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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 27 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.23% 2.35% 3.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.23% 10.00% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£245 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £205 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
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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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
65 60 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 24.16% 23.53% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 12
Average daily rate £325 £220 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £398 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +16.66%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) RTP
5 5 (41.67%) CCVP
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) C++
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) MCSE
5 5 (41.67%) ISDN
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (41.67%) MCTS
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) NetApp

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) ISDN
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) RTP
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
2 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Laravel
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (8.33%) PDM
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PHP5
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MCSE
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCVP
2 5 (41.67%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CNE
3 1 (8.33%) Novell Certification
3 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Zend
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper