The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine 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 29 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 Erskine 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 18 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.14% 28.57% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 42.86% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £454 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.37% +8.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £305 £296
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
65 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 43.92% 66.67% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 14 15
Average daily rate £336 £408 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.63% +5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Erskine region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 27 (84.38%) SC Cleared
4 26 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 15 (46.88%) Windows XP
7 13 (40.63%) SQL
8 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 12 (37.50%) VMware
8 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
9 10 (31.25%) Change Management
10 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
11 8 (25.00%) PDA
11 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
11 8 (25.00%) Citrix
11 8 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (21.88%) TestDirector
12 7 (21.88%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (21.88%) McAfee
12 7 (21.88%) HP
12 7 (21.88%) AIX
12 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
13 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
13 6 (18.75%) MCTS
13 6 (18.75%) MCITP
13 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
13 6 (18.75%) Clustering
13 6 (18.75%) Netcool
13 6 (18.75%) MS Project

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (9.38%) MS Project Server
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Project
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
3 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (9.38%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) X.500
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) Junos
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) SMS
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) TestDirector
1 7 (21.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (18.75%) WinRunner
3 2 (6.25%) StarTeam
4 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.13%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Build Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) PDA
2 6 (18.75%) Clustering
3 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (9.38%) Device Driver
4 3 (9.38%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (46.88%) Windows XP
4 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.88%) AIX
6 2 (6.25%) UNIX
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Change Management
2 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.13%) Time Management
8 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Release Management
8 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.38%) VBScript
2 3 (9.38%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) Korn
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 27 (84.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (18.75%) MCTS
4 6 (18.75%) MCITP
4 6 (18.75%) MCSE
4 6 (18.75%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (18.75%) Netcool
2 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (15.63%) MIIS
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) Citrix
4 7 (21.88%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) McAfee
5 6 (18.75%) Veritas
6 4 (12.50%) Altiris
7 2 (6.25%) Borland
8 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) CA
8 1 (3.13%) EMC
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.13%) TippingPoint
8 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) ArcSight