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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 41 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.20% 1.19% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.84% 4.69% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £415 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.73% +73.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £347 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £483 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +0.54%
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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
51 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.36% 25.40% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 24
Average daily rate £240 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £195 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.87 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.69% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.05 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.16 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Lync
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (28.57%) DSL
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (14.29%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
7 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
7 1 (14.29%) AS400
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) OS/400
7 1 (14.29%) DHCP
7 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Lync
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) DSL
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Assistant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Assistant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Assistant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) VCP5
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Intel
3 1 (14.29%) IBM