Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 20 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 > Slough
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 37 47
Rank change year-on-year +18 +10 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.75% 0.65% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 2.27% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Slough median daily rate £363 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.82% -15.38% +14.04%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £314
90th Percentile £369 £288 £336
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £303 £320
% change year-on-year +2.39% -5.39% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 91 88 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 30.85% 28.39% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 55 46
Slough median daily rate £363 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -6.90% +11.54%
10th Percentile £263 £171 £174
90th Percentile £625 £456 £516
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 16
Slough median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.29% -12.82% -
10th Percentile £13.45 £14.90 £10.00
90th Percentile £17.05 £19.10 £40.88
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.88 £15.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -7.50% -30.39% +26.76%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Slough

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Slough

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (64.29%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (64.29%) DNS
4 9 (64.29%) DHCP
5 7 (50.00%) Citrix
5 7 (50.00%) XenApp
6 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (28.57%) jQuery
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (14.29%) VPN
9 2 (14.29%) MCSA
9 2 (14.29%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DHCP
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) SMTP
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
1 2 (14.29%) iPhone
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCENT
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (50.00%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Kaspersky
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Veeam