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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 47 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 83 115 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.39% 4.48% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.90% 18.91% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 57
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £31.25 £20.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
522 608 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.30% 23.69% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 284 223
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 33
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 42 £313 -26.47% 15
Bracknell -1 14 £390 +116.66% 6
Maidenhead -1 7 £369 +5.35% 3
Slough -2 7 £275 +22.22% 3
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003.

1 171 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (60.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 81 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 66 (38.60%) Security Cleared
6 52 (30.41%) SQL Server
7 49 (28.65%) VMware
8 46 (26.90%) DNS
9 45 (26.32%) SC Cleared
10 42 (24.56%) Windows 7
11 41 (23.98%) MS Exchange
12 38 (22.22%) DHCP
13 36 (21.05%) SQL
14 35 (20.47%) MS Excel
15 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
16 33 (19.30%) Citrix
17 31 (18.13%) SQL Server 2005
18 30 (17.54%) HP
18 30 (17.54%) Linux
19 29 (16.96%) MS Office
19 29 (16.96%) C#
19 29 (16.96%) .NET
19 29 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
20 28 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
21 26 (15.20%) Cisco
21 26 (15.20%) Windows XP
21 26 (15.20%) SharePoint Server
22 25 (14.62%) SharePoint
23 23 (13.45%) TCP/IP
24 21 (12.28%) Red Hat

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (23.98%) MS Exchange
2 26 (15.20%) SharePoint Server
3 25 (14.62%) SharePoint
4 17 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (9.36%) IIS
6 14 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (4.09%) Apache
9 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.58%) CMS
11 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.58%) Drupal
11 1 (0.58%) WordPress
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.58%) Lync
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (20.47%) MS Excel
2 29 (16.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) IaaS
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.90%) DNS
2 38 (22.22%) DHCP
3 23 (13.45%) TCP/IP
4 19 (11.11%) SAN
4 19 (11.11%) Firewall
5 15 (8.77%) LDAP
6 14 (8.19%) LAN
7 11 (6.43%) Internet
7 11 (6.43%) WAN
8 10 (5.85%) VPN
9 8 (4.68%) SSL
10 6 (3.51%) VoIP
11 5 (2.92%) ISDN
11 5 (2.92%) RTP
12 3 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.75%) VLAN
12 3 (1.75%) SMS
13 2 (1.17%) Wireless
13 2 (1.17%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (30.41%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (8.19%) OLAP
3 14 (8.19%) DTS
4 12 (7.02%) IDOL
5 10 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.34%) EDRMS
9 3 (1.75%) MySQL
9 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 19 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.51%) TestDirector
3 5 (2.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (2.92%) WinRunner
3 5 (2.92%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.17%) Subversion
General
1 5 (2.92%) Finance
2 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.58%) Law
3 1 (0.58%) Legal
3 1 (0.58%) Games
3 1 (0.58%) Military
3 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (13.45%) Support Engineer
2 22 (12.87%) Developer
3 19 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (9.94%) Analyst
6 12 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Consultant
8 9 (5.26%) Support Technician
8 9 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) IT Support
9 8 (4.68%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.09%) IT Support Technician
10 7 (4.09%) Integration Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (2.92%) Administrator
12 5 (2.92%) Service Analyst
12 5 (2.92%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.96%) .NET
2 19 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 15 (8.77%) Web Services
3 15 (8.77%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 14 (8.19%) .NET Framework
4 14 (8.19%) XML
5 3 (1.75%) SOAP
5 3 (1.75%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.17%) WCF
6 2 (1.17%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (1.17%) jQuery
6 2 (1.17%) HTML
6 2 (1.17%) CSS
6 2 (1.17%) XSD
6 2 (1.17%) X-Windows
6 2 (1.17%) Ajax
7 1 (0.58%) Laravel
7 1 (0.58%) Zend Framework
7 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.60%) Clustering
2 10 (5.85%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.85%) Thin Client
2 10 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.68%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.17%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.58%) FMCG
6 1 (0.58%) PKI
6 1 (0.58%) Derivative
6 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 171 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (60.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (24.56%) Windows 7
4 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (17.54%) Linux
6 26 (15.20%) Windows XP
7 17 (9.94%) UNIX
8 15 (8.77%) Windows 8
9 14 (8.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (5.85%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (4.09%) AIX
12 5 (2.92%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.34%) Solaris
14 3 (1.75%) Debian
15 2 (1.17%) CentOS
16 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.28%) ITIL
2 14 (8.19%) Workflow
2 14 (8.19%) Migration
2 14 (8.19%) Web Development
3 10 (5.85%) Document Management
4 9 (5.26%) Software Distribution
5 8 (4.68%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (4.68%) Configuration Management
5 8 (4.68%) Change Management
6 6 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (2.92%) Service Management
7 5 (2.92%) Load Balancing
7 5 (2.92%) Test Automation
8 4 (2.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.34%) Test Scripting
8 4 (2.34%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.34%) Project Management
9 3 (1.75%) Software Engineering
9 3 (1.75%) Web Analytics
9 3 (1.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.05%) SQL
2 29 (16.96%) C#
3 17 (9.94%) T-SQL
4 14 (8.19%) C
5 9 (5.26%) Perl
6 8 (4.68%) Java
6 8 (4.68%) Bourne shell
6 8 (4.68%) VB
6 8 (4.68%) Korn
7 7 (4.09%) C++
8 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.17%) PHP5
9 2 (1.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.17%) PHP
9 2 (1.17%) VBScript
10 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 66 (38.60%) Security Cleared
2 45 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 29 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (11.70%) MCSE
5 15 (8.77%) DV Cleared
6 11 (6.43%) MCTS
7 8 (4.68%) CCA
7 8 (4.68%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.09%) CCNA
8 7 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.51%) MCITP
10 5 (2.92%) Degree
10 5 (2.92%) HNC
10 5 (2.92%) CCVP
10 5 (2.92%) ISEB
11 4 (2.34%) MCP
12 2 (1.17%) MCSD
12 2 (1.17%) MCSA
13 1 (0.58%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.36%) SLA
2 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 90 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.02%) XenApp
3 12 (7.02%) vSphere
4 10 (5.85%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.26%) NFS
5 9 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.17%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.58%) vCloud
8 1 (0.58%) XenServer
8 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (8.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (8.19%) NetBackup
2 14 (8.19%) SCCM
3 8 (4.68%) Nagios
4 6 (3.51%) SCOM
4 6 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (3.51%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.92%) Netcool
6 3 (1.75%) WSUS
6 3 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.17%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 81 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 49 (28.65%) VMware
3 33 (19.30%) Citrix
4 30 (17.54%) HP
5 26 (15.20%) Cisco
6 21 (12.28%) Red Hat
7 16 (9.36%) EMC
8 12 (7.02%) Meridio
9 10 (5.85%) Oracle
10 9 (5.26%) Veritas
11 8 (4.68%) CA
11 8 (4.68%) Isilon
11 8 (4.68%) McAfee
12 6 (3.51%) Altiris
12 6 (3.51%) Dell
13 5 (2.92%) Borland
14 4 (2.34%) NetApp
14 4 (2.34%) Symantec
15 3 (1.75%) AppSense
15 3 (1.75%) Unica
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