The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Bracknell 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 20 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.38% 10.00% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.32% 30.88% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £268 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
111 68 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 35.13% 32.38% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 13 7
Average daily rate £325 £345 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £495 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 26 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (61.11%) VMware
5 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
6 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (44.44%) HP
8 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
9 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
9 11 (30.56%) vSphere
10 10 (27.78%) Oracle
10 10 (27.78%) DHCP
11 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
12 8 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (22.22%) Software Deployment
12 8 (22.22%) Citrix
12 8 (22.22%) SQL
13 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
13 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
13 7 (19.44%) DNS
13 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
14 6 (16.67%) XenApp
14 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
14 6 (16.67%) Migration
15 5 (13.89%) Validation
15 5 (13.89%) Becrypt
16 4 (11.11%) Software Distribution
16 4 (11.11%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) DHCP
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) SAN
5 2 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (5.56%) SMS
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) OSPF
6 1 (2.78%) VRRP
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.78%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (5.56%) Local Government
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Support Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Server Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Server Support Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Server Support
4 7 (19.44%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Test Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Network Support
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Build Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
5 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.56%) UNIX
7 2 (5.56%) Solaris
8 1 (2.78%) Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Software Deployment
2 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Validation
4 4 (11.11%) Software Distribution
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) Release Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
7 1 (2.78%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (30.56%) vSphere
4 6 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 3 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 16 (44.44%) HP
3 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
5 8 (22.22%) Citrix
6 5 (13.89%) Becrypt
7 4 (11.11%) CA
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco
8 3 (8.33%) McAfee
9 2 (5.56%) NetApp
10 1 (2.78%) Borland
10 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.78%) Dell
10 1 (2.78%) IBM
10 1 (2.78%) AppSense
10 1 (2.78%) Symantec
10 1 (2.78%) Lumension
10 1 (2.78%) Fujitsu
10 1 (2.78%) Mitel
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