Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 85 86
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -52
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.63% 0.82% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 4.36% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 14
Reading median daily rate £310 - £328
10th Percentile £181 - £209
90th Percentile £363 - £475
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £303 £320
% change year-on-year +2.39% -5.39% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £43.28 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.97% +147.31% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £43.28 £16.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £18.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £45.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -73.33% +127.85% +12.86%

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 256 275 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.08% 18.68% 25.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 148 283
Reading median daily rate £390 £379 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.04% -5.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £220
90th Percentile £550 £558 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 69
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £33.67 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.45% +20.25% +64.37%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £41.75 £55.65 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.00% -30.39% +26.50%

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) RHCE
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) C Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Architect
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
1 2 (25.00%) Microservices
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Post-Production
1 2 (25.00%) Presales
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (25.00%) SOA
1 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec