Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 128 157
Rank change year-on-year +15 +29 -41
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 40 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.34% 0.97% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% 5.85% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Median daily rate £120 £133 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.43% -62.14% +16.86%
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 29 4
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.00
South East median hourly rate £48.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +300.00% - -

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 329 684 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.00% 16.58% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 356 398
Median daily rate £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% +1.56% +5.26%
10th Percentile £130 £161 £175
90th Percentile £612 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 52 49
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -24.34% +22.00%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £47.88 £47.67 £42.75
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.64 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.19% -4.94% +14.75%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Berkshire.

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 31 May 2020. 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
Reading +23 4 £120 - 1
Bracknell +10 2 - -
Maidenhead +15 1 £120 -7.69%
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Bomgar
4 3 (42.86%) WebEx
4 3 (42.86%) ITSM
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (42.86%) PDA
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (42.86%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Peregrine
4 3 (42.86%) Acrobat
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (42.86%) Remedy
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Visio

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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Acrobat
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) Power Automate
1 1 (14.29%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) WebEx
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
1 2 (28.57%) Java Architect
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
1 3 (42.86%) PDA
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITSM
1 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
1 3 (42.86%) Bomgar
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Peregrine
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Nintex