Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 164 111
Rank change year-on-year +13 -53 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 22 6 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.16% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.01% 0.93% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 23
Berkshire median daily rate £130 £230 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.48% -26.98% +2.44%
10th Percentile £113 £217 £269
90th Percentile £246 £243 £385
South East median daily rate £335 £375 £318
% change year-on-year -10.67% +18.11% -2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 13
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% -72.18%

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 732 644 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.99% 16.78% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 346 364
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +2.83% +3.73%
10th Percentile £150 £158 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 47 59
Berkshire median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.43% +27.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £11.15
90th Percentile £82.50 £44.50 £39.80
South East median hourly rate £18.16 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.31% +1.43% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +17 15 - - 2
Reading -8 2 £120 - 3
Ascot - 2 £216 -
Maidenhead - 2 £130 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
3 15 (68.18%) Internet
4 14 (63.64%) IIS
5 13 (59.09%) SharePoint
5 13 (59.09%) McAfee
5 13 (59.09%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (59.09%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (59.09%) Software Distribution
5 13 (59.09%) Server Patching
5 13 (59.09%) Security Operations
5 13 (59.09%) Security Monitoring
5 13 (59.09%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) DV Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (18.18%) VPN
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (13.64%) DNS
11 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
11 3 (13.64%) HP
11 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (9.09%) Remedy
12 2 (9.09%) ITSM

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 14 (63.64%) IIS
2 13 (59.09%) SharePoint
2 13 (59.09%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) WebEx
5 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Operations Technician
2 11 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 11 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (45.45%) Support Technician
4 9 (40.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 9 (40.91%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Deskside Support
6 1 (4.55%) Development Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Security Monitoring
1 13 (59.09%) Security Operations
1 13 (59.09%) Server Patching
1 13 (59.09%) Software Distribution
2 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCDP
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) NDS
2 2 (9.09%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) iptables
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) McAfee
3 3 (13.64%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (9.09%) Bomgar
4 2 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (9.09%) Lotus
4 2 (9.09%) Novell
4 2 (9.09%) Peregrine
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Ivanti
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas