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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK / Wales
Rank - 67 51
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 0 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 1.47% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.20% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Median daily rate - £463 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +184.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.25% +20.96%  

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 161 238 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 22.93% 35.05% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 156 77
Median daily rate £425 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 23
Median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.30% -1.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £20.00 £17.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Wales

Windows Server 2003
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow