Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 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 Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 61 60
Rank change year-on-year +28 -1 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 25 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.58% 0.37% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.97% 2.22% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 1
Leicestershire median daily rate £280 £463 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.46% +85.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £271 £456 £225
90th Percentile £297 £469 £275
East Midlands median daily rate £280 £275 £340
% change year-on-year +1.82% -19.12% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Leicestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% +1.89% -20.90%
East Midlands median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -4.65% +59.26% -15.63%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 167 90 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 30.59% 16.85% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 45 45
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £300 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £144 £80 £107
90th Percentile £470 £413 £423
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £335
% change year-on-year -1.52% -1.49% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 17
Leicestershire median hourly rate £12.00 £13.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.73% +5.77% -24.02%
10th Percentile £9.75 £9.34 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £23.19 £40.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.90
% change year-on-year +17.31% +0.78% -4.44%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 6 months to 18 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
Leicester +14 25 £280 -39.46%
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

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

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (96.00%) Windows Server
3 23 (92.00%) DNS
3 23 (92.00%) LDAP
4 22 (88.00%) Kerberos
4 22 (88.00%) TCP/IP
4 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (88.00%) IPsec
4 22 (88.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 22 (88.00%) Data Centre
4 22 (88.00%) PKI
4 22 (88.00%) PowerShell
5 16 (64.00%) Migration
6 15 (60.00%) Incident Management
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (28.00%) Internet
8 7 (28.00%) ITIL
8 7 (28.00%) MCSE
9 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (24.00%) Finance
10 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (8.00%) Google
10 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (8.00%) G Suite
10 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (8.00%) Management Information System

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 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) DNS
1 23 (92.00%) LDAP
2 22 (88.00%) IPsec
2 22 (88.00%) Kerberos
2 22 (88.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (28.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (88.00%) Data Centre
1 22 (88.00%) PKI
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (96.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 16 (64.00%) Migration
3 15 (60.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) MCSE
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 25 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp