Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 78 71
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.45% 1.28% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 6.19% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 18
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £281 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -32.84% +35.08%
10th Percentile £163 £158 £248
90th Percentile £585 £400 £438
East of England median daily rate £285 £345 £363
% change year-on-year -17.39% -4.83% +31.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £33.50 -
East of England median hourly rate - £24.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year - -23.94% +72.90%

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 315 291 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.47% 20.71% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 146 167
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -9.72% +2.86%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £120
90th Percentile £560 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 51
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.73% -15.00% -0.96%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £17.40 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +39.39% -8.33% +9.09%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Hatfield -3 2 £575 +100.00% 1
Watford -12 2 £175 -36.36% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £500 -
St Albans - 1 £300 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
6 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
6 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) SDLC
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (28.57%) WinDbg
6 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (28.57%) REST
6 2 (28.57%) Back Office
6 2 (28.57%) Validation
6 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) MSI
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP

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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MSI
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Tools Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Prism
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk