The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 24 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
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 2.74% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.26% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £430 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +82.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £303 £300
% change year-on-year -5.78% +0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Halifax with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1 39 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 1.41% 26.71% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 30 11
Median daily rate £438 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +7.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Halifax

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Halifax