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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 60 65 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 20 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.46% 0.98% 4.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.89% 4.80% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 10
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £415 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £295
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -8.33%
Windows Server 2003
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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
225 229 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.45% 20.36% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 114 64
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 13 (48.15%) IIS
5 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (40.74%) Finance
6 11 (40.74%) VMware
7 9 (33.33%) Migration
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) UNIX
9 6 (22.22%) DNS
9 6 (22.22%) EMC
9 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 6 (22.22%) Windows 2000
9 6 (22.22%) SAN
9 6 (22.22%) Banking
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 5 (18.52%) Citrix
11 4 (14.81%) SSL
11 4 (14.81%) DHCP
11 4 (14.81%) Change Management
11 4 (14.81%) NetApp
11 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
11 4 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
11 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
11 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (48.15%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.11%) JBoss
3 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Lync
5 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) SSL
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) VLAN
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) DMZ
5 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Deployment Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Environment Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
1 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.93%) UNIX
5 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 6 (22.22%) Windows 2000
6 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
6 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.70%) AIX
8 1 (3.70%) HPUX
8 1 (3.70%) Solaris
8 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCSE
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) MCITP
1 2 (7.41%) MCTS
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) MetaFrame
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
1 1 (3.70%) CA LISA
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) EMC
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.11%) TIBCO
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) Altiris
8 1 (3.70%) CA
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