The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 29 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
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 8.51% 6.70% 6.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 31.71% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Median daily rate £365 £325 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +79.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.38% +16.12%  

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 Norfolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 28 41 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 19.86% 21.13% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 36
Median daily rate £380 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +62.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £170 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 17
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -4.76%  
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 Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Norfolk

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Norfolk

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

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 Norfolk region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +2 2 - -
King's Lynn - 2 £368 -
Windows Server 2003
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Avaya
2 20 (90.91%) BizTalk Server
2 20 (90.91%) ITIL
2 20 (90.91%) CRM
2 20 (90.91%) SharePoint
2 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 20 (90.91%) VMware ESX
2 20 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (90.91%) Windows 7
2 20 (90.91%) Virtual Desktop
3 19 (86.36%) DNS
4 18 (81.82%) Finance
4 18 (81.82%) Epicor
5 17 (77.27%) IIS
6 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (18.18%) ITSM
7 4 (18.18%) SLA
7 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (9.09%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 20 (90.91%) BizTalk Server
1 20 (90.91%) SharePoint
2 17 (77.27%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Operations Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) CRM
1 20 (90.91%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) Information Management
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (9.09%) MCITP
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Virtual Desktop
1 20 (90.91%) VMware ESX
1 20 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Avaya
1 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Epicor
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft