The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 April 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
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 3.09% - 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% - 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £255 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £305 £313
% change year-on-year -1.63% -2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -14.63% +28.12%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17 26 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 17.53% 14.44% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 27
Median daily rate £255 £200 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.50% -18.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -14.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Ipswich

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) vCenter Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Intel Security
5 3 (42.86%) Mimecast
6 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
6 2 (28.57%) Acronis
6 2 (28.57%) High Availability
6 2 (28.57%) SaaS
6 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Dell

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Mimecast
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) vCenter Server
2 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Intel Security
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) Acronis
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco