Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 79 83
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.40% 0.56% 0.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 2.72% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Reading median daily rate £128 £230 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.57% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £148 £305 £303
% change year-on-year -51.64% +0.74% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Reading median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £43.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +3.97% +147.31%
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -73.33% +127.85%

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 274 257 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.24% 20.54% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 142 155
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £140 £207 £205
90th Percentile £550 £550 £565
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 34 15
Reading median hourly rate £24.75 £15.00 £24.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.00% -37.66% -0.25%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £10.95
90th Percentile £39.60 £41.50 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.88 £13.75
% change year-on-year +22.52% +0.91% -36.19%

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 13 November 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) VMware

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Test Management
1 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware