The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 74 47
Rank change year-on-year +18 -27  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.40% 0.68% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.38% 2.79% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £188 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £303 £298
% change year-on-year -7.43% +1.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.62% +52.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £18.61
% change year-on-year -28.26% +23.62%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 145 179 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 28.94% 24.45% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 107 106
Median daily rate £383 £365 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £28.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.60% -4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £43.00 £50.00
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in West Sussex

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in West Sussex

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

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Kaseya
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) UML

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rose
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Kaseya