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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 25 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 46 39 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.28% 3.81% 5.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.66% 14.39% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 39
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £13.60 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.00 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.27%
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
203 271 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.31% 26.46% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 125 119
Average daily rate £325 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 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 1 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 57 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 49 (52.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 47 (50.54%) Security Cleared
5 43 (46.24%) Active Directory
6 35 (37.63%) SQL Server
7 32 (34.41%) SC Cleared
8 28 (30.11%) MS Office
9 27 (29.03%) SQL
10 26 (27.96%) MS Excel
10 26 (27.96%) SharePoint Server
11 24 (25.81%) .NET
12 23 (24.73%) C#
12 23 (24.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 23 (24.73%) Windows 7
13 21 (22.58%) SharePoint
13 21 (22.58%) MS Exchange
13 21 (22.58%) Citrix
14 20 (21.51%) Visual Studio
15 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET
16 18 (19.35%) T-SQL
16 18 (19.35%) Windows XP
17 17 (18.28%) VMware
18 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (17.20%) Web Development
19 15 (16.13%) .NET Framework
19 15 (16.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
19 15 (16.13%) DTS
19 15 (16.13%) OLAP
19 15 (16.13%) Web Services

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 26 (27.96%) SharePoint Server
2 21 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 21 (22.58%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.68%) IIS
5 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.08%) Apache
8 1 (1.08%) Lync
8 1 (1.08%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (30.11%) MS Office
2 26 (27.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.13%) LDAP
2 13 (13.98%) DNS
3 11 (11.83%) Firewall
4 10 (10.75%) LAN
4 10 (10.75%) WAN
4 10 (10.75%) Internet
5 8 (8.60%) DHCP
6 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.38%) SAN
8 4 (4.30%) VPN
9 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (37.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (16.13%) OLAP
3 15 (16.13%) DTS
4 14 (15.05%) IDOL
5 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (3.23%) EDRMS
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.45%) TestDirector
3 5 (5.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (5.38%) WinRunner
3 5 (5.38%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Developer
2 19 (20.43%) SharePoint Developer
3 17 (18.28%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Support Technician
5 7 (7.53%) IT Support Technician
5 7 (7.53%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) IT Support
6 6 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.38%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Desktop Technician
8 4 (4.30%) Active Directory Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Administrator
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Architect
9 3 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.81%) .NET
2 19 (20.43%) ASP.NET
3 15 (16.13%) Web Services
3 15 (16.13%) XML
3 15 (16.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 15 (16.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.15%) WCF
4 2 (2.15%) XSD
4 2 (2.15%) SOAP
5 1 (1.08%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) CSS
5 1 (1.08%) Ajax
5 1 (1.08%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.08%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) Laravel
5 1 (1.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Thin Client
1 8 (8.60%) Clustering
1 8 (8.60%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) PKI
3 1 (1.08%) Derivative
3 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (52.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (24.73%) Windows 7
4 18 (19.35%) Windows XP
5 13 (13.98%) Linux
6 12 (12.90%) UNIX
7 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.53%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.53%) AIX
9 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.30%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.15%) Solaris
11 2 (2.15%) Debian
11 2 (2.15%) CentOS
12 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.20%) Web Development
2 15 (16.13%) Workflow
3 12 (12.90%) Document Management
4 8 (8.60%) ITIL
4 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.38%) Test Automation
6 4 (4.30%) Test Scripting
6 4 (4.30%) Change Management
7 3 (3.23%) Migration
7 3 (3.23%) Web Analytics
7 3 (3.23%) Analytics
7 3 (3.23%) Software Distribution
7 3 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.15%) Stress Testing
8 2 (2.15%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.15%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.15%) Test Strategy
8 2 (2.15%) Build Automation
8 2 (2.15%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.03%) SQL
2 23 (24.73%) C#
3 18 (19.35%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.68%) C
5 6 (6.45%) VB
6 5 (5.38%) Korn
6 5 (5.38%) Bourne shell
6 5 (5.38%) Perl
7 2 (2.15%) C++
8 1 (1.08%) Java
8 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.08%) PHP
8 1 (1.08%) VBScript
8 1 (1.08%) PHP5
8 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (50.54%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.41%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (11.83%) DV Cleared
5 9 (9.68%) MCSE
6 7 (7.53%) ISEB
7 5 (5.38%) CCA
7 5 (5.38%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (5.38%) MCTS
8 4 (4.30%) HNC
9 3 (3.23%) MCP
10 2 (2.15%) MCSD
10 2 (2.15%) MCSA
10 2 (2.15%) CCNA
10 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.15%) Degree
11 1 (1.08%) MCDST
11 1 (1.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (46.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.53%) XenApp
4 6 (6.45%) NFS
5 5 (5.38%) vSphere
5 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (8.60%) NetBackup
3 6 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (5.38%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (5.38%) Nagios
4 5 (5.38%) Netcool
5 3 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.23%) SCCM
6 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 57 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.58%) Citrix
3 17 (18.28%) VMware
4 14 (15.05%) Meridio
5 12 (12.90%) HP
6 11 (11.83%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.60%) EMC
8 7 (7.53%) Veritas
9 6 (6.45%) Cisco
10 5 (5.38%) Borland
10 5 (5.38%) McAfee
10 5 (5.38%) Isilon
11 4 (4.30%) Altiris
12 3 (3.23%) Unica
12 3 (3.23%) CA
13 2 (2.15%) NetApp
13 2 (2.15%) Sophos
13 2 (2.15%) Apple
13 2 (2.15%) NetIQ
13 2 (2.15%) AppSense
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