Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 112 115
Rank change year-on-year -39 +3 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.34% 1.04% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.80% 6.80% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 36
Berkshire median daily rate £305 £313 £287
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.40% +9.08% -23.60%
10th Percentile £223 £238 £158
90th Percentile £443 £388 £494
South East median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £40.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.61% +147.42%
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -72.09% +160.61%

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 724 559 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.80% 15.30% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 299 555
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £180 £176 £214
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 46 63
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.74% -7.67% -19.14%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.63 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.97 £21.50
% change year-on-year +9.61% -25.74% +33.21%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 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 21 June 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
Reading -14 6 £350 +11.11% 1
Bracknell -17 3 - -
Slough - 3 £240 - 2
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 5 (38.46%) vSphere
5 5 (38.46%) Software Distribution
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Office 365
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Internet
6 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) Borland
7 3 (23.08%) Lumension
7 3 (23.08%) Veeam
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) StarTeam
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (15.38%) French Language

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 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (15.38%) French Language
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Build Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Technician
3 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Distribution
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
2 2 (15.38%) Server Patching
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Borland
3 3 (23.08%) Lumension
3 3 (23.08%) Veeam
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) ConnectWise
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) Nimble Storage