Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 122 122
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -64
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 50 45 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.22% 1.05% 1.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.31% 5.47% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 37
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £298 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.03% -6.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £192 £197
90th Percentile £371 £361 £419
South East median daily rate £323 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -0.77% +4.84% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £45.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.33% +127.85% +12.86%
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £43.28 £17.00
% change year-on-year -72.27% +154.59% -2.86%

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 793 823 955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.29% 19.13% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 443 491
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
10th Percentile £185 £206 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 59 119
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.59% -21.11% +26.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +2 15 - -
Slough +14 14 £363 +59.34%
Reading +3 8 £310 - 1
Newbury -2 3 £300 -2.44%
Maidenhead -10 2 - -
Wokingham - 1 £275 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) IIS
2 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (38.00%) Windows Server
4 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (38.00%) VMware
5 18 (36.00%) SharePoint
6 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (30.00%) Internet
8 14 (28.00%) McAfee
8 14 (28.00%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (28.00%) DV Cleared
8 14 (28.00%) McAfee ePO
8 14 (28.00%) Software Distribution
8 14 (28.00%) Security Operations
8 14 (28.00%) Server Patching
8 14 (28.00%) Security Monitoring
9 13 (26.00%) DHCP
9 13 (26.00%) DNS
10 11 (22.00%) HTML
10 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (22.00%) jQuery
10 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (22.00%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (18.00%) XML
11 9 (18.00%) HP
12 8 (16.00%) Citrix

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 27 (54.00%) IIS
2 18 (36.00%) SharePoint
3 14 (28.00%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) IBM Domino
7 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
7 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
8 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) KANA IQ
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.00%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Office 365
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Internet
2 13 (26.00%) DHCP
2 13 (26.00%) DNS
3 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.00%) Firewall
4 5 (10.00%) SAN
5 4 (8.00%) NAS
6 3 (6.00%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (6.00%) SMTP
7 2 (4.00%) LAN
7 2 (4.00%) VPN
7 2 (4.00%) Wireless
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.00%) Skype
8 1 (2.00%) VLAN
8 1 (2.00%) VXLAN
8 1 (2.00%) WAN
8 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Operations Technician
2 13 (26.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (14.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (14.00%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
5 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Support Technician
5 4 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) HTML
1 11 (22.00%) jQuery
2 9 (18.00%) XML
3 7 (14.00%) Ajax
3 7 (14.00%) CSS
4 4 (8.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Replication
2 2 (4.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) Derivative
2 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) iPad
2 2 (4.00%) iPhone
2 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (14.00%) Windows 2000
7 6 (12.00%) Linux
7 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.00%) SUSE
8 4 (8.00%) Unix
9 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.00%) CentOS
10 2 (4.00%) Debian
10 2 (4.00%) Solaris
10 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
10 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
11 1 (2.00%) Android
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Security Monitoring
1 14 (28.00%) Security Operations
1 14 (28.00%) Server Patching
1 14 (28.00%) Software Distribution
2 8 (16.00%) Change Management
3 7 (14.00%) Front End Development
3 7 (14.00%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (14.00%) SDLC
3 7 (14.00%) Web Development
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.00%) Validation
7 2 (4.00%) API Integration
7 2 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.00%) Microservices
7 2 (4.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (4.00%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.00%) Post-Production
7 2 (4.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.00%) VBScript
3 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CCENT
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) MCITP
4 2 (4.00%) MCSA
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) RHCE
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.00%) CCA
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.00%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (16.00%) XenApp
4 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (10.00%) vSphere
7 2 (4.00%) Docker
7 2 (4.00%) vCloud
7 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
8 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) SCOM
3 2 (4.00%) Ansible
3 2 (4.00%) CFEngine
3 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (4.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.00%) Unicenter
3 2 (4.00%) vRealize
4 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.00%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.00%) vMotion
4 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) VMware
3 14 (28.00%) McAfee
4 9 (18.00%) HP
5 8 (16.00%) Cisco
5 8 (16.00%) Citrix
6 7 (14.00%) KANA
7 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.00%) Dell
8 5 (10.00%) IBM
9 4 (8.00%) Oracle
10 2 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (4.00%) CA
10 2 (4.00%) EMC
10 2 (4.00%) Infoblox
10 2 (4.00%) Kaspersky
10 2 (4.00%) Lotus
10 2 (4.00%) NetApp
10 2 (4.00%) Sun
10 2 (4.00%) Veeam