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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 92 98 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 20 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 0.79% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.18% 4.31% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 27
Median daily rate £235 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.71% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £196 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £391 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.65 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -12.28%
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
328 464 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.93% 18.38% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 239 292
Median daily rate £400 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 55 31
Median hourly rate £43.28 £26.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.32% +60.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Reading +7 9 £170 -51.07% 5
Bracknell -1 4 £252 -3.17% 1
Slough +8 2 £228 -30.00% 1
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (75.61%) Windows Server
4 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
5 22 (53.66%) VMware
6 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
7 18 (43.90%) DNS
8 17 (41.46%) DHCP
8 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
9 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
10 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
10 13 (31.71%) NetBackup
11 11 (26.83%) HP
11 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
12 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
12 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
12 10 (24.39%) WSUS
13 9 (21.95%) LAN
13 9 (21.95%) SQL
13 9 (21.95%) SAN
14 8 (19.51%) EMC
14 8 (19.51%) Linux
14 8 (19.51%) SCCM
14 8 (19.51%) SCOM
14 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
14 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2012

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 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
4 4 (9.76%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) DNS
2 17 (41.46%) DHCP
3 9 (21.95%) LAN
3 9 (21.95%) SAN
4 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
4 7 (17.07%) WAN
5 5 (12.20%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (12.20%) Skype
5 5 (12.20%) SMTP
6 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications
7 2 (4.88%) NAS
7 2 (4.88%) Wireless
8 1 (2.44%) MPLS
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) MS Access
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) MSI
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (12.20%) Electronics
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Consultant
4 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) VMware Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Active Directory Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (9.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 4 (9.76%) Server Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Server Support
7 4 (9.76%) Support Specialist
7 4 (9.76%) VMware Specialist
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server Support
8 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Statistics
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (82.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (75.61%) Windows Server
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
6 8 (19.51%) Linux
7 6 (14.63%) Unix
8 5 (12.20%) Android
9 4 (9.76%) AIX
9 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
10 3 (7.32%) Solaris
10 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
11 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
12 1 (2.44%) VMS
12 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
12 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (17.07%) Problem Management
2 6 (14.63%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Data Centre Operations
3 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (12.20%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (12.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (12.20%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (12.20%) Validation
3 5 (12.20%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
5 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.32%) Software Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (4.88%) Contract Management
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.20%) VB
4 3 (7.32%) C
4 3 (7.32%) C++
4 3 (7.32%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
1 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.32%) XenApp
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) NetBackup
2 10 (24.39%) WSUS
3 8 (19.51%) SCCM
3 8 (19.51%) SCOM
4 5 (12.20%) AirWatch
4 5 (12.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (9.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (9.76%) Netcool
5 4 (9.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) ThinApp
7 1 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
7 1 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) VMware
2 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) HP
4 8 (19.51%) EMC
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) Citrix
5 7 (17.07%) Intel Security
5 7 (17.07%) Veritas
6 6 (14.63%) Symantec
7 5 (12.20%) MobileIron
8 3 (7.32%) NetApp
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Aruba
9 1 (2.44%) BMC
9 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.44%) Dell
9 1 (2.44%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.44%) RedGate
9 1 (2.44%) Sophos
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