The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 43 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.77% 5.99% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 21.33% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 1
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£146 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.80% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £305 £316
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Windows Server 2003
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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 Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
72 75 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.56% 28.09% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 9
Average daily rate £328 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.10% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -30.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) Intel
6 2 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (25.00%) McAfee
6 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) SCOM

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Lync
4 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) DSL
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Intel
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos