Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 41 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.02% 2.33% 2.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.81% 12.28% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +75.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £350 £141
90th Percentile £373 £350 £347
North West median daily rate £280 £325 £273
% change year-on-year -13.85% +19.27% -2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Merseyside median hourly rate - £14.34 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.40% -16.67%
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £14.34 £15.00
% change year-on-year +109.21% -4.40% +11.11%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 104 114 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 21.31% 18.94% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 62 79
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £381 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.92% +27.08% +19.76%
10th Percentile £155 £210 £128
90th Percentile £513 £519 £438
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 21
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -4.40% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £16.30 £18.16 £18.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Merseyside

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Merseyside

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Merseyside over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Merseyside

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Merseyside

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Liverpool -4 5 £325 -
Windows Server 2003
North West

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

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) Facilities Management
3 3 (60.00%) WSUS
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) SNMP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (20.00%) Broadband
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) WLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft