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 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.74% 0.88% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.65% 4.06% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
Median daily rate £281 £308 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% -18.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £228 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £18.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.06% +18.54%  

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 129 197 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.89% 21.58% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 132 90
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £235 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £8.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £49.55 £44.10
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Bristol over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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 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
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) Finance
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
6 4 (44.44%) XenApp
6 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
6 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
6 4 (44.44%) SCCM
6 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
6 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (44.44%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (44.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (44.44%) BitLocker
6 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (44.44%) AppSense
6 4 (44.44%) Wyse
6 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
6 4 (44.44%) Symantec
6 4 (44.44%) Citrix
6 4 (44.44%) CA
6 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 4 (44.44%) MS Office
7 3 (33.33%) VBScript

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:

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Server Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
2 3 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Application Virtualisation
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 3 (33.33%) Server Patching
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) CAD
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) BitLocker
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
1 4 (44.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) AppSense
3 4 (44.44%) CA
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
3 4 (44.44%) Wyse
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle