The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Aberdeen region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 19 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.75% 2.73% 5.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 23.81% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +2.70%
Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 21 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 28.44% 11.48% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 17
Average daily rate £135 £158 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -46.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £108 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £308 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £38.50 £12.99 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.38% -23.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows Server 2003
Scotland

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) MCTS
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Altiris
4 2 (33.33%) CommVault
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
1 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) OOP
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Altiris
1 2 (33.33%) CommVault
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
Aberdeen
Claremont Consulting Limited
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Posted: 5 days ago