The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 28 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 54 58
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.35% 1.99% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.04% 9.50% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 12
Median daily rate £180 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.61% +14.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £494 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £310 £300
% change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £26.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year -36.53% +37.74%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 147 179 178
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.36% 20.94% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 287 321
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 26
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.88 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.44% -15.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £11.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £43.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Bristol

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Bristol

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (55.56%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) SCCM
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) WSUS
6 3 (33.33%) Dell
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 3 (33.33%) VBScript
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (33.33%) Task Automation
6 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
6 3 (33.33%) Server Patching
6 3 (33.33%) EMC VNX
6 3 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) LDAP
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate IT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) IT Operations Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Trainee
2 2 (22.22%) Trainee Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Trainee Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 3 (33.33%) Server Patching
1 3 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) CAD
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Kanban
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (22.22%) Xen
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) AppSense
3 2 (22.22%) arcserve
3 2 (22.22%) CA
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Wyse