The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 24 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.54% 2.02% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 10.34% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £225 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £282
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £18.02
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.18%
Windows Server 2003
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.02% 19.53% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 18
Average daily rate £350 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.25 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Slough region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Slough region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) NetApp
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) DHCP
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) ISA Server
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 3 (33.33%) Clustering
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) WSUS
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) IPX
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Deskside Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Messaging Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) NetWare
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) VCP5
2 2 (22.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) WSUS
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (22.22%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
1 5 (55.56%) NetApp
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Lotus
3 2 (22.22%) Novell
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas