The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 25 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 52 50
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 0 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 0.86% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.91% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 12
Median daily rate - £388 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £303 £295
% change year-on-year -5.78% +2.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year -28.26% +24.59%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 158 172 260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.34% 29.60% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 103 150
Median daily rate £280 £346 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.13% +3.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £137 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 13 36
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Cambridgeshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Apple
6 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WebEx
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) IT Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft