The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 126 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.47% 8.92% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.71% 18.98% 8.47%
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 96 664 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.26% 46.99% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 437 96
Median daily rate £324 £280 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -4.68%  
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 10 42 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 £14.00 £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 Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Tyne and Wear

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 17 £198 -24.76%
Windows Server 2003
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 28 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
6 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 15 (42.86%) VMware
7 14 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 14 (40.00%) DHCP
7 14 (40.00%) DNS
8 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
9 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (28.57%) Office 365
10 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (25.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (25.71%) Skype for Business
11 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (25.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (25.71%) Office Communications Server
11 9 (25.71%) ITIL
11 9 (25.71%) Skype
12 8 (22.86%) Linux
12 8 (22.86%) Citrix
13 7 (20.00%) MCSE
13 7 (20.00%) Cisco
13 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
14 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 14 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (25.71%) Office Communications Server
4 9 (25.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (25.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (25.71%) Skype for Business
5 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) DHCP
1 14 (40.00%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) Skype
3 2 (5.71%) HTTP
3 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.71%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) 3G
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) BODI
1 6 (17.14%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.71%) MSI
General
1 6 (17.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Messaging Support
3 5 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 28 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (17.14%) Solaris
6 5 (14.29%) Android
6 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 5 (14.29%) HPUX
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.43%) Change Control
4 4 (11.43%) Content Management
4 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.43%) Project Governance
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
4 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
4 4 (11.43%) Time Management
4 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.71%) Prototyping
6 2 (5.71%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.71%) REXX
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
1 2 (5.71%) Tcl
1 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) MCSE
5 4 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.43%) XenApp
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (11.43%) Netcool
3 3 (8.57%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (17.14%) F5
4 6 (17.14%) HP
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.14%) TIBCO
5 5 (14.29%) Trend Micro
6 4 (11.43%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) AppSense
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) ThinPrint