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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 74 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 1.65% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.63% 8.05% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £218 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.42% -35.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.46 £15.75 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -16.55%
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
216 261 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.61% 20.49% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 150 41
Average daily rate £340 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £131 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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
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 3 July 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
4 18 (52.94%) Migration
5 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
6 12 (35.29%) VMware
6 12 (35.29%) HP
7 11 (32.35%) SCCM
8 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
8 9 (26.47%) SAN
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 8 (23.53%) MS Office
9 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (23.53%) Application Packaging
10 7 (20.59%) Lync
10 7 (20.59%) DHCP
10 7 (20.59%) DNS
11 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
12 5 (14.71%) Oracle
12 5 (14.71%) EMC
12 5 (14.71%) Change Management
13 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
13 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000
13 4 (11.76%) LDAP
13 4 (11.76%) Finance
13 4 (11.76%) vSphere
14 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (8.82%) Degree

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (20.59%) Lync
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) SAN
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) LDAP
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP
5 2 (5.88%) WLAN
5 2 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.94%) Firewall
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
6 1 (2.94%) SSL
6 1 (2.94%) DMZ
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Server Support
4 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Server Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Network Support
6 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000
6 3 (8.82%) AIX
6 3 (8.82%) HPUX
6 3 (8.82%) Solaris
6 3 (8.82%) Linux
6 3 (8.82%) UNIX
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Management
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.94%) System Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
2 1 (2.94%) XQuery
2 1 (2.94%) XPath
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) HND
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
4 4 (11.76%) vSphere
5 3 (8.82%) SRDF
6 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.82%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) HP
1 12 (35.29%) VMware
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) EMC
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) Lotus
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) CommVault
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.94%) Dell Compellent