Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 116 133
Rank change year-on-year -42 +17 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 1.22% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.40% 6.28% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 14
Berkshire median daily rate £130 £305 £272
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.38% +12.13% -15.00%
10th Percentile £104 £281 £168
90th Percentile £231 £369 £360
South East median daily rate £362 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +11.23% +3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -73.33% +130.77%
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year - -72.27% +154.59%

Windows Server 2003 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 709 796 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.36% 19.39% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 403 411
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £150 £183 £213
90th Percentile £551 £562 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 64 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -28.57% -20.54%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.51 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £39.93 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year - +6.87% -10.79%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -15 8 - - 2
Reading -10 5 £128 -58.87%
Slough -22 2 £230 -36.55%
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
4 7 (41.18%) IIS
4 7 (41.18%) Internet
4 7 (41.18%) McAfee
4 7 (41.18%) Software Distribution
5 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
5 6 (35.29%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (35.29%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (35.29%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (35.29%) Server Patching
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) Marketing
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 3 (17.65%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) LAN
9 2 (11.76%) Change Management
9 2 (11.76%) WAN
9 2 (11.76%) DHCP
9 2 (11.76%) French Language
9 2 (11.76%) VLAN
9 2 (11.76%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) IIS
1 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (35.29%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.88%) Intranet
4 1 (5.88%) SMS
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) French Language
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Desktop Support
1 6 (35.29%) Operations Technician
2 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (23.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
4 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Distribution
2 6 (35.29%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
2 6 (35.29%) Server Patching
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) iptables
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) McAfee
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Veeam
5 1 (5.88%) ConnectWise
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle