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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
South East / Berkshire
Rank 87 94 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 -33  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 32 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 1.31% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.95% 6.31% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 29
Median daily rate £287 £258 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.55% -35.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £140 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 13
Median hourly rate £12.00 £55.65 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.43% +237.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year -7.25% +22.95%  

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 283 507 562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 15.28% 20.69% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 303 287
Median daily rate £400 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 37
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +1 9 £275 +7.84% 2
Reading +16 4 £262 -12.58% 3
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
5 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
6 14 (46.67%) DV Cleared
7 13 (43.33%) VMware
8 12 (40.00%) DHCP
8 12 (40.00%) DNS
8 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
10 9 (30.00%) Intel Security
11 8 (26.67%) SCCM
12 7 (23.33%) SCOM
12 7 (23.33%) IIS
12 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
12 7 (23.33%) Software Distribution
13 6 (20.00%) Server Patching
13 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
13 6 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
13 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
13 6 (20.00%) Internet
13 6 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2003
Top Related 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) IIS
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) DHCP
1 12 (40.00%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.00%) Internet
4 5 (16.67%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) NAS
6 1 (3.33%) Skype
6 1 (3.33%) SMS
6 1 (3.33%) SMTP
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) MS Access
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Operations Technician
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Server Support
5 3 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 3 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.67%) Linux
8 1 (3.33%) AIX
8 1 (3.33%) Android
8 1 (3.33%) SUSE
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Software Distribution
2 6 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 6 (20.00%) Server Patching
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) Contract Management
6 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) IT Strategy
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) DV Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 7 (23.33%) SCOM
3 6 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (6.67%) WSUS
6 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
6 1 (3.33%) Netcool
6 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 9 (30.00%) Intel Security
4 4 (13.33%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) EMC
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.33%) CommVault
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Meridio
7 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Sophos
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas
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