The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 16 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.29% 2.44% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 6.38% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£135 £115 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.02 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.18% -5.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.00% 38.21% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 14
Average daily rate £140 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £115 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% +33.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £38.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2003
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003.

1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Kofax
3 1 (25.00%) OpenText
3 1 (25.00%) LiveLink
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) LiveLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Document Management
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Metadata Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Kofax
1 1 (25.00%) OpenText