The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 22
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.78% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.51% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £110
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £310 £300
% change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £26.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year -36.53% +37.74%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 35 57 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 26.52% 22.18% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 62 41
Median daily rate £375 £384 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.28% +66.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £145 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 11
Median hourly rate £39.50 £16.97 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.76% -48.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £10.79 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £31.88 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Dorset

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Dorset

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Dorset