The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 30 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.37% 1.79% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.32% 6.67% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +31.25%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 76 75 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 27.84% 26.88% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 59
Median daily rate £300 £263 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £80 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £16.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -10 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware