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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 84 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 45 90 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.62% 3.39% 4.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.84% 15.65% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 47
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£417 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £207 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -38.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £15.25 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £27.88 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +5.40%
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
574 575 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.69% 21.63% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 280 209
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 37 30
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
Bracknell +1 14 £456 +70.56%
Reading -32 13 £417 +39.06% 4
Slough -7 6 £400 - 4
Maidenhead -4 2 £275 -18.51% 1
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (79.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (69.81%) Active Directory
4 61 (57.55%) Microsoft
5 56 (52.83%) VMware
6 43 (40.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 43 (40.57%) SCCM
7 40 (37.74%) Security Cleared
8 30 (28.30%) DV Cleared
9 29 (27.36%) MS Exchange
10 28 (26.42%) Windows 7
11 27 (25.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (23.58%) SQL
13 23 (21.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 22 (20.75%) HP
14 22 (20.75%) DNS
14 22 (20.75%) Hyper-V
15 20 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2010
15 20 (18.87%) DHCP
16 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (17.92%) Migration
16 19 (17.92%) PowerShell
17 18 (16.98%) SC Cleared
17 18 (16.98%) vSphere
18 17 (16.04%) Configuration Management
18 17 (16.04%) Citrix
18 17 (16.04%) VBScript
19 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
20 14 (13.21%) VB
20 14 (13.21%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 29 (27.36%) MS Exchange
2 20 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.38%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (6.60%) Lync
6 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (5.66%) IIS
8 3 (2.83%) Documentum
9 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.94%) Apache
9 1 (0.94%) nginx
9 1 (0.94%) Confluence
9 1 (0.94%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 14 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Office 365
2 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.75%) DNS
2 20 (18.87%) DHCP
3 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
4 12 (11.32%) LAN
4 12 (11.32%) WAN
4 12 (11.32%) Firewall
5 10 (9.43%) SAN
6 7 (6.60%) VoIP
6 7 (6.60%) VPN
7 4 (3.77%) VLAN
8 3 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.83%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (2.83%) SNMP
8 3 (2.83%) MPLS
8 3 (2.83%) IPsec
9 2 (1.89%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.94%) LDAP
10 1 (0.94%) IPv6
10 1 (0.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.94%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) StarTeam
2 9 (8.49%) MSI
3 2 (1.89%) Subversion
3 2 (1.89%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.89%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.94%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.94%) Hudson
4 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.94%) Publishing
3 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (29.25%) Support Engineer
2 16 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (15.09%) Server Engineer
3 11 (10.38%) Server Support
3 11 (10.38%) Applications Packager
4 9 (8.49%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (8.49%) Server Support Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Architect
7 5 (4.72%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.89%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.94%) .NET
3 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.94%) COM+
3 1 (0.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.94%) XML
3 1 (0.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Replication
2 5 (4.72%) Clustering
3 4 (3.77%) PKI
4 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.94%) PDA
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) Wiki
5 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.94%) Kindle
5 1 (0.94%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (79.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (26.42%) Windows 7
4 27 (25.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.43%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.66%) Linux
7 4 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.89%) AIX
9 1 (0.94%) CentOS
9 1 (0.94%) Debian
9 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) Migration
2 17 (16.04%) Configuration Management
3 13 (12.26%) ITIL
4 8 (7.55%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (7.55%) Network Management
5 7 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (2.83%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.83%) Service Management
7 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.83%) Operations Management
8 2 (1.89%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.89%) Requirements Management
8 2 (1.89%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.89%) Change Management
8 2 (1.89%) Validation
8 2 (1.89%) Test Automation
8 2 (1.89%) Line Management
8 2 (1.89%) Change Control
8 2 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) SQL
2 19 (17.92%) PowerShell
3 17 (16.04%) VBScript
4 14 (13.21%) VB
5 2 (1.89%) C
6 1 (0.94%) Java
6 1 (0.94%) Perl
6 1 (0.94%) PHP
6 1 (0.94%) Ruby
6 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (37.74%) Security Cleared
2 30 (28.30%) DV Cleared
3 19 (17.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (16.98%) SC Cleared
5 14 (13.21%) MCSE
6 8 (7.55%) MCP
6 8 (7.55%) MCITP
7 6 (5.66%) MCTS
8 4 (3.77%) Degree
9 3 (2.83%) MCSA
10 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.94%) ISEB
11 1 (0.94%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 74 (69.81%) Active Directory
2 43 (40.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (20.75%) Hyper-V
4 18 (16.98%) vSphere
5 9 (8.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (8.49%) Terminal Services
6 6 (5.66%) XenApp
6 6 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.77%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.77%) Samba
8 3 (2.83%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.83%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.89%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.94%) Postfix
10 1 (0.94%) XenServer
10 1 (0.94%) iptables
10 1 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 43 (40.57%) SCCM
2 23 (21.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (13.21%) SCOM
4 11 (10.38%) HP Data Protector
5 9 (8.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (3.77%) HP SIM
7 3 (2.83%) vMotion
8 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.89%) Netcool
8 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.89%) WSUS
9 1 (0.94%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.94%) Puppet
9 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.94%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (57.55%) Microsoft
2 56 (52.83%) VMware
3 22 (20.75%) HP
4 17 (16.04%) Citrix
5 13 (12.26%) Oracle
6 10 (9.43%) Borland
7 9 (8.49%) Cisco
8 5 (4.72%) IBM
8 5 (4.72%) Dell
8 5 (4.72%) EMC
9 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.83%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.83%) Becrypt
10 3 (2.83%) Brocade
10 3 (2.83%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.83%) ProCurve
10 3 (2.83%) McAfee
10 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.89%) Symantec
11 2 (1.89%) Veritas
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 15 days ago