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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 28 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.32% 2.89% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 14.47% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 5
Average daily rate
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£170 £185 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £170 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £252 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +5.40%
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
66 76 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.35% 20.00% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 24
Average daily rate £315 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £170 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.16 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.83% +15.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £20.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) Windows XP
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Citrix
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
8 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (23.08%) AppSense
8 3 (23.08%) MSI
8 3 (23.08%) InstallShield
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) Java
8 3 (23.08%) .NET
9 2 (15.38%) DHCP
9 2 (15.38%) DNS
9 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Finance
9 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (7.69%) PABX
10 1 (7.69%) VCP5

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) PABX
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MSI
1 3 (23.08%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
6 1 (7.69%) Support Assistant
6 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 1 (7.69%) IT Support Assistant
6 1 (7.69%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) AS400
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) Windows XP
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) CCENT
2 1 (7.69%) VCP5
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) AppSense
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) IBM