Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 6 months to 23 October 2018 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 > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 96 75
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.18% 0.39% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.12% 1.85% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £188 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.33% -37.50% -29.41%
10th Percentile £223 £163 £160
90th Percentile £384 £483 £387
East of England median daily rate £350 £273 £350
% change year-on-year +28.44% -22.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £52.50 - £33.50
10th Percentile £48.75 - £31.75
90th Percentile £56.25 - £35.25
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 - £36.75

Windows Server 2003 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 371 324 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.10% 21.27% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 146 149
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £125 £121 £179
90th Percentile £475 £575 £488
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 20
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% - -
10th Percentile £12.05 £12.09 £10.45
90th Percentile £47.55 £36.75 £21.23
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £22.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year -25.47% +34.17% -8.33%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Hertfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 6 £175 -
Welwyn Garden City -12 4 £325 -35.00%
Rickmansworth -7 3 - - 1
Hatfield - 3 £360 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) DHCP
4 9 (47.37%) DNS
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (36.84%) Migration
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) Security Management
7 6 (31.58%) WSUS
7 6 (31.58%) Xen
7 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
8 5 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (26.32%) Electronic Patient Records
8 5 (26.32%) Server Patching
8 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (26.32%) Splunk
8 5 (26.32%) Health Informatics
8 5 (26.32%) Analytics
8 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (26.32%) NHS
8 5 (26.32%) LIMS
8 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
8 5 (26.32%) Data Migration

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DHCP
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
3 3 (15.79%) Skype
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Messaging Support
4 2 (10.53%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) ADSI
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) e-Health
1 5 (26.32%) LIMS
1 5 (26.32%) NHS
1 5 (26.32%) PACS
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
7 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Security Management
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Health Informatics
3 5 (26.32%) Informatics
3 5 (26.32%) Server Patching
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) HL7
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Xen
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) WSUS
2 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Splunk
4 3 (15.79%) McAfee
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Lumension
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) SAP