The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 16 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 15.31% 43.64% 48.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 61.54% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £318 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £299
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -1.38%
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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 Erskine region.

Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 45.92% 70.91% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 21
Average daily rate £359 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 22 December 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 25 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 23 (76.67%) VMware
5 21 (70.00%) SQL
5 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (56.67%) HP
7 15 (50.00%) MS Office
8 14 (46.67%) McAfee
8 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
9 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
9 11 (36.67%) DHCP
9 11 (36.67%) DNS
9 11 (36.67%) Change Management
9 11 (36.67%) Replication
10 10 (33.33%) MS Project
10 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 10 (33.33%) WinRunner
10 10 (33.33%) TestDirector
10 10 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 10 (33.33%) Software Testing
10 10 (33.33%) PDA
10 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
10 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 9 (30.00%) AIX

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Office
2 10 (33.33%) MS Project
3 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DHCP
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (16.67%) Network Security
3 5 (16.67%) Junos
3 5 (16.67%) LAN
3 5 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) WinRunner
1 10 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 10 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Build Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Test Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Replication
2 10 (33.33%) PDA
3 9 (30.00%) Clustering
4 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
6 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
4 10 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 9 (30.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Change Management
2 10 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
4 5 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (16.67%) Network Management
5 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (13.33%) Time Management
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 25 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) MCSE
2 9 (30.00%) MCSA
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCTS
2 9 (30.00%) MCITP
2 9 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
1 5 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
2 9 (30.00%) vSphere
2 9 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (30.00%) Netcool
2 9 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (26.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (13.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) VMware
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (56.67%) HP
4 14 (46.67%) McAfee
5 9 (30.00%) Veritas
5 9 (30.00%) Citrix
6 8 (26.67%) Altiris
7 5 (16.67%) Crossbeam
7 5 (16.67%) TippingPoint
7 5 (16.67%) Riverbed
7 5 (16.67%) 3PAR
7 5 (16.67%) F5
7 5 (16.67%) Juniper
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco
7 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 5 (16.67%) EMC
8 3 (10.00%) Dell
8 3 (10.00%) CA
8 3 (10.00%) NetApp
9 1 (3.33%) IBM