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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 6 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 18 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 23.08% 21.35% 60.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.06% 38.78% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 35
Average daily rate
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£353 £332 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £307 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £452 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.94%
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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
31 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 39.74% 55.06% 84.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 48
Average daily rate £355 £328 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% -11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £272 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.78%

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 7 May 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 21 (52.50%) Windows 7
5 19 (47.50%) SQL
6 17 (42.50%) McAfee
6 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
7 15 (37.50%) PDA
7 15 (37.50%) Change Management
7 15 (37.50%) VMware
7 15 (37.50%) Windows XP
7 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 14 (35.00%) ISTQB
9 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
9 12 (30.00%) MCTS
9 12 (30.00%) Test Scripting
9 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (30.00%) Clustering
9 12 (30.00%) TestDirector
10 11 (27.50%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (27.50%) SAN
10 11 (27.50%) WinRunner
10 11 (27.50%) VMware ESX
10 11 (27.50%) Citrix
10 11 (27.50%) HP
10 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
11 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (25.00%) MCITP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
2 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) SAN
2 8 (20.00%) Firewall
3 7 (17.50%) LAN
3 7 (17.50%) WAN
3 7 (17.50%) Junos
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security
5 4 (10.00%) DHCP
5 4 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (5.00%) NAS
7 1 (2.50%) IPsec
7 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) TestDirector
2 11 (27.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (27.50%) WinRunner
3 7 (17.50%) MSI
4 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.50%) AdminStudio
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.50%) Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) PDA
2 12 (30.00%) Clustering
3 6 (15.00%) Cryptography
3 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Replication
4 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (52.50%) Windows 7
4 15 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 10 (25.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Change Management
2 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
4 9 (22.50%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (15.00%) Network Management
6 6 (15.00%) Service Management
6 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) Time Management
8 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (5.00%) Workflow
9 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.50%) PRINCE
10 1 (2.50%) Project Management
10 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) REXX
2 2 (5.00%) Tcl
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) VB
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) ISTQB
3 12 (30.00%) MCTS
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (25.00%) MCITP
4 10 (25.00%) MCSE
4 10 (25.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) JSP 440
2 6 (15.00%) QA
3 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
2 11 (27.50%) VMware ESX
3 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (22.50%) vSphere
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 10 (25.00%) Netcool
2 7 (17.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (15.00%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (5.00%) WMI
6 1 (2.50%) SCCM
6 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) McAfee
2 15 (37.50%) VMware
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (27.50%) Citrix
3 11 (27.50%) HP
4 10 (25.00%) Veritas
5 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
5 7 (17.50%) EMC
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco
5 7 (17.50%) Juniper
5 7 (17.50%) 3PAR
5 7 (17.50%) TippingPoint
5 7 (17.50%) Riverbed
5 7 (17.50%) F5
5 7 (17.50%) Crossbeam
6 3 (7.50%) Altiris
7 2 (5.00%) CA
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec