The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 55 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 18 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.42% 1.74% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 7.74% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 8
Median daily rate £350 £300 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -21.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £271 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £540 £425
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 207 168 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 27.79% 22.43% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 70 64
Median daily rate £388 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £13.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £20.91
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Milton Keynes

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 14 (60.87%) ITIL
4 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
4 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
5 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (52.17%) Change Management
6 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
8 9 (39.13%) MCSA
9 8 (34.78%) SQL
9 8 (34.78%) DHCP
9 8 (34.78%) DNS
9 8 (34.78%) SLA
9 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (34.78%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
10 7 (30.43%) Service Management
10 7 (30.43%) HP
10 7 (30.43%) LAN
10 7 (30.43%) WAN
10 7 (30.43%) Remedy
10 7 (30.43%) Forcepoint
10 7 (30.43%) IIS
11 6 (26.09%) Cisco
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DHCP
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (21.74%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) VMWare Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Wintel Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Deployment Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (60.87%) Windows Server
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Vista
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 12 (52.17%) Change Management
3 8 (34.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (30.43%) Service Management
5 4 (17.39%) Patch Management
5 4 (17.39%) Security Patching
5 4 (17.39%) Software Deployment
5 4 (17.39%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.04%) ITSM
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Time Management
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Presales
8 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) VB
3 4 (17.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (39.13%) MCSA
4 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 6 (26.09%) CCNP
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) MCDBA
7 3 (13.04%) MCP
8 2 (8.70%) MCSE
8 2 (8.70%) VCP5
9 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
4 6 (26.09%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (26.09%) UAG
5 5 (21.74%) ISA Server
6 3 (13.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) BladeLogic
1 4 (17.39%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (17.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
1 4 (17.39%) WSUS
2 3 (13.04%) OVSD
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 7 (30.43%) Forcepoint
2 7 (30.43%) HP
2 7 (30.43%) Remedy
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Computacenter
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp