The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 April 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 18 16
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.21% 2.00% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 6.45% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £325 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.06% +5.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £305 £313
% change year-on-year -1.63% -2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -14.63% +28.12%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 31 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 20.61% 31.00% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 23
Median daily rate £425 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £106 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Median hourly rate £14.40 £47.83 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.89% +267.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.83 £28.70
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 Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Portsmouth

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft