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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 36 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.67% 4.12% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 18.18% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate
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£284 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £295 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -5.55%
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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
58 55 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.33% 22.63% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 19
Average daily rate £313 £294 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £401 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -55.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) ARCserve
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Zend Framework
1 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ARCserve
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Zend