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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 97 91 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -42
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 26 32 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 1.24% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 6.56% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 31
Median daily rate £298 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £43.28 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.40% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +18.75%
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
494 488 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.65% 18.94% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 239 227
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 65 28
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £35.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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 -2 15 £275 +15.78%
Reading +1 3 - - 4
Newbury -3 2 £308 - 1
Slough +7 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (94.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (88.68%) Active Directory
4 44 (83.02%) Windows Server
5 30 (56.60%) SQL
6 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
7 24 (45.28%) Windows XP
8 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
9 22 (41.51%) VMware
10 21 (39.62%) MS Exchange
10 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
11 20 (37.74%) SAN
11 20 (37.74%) DNS
11 20 (37.74%) NetBackup
12 18 (33.96%) DHCP
12 18 (33.96%) Veritas
12 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (32.08%) Problem Management
13 17 (32.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 16 (30.19%) HP
15 15 (28.30%) EMC
15 15 (28.30%) Netcool
16 14 (26.42%) Citrix
16 14 (26.42%) Oracle
17 13 (24.53%) MS Access
18 12 (22.64%) MS Office
18 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
18 12 (22.64%) DV Cleared
18 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
19 11 (20.75%) Statistics

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 21 (39.62%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
3 9 (16.98%) IIS
4 8 (15.09%) Live Communications Server
5 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.89%) Apache
7 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Office
2 9 (16.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.89%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) DNS
1 20 (37.74%) SAN
2 18 (33.96%) DHCP
3 8 (15.09%) LAN
3 8 (15.09%) WAN
4 6 (11.32%) Firewall
5 5 (9.43%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.77%) NAS
6 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
7 1 (1.89%) IPX
7 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.89%) MPLS
7 1 (1.89%) VoIP
7 1 (1.89%) VPN
7 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.53%) MS Access
3 1 (1.89%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.89%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Support Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (18.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) VMware Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Server Support
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.89%) LAMP
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Statistics
2 10 (18.87%) Clustering
2 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
3 8 (15.09%) Fat Client
3 8 (15.09%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (94.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (83.02%) Windows Server
4 24 (45.28%) Windows XP
5 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
7 10 (18.87%) Linux
8 9 (16.98%) Unix
9 7 (13.21%) Solaris
10 2 (3.77%) AIX
11 1 (1.89%) CentOS
11 1 (1.89%) Debian
11 1 (1.89%) Fedora
11 1 (1.89%) NetWare
11 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.89%) VMS
11 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Problem Management
2 9 (16.98%) Change Management
3 8 (15.09%) ITIL
4 7 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Validation
8 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.89%) CRM
8 1 (1.89%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.89%) ERP
8 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.89%) Project Management
8 1 (1.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) PHP
3 1 (1.89%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) DV Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) CCA
3 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (88.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) VMware ESX
3 8 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.66%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (5.66%) vSphere
5 3 (5.66%) XenServer
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.77%) XenApp
6 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.89%) Docker
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.89%) Postfix
7 1 (1.89%) qmail
7 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.89%) Varnish
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (37.74%) NetBackup
2 17 (32.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (28.30%) Netcool
4 9 (16.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 8 (15.09%) Unicenter
6 7 (13.21%) SCCM
7 6 (11.32%) SCOM
8 4 (7.55%) WSUS
9 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
9 2 (3.77%) EdgeSight
9 2 (3.77%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.89%) Ansible
10 1 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (1.89%) cPanel
10 1 (1.89%) Graphite
10 1 (1.89%) logstash
10 1 (1.89%) Nagios
10 1 (1.89%) Salt
10 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 22 (41.51%) VMware
3 18 (33.96%) Veritas
4 16 (30.19%) HP
5 15 (28.30%) EMC
6 14 (26.42%) Citrix
6 14 (26.42%) Oracle
7 9 (16.98%) Intel Security
8 8 (15.09%) Meridio
9 7 (13.21%) F5
10 3 (5.66%) NetApp
10 3 (5.66%) Symantec
11 2 (3.77%) AppSense
11 2 (3.77%) IBM
11 2 (3.77%) Nimsoft
12 1 (1.89%) Aruba
12 1 (1.89%) BMC
12 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.89%) RedGate
12 1 (1.89%) Sophos