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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 28 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 42 54 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.85% 5.31% 5.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.32% 19.49% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 37
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£313 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.55 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £25.00 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
197 277 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.75% 27.24% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 136 114
Average daily rate £338 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.12% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 52 (55.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (45.16%) Security Cleared
4 42 (45.16%) Active Directory
5 33 (35.48%) SQL Server
6 28 (30.11%) Windows 7
7 27 (29.03%) SC Cleared
8 24 (25.81%) SharePoint Server
8 24 (25.81%) MS Office
9 23 (24.73%) SQL
9 23 (24.73%) MS Excel
9 23 (24.73%) Citrix
10 22 (23.66%) .NET
11 21 (22.58%) C#
11 21 (22.58%) SharePoint
12 20 (21.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (19.35%) MS Exchange
14 17 (18.28%) Windows XP
14 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (18.28%) Linux
14 17 (18.28%) Visual Studio
14 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET
15 16 (17.20%) VMware
15 16 (17.20%) HP
15 16 (17.20%) DNS
16 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
16 15 (16.13%) T-SQL
16 15 (16.13%) Web Services
16 15 (16.13%) UNIX

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (25.81%) SharePoint Server
2 21 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 18 (19.35%) MS Exchange
4 9 (9.68%) IIS
5 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.15%) Apache
8 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.08%) CMS
9 1 (1.08%) WorkSite
9 1 (1.08%) Drupal
9 1 (1.08%) WordPress
9 1 (1.08%) Lync
9 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (25.81%) MS Office
2 23 (24.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.20%) DNS
2 13 (13.98%) DHCP
3 12 (12.90%) LDAP
4 11 (11.83%) LAN
4 11 (11.83%) Internet
4 11 (11.83%) Firewall
5 10 (10.75%) WAN
6 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.45%) VPN
8 5 (5.38%) SAN
9 2 (2.15%) DSL
9 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.08%) NAS
10 1 (1.08%) Wireless
10 1 (1.08%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (12.90%) IDOL
3 12 (12.90%) OLAP
3 12 (12.90%) DTS
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) MySQL
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.23%) EDRMS
5 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.45%) TestDirector
3 5 (5.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (5.38%) WinRunner
4 4 (4.30%) StarTeam
5 2 (2.15%) Subversion
General
1 3 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Developer
2 17 (18.28%) Support Engineer
2 17 (18.28%) SharePoint Developer
3 12 (12.90%) Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) IT Support
5 8 (8.60%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) IT Support Technician
6 7 (7.53%) Support Technician
7 6 (6.45%) Server Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.38%) Desktop Technician
9 4 (4.30%) Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Active Directory Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) .NET
2 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET
3 15 (16.13%) Web Services
4 14 (15.05%) XML
4 14 (15.05%) .NET Framework
5 12 (12.90%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (3.23%) SOAP
7 2 (2.15%) HTML
7 2 (2.15%) CSS
7 2 (2.15%) XSD
7 2 (2.15%) Ajax
7 2 (2.15%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (2.15%) jQuery
7 2 (2.15%) WCF
8 1 (1.08%) Zend Framework
8 1 (1.08%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.08%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Thin Client
1 10 (10.75%) Fat Client
2 8 (8.60%) Clustering
3 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) PKI
5 1 (1.08%) Derivative
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (55.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (30.11%) Windows 7
4 17 (18.28%) Linux
4 17 (18.28%) Windows XP
5 15 (16.13%) UNIX
6 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (7.53%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.53%) AIX
9 3 (3.23%) Debian
10 2 (2.15%) Solaris
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.15%) CentOS
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.05%) Web Development
2 13 (13.98%) Workflow
3 10 (10.75%) Document Management
4 9 (9.68%) ITIL
5 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.38%) Test Automation
7 4 (4.30%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.30%) Service Management
7 4 (4.30%) Change Management
8 3 (3.23%) Migration
8 3 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.23%) Web Analytics
8 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.23%) Analytics
8 3 (3.23%) Software Distribution
9 2 (2.15%) OO PHP
9 2 (2.15%) MVC
9 2 (2.15%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.15%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.15%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.73%) SQL
2 21 (22.58%) C#
3 15 (16.13%) T-SQL
4 12 (12.90%) C
5 8 (8.60%) Bourne shell
5 8 (8.60%) Perl
5 8 (8.60%) VB
5 8 (8.60%) Korn
6 2 (2.15%) PHP5
6 2 (2.15%) C++
6 2 (2.15%) Java
6 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 27 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.75%) MCSE
5 9 (9.68%) DV Cleared
6 6 (6.45%) CCA
6 6 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (5.38%) HNC
7 5 (5.38%) ISEB
7 5 (5.38%) MCTS
8 3 (3.23%) Degree
8 3 (3.23%) MCP
9 2 (2.15%) MCSD
9 2 (2.15%) MCSA
9 2 (2.15%) CCNA
9 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.08%) MCDST
10 1 (1.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) NFS
3 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.53%) XenApp
5 5 (5.38%) vSphere
6 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) NetBackup
2 9 (9.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (8.60%) Nagios
4 6 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (5.38%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (5.38%) Netcool
6 3 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.15%) SCCM
8 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.73%) Citrix
3 16 (17.20%) HP
3 16 (17.20%) VMware
4 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
5 12 (12.90%) Meridio
6 11 (11.83%) EMC
7 9 (9.68%) Veritas
8 8 (8.60%) Isilon
9 6 (6.45%) Cisco
9 6 (6.45%) Altiris
10 5 (5.38%) McAfee
11 4 (4.30%) Borland
12 3 (3.23%) CA
12 3 (3.23%) Unica
13 2 (2.15%) Zend
13 2 (2.15%) NetApp
13 2 (2.15%) Sophos
13 2 (2.15%) AppSense
13 2 (2.15%) Apple
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