The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 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 22 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
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 36 26
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.05% 0.93% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.06% 3.57% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £345 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £303 £300
% change year-on-year -7.43% +0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -28.26% +35.29%  

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 Basingstoke with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 79 84 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 20.73% 26.09% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 31
Median daily rate £375 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.66% -1.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Basingstoke

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Basingstoke

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

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) GCIH
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee