The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Slough region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 24 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.81% 2.52% 2.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.91% 16.28% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 43 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.67% 15.47% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 21
Average daily rate £238 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £10.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
5 9 (52.94%) DNS
6 8 (47.06%) Cisco
6 8 (47.06%) HP
6 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 6 (35.29%) SCCM
9 5 (29.41%) Finance
9 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (29.41%) Java
9 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 5 (29.41%) DHCP
10 4 (23.53%) ISDN
10 4 (23.53%) VoIP
10 4 (23.53%) SSL
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 4 (23.53%) C#
10 4 (23.53%) C++
10 4 (23.53%) .NET
10 4 (23.53%) Oracle
10 4 (23.53%) MCSE
10 4 (23.53%) EMC
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (23.53%) CCNA
10 4 (23.53%) RTP
10 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (29.41%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) ISDN
3 4 (23.53%) VoIP
3 4 (23.53%) SSL
3 4 (23.53%) RTP
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.88%) Junos
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.88%) FTP
6 1 (5.88%) HTTP
6 1 (5.88%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Server Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Server Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (23.53%) CCNA
1 4 (23.53%) CCVP
1 4 (23.53%) MCTS
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CNE
3 1 (5.88%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) EMC
3 4 (23.53%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (5.88%) Sun
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) JBoss
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