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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 86 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 1.58% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 9.09% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Average daily rate £283 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% -14.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £360 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.77% -6.06%
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
241 231 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.02% 17.36% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 100 111
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £119 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) Migration
7 6 (37.50%) DHCP
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 6 (37.50%) LDAP
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 5 (31.25%) SCOM
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 2 (12.50%) VMware
10 2 (12.50%) VBScript
10 2 (12.50%) SAN
10 2 (12.50%) HP
10 2 (12.50%) vSphere
11 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
11 1 (6.25%) EMC
11 1 (6.25%) Citrix
11 1 (6.25%) MetaFrame

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) LDAP
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Technician
5 1 (6.25%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.25%) AIX
6 1 (6.25%) HPUX
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Process Management
3 1 (6.25%) Server Building
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.25%) MetaFrame
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) SRDF
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Altiris
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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