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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 28 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.10% 4.00% 6.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.68% 16.67% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate £384 £231 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.94% -19.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £226 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £236 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Average hourly rate - £13.65 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.77% -6.06%
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
38 66 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 13.10% 24.00% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 35
Average daily rate £300 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £418 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 11
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) MPLS
7 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
8 3 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) Becrypt
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (20.00%) VBScript
8 3 (20.00%) VPN
8 3 (20.00%) CCIE
8 3 (20.00%) HP
9 2 (13.33%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) DHCP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (13.33%) Lync
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sage 200
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) MPLS
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Billing
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) COBOL
3 1 (6.67%) JCL
3 1 (6.67%) REXX
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) CCIE
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) BitLocker
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Becrypt
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) CA
5 2 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) McAfee
5 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.67%) Aruba
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Sage
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos
6 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard