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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 6 17 4
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 16 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 21.33% 10.22% 56.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.26% 22.95% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 27
Average daily rate
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£355 £324 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £247 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £349 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.46 £15.75 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -16.55%
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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
27 61 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 36.00% 44.53% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 52 36
Average daily rate £355 £324 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% -13.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £250 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £371 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) SC Cleared
2 25 (78.13%) Security Cleared
3 23 (71.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
5 13 (40.63%) Change Management
6 12 (37.50%) MSI
6 12 (37.50%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) HP
8 10 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 10 (31.25%) VMware
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
9 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
9 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
9 9 (28.13%) PDA
9 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
10 8 (25.00%) McAfee
10 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (21.88%) MCTS
11 7 (21.88%) WMI
11 7 (21.88%) Performance Management
11 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (21.88%) SAN
11 7 (21.88%) Clustering
11 7 (21.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (21.88%) REXX
11 7 (21.88%) Tcl
12 6 (18.75%) Citrix
12 6 (18.75%) TestDirector

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) Junos
4 2 (6.25%) NAS
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MSI
2 6 (18.75%) TestDirector
3 5 (15.63%) HP UFT
3 5 (15.63%) WinRunner
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.13%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Software Development Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Development Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) XSD
2 5 (15.63%) WinForms
2 5 (15.63%) WPF
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) PDA
2 7 (21.88%) Clustering
3 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.25%) Replication
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (46.88%) Windows 7
4 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
5 5 (15.63%) AIX
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Change Management
2 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Performance Management
4 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (9.38%) Server Building
8 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (6.25%) Time Management
8 2 (6.25%) Network Management
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.25%) Service Management
8 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.25%) Workflow
9 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) REXX
2 7 (21.88%) Tcl
3 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.75%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) SC Cleared
1 25 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (21.88%) MCTS
4 5 (15.63%) MCITP
4 5 (15.63%) MCSE
4 5 (15.63%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) JSP 440
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 5 (15.63%) vSphere
5 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (21.88%) WMI
3 5 (15.63%) Netcool
3 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (15.63%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (3.13%) WSUS
5 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) HP
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) McAfee
5 6 (18.75%) Citrix
6 5 (15.63%) Veritas
7 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.38%) Juniper
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco
7 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) Crossbeam
7 3 (9.38%) TippingPoint
7 3 (9.38%) Riverbed
7 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
7 3 (9.38%) F5
8 2 (6.25%) NetApp
8 2 (6.25%) Altiris
9 1 (3.13%) CA
9 1 (3.13%) Symantec