Period
to 18 February 2018

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 6 months to 18 February 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 84 94
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -52
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.75% 0.91% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.75% 5.31% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Reading median daily rate £350 £170 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -51.08% +29.91%
10th Percentile £325 £165 £175
90th Percentile £375 £225 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £305 £269 £325
% change year-on-year +13.38% -17.23% +9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.14% - +218.00%
10th Percentile £42.50 £43.28 £28.07
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £142.70
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £47.50 £36.83
% change year-on-year -74.74% +28.99% +123.18%

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 240 245 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.97% 17.10% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 132 300
Reading median daily rate £400 £385 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% -3.21% +20.45%
10th Percentile £172 £187 £213
90th Percentile £573 £573 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £370 £388
% change year-on-year +8.11% -4.52% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 62
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £30.91 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.47% +0.03% +78.77%
10th Percentile £12.34 £11.25 £16.03
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £55.64
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year -31.43% -36.94% +58.57%

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 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 18 February 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Office 365
5 4 (44.44%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) Lumension
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Software Distribution
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Borland
6 3 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) StarTeam
6 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Derivative
7 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
7 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 2 (22.22%) SUSE
7 2 (22.22%) Debian
7 2 (22.22%) Red Hat

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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) Debian
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (22.22%) SUSE
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Disruptive Innovation
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) Post-Production
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Borland
3 3 (33.33%) Lumension
4 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) VMware