The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 54 71
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.32% 1.07% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.27% 3.41% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £400 £303 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.23% +72.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £161 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £321 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £303 £300
% change year-on-year -5.78% +0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 158 176 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.65% 31.32% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 99 120
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +0.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales 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
West Wales -4 1 £475 -
South Wales -8 1 £325 +7.43% 2
Windows Server 2003
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas
1 1 (50.00%) VMware