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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 87 68 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 36 62 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 2.31% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.09% 12.16% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 32
Average daily rate £325 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £204 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 17
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.65 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.26 £55.65 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.77% -6.06%
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
445 510 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.58% 18.98% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 258 268
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £55.65 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -28 10 £300 +25.00% 2
Bracknell -5 9 £384 +65.94%
Slough +13 8 £364 +28.19% 1
Wokingham -5 4 £325 -18.75%
Maidenhead - 1 £140 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (79.31%) Active Directory
3 41 (70.69%) Windows Server
4 39 (67.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (56.90%) VMware
6 27 (46.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
8 22 (37.93%) DNS
9 21 (36.21%) MS Exchange
10 20 (34.48%) Citrix
11 19 (32.76%) DHCP
12 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
13 13 (22.41%) ITIL
13 13 (22.41%) VMware ESX
13 13 (22.41%) Firewall
13 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (20.69%) SQL
14 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
15 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
16 10 (17.24%) Cisco
16 10 (17.24%) LAN
16 10 (17.24%) Wireless
16 10 (17.24%) Office 365
16 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
17 9 (15.52%) XenApp
17 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
17 9 (15.52%) IIS
18 8 (13.79%) WAN
18 8 (13.79%) Linux

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (36.21%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (15.52%) IIS
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.72%) CICS
8 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) DNS
2 19 (32.76%) DHCP
3 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
4 13 (22.41%) Firewall
5 10 (17.24%) LAN
5 10 (17.24%) Wireless
6 8 (13.79%) WAN
7 5 (8.62%) MPLS
7 5 (8.62%) VPN
8 4 (6.90%) iSCSI
9 3 (5.17%) Internet
9 3 (5.17%) Network Security
9 3 (5.17%) SAN
9 3 (5.17%) VoIP
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (3.45%) IPsec
10 2 (3.45%) IPX
10 2 (3.45%) NetScaler
10 2 (3.45%) VLAN
10 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
1 2 (3.45%) Local Government
1 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Billing
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Support Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) VMware Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Citrix Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.17%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) Clustering
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (70.69%) Windows Server
3 39 (67.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (46.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
6 8 (13.79%) Linux
7 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
7 7 (12.07%) Windows 8
8 5 (8.62%) Unix
9 4 (6.90%) Windows Vista
10 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (3.45%) AIX
11 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.45%) NetWare
11 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
11 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.72%) CentOS
12 1 (1.72%) Solaris
12 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Change Management
3 7 (12.07%) Migration
4 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.90%) Project Management
4 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.45%) Coaching
6 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Server Building
6 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.45%) Software Delivery
6 2 (3.45%) Workflow
7 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.90%) VBScript
4 2 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.72%) C++
5 1 (1.72%) COBOL
5 1 (1.72%) JCL
5 1 (1.72%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) REXX
5 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) CCIE
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.17%) CCA
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.45%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) CCNP
5 2 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (3.45%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (3.45%) VCP5
5 2 (3.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.41%) VMware ESX
2 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.52%) XenApp
4 8 (13.79%) vSphere
5 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.62%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.17%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (5.17%) ISA Server
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (5.17%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.17%) XenServer
8 2 (3.45%) BitLocker
8 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.45%) VMware Server
8 2 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) WSUS
2 7 (12.07%) SCCM
3 4 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.90%) SCOM
4 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.45%) EdgeSight
5 2 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) VMware
2 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
3 20 (34.48%) Citrix
4 10 (17.24%) Cisco
5 7 (12.07%) HP
6 4 (6.90%) IBM
6 4 (6.90%) NetApp
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle
7 3 (5.17%) Becrypt
7 3 (5.17%) Dell
7 3 (5.17%) Symantec
8 2 (3.45%) Altiris
8 2 (3.45%) AppSense
8 2 (3.45%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) F5
8 2 (3.45%) Google
8 2 (3.45%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.45%) WatchGuard
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