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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 7 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 33 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 20.99% 55.93% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.64% 68.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 0
Average daily rate £343 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.55% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 48 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 54.32% 81.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 0
Average daily rate £328 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
Renfrewshire

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 24 April 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) Security Cleared
3 28 (82.35%) SC Cleared
4 21 (61.76%) Windows XP
5 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 17 (50.00%) SQL
7 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
8 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (38.24%) Firewall
10 12 (35.29%) HP
11 11 (32.35%) Service Management
12 10 (29.41%) Netcool
13 9 (26.47%) Change Management
13 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
13 9 (26.47%) QA
14 8 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
16 6 (17.65%) VMware
16 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
16 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (17.65%) MS Project
16 6 (17.65%) C#
17 5 (14.71%) XML
17 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
17 5 (14.71%) McAfee
17 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
17 5 (14.71%) Citrix
17 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 5 (14.71%) PDA

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (8.82%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Project
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.76%) MS Office
4 3 (8.82%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) DHCP
2 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 2 (5.88%) X.500
3 2 (5.88%) Wireless
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (5.88%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) Junos
3 2 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) SMS
4 1 (2.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) TestDirector
1 4 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (8.82%) WinRunner
3 2 (5.88%) StarTeam
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Analyst
1 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
2 3 (8.82%) Consultant
2 3 (8.82%) Designer
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Tester
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Tester
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (2.94%) Support Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) PDA
2 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.82%) Device Driver
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Windows XP
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.76%) AIX
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Service Management
2 9 (26.47%) Change Management
3 7 (20.59%) Problem Management
4 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (8.82%) OO
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow
7 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Time Management
8 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.94%) Migration
9 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) VBScript
4 3 (8.82%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 30 (88.24%) Security Cleared
2 28 (82.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) MCTS
4 3 (8.82%) MCITP
4 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
3 2 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Netcool
2 8 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.88%) MIIS
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) VMware
4 5 (14.71%) McAfee
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix
5 3 (8.82%) CA
5 3 (8.82%) Veritas
6 2 (5.88%) Borland
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) Crossbeam
6 2 (5.88%) TippingPoint
6 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.88%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) Lumension
7 1 (2.94%) Altiris
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp