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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 10 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 14.63% 10.07% 30.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 23.08% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 7
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -20.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £260 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £377 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -15.78%
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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
28 65 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 34.15% 43.62% 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 58 16
Average daily rate £355 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £379 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 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 29 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Security Cleared
3 22 (75.86%) SC Cleared
4 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (44.83%) Change Management
6 12 (41.38%) MSI
6 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
7 10 (34.48%) HP
8 9 (31.03%) SQL
9 8 (27.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (24.14%) SAN
10 7 (24.14%) REXX
10 7 (24.14%) Tcl
10 7 (24.14%) McAfee
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (24.14%) Performance Management
10 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
10 7 (24.14%) VMware
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (24.14%) WMI
10 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
11 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
11 6 (20.69%) PDA
11 6 (20.69%) MCTS
11 6 (20.69%) Clustering
11 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
11 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
11 6 (20.69%) C#

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.90%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (10.34%) Junos
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) NAS
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) IPsec
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) X.500
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MSI
2 5 (17.24%) TestDirector
3 4 (13.79%) HP UFT
3 4 (13.79%) WinRunner
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.45%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Software Development Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Development Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) XML
2 5 (17.24%) XSD
2 5 (17.24%) WinForms
2 5 (17.24%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Clustering
1 6 (20.69%) PDA
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.79%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Change Management
2 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Performance Management
3 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
3 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.34%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) Server Building
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) REXX
2 7 (24.14%) Tcl
3 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (79.31%) Security Cleared
2 22 (75.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (20.69%) MCTS
4 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
5 5 (17.24%) MCSE
6 4 (13.79%) MCSA
6 4 (13.79%) MCITP
7 1 (3.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) JSP 440
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (24.14%) WMI
3 4 (13.79%) Netcool
3 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (13.79%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.90%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (3.45%) WSUS
5 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) HP
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) McAfee
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) Veritas
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.34%) Juniper
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) EMC
5 3 (10.34%) Crossbeam
5 3 (10.34%) TippingPoint
5 3 (10.34%) Riverbed
5 3 (10.34%) 3PAR
5 3 (10.34%) F5
6 2 (6.90%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec