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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 18 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 18 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.19% 6.23% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.32% 20.00% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£238 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -4.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
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
74 110 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.43% 31.16% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 22
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (70.00%) VMware
4 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (46.67%) HP
7 13 (43.33%) DNS
8 10 (33.33%) DHCP
8 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) vSphere
9 9 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
10 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
10 8 (26.67%) Linux
11 7 (23.33%) MCSE
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (23.33%) Migration
11 7 (23.33%) MCITP
12 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (16.67%) SCCM
13 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 5 (16.67%) Validation
13 5 (16.67%) Firewall
14 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
14 4 (13.33%) SAN
14 4 (13.33%) Dell

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Lync
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) DNS
2 10 (33.33%) DHCP
2 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) SAN
5 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Server Support
2 8 (26.67%) Server Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Server Support Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Administrator
7 3 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (3.33%) Applications Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) COM+
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Validation
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 3 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
2 2 (6.67%) VB
2 2 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) C
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) MCITP
3 7 (23.33%) MCSE
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (10.00%) VCP4
6 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.33%) MCTS
7 1 (3.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (30.00%) vSphere
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.67%) vCloud
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (10.00%) HP SIM
4 2 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) WSUS
5 1 (3.33%) Netcool
5 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.33%) SCOM
5 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.33%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) VMware
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (46.67%) HP
4 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.33%) Dell
5 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco
6 3 (10.00%) EMC
7 2 (6.67%) BMC
7 2 (6.67%) Becrypt
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec
8 1 (3.33%) McAfee
8 1 (3.33%) Veritas
8 1 (3.33%) Lotus
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix