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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 43 31 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 28 70 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.09% 6.35% 2.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.73% 18.87% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 10
Average daily rate
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£268 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.12% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £235 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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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
204 371 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.54% 33.64% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 176 75
Average daily rate £300 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (67.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (55.71%) Active Directory
4 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 32 (45.71%) Security Cleared
5 30 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
6 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (25.71%) DHCP
7 17 (24.29%) Citrix
7 17 (24.29%) SQL
7 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
8 16 (22.86%) HP
9 15 (21.43%) DNS
9 15 (21.43%) SharePoint
9 15 (21.43%) VMware
10 14 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 14 (20.00%) VB
10 14 (20.00%) Linux
11 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
12 12 (17.14%) UNIX
12 12 (17.14%) NetBackup
13 11 (15.71%) Nagios
13 11 (15.71%) MCSE
13 11 (15.71%) ITIL
13 11 (15.71%) .NET
13 11 (15.71%) LAN
13 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (15.71%) SharePoint Server
13 11 (15.71%) Isilon

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.71%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (12.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (8.57%) IIS
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.86%) Lync
6 2 (2.86%) Apache
7 1 (1.43%) CMS
7 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.43%) Drupal
7 1 (1.43%) WordPress
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.71%) DHCP
2 15 (21.43%) DNS
3 11 (15.71%) LAN
4 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 10 (14.29%) Internet
5 9 (12.86%) WAN
6 8 (11.43%) SAN
6 8 (11.43%) Firewall
7 6 (8.57%) VPN
8 3 (4.29%) DSL
8 3 (4.29%) LDAP
9 2 (2.86%) SSH
9 2 (2.86%) ADSL
9 2 (2.86%) FTP
9 2 (2.86%) Wireless
10 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (8.57%) EDRMS
4 4 (5.71%) IDOL
5 3 (4.29%) DTS
5 3 (4.29%) OLAP
5 3 (4.29%) MySQL
6 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.29%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Developer
3 9 (12.86%) IT Support
4 7 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Support Technician
6 5 (7.14%) Linux Support
6 5 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
7 4 (5.71%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
4 5 (7.14%) Web Services
5 3 (4.29%) XML
5 3 (4.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (2.86%) Ajax
6 2 (2.86%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (2.86%) jQuery
6 2 (2.86%) CSS
6 2 (2.86%) SOAP
6 2 (2.86%) HTML
7 1 (1.43%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.43%) WCF
7 1 (1.43%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.43%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 10 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Clustering
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.43%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (67.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 14 (20.00%) Linux
5 12 (17.14%) UNIX
6 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 8 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (8.57%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.86%) Debian
11 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Workflow
3 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.57%) Web Development
4 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.14%) Service Management
5 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.71%) Analytics
6 4 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.71%) Change Management
7 3 (4.29%) Document Management
7 3 (4.29%) Web Analytics
7 3 (4.29%) Time Management
7 3 (4.29%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.29%) Network Management
8 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.86%) OO PHP
8 2 (2.86%) Build Automation
8 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) SQL
2 14 (20.00%) VB
3 10 (14.29%) C#
4 9 (12.86%) Perl
4 9 (12.86%) C
4 9 (12.86%) Korn
4 9 (12.86%) Bourne shell
5 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.57%) VBScript
6 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.86%) PHP5
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
7 2 (2.86%) Java
7 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
2 18 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (15.71%) MCSE
4 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.43%) HNC
5 7 (10.00%) CCA
5 7 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (10.00%) MCTS
6 5 (7.14%) MCP
7 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (5.71%) CCNA
8 2 (2.86%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.43%) MCSA
9 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 39 (55.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.29%) NFS
4 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.71%) XenApp
6 3 (4.29%) vSphere
7 2 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) NetBackup
2 11 (15.71%) Nagios
3 9 (12.86%) SCCM
4 5 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (4.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) Citrix
3 16 (22.86%) HP
4 15 (21.43%) VMware
5 14 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 11 (15.71%) Isilon
7 9 (12.86%) EMC
8 7 (10.00%) Altiris
9 6 (8.57%) Veritas
10 5 (7.14%) Oracle
11 3 (4.29%) Borland
11 3 (4.29%) Cisco
11 3 (4.29%) Unica
11 3 (4.29%) Meridio
12 2 (2.86%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.86%) Zend
12 2 (2.86%) CA
12 2 (2.86%) NetApp
12 2 (2.86%) Remedy
13 1 (1.43%) AppSense
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