Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 20 November 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - - 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - - -
UK median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £14.04 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -34.71% +22.86% -7.89%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 216 66 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 34.39% 22.07% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 39 24
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +28.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £310 £126 £163
90th Percentile £563 £563 £446
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £12.64 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.79% -14.75% -10.29%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.00 £13.16
90th Percentile £15.75 £20.38 £17.35
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.90%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Northern Ireland