The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 32 43 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.55% 2.00% 3.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.05% 6.57% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Median daily rate £120 £290 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.62% -31.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £280 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £311 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.25% +20.96%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 88 137 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 26.67% 30.38% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 68 80
Median daily rate £140 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.83% -10.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -38.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.10 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Gloucestershire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Gloucester +2 7 £120 -57.14%
Cirencester - 1 £300 -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

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

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
4 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 10 (45.45%) MS Office
4 10 (45.45%) VMware
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
7 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 6 (27.27%) DHCP
7 6 (27.27%) DNS
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) Internet
8 5 (22.73%) IIS
8 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
8 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (22.73%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
8 5 (22.73%) Office 365
8 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 4 (18.18%) Apache
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle
9 4 (18.18%) LAN

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (22.73%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (18.18%) Apache
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (9.09%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DHCP
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
3 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MS Access
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (13.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Customer Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) ICT Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) ICT Support
6 1 (4.55%) ICT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
7 2 (9.09%) Solaris
7 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
2 3 (13.64%) Demand Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.09%) Database Security
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) DBS Check
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCSA
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.55%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
1 3 (13.64%) Netcool
1 3 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (13.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) Apple
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Veritas
5 2 (9.09%) Capita
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 2 (9.09%) Meridio
6 1 (4.55%) Computacenter
6 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos