The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 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
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough - 0.63% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.70% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £303 £300
% change year-on-year -5.78% +0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year -28.26% +24.59%  

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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 37 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 24.46% 23.27% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 20
Median daily rate £400 £363 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +7.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £470 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Slough

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Slough