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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 57 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.02% 0.75% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.21% 3.52% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 16
Median daily rate £413 £450 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +39.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £303 £300
% change year-on-year -5.78% +0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.26% +31.42%  

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 208 142 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 28.07% 21.39% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 55 83
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £203 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £17.13 £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 25 (75.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (72.73%) Windows Server
5 23 (69.70%) VMware
6 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
7 21 (63.64%) ITIL
8 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (60.61%) Hyper-V
9 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (48.48%) Citrix
11 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
12 13 (39.39%) HP
12 13 (39.39%) SCCM
13 12 (36.36%) Change Management
13 12 (36.36%) SLA
13 12 (36.36%) SQL
14 11 (33.33%) IIS
14 11 (33.33%) Cisco
14 11 (33.33%) Firewall
14 11 (33.33%) Windows Vista
15 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
16 9 (27.27%) MCSE
16 9 (27.27%) MCSA
16 9 (27.27%) Service Management
16 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (24.24%) OpenView Configuration Management

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 11 (33.33%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) DHCP
2 8 (24.24%) DNS
3 7 (21.21%) LAN
3 7 (21.21%) WAN
4 6 (18.18%) SAN
5 5 (15.15%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Big Data
5 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (3.03%) Banking
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (27.27%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Active Directory Support
4 4 (12.12%) Support Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Deployment Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
7 6 (18.18%) Unix
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 4 (12.12%) Solaris
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) ITIL
2 12 (36.36%) Change Management
3 9 (27.27%) Service Management
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
6 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
7 4 (12.12%) DevOps
7 4 (12.12%) Patch Management
7 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.12%) Security Patching
7 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.12%) Software Deployment
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (9.09%) ITSM
8 3 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.15%) VB
4 4 (12.12%) VBScript
5 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (27.27%) MCSA
3 9 (27.27%) MCSE
4 8 (24.24%) CCNA
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
5 7 (21.21%) MCP
5 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (18.18%) CCNP
7 3 (9.09%) MCDBA
7 3 (9.09%) MCITP
8 2 (6.06%) GSAE
9 1 (3.03%) CCSP
9 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 20 (60.61%) Hyper-V
2 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (18.18%) UAG
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (15.15%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) SCCM
2 8 (24.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (15.15%) OVSD
3 5 (15.15%) SCOM
4 4 (12.12%) BladeLogic
4 4 (12.12%) WSUS
5 2 (6.06%) OpenView
6 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 16 (48.48%) Citrix
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 13 (39.39%) HP
5 11 (33.33%) Cisco
6 7 (21.21%) Forcepoint
6 7 (21.21%) Remedy
7 4 (12.12%) StorageTek
7 4 (12.12%) Sun
8 3 (9.09%) NetApp
9 2 (6.06%) Computacenter