Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 64 35
Rank change year-on-year -14 -29 +47
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 27 29 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.25% 2.38% 6.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.63% 8.31% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 136
North East median daily rate £290 £200 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -27.93% +10.78%
10th Percentile £223 £166 £205
90th Percentile £438 £488 £431
England median daily rate £325 £318 £325
% change year-on-year +2.36% -2.31% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 24
North East median hourly rate £29.50 £27.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.27% -1.79% +115.38%
10th Percentile £22.45 £17.50 £22.53
90th Percentile £30.75 £30.90 £36.05
England median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% -21.43% +20.90%

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 354 349 1,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.45% 28.65% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 251 817
North East median daily rate £375 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +9.68% -14.48%
10th Percentile £200 £195 £219
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 89
North East median hourly rate £13.86 £24.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.43% -12.50% +73.27%
10th Percentile £10.39 £9.50 £11.04
90th Percentile £32.20 £48.50 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.85%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -3 27 £290 +16.00% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 25 (92.59%) Active Directory
3 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
4 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
5 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (66.67%) Citrix
6 18 (66.67%) DHCP
6 18 (66.67%) DNS
7 17 (62.96%) VMware
7 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
8 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (40.74%) McAfee
9 11 (40.74%) PKI
9 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
10 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
10 10 (37.04%) Clustering
10 10 (37.04%) SCCM
10 10 (37.04%) XenApp
10 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (29.63%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (29.63%) Disclosure Scotland
12 8 (29.63%) HP
13 7 (25.93%) Thin Client
13 7 (25.93%) 3G
13 7 (25.93%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (25.93%) ThinPrint
13 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
13 7 (25.93%) AirWatch

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 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) DHCP
1 18 (66.67%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) 3G
2 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
3 2 (7.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) GitLab
2 4 (14.81%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Server Support
3 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Mobility Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Server Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Server Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) PKI
2 10 (37.04%) Clustering
3 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
3 7 (25.93%) Fat Client
3 7 (25.93%) Thin Client
4 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
5 3 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
3 7 (25.93%) Windows 8
4 6 (22.22%) Android
4 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (18.52%) Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000
7 2 (7.41%) AIX
7 2 (7.41%) MVS
7 2 (7.41%) Unix
7 2 (7.41%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Content Management
3 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.81%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Server Building
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) Security Hardening
4 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (25.93%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
6 4 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (92.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (37.04%) XenApp
4 9 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
6 5 (18.52%) vSphere
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Clustering
1 10 (37.04%) SCCM
2 7 (25.93%) AirWatch
2 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 7 (25.93%) vCenter Server
3 6 (22.22%) SAP Afaria
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (22.22%) XenMobile
4 5 (18.52%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (18.52%) vMotion
5 3 (11.11%) SCOM
5 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (66.67%) Citrix
3 17 (62.96%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) McAfee
5 8 (29.63%) HP
6 7 (25.93%) Ivanti
6 7 (25.93%) ThinPrint
7 6 (22.22%) Apple
7 6 (22.22%) SAP
8 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (14.81%) Symantec
10 3 (11.11%) 3PAR
10 3 (11.11%) BMC
10 3 (11.11%) EMC
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle
11 2 (7.41%) Axway
11 2 (7.41%) Fujitsu
11 2 (7.41%) IBM