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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 86 88 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -38
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 28 36 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 1.40% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.93% 6.96% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 38
Median daily rate £325 £263 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £207 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Median hourly rate £44.14 £19.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.49% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.64 £18.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £20.22 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £18.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.76% +9.55%
Windows Server 2003
South East

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
472 517 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.42% 20.07% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 267 252
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 30
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.53 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £23.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 13 £325 +36.84%
Maidenhead +3 5 £360 +125.00%
Reading -1 4 - - 3
Newbury -3 2 £308 - 1
Slough +6 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (87.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (85.71%) Windows Server
4 37 (75.51%) Active Directory
5 25 (51.02%) MS Exchange
6 24 (48.98%) NetBackup
7 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
7 23 (46.94%) Security Cleared
8 22 (44.90%) SQL
8 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
9 21 (42.86%) HP
10 20 (40.82%) DNS
11 19 (38.78%) DHCP
11 19 (38.78%) SAN
11 19 (38.78%) Windows XP
12 18 (36.73%) Veritas
13 17 (34.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 17 (34.69%) VMware
14 15 (30.61%) Netcool
14 15 (30.61%) EMC
14 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (30.61%) Problem Management
15 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
15 14 (28.57%) Citrix
15 14 (28.57%) Oracle
16 13 (26.53%) MS Access
17 12 (24.49%) DV Cleared
18 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
18 11 (22.45%) Statistics
18 11 (22.45%) Unix

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 25 (51.02%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
3 8 (16.33%) Live Communications Server
4 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.29%) IIS
5 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.04%) Apache
7 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Office
2 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.04%) CloudBees
1 1 (2.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) DNS
2 19 (38.78%) DHCP
2 19 (38.78%) SAN
3 7 (14.29%) LAN
3 7 (14.29%) WAN
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (10.20%) Skype
4 5 (10.20%) SMTP
4 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.08%) NAS
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.08%) VoIP
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.53%) MS Access
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.12%) MSI
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.04%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (10.20%) Electronics
2 3 (6.12%) Publishing
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Support Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (24.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) VMware Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 5 (10.20%) Active Directory Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) Server Support
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) C++ Developer
9 3 (6.12%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Exchange Consultant
9 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) ELK Stack
2 1 (2.04%) LAMP
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Statistics
2 10 (20.41%) Clustering
3 8 (16.33%) Fat Client
3 8 (16.33%) Thin Client
4 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (87.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (85.71%) Windows Server
4 19 (38.78%) Windows XP
5 11 (22.45%) Unix
5 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
6 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (16.33%) Linux
8 7 (14.29%) Solaris
9 5 (10.20%) Android
10 2 (4.08%) AIX
11 1 (2.04%) CentOS
11 1 (2.04%) Debian
11 1 (2.04%) Fedora
11 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.04%) VMS
11 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Problem Management
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre Operations
2 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 5 (10.20%) Migration
2 5 (10.20%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (10.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (10.20%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 5 (10.20%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL
4 3 (6.12%) Software Architecture
4 3 (6.12%) Validation
5 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.04%) DevOps
6 1 (2.04%) Server Building
6 1 (2.04%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.20%) VB
4 3 (6.12%) C
4 3 (6.12%) C++
4 3 (6.12%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) DV Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (75.51%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.12%) XenApp
6 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.08%) vSphere
7 1 (2.04%) Docker
7 1 (2.04%) KVM
7 1 (2.04%) NFS
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (2.04%) Postfix
7 1 (2.04%) qmail
7 1 (2.04%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.04%) Varnish
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (48.98%) NetBackup
2 17 (34.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (30.61%) Netcool
4 9 (18.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 9 (18.37%) WSUS
5 8 (16.33%) Unicenter
6 7 (14.29%) SCCM
7 5 (10.20%) AirWatch
7 5 (10.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (8.16%) SCOM
9 3 (6.12%) ThinApp
10 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
10 2 (4.08%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (2.04%) Grafana
11 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (2.04%) Nagios
11 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
11 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.86%) HP
3 18 (36.73%) Veritas
4 17 (34.69%) VMware
5 15 (30.61%) EMC
6 14 (28.57%) Citrix
6 14 (28.57%) Oracle
7 9 (18.37%) Intel Security
8 8 (16.33%) Meridio
8 8 (16.33%) Symantec
9 5 (10.20%) Cisco
9 5 (10.20%) MobileIron
10 2 (4.08%) IBM
10 2 (4.08%) NetApp
11 1 (2.04%) BMC
11 1 (2.04%) Borland
11 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.04%) CommVault
11 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.04%) Sophos