Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 132 132
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 41 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.98% 0.86% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.94% 4.31% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Berkshire median daily rate £148 £305 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.64% +45.24% -34.38%
10th Percentile £105 £299 £165
90th Percentile £562 £420 £297
South East median daily rate £365 £365 £325
% change year-on-year - +12.31% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -72.27% -22.23%
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £47.89
% change year-on-year - -74.94% +155.41%

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 690 789 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.47% 19.90% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 427 303
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +0.65%
10th Percentile £156 £169 £213
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £408 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.88% +2.70% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 52
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -29.66% -30.37%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £31.25 £54.88
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90% -18.42%

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 19 March 2019.

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
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 19 March 2019. 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 +5 31 £525 - 1
Reading -15 6 £145 -58.57%
Newbury +5 2 £350 +16.67%
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
3 30 (73.17%) SC Cleared
3 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
4 28 (68.29%) DV Cleared
4 28 (68.29%) Software Distribution
4 28 (68.29%) SharePoint
4 28 (68.29%) IIS
4 28 (68.29%) Internet
4 28 (68.29%) McAfee
5 27 (65.85%) SharePoint Server
5 27 (65.85%) Server Patching
5 27 (65.85%) McAfee ePO
5 27 (65.85%) Security Operations
5 27 (65.85%) Security Monitoring
5 27 (65.85%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.20%) DNS
7 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
7 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
8 4 (9.76%) LAN
8 4 (9.76%) WAN
8 4 (9.76%) DHCP
8 4 (9.76%) VMware
8 4 (9.76%) Marketing
9 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.32%) ITIL
9 3 (7.32%) Retail
10 2 (4.88%) Subversion
10 2 (4.88%) VLAN

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 28 (68.29%) IIS
1 28 (68.29%) SharePoint
2 27 (65.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (68.29%) Internet
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) DHCP
3 4 (9.76%) LAN
3 4 (9.76%) WAN
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) VLAN
6 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.44%) Intranet
6 1 (2.44%) SMS
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) French Language
3 1 (2.44%) German Language
3 1 (2.44%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Operations Technician
2 16 (39.02%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (36.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 15 (36.59%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 15 (36.59%) Support Technician
4 14 (34.15%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
5 6 (14.63%) Desktop Support
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Apache Camel
1 2 (4.88%) LDAP
1 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (65.85%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) EMV
2 1 (2.44%) EPoS
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Software Distribution
2 27 (65.85%) Security Monitoring
2 27 (65.85%) Security Operations
2 27 (65.85%) Server Patching
3 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) BDD
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) TDD
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.44%) Release Management
5 1 (2.44%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.44%) Test Management
5 1 (2.44%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) Java
1 2 (4.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) SC Cleared
1 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
2 28 (68.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) iptables
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (65.85%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 28 (68.29%) McAfee
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) NetApp
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat