The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 64 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 0.96% 3.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.66% 3.52% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 10
Median daily rate £170 £238 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% -16.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £55.65 £107.83 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.38% +93.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
106 256 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.87% 27.41% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 161 106
Median daily rate £475 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 9
Median hourly rate £55.65 £29.45 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.96% +9.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
5 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) SCCM
5 6 (50.00%) SCOM
5 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (25.00%) Validation
8 3 (25.00%) Migration
9 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 2 (16.67%) WSUS
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Contract Management
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
1 6 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
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