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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 97 97 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -47
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 21 32 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 1.27% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.84% 6.25% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 33
Median daily rate £325 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £219 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £397 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £17.75 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £19.75 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
434 512 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.79% 20.33% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 267 261
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +15.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 50 40
Median hourly rate £33.75 £25.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +46.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.80 £25.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 September 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
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 24 September 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 -1 10 £325 +36.84%
Maidenhead - 5 £360 -
Reading +7 4 - - 2
Newbury - 1 £308 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 44 (89.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (83.67%) Windows Server
4 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
5 27 (55.10%) MS Exchange
5 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
6 26 (53.06%) NetBackup
7 24 (48.98%) SQL
7 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
8 23 (46.94%) HP
9 22 (44.90%) Windows XP
9 22 (44.90%) DHCP
9 22 (44.90%) DNS
10 21 (42.86%) SAN
10 21 (42.86%) Veritas
11 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
12 19 (38.78%) EMC
12 19 (38.78%) Problem Management
13 18 (36.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 17 (34.69%) Netcool
14 17 (34.69%) VMware
15 15 (30.61%) MS Access
15 15 (30.61%) Oracle
15 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
16 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
16 14 (28.57%) Citrix
16 14 (28.57%) Statistics
17 13 (26.53%) Intel Security
18 12 (24.49%) 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 27 (55.10%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
3 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (18.37%) IIS
4 8 (16.33%) Live Communications Server
5 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
8 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) DHCP
1 22 (44.90%) DNS
2 21 (42.86%) SAN
3 7 (14.29%) LAN
3 7 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 7 (14.29%) WAN
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (10.20%) Skype
4 5 (10.20%) SMTP
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) NAS
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.61%) 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%) 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%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
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%) 3rd Line Support
1 16 (32.65%) Support Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Server Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Server Support
5 6 (12.24%) VMware Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Active Directory Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server Support
8 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 3 (6.12%) VMware Specialist
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Statistics
2 10 (20.41%) Clustering
3 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
3 8 (16.33%) Fat Client
3 8 (16.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.08%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (89.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (83.67%) Windows Server
4 22 (44.90%) Windows XP
5 12 (24.49%) Unix
6 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
6 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (16.33%) Linux
7 8 (16.33%) Solaris
8 5 (10.20%) Android
9 3 (6.12%) AIX
10 1 (2.04%) VMS
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Problem Management
2 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.20%) Data Centre Operations
3 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (10.20%) Migration
3 5 (10.20%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (10.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (10.20%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (10.20%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (8.16%) Validation
5 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
5 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (6.12%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) High Availability
6 1 (2.04%) Release Management
6 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) 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%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) 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 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.12%) XenApp
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (53.06%) NetBackup
2 18 (36.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (34.69%) Netcool
4 10 (20.41%) WSUS
5 9 (18.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (16.33%) Unicenter
7 5 (10.20%) AirWatch
7 5 (10.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (10.20%) SCCM
8 4 (8.16%) SCOM
9 3 (6.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (6.12%) ThinApp
10 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
10 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
10 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
10 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) HP
2 21 (42.86%) Veritas
3 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
4 19 (38.78%) EMC
5 17 (34.69%) VMware
6 15 (30.61%) Oracle
7 14 (28.57%) Citrix
8 13 (26.53%) Intel Security
9 8 (16.33%) Meridio
10 7 (14.29%) Symantec
11 5 (10.20%) Cisco
11 5 (10.20%) MobileIron
12 1 (2.04%) Aruba
12 1 (2.04%) BMC
12 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.04%) IBM
12 1 (2.04%) NetApp
12 1 (2.04%) RedGate
12 1 (2.04%) Sophos