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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 38 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 34 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.60% 3.60% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.53% 18.75% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 13
Average daily rate
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£296 £270 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £251 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £293 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Average hourly rate £55.65 £15.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.91% -45.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.71% -7.89%
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
219 192 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.20% 19.18% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 80 81
Average daily rate £375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 23
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £19.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 4 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (77.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 40 (58.82%) Security Cleared
5 29 (42.65%) VMware
6 27 (39.71%) SCCM
7 25 (36.76%) SC Cleared
8 24 (35.29%) Windows 7
8 24 (35.29%) SQL
9 22 (32.35%) DV Cleared
9 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (29.41%) Hyper-V
11 19 (27.94%) Configuration Management
12 17 (25.00%) VB
12 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 16 (23.53%) DHCP
13 16 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
14 15 (22.06%) ITIL
15 14 (20.59%) VBScript
15 14 (20.59%) PowerShell
15 14 (20.59%) SCOM
16 13 (19.12%) Oracle
16 13 (19.12%) MCSE
16 13 (19.12%) DNS
16 13 (19.12%) Windows XP
16 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
16 13 (19.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 17 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
3 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
4 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.41%) Documentum
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.94%) Lync
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.94%) IIS
7 1 (1.47%) Apache
7 1 (1.47%) CMS
7 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.47%) WordPress
7 1 (1.47%) Drupal
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) DHCP
2 13 (19.12%) DNS
3 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.35%) LAN
4 5 (7.35%) SAN
5 4 (5.88%) VPN
6 3 (4.41%) VoIP
6 3 (4.41%) WAN
6 3 (4.41%) DSL
7 2 (2.94%) SSH
7 2 (2.94%) Wireless
7 2 (2.94%) Firewall
7 2 (2.94%) ADSL
7 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.94%) FTP
8 1 (1.47%) LDAP
8 1 (1.47%) Internet
8 1 (1.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.41%) IDOL
3 3 (4.41%) EDRMS
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) OLAP
5 1 (1.47%) DTS
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) StarTeam
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.47%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (13.24%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) IT Support
4 5 (7.35%) Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Server Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) SOAP
5 1 (1.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.47%) jQuery
5 1 (1.47%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (1.47%) WCF
5 1 (1.47%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) PKI
2 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.88%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (77.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 13 (19.12%) Windows XP
5 7 (10.29%) Linux
6 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.82%) UNIX
7 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.47%) AIX
8 1 (1.47%) Debian
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Configuration Management
2 15 (22.06%) ITIL
3 9 (13.24%) Network Management
4 7 (10.29%) Migration
5 5 (7.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.88%) Web Development
6 4 (5.88%) Workflow
6 4 (5.88%) Service Management
7 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.41%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.94%) Document Management
8 2 (2.94%) Time Management
8 2 (2.94%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.94%) Requirements Management
8 2 (2.94%) Change Management
9 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.47%) OO
9 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.47%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) SQL
2 17 (25.00%) VB
3 14 (20.59%) VBScript
3 14 (20.59%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.35%) C
4 5 (7.35%) C#
5 4 (5.88%) Bourne shell
5 4 (5.88%) Korn
5 4 (5.88%) Perl
6 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.47%) Java
7 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 40 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 25 (36.76%) SC Cleared
3 22 (32.35%) DV Cleared
4 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (19.12%) MCSE
6 9 (13.24%) MCP
7 4 (5.88%) MCTS
7 4 (5.88%) HNC
8 2 (2.94%) RHCSA
8 2 (2.94%) Degree
8 2 (2.94%) VCP4
8 2 (2.94%) CCNA
8 2 (2.94%) CCA
8 2 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.47%) ISEB
9 1 (1.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.88%) NFS
5 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.47%) XenApp
6 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (39.71%) SCCM
2 14 (20.59%) SCOM
3 13 (19.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (14.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (8.82%) Nagios
5 6 (8.82%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.47%) Netcool
6 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 29 (42.65%) VMware
3 13 (19.12%) Oracle
4 10 (14.71%) Citrix
4 10 (14.71%) Borland
5 9 (13.24%) HP
6 7 (10.29%) EMC
6 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.82%) Isilon
8 5 (7.35%) Veritas
9 4 (5.88%) Altiris
10 2 (2.94%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.94%) Meridio
10 2 (2.94%) Remedy
10 2 (2.94%) Cisco
11 1 (1.47%) McAfee
11 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.47%) Zend
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