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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 93 93
Rank change year-on-year +20 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 25 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.36% 1.22% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.90% 6.18% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 15
Median daily rate £315 £298 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.70% -14.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £267 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £306 £300
% change year-on-year -8.42% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £43.28 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.27% +117.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £18.61
% change year-on-year -28.57% +31.68%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 281 469 474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 15.29% 19.71% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 258 229
Median daily rate £365 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 55
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -10.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.13 £43.28 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +2 13 £269 -2.18%
Reading +24 7 £315 - 2
Newbury +4 1 £335 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
3 27 (71.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (63.16%) Security Cleared
5 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
6 22 (57.89%) DV Cleared
7 18 (47.37%) DHCP
7 18 (47.37%) DNS
8 16 (42.11%) Windows Server
9 15 (39.47%) IIS
9 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
10 14 (36.84%) VMware
10 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
10 14 (36.84%) Internet
11 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
12 12 (31.58%) McAfee
12 12 (31.58%) SharePoint
13 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (26.32%) Software Distribution
14 10 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
14 10 (26.32%) Security Operations
14 10 (26.32%) Server Patching
14 10 (26.32%) Security Monitoring
14 10 (26.32%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (23.68%) Problem Management
16 8 (21.05%) NetBackup
16 8 (21.05%) SQL
17 7 (18.42%) HP
17 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
17 7 (18.42%) Windows XP

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 15 (39.47%) IIS
2 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
3 12 (31.58%) SharePoint
4 10 (26.32%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
8 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (5.26%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
10 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Changepoint
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (5.26%) FRx
1 2 (5.26%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (47.37%) DHCP
1 18 (47.37%) DNS
2 14 (36.84%) Internet
3 6 (15.79%) LAN
3 6 (15.79%) SAN
3 6 (15.79%) SMTP
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (13.16%) Skype
5 2 (5.26%) NAS
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall
6 1 (2.63%) FTP
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) MS Access
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Operations Technician
2 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Active Directory Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (13.16%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Server Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Server Support
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Server Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) IT Support
8 2 (5.26%) Software Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (71.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
6 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.16%) Android
8 3 (7.89%) Linux
8 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (5.26%) SUSE
10 1 (2.63%) CentOS
10 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.63%) Solaris
10 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Security Monitoring
1 10 (26.32%) Security Operations
1 10 (26.32%) Server Patching
1 10 (26.32%) Software Distribution
2 9 (23.68%) Problem Management
3 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (13.16%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.26%) CRM
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.63%) ERP
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL
5 1 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 22 (57.89%) DV Cleared
3 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Docker
6 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (21.05%) NetBackup
3 5 (13.16%) AirWatch
3 5 (13.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (13.16%) SCCM
3 5 (13.16%) WSUS
4 4 (10.53%) SCOM
4 4 (10.53%) Unicenter
5 3 (7.89%) Netcool
5 3 (7.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (2.63%) Ansible
7 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
7 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.63%) Puppet
7 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
7 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) McAfee
4 7 (18.42%) HP
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco
5 6 (15.79%) EMC
6 5 (13.16%) MobileIron
6 5 (13.16%) Symantec
7 4 (10.53%) Citrix
8 3 (7.89%) IBM
8 3 (7.89%) Meridio
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle
8 3 (7.89%) Veritas
9 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.26%) Cognos
9 2 (5.26%) Dell
9 2 (5.26%) NetApp
9 2 (5.26%) Tableau
10 1 (2.63%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.63%) Nimsoft