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 27 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 47 26
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.42% 0.26% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.27% 0.93% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £325 £108 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +202.32% -60.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £306 £300
% change year-on-year -8.42% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £18.61
% change year-on-year -28.57% +31.68%  

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 79 108 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 33.19% 28.27% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 90 41
Median daily rate £475 £463 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +68.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £305 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £9.08 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) vMotion
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware