The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 62 61 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 1.36% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.13% 6.64% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £433 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -7.89%
Windows Server 2003
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
208 256 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.41% 20.43% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 124 61
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £172 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
3 15 (48.39%) Migration
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (41.94%) VMware
6 12 (38.71%) IIS
7 11 (35.48%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) UNIX
8 8 (25.81%) EMC
8 8 (25.81%) SAN
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (22.58%) SQL
9 7 (22.58%) Linux
9 7 (22.58%) Windows 2000
10 6 (19.35%) Change Management
10 6 (19.35%) Banking
10 6 (19.35%) DHCP
10 6 (19.35%) DNS
11 5 (16.13%) SSL
11 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
11 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
12 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (12.90%) NetApp
12 4 (12.90%) Firewall
12 4 (12.90%) HP
12 4 (12.90%) Citrix

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (38.71%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.68%) JBoss
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) DHCP
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 5 (16.13%) SSL
4 4 (12.90%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) VLAN
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security
5 2 (6.45%) DMZ
5 2 (6.45%) HTTP
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Administrator
1 7 (22.58%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Server Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Environment Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Deployment Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Server Support
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
1 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.81%) UNIX
5 7 (22.58%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) Windows 2000
6 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
8 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
9 2 (6.45%) Windows NT
9 2 (6.45%) AIX
9 2 (6.45%) HPUX
9 2 (6.45%) Solaris
10 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) VCP4
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.23%) MetaFrame
4 1 (3.23%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) CA LISA
2 1 (3.23%) OpenView
2 1 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) VMware
2 8 (25.81%) EMC
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.90%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) NetApp
6 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.23%) Altiris
7 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.23%) CA