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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 38 32 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 29 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.48% 4.60% 2.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.43% 18.78% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 11
Average daily rate
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£222 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.27% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £243 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £416 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £289 £296
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £55.65 £15.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+267.93% -20.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -8.33%
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
201 245 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.13% 24.48% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 94 74
Average daily rate £328 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £176 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.00 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £19.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 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 28 January 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (74.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (64.79%) Active Directory
4 39 (54.93%) Microsoft
5 34 (47.89%) Security Cleared
6 33 (46.48%) Windows 7
7 25 (35.21%) SQL
8 24 (33.80%) SC Cleared
9 21 (29.58%) VB
10 20 (28.17%) VMware
10 20 (28.17%) SharePoint
10 20 (28.17%) SCCM
11 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (25.35%) DHCP
12 18 (25.35%) SharePoint Server
13 17 (23.94%) Citrix
13 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
14 16 (22.54%) MCSE
15 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (19.72%) DV Cleared
16 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
16 14 (19.72%) Linux
16 14 (19.72%) HP
16 14 (19.72%) DNS
16 14 (19.72%) Red Hat
17 13 (18.31%) ITIL
17 13 (18.31%) VBScript
17 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
17 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
18 12 (16.90%) Oracle

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 20 (28.17%) SharePoint
2 18 (25.35%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
4 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.23%) Documentum
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) Lync
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.82%) Apache
6 2 (2.82%) IIS
7 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.41%) CMS
7 1 (1.41%) Drupal
7 1 (1.41%) WordPress
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) DHCP
2 14 (19.72%) DNS
3 8 (11.27%) LAN
4 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.45%) WAN
6 5 (7.04%) VPN
6 5 (7.04%) SAN
7 4 (5.63%) Firewall
7 4 (5.63%) Internet
8 3 (4.23%) DSL
8 3 (4.23%) LDAP
8 3 (4.23%) VoIP
9 2 (2.82%) SSH
9 2 (2.82%) ADSL
9 2 (2.82%) FTP
9 2 (2.82%) Wireless
10 1 (1.41%) MPLS
10 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.63%) IDOL
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.23%) EDRMS
4 3 (4.23%) OLAP
4 3 (4.23%) MySQL
4 3 (4.23%) DTS
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) StarTeam
2 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.41%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (29.58%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Developer
4 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) IT Support
4 8 (11.27%) Integration Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (9.86%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Linux Support
7 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Support Technician
9 3 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.04%) Web Services
4 3 (4.23%) XML
4 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (2.82%) jQuery
5 2 (2.82%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (2.82%) Ajax
5 2 (2.82%) CSS
5 2 (2.82%) SOAP
5 2 (2.82%) HTML
6 1 (1.41%) WCF
6 1 (1.41%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.41%) Zend Framework
6 1 (1.41%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Thin Client
1 9 (12.68%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) PKI
2 4 (5.63%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (74.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (46.48%) Windows 7
4 14 (19.72%) Linux
5 12 (16.90%) UNIX
6 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
7 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.82%) Debian
11 1 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
2 13 (18.31%) ITIL
3 8 (11.27%) Network Management
4 6 (8.45%) Web Development
5 5 (7.04%) Workflow
5 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.23%) Service Management
6 3 (4.23%) Migration
6 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.23%) Document Management
6 3 (4.23%) Time Management
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.82%) OO PHP
7 2 (2.82%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.82%) OO
7 2 (2.82%) Change Management
7 2 (2.82%) MVC
8 1 (1.41%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.41%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) SQL
2 21 (29.58%) VB
3 13 (18.31%) VBScript
3 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
4 9 (12.68%) Perl
4 9 (12.68%) C
4 9 (12.68%) Bourne shell
4 9 (12.68%) Korn
5 8 (11.27%) C#
6 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.82%) PHP5
7 2 (2.82%) PHP
7 2 (2.82%) Java
7 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (47.89%) Security Cleared
2 24 (33.80%) SC Cleared
3 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (22.54%) MCSE
5 14 (19.72%) DV Cleared
6 8 (11.27%) MCP
6 8 (11.27%) HNC
7 6 (8.45%) CCA
7 6 (8.45%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (4.23%) MCTS
9 2 (2.82%) RHCSA
9 2 (2.82%) CCNA
9 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.41%) ISEB
10 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (64.79%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.08%) NFS
5 3 (4.23%) XenApp
6 2 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (28.17%) SCCM
2 12 (16.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (16.90%) NetBackup
3 11 (15.49%) Nagios
4 10 (14.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (11.27%) SCOM
6 1 (1.41%) Netcool
6 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.17%) VMware
3 17 (23.94%) Citrix
4 14 (19.72%) HP
4 14 (19.72%) Red Hat
5 12 (16.90%) Oracle
5 12 (16.90%) EMC
6 11 (15.49%) Isilon
7 9 (12.68%) Borland
8 7 (9.86%) Veritas
9 6 (8.45%) Altiris
10 3 (4.23%) Meridio
11 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.82%) Zend
11 2 (2.82%) Cisco
11 2 (2.82%) Remedy
12 1 (1.41%) McAfee
12 1 (1.41%) NetApp
12 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
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