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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 67 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 1.01% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 3.57% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 12
Median daily rate £170 £238 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% -1.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £54.08 £55.65 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+17.00% +14.84%

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
105 280 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.36% 28.17% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 170 107
Median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 10
Median hourly rate £30.91 £38.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% +80.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 February 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 8 (61.54%) VMware
6 7 (53.85%) DNS
6 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
6 7 (53.85%) DHCP
6 7 (53.85%) SCCM
6 7 (53.85%) SCOM
6 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
7 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
8 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
9 3 (23.08%) LAN
10 2 (15.38%) AIX
10 2 (15.38%) Linux
10 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 2 (15.38%) MS Office
10 2 (15.38%) EMC
10 2 (15.38%) Citrix
10 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (15.38%) Project Management
10 2 (15.38%) 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (15.38%) Contract Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
1 7 (53.85%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) EMC