Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 18 November 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 45 54
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.30% 1.32% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.40% 3.77% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Lancashire median daily rate £181 £100 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.25% -75.90% +96.45%
10th Percentile £169 £100 £213
90th Percentile £203 £177 £436
North West median daily rate £300 £280 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% -13.85% +19.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Lancashire median hourly rate - £43.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +207.14% -26.32%
North West median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £14.34
% change year-on-year +13.33% +109.21% -4.40%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 143 159 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.25% 35.02% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 115 115
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £302 £218
90th Percentile £650 £602 £498
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 15
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 £42.50 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.59% +191.80% -58.39%
10th Percentile £9.95 £37.35 £11.79
90th Percentile £21.30 £44.00 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year +0.40% +20.21% -8.05%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Preston +2 2 £181 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft