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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.68% 5.44% 3.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.02% 23.15% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 19
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£294 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.60%
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 Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
242 203 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.91% 23.50% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 93 118
Average daily rate £417 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £200 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 25
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.72 £20.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
6 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
6 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 9 (39.13%) DNS
6 9 (39.13%) VMware
7 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 8 (34.78%) DHCP
7 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (30.43%) SCCM
8 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (30.43%) Firewall
9 6 (26.09%) MCTS
9 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
9 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) Citrix
9 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
9 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
9 6 (26.09%) Windows 2000
9 6 (26.09%) IIS
9 6 (26.09%) MS Office
9 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
10 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000 Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (26.09%) IIS
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) DNS
3 8 (34.78%) DHCP
4 7 (30.43%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) WAN
6 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
7 2 (8.70%) VLAN
8 1 (4.35%) Network Security
8 1 (4.35%) Wireless
8 1 (4.35%) VPN
8 1 (4.35%) VoIP
8 1 (4.35%) SNMP
8 1 (4.35%) IPv4
8 1 (4.35%) IPv6
8 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Change Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) XSD
2 1 (4.35%) WAP
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Wiki
4 1 (4.35%) HP Storage
4 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 2000
3 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Validation
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Workflow
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) WFM
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (26.09%) MCTS
3 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) WMI
3 1 (4.35%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.35%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Altiris
5 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Intel
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