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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 59 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 -22  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 18 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.11% 1.15% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.23% 6.50% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 8
Median daily rate £290 £245 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.36% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £288 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.38% +16.12%  

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 176 123 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.45% 17.67% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 72 60
Median daily rate £390 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -22.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £193 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +27.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £15.25 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £17.85 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 29 March 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
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 29 March 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 0 17 £290 +18.36%
Windows Server 2003
North East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (94.64%) Windows Server
3 50 (89.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (83.93%) Security Cleared
5 33 (58.93%) VMware
6 31 (55.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (48.21%) SC Cleared
8 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 19 (33.93%) DHCP
9 19 (33.93%) Migration
10 18 (32.14%) DNS
10 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 18 (32.14%) Linux
10 18 (32.14%) HP
11 15 (26.79%) Citrix
12 13 (23.21%) XenApp
12 13 (23.21%) Cisco
12 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
13 12 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (21.43%) TIBCO
13 12 (21.43%) Solaris
13 12 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (21.43%) Oracle
13 12 (21.43%) WebLogic
13 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (21.43%) F5
13 12 (21.43%) BODI
13 12 (21.43%) Oracle APEX
13 12 (21.43%) Enterprise Software

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 12 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
4 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
4 8 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (16.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) DHCP
2 18 (32.14%) DNS
3 8 (14.29%) Skype
4 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.14%) 3G
5 4 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.57%) Firewall
6 2 (3.57%) HTTP
6 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.57%) SSL
7 1 (1.79%) Internet
7 1 (1.79%) SMS
7 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) BODI
1 12 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle APEX
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 17 (30.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 16 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 15 (26.79%) Desktop Support
4 15 (26.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 14 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 14 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 14 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (21.43%) Architect
7 7 (12.50%) Messaging Support
8 6 (10.71%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (10.71%) Consultant
8 6 (10.71%) Messaging Consultant
8 6 (10.71%) Support Consultant
9 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
10 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.93%) Fat Client
3 5 (8.93%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (94.64%) Windows Server
3 50 (89.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (32.14%) Linux
5 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (21.43%) Solaris
6 11 (19.64%) HPUX
6 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
7 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (12.50%) Android
8 7 (12.50%) Apple iOS
8 7 (12.50%) Windows 10
9 5 (8.93%) Unix
9 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
10 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Migration
2 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (16.07%) Change Control
4 8 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 8 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (12.50%) Time Management
5 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 7 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 5 (8.93%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (7.14%) Software Delivery
8 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.36%) Content Management
9 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
9 2 (3.57%) Project Management
9 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
1 6 (10.71%) VB
2 4 (7.14%) Perl
2 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) REXX
3 2 (3.57%) Tcl
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (83.93%) Security Cleared
2 27 (48.21%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) MCSE
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (55.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 13 (23.21%) XenApp
4 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 8 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.14%) XenServer
6 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (7.14%) XenMobile
3 3 (5.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (5.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) Netcool
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) VMware
2 18 (32.14%) HP
2 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.79%) Citrix
4 13 (23.21%) Cisco
4 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
5 12 (21.43%) F5
5 12 (21.43%) Oracle
5 12 (21.43%) TIBCO
6 7 (12.50%) Trend Micro
7 6 (10.71%) AppSense
8 5 (8.93%) ThinPrint
9 2 (3.57%) SAP
10 1 (1.79%) NetApp
10 1 (1.79%) Veritas