% +78.29%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.20 £11.24
90th Percentile £45.63 £41.00 £36.05
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.52
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.94% +2.20%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 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
Tyne and Wear +4 48 £260 -10.34% 1
Northumberland - 1 £290 -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 52 (100.00%) Windows
1 52 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 45 (86.54%) Citrix
3 44 (84.62%) DHCP
3 44 (84.62%) DNS
4 41 (78.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (76.92%) Active Directory
6 38 (73.08%) Security Cleared
7 37 (71.15%) Microsoft
8 30 (57.69%) SC Cleared
9 24 (46.15%) VMware
9 24 (46.15%) PKI
10 21 (40.38%) McAfee
11 20 (38.46%) AirWatch
12 19 (36.54%) BPSS Clearance
12 19 (36.54%) Disclosure Scotland
12 19 (36.54%) SAP Afaria
12 19 (36.54%) XenMobile
12 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (36.54%) Android
12 19 (36.54%) XenApp
12 19 (36.54%) Apple iOS
12 19 (36.54%) Windows Phone 8
12 19 (36.54%) Windows Phone
12 19 (36.54%) Apple
12 19 (36.54%) SAP
13 18 (34.62%) Content Management
14 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
15 16 (30.77%) ITIL
15 16 (30.77%) SQL

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 15 (28.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (84.62%) DHCP
1 44 (84.62%) DNS
2 13 (25.00%) 3G
2 13 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 4 (7.69%) SMS
3 4 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Mobility Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Operational Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Operations Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) PKI
2 13 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 13 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
4 5 (9.62%) Clustering
5 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
1 52 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 41 (78.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (36.54%) Android
3 19 (36.54%) Apple iOS
3 19 (36.54%) Windows Phone
3 19 (36.54%) Windows Phone 8
4 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 11 (21.15%) Windows 8
6 10 (19.23%) Windows 10
7 4 (7.69%) AIX
7 4 (7.69%) MVS
7 4 (7.69%) Unix
7 4 (7.69%) VME
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Content Management
2 16 (30.77%) ITIL
3 15 (28.85%) Incident Management
4 13 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 5 (9.62%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (7.69%) Server Building
7 3 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (5.77%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.85%) Statistics
9 1 (1.92%) Service Management
9 1 (1.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 30 (57.69%) SC Cleared
3 19 (36.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (21.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (21.15%) Degree
6 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (36.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (36.54%) XenApp
3 11 (21.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.62%) vSphere
6 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) AirWatch
2 19 (36.54%) SAP Afaria
2 19 (36.54%) XenMobile
3 13 (25.00%) SCCM
4 9 (17.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (9.62%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (7.69%) Puppet
6 4 (7.69%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 45 (86.54%) Citrix
2 37 (71.15%) Microsoft
3 24 (46.15%) VMware
4 21 (40.38%) McAfee
5 19 (36.54%) Apple
5 19 (36.54%) SAP
6 11 (21.15%) Ivanti
6 11 (21.15%) ThinPrint
7 4 (7.69%) Axway
7 4 (7.69%) Fujitsu
7 4 (7.69%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) IBM
7 4 (7.69%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) Altiris