The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Cardiff 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 40 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.31% 7.11% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.04% 23.68% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 0
Average daily rate
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£319 £364 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £297
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 76 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.64% 30.04% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 15
Average daily rate £310 £295 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £120 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (72.22%) VMware
4 9 (50.00%) WAN
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
5 7 (38.89%) LAN
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) SAN
6 6 (33.33%) Thin Client
6 6 (33.33%) Fat Client
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (27.78%) SCCM
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) Intel
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) ARCserve
8 4 (22.22%) VPN
8 4 (22.22%) Cognos
8 4 (22.22%) Cognos Impromptu
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) WAN
2 7 (38.89%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (22.22%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
1 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 6 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCA
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Terminal Services
3 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 4 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) ARCserve
3 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (5.56%) MOM
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Intel
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Cognos
5 2 (11.11%) AppSense
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Dell