The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 28 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.94% - 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £17.45 £18.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.06% +18.54%  

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 Luton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22 25 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 20.75% 14.62% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 15
Median daily rate £438 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Luton

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Luton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Collaboration Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft