Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 130 109
Rank change year-on-year +1 -21 -37
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 38 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.95% 0.82% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.67% 5.32% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 45
Berkshire median daily rate £303 £235 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.00% -26.72% +6.67%
10th Percentile £287 £165 £187
90th Percentile £375 £320 £488
South East median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +10.77% +3.17% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £43.28 £36.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.27% +17.53% +123.18%
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £43.28 £18.25
% change year-on-year -72.27% +137.15% +4.29%

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 814 620 943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.36% 15.46% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 326 522
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £373 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -3.87% +10.71%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 57 88
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% -36.94% +58.57%
10th Percentile £8.22 £12.00 £13.85
90th Percentile £41.40 £54.25 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +18.75%

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 February 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 -1 16 - -
Reading -1 9 £350 +105.88% 2
Newbury - 3 £300 -
Slough +5 2 £305 +34.07% 1
Maidenhead - 2 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £275 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) IIS
2 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 20 (52.63%) Security Cleared
4 19 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 19 (50.00%) Software Distribution
5 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
5 17 (44.74%) Internet
6 16 (42.11%) McAfee
6 16 (42.11%) SharePoint
6 16 (42.11%) SharePoint Server
6 16 (42.11%) McAfee ePO
6 16 (42.11%) Server Patching
6 16 (42.11%) Security Operations
6 16 (42.11%) Security Monitoring
7 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (31.58%) XML
8 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
9 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
10 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (18.42%) Change Management
10 7 (18.42%) HTML
10 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
10 7 (18.42%) VBScript
10 7 (18.42%) CSS
10 7 (18.42%) Windows 2000
10 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
10 7 (18.42%) Web Development
10 7 (18.42%) jQuery

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 26 (68.42%) IIS
2 16 (42.11%) SharePoint
2 16 (42.11%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.89%) IBM Domino
5 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.63%) VLAN
5 1 (2.63%) VXLAN
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) StarTeam
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Operations Technician
2 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (18.42%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (18.42%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 6 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 6 (15.79%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) C Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Developer
7 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.63%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (2.63%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) XML
2 7 (18.42%) Ajax
2 7 (18.42%) CSS
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 7 (18.42%) jQuery
3 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Derivative
1 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
1 2 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 2000
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.53%) Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.53%) SUSE
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.26%) CentOS
7 2 (5.26%) Debian
7 2 (5.26%) Solaris
7 2 (5.26%) Unix
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 16 (42.11%) Security Monitoring
2 16 (42.11%) Security Operations
2 16 (42.11%) Server Patching
3 7 (18.42%) Change Management
3 7 (18.42%) Front End Development
3 7 (18.42%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (18.42%) SDLC
3 7 (18.42%) Web Development
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.26%) API Integration
4 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.26%) Disruptive Innovation
4 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL
4 2 (5.26%) Microservices
4 2 (5.26%) Network Management
4 2 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.26%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
1 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
1 7 (18.42%) VBScript
2 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.26%) C
2 2 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 19 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CCA
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) vSphere
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.26%) Docker
5 2 (5.26%) vCloud
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.63%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (5.26%) Ansible
4 2 (5.26%) CFEngine
4 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.26%) Puppet
4 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.26%) Unicenter
4 2 (5.26%) vRealize
5 1 (2.63%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) McAfee
3 7 (18.42%) KANA
4 6 (15.79%) VMware
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco
5 4 (10.53%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.89%) Borland
6 3 (7.89%) Dell
6 3 (7.89%) Lotus
6 3 (7.89%) Lumension
7 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.26%) CA
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) EMC
7 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) Infoblox
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) Nimsoft