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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 26 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.84% 5.86% 8.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 21.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate
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£238 £325 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +80.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £182.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
Windows Server 2003
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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
44 60 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 15.60% 27.03% 35.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 29
Average daily rate £238 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £102.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £182.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015, 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 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (50.00%) HP
6 12 (50.00%) VMware
7 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 8 (33.33%) Migration
9 7 (29.17%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (29.17%) vSphere
10 6 (25.00%) SCCM
11 5 (20.83%) VBScript
12 4 (16.67%) VB
12 4 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
13 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
13 3 (12.50%) McAfee
13 3 (12.50%) Dell
13 3 (12.50%) Citrix
13 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
13 3 (12.50%) IBM
13 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) WinRunner
1 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
1 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Server Support
2 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Server Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Server Support Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Packager
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) PDA
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.17%) AIX
7 1 (4.17%) Solaris
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) Server Building
4 2 (8.33%) Change Control
4 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) VBScript
2 4 (16.67%) VB
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCTS
2 2 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (29.17%) vSphere
4 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 2 (8.33%) Terminal Server
5 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (4.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (25.00%) SCCM
3 4 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (4.17%) Netcool
5 1 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
5 1 (4.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) HP
2 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) McAfee
3 3 (12.50%) Dell
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) Becrypt
4 2 (8.33%) Sophos
5 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.17%) Veritas