The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 45 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.93% 1.13% 5.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 4.00% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 19
Median daily rate £325 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £303 £300
% change year-on-year -5.78% +0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 105 125 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 32.61% 28.22% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 103 67
Median daily rate £375 £450 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +56.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Median hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.11% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £22.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.50 £25.00
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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Doncaster -5 2 £325 -
Sheffield +11 1 £325 +202.32% 1
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

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

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Back Office
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) LDAP
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) ETL
6 1 (16.67%) LAN

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (16.67%) VMS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Break/Fix
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat