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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 59 63 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 26 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.72% 1.48% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.89% 8.12% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £123 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £425 £229
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £280 £305
% change year-on-year
+11.16% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -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
263 234 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.39% 18.22% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 123 48
Average daily rate £345 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £16.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £32.00 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (79.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
3 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (48.84%) VMware
5 19 (44.19%) Migration
6 13 (30.23%) IIS
7 12 (27.91%) HP
7 12 (27.91%) SAN
8 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.93%) MS Office
9 9 (20.93%) SQL
9 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
10 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (18.60%) SCCM
10 8 (18.60%) DHCP
10 8 (18.60%) DNS
10 8 (18.60%) EMC
11 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.28%) Linux
11 7 (16.28%) Lync
11 7 (16.28%) Change Management
11 7 (16.28%) Finance
12 6 (13.95%) Application Packaging
12 6 (13.95%) Windows 2000
12 6 (13.95%) UNIX
13 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
13 5 (11.63%) SSL
13 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 13 (30.23%) IIS
2 7 (16.28%) Lync
3 4 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.65%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) DHCP
2 8 (18.60%) DNS
3 5 (11.63%) SSL
4 4 (9.30%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) LAN
5 3 (6.98%) WAN
6 2 (4.65%) LDAP
6 2 (4.65%) VoIP
6 2 (4.65%) WLAN
6 2 (4.65%) HTTP
6 2 (4.65%) VLAN
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security
6 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.65%) DMZ
6 2 (4.65%) Internet
6 2 (4.65%) VPN
7 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Server Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Server Support
7 2 (4.65%) Data Network Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
1 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
1 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (79.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.28%) Linux
6 6 (13.95%) Windows 2000
6 6 (13.95%) UNIX
7 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
9 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
10 2 (4.65%) Windows NT
10 2 (4.65%) AIX
10 2 (4.65%) HPUX
10 2 (4.65%) Solaris
11 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Migration
2 7 (16.28%) Change Management
3 3 (6.98%) Project Management
3 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) HND
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
5 2 (4.65%) XenApp
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.33%) CA LISA
3 1 (2.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) VMware
2 12 (27.91%) HP
3 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.60%) EMC
5 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.30%) NetApp
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix
8 2 (4.65%) Lotus
9 1 (2.33%) CA
9 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
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