The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 49 52 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -26  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.27% 0.23% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.90% 0.82% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £413 £288 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.47% -28.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year -7.25% +22.95%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 111 122 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 29.44% 28.57% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 91 9
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.66%  
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 Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Sheffield

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Sheffield

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Replication

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Field Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (20.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) OCP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) VMware