The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 25 June 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 26 26
Rank change year-on-year -12 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.37% 4.00% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.96% 20.41% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £190 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.53% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £303 £295
% change year-on-year -5.78% +2.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £14.17 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year -28.26% +24.59%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 51 49 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 18.89% 19.60% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 33
Median daily rate £260 £350 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +62.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £520 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.34 £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Liverpool

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server