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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 78 64 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 6 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.69% 4.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.29% 2.64% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 18
Median daily rate £309 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.35% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £384 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £438 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+39.39% +3.12%
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 Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
175 227 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.29% 26.06% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 114 110
Median daily rate £380 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.74% +19.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £24.12 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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
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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 4 (30.77%) SCCM
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (23.08%) SCOM
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Wireless
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
8 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
8 3 (23.08%) MS Office
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
9 2 (15.38%) Application Virtualisation
9 2 (15.38%) Solaris
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) Unix
9 2 (15.38%) Citrix
9 2 (15.38%) SAN
9 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X

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 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Google Apps
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) CloudBees
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) ELK Stack
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (15.38%) Solaris
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
7 1 (7.69%) CentOS
7 1 (7.69%) Debian
7 1 (7.69%) Fedora
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCA
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) XenServer
5 1 (7.69%) Docker
5 1 (7.69%) KVM
5 1 (7.69%) NFS
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (7.69%) Postfix
5 1 (7.69%) qmail
5 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
5 1 (7.69%) Varnish
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) Bacula
3 1 (7.69%) Cacti
3 1 (7.69%) cPanel
3 1 (7.69%) Grafana
3 1 (7.69%) Graphite
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
3 1 (7.69%) logstash
3 1 (7.69%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Plesk
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (7.69%) Salt
3 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) CommVault
4 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec