The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 19 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 5.96% 6.47% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.23% 21.69% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £269 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.18% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £303 £300
% change year-on-year -5.78% +0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £18.46
% change year-on-year -28.26% +24.59%  

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 Bracknell with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43 83 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 19.72% 29.86% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 17
Median daily rate £269 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £131 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell 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 Bracknell

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Bracknell

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 19 (86.36%) DV Cleared
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) McAfee
5 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
6 11 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
6 11 (50.00%) Internet
6 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 11 (50.00%) IIS
6 11 (50.00%) Server Patching
6 11 (50.00%) Software Distribution
6 11 (50.00%) Security Operations
6 11 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
7 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (40.91%) Problem Management
8 9 (40.91%) DHCP
8 9 (40.91%) DNS
8 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
9 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
10 7 (31.82%) SQL
11 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
12 5 (22.73%) SAN
12 5 (22.73%) EMC
12 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
12 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
13 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 4 (18.18%) HP
14 3 (13.64%) Clustering

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 11 (50.00%) IIS
1 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Internet
2 9 (40.91%) DHCP
2 9 (40.91%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MS Access
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Operations Technician
2 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 3 (13.64%) Server Support
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Support
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
1 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
1 11 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 11 (50.00%) Server Patching
1 11 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 9 (40.91%) Problem Management
3 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 19 (86.36%) DV Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
2 3 (13.64%) Netcool
2 3 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (13.64%) Unicenter
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) McAfee
3 5 (22.73%) EMC
4 4 (18.18%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) Meridio
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) Veritas
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) CommVault
7 1 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow