The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 47 32
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.63% 0.49% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 1.69% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £203 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
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 Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 64 118 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 20.19% 28.71% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 60 40
Median daily rate £300 £349 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.97% +7.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £519 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 14
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £43.00
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Cambridge

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Cambridge

Windows Server 2003
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware