Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 6 months to 18 November 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 86 76
Rank change year-on-year -19 -10 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 32 22 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.35% 1.25% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.32% 5.70% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 41
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £394 £275 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.27% -14.06% +6.49%
10th Percentile £309 £200 £254
90th Percentile £595 £383 £440
South East median daily rate £320 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -1.54% +4.84% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £43.28 £17.00
% change year-on-year -72.27% +154.59% -2.86%

Windows Server 2003 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 506 386 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.40% 21.89% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 176 221
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +4.00% +16.73%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £245
90th Percentile £500 £516 £531
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 49
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +13.21%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.80 £9.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.50 £31.75
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.43
% change year-on-year +4.16% -7.42% +18.89%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Buckinghamshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 29 £394 +67.66% 3
Amersham - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Windows Server
3 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
4 16 (50.00%) Linux
4 16 (50.00%) VMware
4 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (46.88%) ITIL
6 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (40.63%) Office 365
7 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
7 13 (40.63%) Citrix
8 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 11 (34.38%) ITIL V3
9 11 (34.38%) SQL
9 11 (34.38%) HP
10 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 10 (31.25%) IIS
10 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
11 9 (28.13%) MCSE
11 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
11 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
11 9 (28.13%) SCCM
11 9 (28.13%) Windows Vista
12 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (25.00%) .NET

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 10 (31.25%) IIS
2 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
3 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.38%) Apache
4 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
5 2 (6.25%) CMS
5 2 (6.25%) Kentico
6 1 (3.13%) IBM Domino
6 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Office 365
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.25%) PaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Big Data
5 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Architect
2 9 (28.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Support Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Server Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Specialist
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Windows Server
3 16 (50.00%) Linux
3 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Vista
6 7 (21.88%) Unix
7 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
8 5 (15.63%) Android
8 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
8 5 (15.63%) Solaris
9 1 (3.13%) CentOS
9 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.13%) SUSE
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) ITIL V3
3 10 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Change Management
4 7 (21.88%) TOGAF
5 6 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.75%) Service Management
5 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (15.63%) CRM
6 5 (15.63%) DevOps
6 5 (15.63%) Open Source
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (12.50%) ITSM
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) VB
3 2 (6.25%) VB6
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) DV Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) MCSE
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.50%) MCP
5 3 (9.38%) CCNA
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.38%) MCITP
6 2 (6.25%) CCSP
6 2 (6.25%) GSAE
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
4 7 (21.88%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) Docker
6 1 (3.13%) vCloud
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) SCOM
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) OpenView
4 2 (6.25%) OVSD
5 1 (3.13%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) CFEngine
5 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.13%) Puppet
5 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.13%) Unicenter
5 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (40.63%) Citrix
3 11 (34.38%) HP
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) Apple
5 5 (15.63%) Sun
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow
7 3 (9.38%) NetApp
7 3 (9.38%) StorageTek
8 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.13%) CA
8 1 (3.13%) Dell
8 1 (3.13%) EMC
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.13%) Lotus
8 1 (3.13%) Nimsoft
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) SunGard