The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
South West / Somerset
Rank 34 37 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.96% 0.38% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 2.78% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £225 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £311
% change year-on-year +3.22% -0.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.39% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.38% +16.12%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 38 36 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 18.27% 13.69% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 19
Median daily rate £350 £341 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +33.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £160 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -34.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £15.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £41.38 £38.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Somerset

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Somerset

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 2 £225 -
Windows Server 2003
South West

Windows Server 2003
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Somerset

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

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco