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 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 41 25 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +35
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 34 79 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.74% 7.41% 2.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.04% 21.01% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 41 11
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +82.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.61 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.44% -7.75%
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
212 376 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.30% 35.27% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 185 77
Average daily rate £300 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 18
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -19.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £38.50 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014, 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (52.50%) Active Directory
4 41 (51.25%) Microsoft
5 37 (46.25%) Security Cleared
6 32 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 23 (28.75%) SC Cleared
8 22 (27.50%) SQL Server
9 19 (23.75%) SQL
10 18 (22.50%) Citrix
10 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (22.50%) SharePoint
10 18 (22.50%) DHCP
11 17 (21.25%) MS Excel
11 17 (21.25%) HP
11 17 (21.25%) Linux
12 16 (20.00%) Red Hat
12 16 (20.00%) DNS
13 15 (18.75%) VMware
14 14 (17.50%) UNIX
14 14 (17.50%) .NET
14 14 (17.50%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (16.25%) VB
15 13 (16.25%) C#
15 13 (16.25%) LAN
16 12 (15.00%) NetBackup
16 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
16 12 (15.00%) SLA
16 12 (15.00%) ITIL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 18 (22.50%) SharePoint
2 14 (17.50%) SharePoint Server
3 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (7.50%) IIS
5 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.75%) Lync
7 2 (2.50%) Apache
8 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.25%) CMS
8 1 (1.25%) WordPress
8 1 (1.25%) Drupal
8 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (21.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.50%) DHCP
2 16 (20.00%) DNS
3 13 (16.25%) LAN
4 11 (13.75%) WAN
4 11 (13.75%) Firewall
4 11 (13.75%) Internet
5 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 9 (11.25%) SAN
7 6 (7.50%) VPN
8 5 (6.25%) LDAP
9 3 (3.75%) DSL
10 2 (2.50%) SSH
10 2 (2.50%) Wireless
10 2 (2.50%) FTP
10 2 (2.50%) ADSL
11 1 (1.25%) VoIP
11 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (8.75%) IDOL
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.50%) EDRMS
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (6.25%) OLAP
5 5 (6.25%) DTS
6 4 (5.00%) MySQL
7 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.75%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) IT Support
4 10 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Desktop Technician
6 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Support Technician
7 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.25%) Architect
7 5 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Linux Support
7 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (10.00%) Web Services
4 6 (7.50%) XML
5 5 (6.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (3.75%) SOAP
7 2 (2.50%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (2.50%) jQuery
7 2 (2.50%) Ajax
7 2 (2.50%) CSS
7 2 (2.50%) HTML
8 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.25%) Zend Framework
8 1 (1.25%) WCF
8 1 (1.25%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Thin Client
1 11 (13.75%) Fat Client
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) PKI
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) Derivative
6 1 (1.25%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 17 (21.25%) Linux
5 14 (17.50%) UNIX
6 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 8 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.75%) Debian
9 1 (1.25%) SUSE
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) ITIL
2 9 (11.25%) Workflow
2 9 (11.25%) Web Development
3 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.25%) Service Management
5 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.00%) Analytics
6 4 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.00%) Document Management
6 4 (5.00%) Change Management
7 3 (3.75%) Web Analytics
7 3 (3.75%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.75%) Time Management
7 3 (3.75%) Network Management
8 2 (2.50%) OO PHP
8 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.50%) Build Automation
8 2 (2.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) SQL
2 13 (16.25%) VB
2 13 (16.25%) C#
3 11 (13.75%) C
4 9 (11.25%) Perl
4 9 (11.25%) Korn
4 9 (11.25%) Bourne shell
5 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.25%) VBScript
6 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.50%) PHP5
7 2 (2.50%) PHP
7 2 (2.50%) Java
7 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (46.25%) Security Cleared
2 23 (28.75%) SC Cleared
3 18 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (13.75%) MCSE
5 8 (10.00%) HNC
6 7 (8.75%) CCA
6 7 (8.75%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (8.75%) DV Cleared
6 7 (8.75%) MCTS
7 5 (6.25%) MCP
8 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.00%) CCNA
9 2 (2.50%) RHCSA
10 1 (1.25%) MCSA
10 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) NFS
3 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.25%) XenApp
6 3 (3.75%) vSphere
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) NetBackup
2 11 (13.75%) Nagios
3 9 (11.25%) SCCM
4 4 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.75%) SCOM
6 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (51.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.50%) Citrix
3 17 (21.25%) HP
4 16 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 15 (18.75%) VMware
6 11 (13.75%) Isilon
7 10 (12.50%) EMC
8 8 (10.00%) Altiris
9 6 (7.50%) Meridio
9 6 (7.50%) Veritas
10 4 (5.00%) Oracle
11 3 (3.75%) Borland
11 3 (3.75%) CA
11 3 (3.75%) Cisco
11 3 (3.75%) Unica
12 2 (2.50%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.50%) Zend
12 2 (2.50%) AppSense
12 2 (2.50%) NetIQ
12 2 (2.50%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
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