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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 67 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.40% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 2.48% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £288 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £318 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.69
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -13.66%
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
156 242 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.09% 16.07% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 100 121
Median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -5.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) DHCP
7 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (33.33%) Change Management
8 3 (25.00%) Clustering
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) Citrix
9 2 (16.67%) NCR
9 2 (16.67%) Veritas
9 2 (16.67%) Netcool
9 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
9 2 (16.67%) Project Management
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (16.67%) Dell
9 2 (16.67%) AIX
9 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 2 (16.67%) ATM
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) MS Office
9 2 (16.67%) MCSE
9 2 (16.67%) MCSA
9 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 2 (16.67%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) ATM
3 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) ICT Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Disk Encryption
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) MCTS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (8.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (16.67%) Netcool
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 2 (16.67%) NCR
3 2 (16.67%) TOWER Software
3 2 (16.67%) Veritas
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Wincor Nixdorf