The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 48 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 77 109 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.12% 4.49% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.01% 18.99% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 55
Average daily rate
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£295 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £168 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £17.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £105.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
513 574 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.77% 23.66% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 254 230
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 44
Average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% +21.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +11 45 £301 -21.81% 7
Bracknell -1 13 £325 +80.55% 6
Slough -4 5 £243 -31.92% 5
Maidenhead -7 3 £324 -7.50%
Newbury -1 1 £200 +14.28%
Wokingham - 1 £235 - 2
Windsor - - - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (56.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (49.69%) Microsoft
4 78 (47.85%) Active Directory
5 74 (45.40%) Security Cleared
6 56 (34.36%) SQL Server
7 52 (31.90%) SC Cleared
8 41 (25.15%) SQL
8 41 (25.15%) MS Exchange
8 41 (25.15%) VMware
9 37 (22.70%) MS Office
10 34 (20.86%) MS Excel
10 34 (20.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 33 (20.25%) .NET
12 32 (19.63%) C#
13 30 (18.40%) DNS
14 28 (17.18%) Windows XP
14 28 (17.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (16.56%) Citrix
16 26 (15.95%) SharePoint Server
16 26 (15.95%) Windows 7
17 25 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (15.34%) Microsoft Certification
18 24 (14.72%) Visual Studio
19 23 (14.11%) DHCP
19 23 (14.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 23 (14.11%) Firewall
20 22 (13.50%) SharePoint
20 22 (13.50%) Cisco
20 22 (13.50%) T-SQL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (25.15%) MS Exchange
2 26 (15.95%) SharePoint Server
3 22 (13.50%) SharePoint
4 18 (11.04%) IIS
5 15 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.23%) Apache
11 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.61%) Lync
11 1 (0.61%) WorkSite
Applications
1 37 (22.70%) MS Office
2 34 (20.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.40%) DNS
2 23 (14.11%) DHCP
2 23 (14.11%) Firewall
3 19 (11.66%) TCP/IP
4 16 (9.82%) LDAP
5 11 (6.75%) LAN
5 11 (6.75%) SAN
6 9 (5.52%) WAN
7 8 (4.91%) FTP
7 8 (4.91%) Internet
8 7 (4.29%) VoIP
9 5 (3.07%) ISDN
9 5 (3.07%) RTP
10 4 (2.45%) SMS
10 4 (2.45%) VPN
11 3 (1.84%) VLAN
12 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.23%) SSL
13 1 (0.61%) MPLS
13 1 (0.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (34.36%) SQL Server
2 34 (20.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (9.20%) OLAP
3 15 (9.20%) DTS
4 13 (7.98%) IDOL
5 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.07%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.45%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (14.72%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.13%) StarTeam
3 7 (4.29%) TestDirector
4 6 (3.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (3.68%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (8.59%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.23%) Local Government
4 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.61%) Automotive
4 1 (0.61%) Law
4 1 (0.61%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (17.18%) Support Engineer
2 23 (14.11%) Analyst
3 20 (12.27%) Developer
4 18 (11.04%) SharePoint Developer
5 12 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (5.52%) Consultant
7 9 (5.52%) Integration Engineer
7 9 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.29%) Support Technician
9 6 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) IT Support
10 5 (3.07%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) IT Support Technician
10 5 (3.07%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.07%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.25%) .NET
2 19 (11.66%) ASP.NET
3 18 (11.04%) XML
4 16 (9.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 14 (8.59%) .NET Framework
6 13 (7.98%) Web Services
7 7 (4.29%) WCF
8 6 (3.68%) XSD
9 2 (1.23%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.61%) CSS
10 1 (0.61%) SOAP
10 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.61%) CSS3
10 1 (0.61%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.61%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.59%) Clustering
2 5 (3.07%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.45%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.45%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.23%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.61%) FMCG
5 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.61%) PKI
5 1 (0.61%) Derivative
5 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 163 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (56.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (17.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (17.18%) Windows XP
4 26 (15.95%) Windows 7
5 18 (11.04%) UNIX
6 16 (9.82%) AIX
7 13 (7.98%) Linux
8 12 (7.36%) Windows 8
9 10 (6.13%) Windows 2000
10 8 (4.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.45%) Solaris
13 3 (1.84%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.23%) CentOS
15 1 (0.61%) SUSE
15 1 (0.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.88%) ITIL
2 15 (9.20%) Workflow
3 14 (8.59%) Web Development
4 13 (7.98%) Configuration Management
5 11 (6.75%) Document Management
6 10 (6.13%) Migration
7 8 (4.91%) Change Management
7 8 (4.91%) Software Distribution
8 6 (3.68%) Software Deployment
8 6 (3.68%) Test Automation
9 5 (3.07%) Test Scripting
9 5 (3.07%) Validation
9 5 (3.07%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.45%) Load Balancing
10 4 (2.45%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (1.84%) Waterfall
11 3 (1.84%) Performance Management
11 3 (1.84%) Project Management
11 3 (1.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.15%) SQL
2 32 (19.63%) C#
3 22 (13.50%) T-SQL
4 11 (6.75%) C++
5 9 (5.52%) C
6 5 (3.07%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.07%) Java
7 2 (1.23%) VBScript
8 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (45.40%) Security Cleared
2 52 (31.90%) SC Cleared
3 25 (15.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (11.66%) DV Cleared
5 16 (9.82%) MCSE
6 14 (8.59%) MCTS
7 10 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (5.52%) CCNA
9 8 (4.91%) ISEB
10 6 (3.68%) Degree
11 5 (3.07%) MCITP
11 5 (3.07%) MCSD
11 5 (3.07%) CCVP
11 5 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.45%) MCP
13 2 (1.23%) MCSA
13 2 (1.23%) CCA
13 2 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.82%) SLA
2 3 (1.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 78 (47.85%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.98%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.75%) XenApp
5 9 (5.52%) vSphere
6 8 (4.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 7 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (14.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 17 (10.43%) SCCM
3 8 (4.91%) SCOM
3 8 (4.91%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (4.91%) Tivoli
4 7 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (3.68%) Netcool
6 3 (1.84%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.84%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.84%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.61%) WSUS
8 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 81 (49.69%) Microsoft
2 41 (25.15%) VMware
3 27 (16.56%) Citrix
4 22 (13.50%) Cisco
5 21 (12.88%) HP
6 13 (7.98%) Meridio
7 12 (7.36%) Oracle
7 12 (7.36%) McAfee
8 10 (6.13%) Borland
9 8 (4.91%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.29%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.68%) CA
11 6 (3.68%) Veritas
11 6 (3.68%) IBM
12 4 (2.45%) Apple
13 3 (1.84%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.84%) EMC
13 3 (1.84%) Unica
14 2 (1.23%) Sophos
14 2 (1.23%) AppSense
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