The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 21 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.57% 6.34% 6.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.83% 20.99% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £186 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.49% -46.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £275 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.04% +15.71%
Windows Server 2003
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 81 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.92% 30.22% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 15
Average daily rate £313 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £430 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bracknell region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bracknell region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (37.50%) DNS
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (33.33%) HP
6 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 8 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (29.17%) DHCP
7 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
7 7 (29.17%) Software Distribution
8 6 (25.00%) Software Deployment
8 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (25.00%) Windows 2000
8 6 (25.00%) VMware
9 5 (20.83%) McAfee
9 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 4 (16.67%) Migration
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) ITIL
10 4 (16.67%) SMS
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (12.50%) CA
11 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 3 (12.50%) MS Office
11 3 (12.50%) MCSE

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 7 (29.17%) DHCP
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) SMS
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) VRRP
4 1 (4.17%) OSPF
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (4.17%) Local Government
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support
4 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (4.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 6 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Solaris
6 2 (8.33%) UNIX
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Software Distribution
2 6 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.17%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.50%) MCSE
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) CCA
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (33.33%) HP
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) McAfee
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) CA
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.33%) Borland
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Mitel
7 1 (4.17%) Becrypt
7 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu