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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 17 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 10.95% 58.62% 75.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 68.00% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 12
Average daily rate
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£331 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.02% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £364 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.90 £18.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +6.27%
Windows Server 2003
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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
60 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 43.80% 86.21% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 20 14
Average daily rate £333 £353 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.67% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £324 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (96.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (86.21%) SC Cleared
3 25 (86.21%) Security Cleared
3 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
4 20 (68.97%) VMware
5 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
6 16 (55.17%) SQL
7 15 (51.72%) HP
8 14 (48.28%) MS Office
8 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (44.83%) Replication
9 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
9 13 (44.83%) DHCP
9 13 (44.83%) DNS
10 12 (41.38%) MS Project
10 12 (41.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 12 (41.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (37.93%) Altiris
12 10 (34.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
13 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
14 5 (17.24%) vSphere
14 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
14 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
14 5 (17.24%) XML
14 5 (17.24%) SAN
14 5 (17.24%) X.500
14 5 (17.24%) MIIS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2003
1 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Office
2 12 (41.38%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) DHCP
1 13 (44.83%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) X.500
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) Junos
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) SMS
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) WinRunner
1 4 (13.79%) TestDirector
1 4 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.45%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.45%) MSI
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Build Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Packager
5 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Replication
2 12 (41.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (13.79%) Clustering
3 4 (13.79%) PDA
4 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (96.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.79%) AIX
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
3 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) SC Cleared
1 25 (86.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) MCSA
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCTS
2 4 (13.79%) MCITP
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
5 3 (10.34%) vCloud
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (34.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (17.24%) MIIS
4 4 (13.79%) Netcool
4 4 (13.79%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) VMware
3 15 (51.72%) HP
4 11 (37.93%) Altiris
5 5 (17.24%) McAfee
6 4 (13.79%) Veritas
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix
7 3 (10.34%) NetApp
7 3 (10.34%) Dell
8 1 (3.45%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.45%) TippingPoint
8 1 (3.45%) F5
8 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint