The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
South East / Middlesex
Rank 18 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 1.60% 1.27% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 7.69% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
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 £17.20 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.29% +20.96%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21 26 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 16.80% 16.46% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 10
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £152 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Middlesex

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Middlesex

Windows Server 2003
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Specialist
1 3 (100.00%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware