Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 54 96
Rank change year-on-year -27 +42 -53
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 132 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.56% 4.85% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.09% 11.31% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 86 12
North East median daily rate £283 £283 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.09% +15.29% -10.00%
10th Percentile £188 £200 £201
90th Percentile £493 £443 £299
England median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 4
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £27.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +98.21% -56.65%
10th Percentile £13.00 £20.75 £8.30
90th Percentile £32.30 £29.00 £20.23
England median hourly rate £14.04 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.45% +24.29% -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 North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 373 1167 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.67% 42.87% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 793 258
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -11.86% +13.46%
10th Percentile £195 £216 £213
90th Percentile £538 £475 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 94 60
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +57.57% +6.09%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.52 £11.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.00 £43.08
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 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 19 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 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
Tyne and Wear -29 16 £380 +31.03%
Durham -4 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (52.63%) Citrix
6 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
7 8 (42.11%) DNS
7 8 (42.11%) DHCP
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
9 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
9 6 (31.58%) VMware
9 6 (31.58%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
10 5 (26.32%) XenApp
10 5 (26.32%) XenServer
10 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
11 4 (21.05%) Solaris
11 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
11 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
12 3 (15.79%) vSphere
12 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (15.79%) vCenter Server
12 3 (15.79%) Proactive Monitoring
12 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (15.79%) XenMobile
12 3 (15.79%) Server Building
12 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared

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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DHCP
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) 3G
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Skype
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Rollout Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) XP Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) PC Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
1 3 (15.79%) PKI
1 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Proactive Monitoring
1 3 (15.79%) Server Building
1 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Content Management
3 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) XenApp
2 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
2 5 (26.32%) XenServer
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) vCenter Server
1 3 (15.79%) XenMobile
2 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Citrix
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) AppSense
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) ThinPrint
6 1 (5.26%) IBM