The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
South East / Kent
Rank 40 52 38
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.77% 0.65% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.90% 3.85% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 42 78 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 14.89% 16.92% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 58 32
Median daily rate £325 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.90% +16.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £176 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +100.00%  
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Kent

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Kent

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server
3 15 (83.33%) Finance
4 11 (61.11%) Nessus
4 11 (61.11%) MCITP
4 11 (61.11%) LANDesk
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (61.11%) SolarWinds
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (61.11%) MCSE
4 11 (61.11%) MCSA
4 11 (61.11%) MCP
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) SCCM
6 5 (27.78%) Wyse
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
6 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
6 5 (27.78%) XenApp
6 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 5 (27.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (27.78%) BitLocker
6 5 (27.78%) Server Patching
6 5 (27.78%) Application Virtualisation
6 5 (27.78%) MS Office
6 5 (27.78%) CA

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) SMS
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Systems Engineer
1 11 (61.11%) Windows Engineer
1 11 (61.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Floorwalker
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
1 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Application Virtualisation
1 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
1 5 (27.78%) Server Patching
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) MCITP
1 11 (61.11%) MCP
1 11 (61.11%) MCSA
1 11 (61.11%) MCSE
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) BitLocker
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) XenApp
2 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Nessus
2 6 (33.33%) SCCM
3 5 (27.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) LANDesk
2 11 (61.11%) SolarWinds
3 5 (27.78%) AppSense
3 5 (27.78%) CA
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Symantec
3 5 (27.78%) Wyse
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco