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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 66 64 55
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 20 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.96% 1.56% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.25% 7.21% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 11
Median daily rate £350 £300 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -24.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £310 £313
% change year-on-year +4.03% -0.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +16.12%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 276 222 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.11% 21.60% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 93 90
Median daily rate £363 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -11.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £235 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £43.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 18 £350 +16.66% 3
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
4 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (70.00%) Windows Server
6 18 (60.00%) VMware
7 16 (53.33%) ITIL
7 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
7 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
7 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (43.33%) HP
8 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
8 13 (43.33%) DHCP
8 13 (43.33%) DNS
9 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (40.00%) Change Management
10 11 (36.67%) LAN
10 11 (36.67%) WAN
10 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
11 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 10 (33.33%) WSUS
11 10 (33.33%) Cisco
12 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 9 (30.00%) MCSA
13 8 (26.67%) SQL
13 8 (26.67%) VB
13 8 (26.67%) SLA
13 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012

Windows Server 2003
Top Related 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 7 (23.33%) IIS
2 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) DHCP
1 13 (43.33%) DNS
2 11 (36.67%) LAN
2 11 (36.67%) WAN
3 7 (23.33%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (13.33%) Skype
4 4 (13.33%) SMTP
5 2 (6.67%) NAS
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (16.67%) Deployment Specialist
2 5 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) VMWare Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Wintel Administrator
3 4 (13.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Vista
6 4 (13.33%) Android
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.33%) Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) Change Management
3 8 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (23.33%) Service Management
5 6 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 6 (20.00%) Security Patching
6 4 (13.33%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (13.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (13.33%) Software Deployment
6 4 (13.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.00%) ITSM
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.00%) Time Management
8 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) VB
3 4 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 16 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (30.00%) MCSA
4 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (20.00%) CCNA
5 6 (20.00%) CCNP
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) MCDBA
7 3 (10.00%) MCP
7 3 (10.00%) MCSE
8 2 (6.67%) VCP5
9 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (20.00%) UAG
5 5 (16.67%) ISA Server
6 3 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) WSUS
2 6 (20.00%) BladeLogic
2 6 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (20.00%) SCCM
3 5 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (13.33%) AirWatch
4 4 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (13.33%) NetBackup
5 3 (10.00%) OVSD
6 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) HP
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (23.33%) Forcepoint
4 7 (23.33%) Remedy
5 5 (16.67%) Symantec
6 4 (13.33%) MobileIron
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) Computacenter
9 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.33%) NetApp