The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 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 / Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 66 59
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.03% 0.34% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.12% 1.94% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Median daily rate £320 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 - £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £310 £300
% change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.65 £43.28 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.58% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £26.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year -36.53% +37.74%  

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 98 155 223
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 16.81% 17.75% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 219 275
Median daily rate £368 £375 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -10.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £158 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 77
Median hourly rate £16.00 £24.06 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.49% +11.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £43.28 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Reading over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Reading

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
4 8 (72.73%) DHCP
4 8 (72.73%) DNS
5 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) SMTP
5 6 (54.55%) LAN
6 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
6 5 (45.45%) Symantec
6 5 (45.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (45.45%) WSUS
6 5 (45.45%) VB
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco
6 5 (45.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (45.45%) MobileIron
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
6 5 (45.45%) Android
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
6 5 (45.45%) Skype
6 5 (45.45%) AirWatch

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DHCP
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) SMTP
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (45.45%) Skype
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Messaging Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Android
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
1 5 (45.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) AirWatch
1 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
1 5 (45.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (45.45%) WSUS
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) MobileIron
3 5 (45.45%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix