The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
South East / Berkshire
Rank 91 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 16 43 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 1.74% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.80% 8.87% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 24
Median daily rate £210 £310 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £178 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 14
Median hourly rate £12.00 £55.65 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.43% +237.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
276 485 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.86% 19.61% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 297 275
Median daily rate £400 £353 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.13 £62.27 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Bracknell 0 10 £235 -24.19%
Reading +12 5 £170 -28.42% 1
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
3 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
4 20 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
6 14 (43.75%) DHCP
6 14 (43.75%) DNS
6 14 (43.75%) DV Cleared
7 13 (40.63%) VMware
7 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
8 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 11 (34.38%) Intel Security
10 9 (28.13%) SCCM
11 8 (25.00%) SCOM
11 8 (25.00%) SQL
12 7 (21.88%) IIS
12 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
12 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
12 7 (21.88%) EMC
12 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
12 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
13 6 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
13 6 (18.75%) HP
13 6 (18.75%) SAN
13 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
13 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
14 5 (15.63%) MS Office

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) IIS
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) DHCP
1 14 (43.75%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.75%) SAN
4 4 (12.50%) Internet
4 4 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.13%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) SMS
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MS Access
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (18.75%) Server Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Server Support
5 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 4 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Operations Technician
6 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (9.38%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server Support
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.38%) Linux
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.25%) AIX
8 2 (6.25%) Solaris
8 2 (6.25%) Unix
9 1 (3.13%) SUSE
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (15.63%) Software Distribution
4 4 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 4 (12.50%) Server Patching
4 4 (12.50%) Statistics
4 4 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.25%) Contract Management
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) Release Management
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) SCCM
2 8 (25.00%) SCOM
3 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
3 5 (15.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (9.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (9.38%) Netcool
6 2 (6.25%) WSUS
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) Intel Security
4 7 (21.88%) EMC
5 6 (18.75%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Veritas
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
7 3 (9.38%) NetApp
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco
9 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.13%) CommVault
9 1 (3.13%) Dell
9 1 (3.13%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (3.13%) IBM
9 1 (3.13%) Meridio
9 1 (3.13%) Sophos