The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 30 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 36 49
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 1.05% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.48% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 40 67 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 15.33% 23.43% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 48 64
Median daily rate £350 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £29.60 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Southampton

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco