Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 6 months to 21 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 138 85
Rank change year-on-year -52 -53 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 20 66 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 1.16% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.88% 5.36% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 43 82
South West median daily rate £323 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £173 £135 £132
90th Percentile £423 £455 £400
England median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £23.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.52% -43.21% +80.00%
10th Percentile £24.73 £12.90 £18.05
90th Percentile £48.75 £24.70 £45.35
England median hourly rate £14.04 £22.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.27% +27.86% -7.89%

Windows Server 2003 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1065 1232 1365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.86% 21.59% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 729 771
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £148 £135 £150
90th Percentile £513 £550 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 119 163
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -17.57% +8.82%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.70 £11.17
90th Percentile £44.38 £43.35 £43.20
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the South West

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -10 7 £400 +164.46%
Somerset -3 5 - -
Gloucestershire +5 2 £210 -23.64% 1
Devon -1 2 £158 -
Bristol -33 2 £251 -20.24% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (40.00%) VMware
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix
8 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (20.00%) Office 365
9 4 (20.00%) IIS
9 4 (20.00%) Solaris
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) JTS
9 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (15.00%) GIS
10 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (15.00%) Migration
10 3 (15.00%) Samba
10 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (15.00%) Web Development
10 3 (15.00%) Squid

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Extranet
1 3 (15.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (15.00%) GIS
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Server Support
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) RIA
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Solaris
5 3 (15.00%) CentOS
5 3 (15.00%) Unix
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) Android
7 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
1 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (15.00%) Test Management
1 3 (15.00%) Web Development
2 2 (10.00%) CAD
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Privileged Identity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Validation
3 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) Samba
2 3 (15.00%) Squid
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nagios
1 3 (15.00%) Webmin
1 3 (15.00%) Xymon
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco