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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 55 41 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.22% 0.80% 7.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.93% 3.70% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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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
107 81 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.99% 21.66% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 56 45
Average daily rate £375 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £134 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) Novell
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) PABX
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (14.29%) CCENT
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Finance

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCENT
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Novell
3 1 (14.29%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £320 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago