The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford 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 25 April 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
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 9 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 5.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £170 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £303 £313
% change year-on-year -0.90% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +31.25%  

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 Bedford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 16 15 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 39.02% 38.46% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 2
Median daily rate £300 £170 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.47% -64.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £125 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford 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 Bedford

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Bedford

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Bedford