The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 65 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 16 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 1.17% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.11% 7.23% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 9
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£313 £369 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +37.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £344 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £394 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +1.33%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
225 166 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.59% 16.12% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 52 42
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 7
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
Scotland

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (91.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
4 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
5 15 (40.54%) VMware
6 14 (37.84%) Windows XP
7 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (29.73%) SQL
9 10 (27.03%) SAN
9 10 (27.03%) Finance
10 9 (24.32%) Banking
10 9 (24.32%) MS Office
10 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
11 7 (18.92%) DHCP
11 7 (18.92%) DNS
11 7 (18.92%) EMC
11 7 (18.92%) Citrix
11 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
12 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (16.22%) NetApp
12 6 (16.22%) Windows 2000
12 6 (16.22%) Altiris
12 6 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (16.22%) Degree
12 6 (16.22%) Application Packaging
12 6 (16.22%) SCCM
13 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
13 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) SAN
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
2 7 (18.92%) DNS
3 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security
5 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
6 1 (2.70%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
1 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Server Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Administrator
2 5 (13.51%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Junior
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) EqualLogic
2 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) CLARiiON
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (91.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (37.84%) Windows XP
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 2000
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.81%) Linux
7 4 (10.81%) UNIX
7 4 (10.81%) Ubuntu
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) ITSM
4 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
4 2 (5.41%) CAE
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.70%) Data Security
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) PMP
3 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.51%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.70%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (8.11%) WSUS
3 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.41%) OpenView
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) EMC
3 7 (18.92%) Citrix
4 6 (16.22%) NetApp
4 6 (16.22%) Altiris
5 5 (13.51%) Dell
5 5 (13.51%) CommVault
6 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.81%) Symantec
6 4 (10.81%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) IBM
8 1 (2.70%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.70%) Brocade
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco
8 1 (2.70%) McAfee
8 1 (2.70%) Veritas
8 1 (2.70%) Lotus
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