Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 60 33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 0 3 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.47% 4.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.24% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Merseyside median daily rate - £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.41% +41.67%
North West median daily rate £280 £295 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% -15.71% +29.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £14.00
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £11.00 £14.34
% change year-on-year +86.36% -23.29% -2.78%

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 93 134 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 20.31% 20.84% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 84 59
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £154 £138 £261
90th Percentile £515 £488 £502
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 19
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% -5.45%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.05 £10.47
90th Percentile £17.10 £16.41 £14.67
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -6.25% +16.36% -1.79%

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 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