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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 16 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 68 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 17.99% 24.05% 20.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.99% 55.88% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 12
Median daily rate £310 £353 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.05% +2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -16.88%
Windows Server 2003
Renfrewshire

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
179 34 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 47.35% 43.04% 55.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 21 33
Median daily rate £321 £355 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Erskine region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Erskine region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (81.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (73.63%) Microsoft
4 60 (65.93%) Security Cleared
5 58 (63.74%) Active Directory
6 55 (60.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (58.24%) MCSE
8 47 (51.65%) PowerShell
8 47 (51.65%) VMware
8 47 (51.65%) Windows Server
9 46 (50.55%) SC Cleared
10 44 (48.35%) Change Management
11 43 (47.25%) SQL
12 42 (46.15%) Windows XP
13 39 (42.86%) AIX
13 39 (42.86%) Netcool
14 35 (38.46%) HP UFT
14 35 (38.46%) Citrix
14 35 (38.46%) WinRunner
14 35 (38.46%) Windows 7
14 35 (38.46%) Test Automation
14 35 (38.46%) Software Testing
15 34 (37.36%) MCTS
15 34 (37.36%) HP Quality Center
15 34 (37.36%) Test Scripting
15 34 (37.36%) TestDirector
15 34 (37.36%) Veritas
15 34 (37.36%) MCSA
16 33 (36.26%) Intel Security
16 33 (36.26%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (25.27%) SharePoint
2 20 (21.98%) Exchange Server 2003
2 20 (21.98%) MS Exchange
3 18 (19.78%) OpenStack
4 17 (18.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (18.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (18.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (18.68%) Skype for Business
5 13 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (6.59%) IIS
6 6 (6.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (6.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (6.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (20.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
2 3 (3.30%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) Skype
2 6 (6.59%) DHCP
2 6 (6.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (38.46%) HP UFT
1 35 (38.46%) WinRunner
2 34 (37.36%) TestDirector
3 13 (14.29%) MSI
4 10 (10.99%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.49%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Analyst
1 24 (26.37%) Test Analyst
2 21 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 21 (23.08%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 9 (9.89%) Software Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Development Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Messaging Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Tester
7 4 (4.40%) Build Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Tester
7 4 (4.40%) Messaging Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Monitoring Specialist
7 4 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.88%) XML
2 13 (14.29%) WinForms
2 13 (14.29%) WPF
2 13 (14.29%) XSD
3 10 (10.99%) .NET
4 7 (7.69%) Regular Expression
5 6 (6.59%) CSS
5 6 (6.59%) jQuery
5 6 (6.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.16%) Clustering
2 30 (32.97%) PDA
3 16 (17.58%) Computer Science
4 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (4.40%) Replication
7 2 (2.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (81.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (51.65%) Windows Server
4 42 (46.15%) Windows XP
5 39 (42.86%) AIX
6 35 (38.46%) Windows 7
7 31 (34.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.69%) HPUX
8 7 (7.69%) Linux
8 7 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.35%) Change Management
2 35 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 35 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 34 (37.36%) Test Scripting
4 23 (25.27%) Migration
5 15 (16.48%) Unit Testing
6 14 (15.38%) Load Balancing
7 9 (9.89%) Performance Management
8 8 (8.79%) ITIL
8 8 (8.79%) Records Management
9 7 (7.69%) Performance Testing
9 7 (7.69%) Release Management
9 7 (7.69%) Service Management
10 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.49%) High Availability
10 5 (5.49%) OO
10 5 (5.49%) Project Management
10 5 (5.49%) Web Development
11 4 (4.40%) Server Building
11 4 (4.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.65%) PowerShell
2 43 (47.25%) SQL
3 24 (26.37%) VBScript
4 18 (19.78%) C#
5 12 (13.19%) Java
6 7 (7.69%) Bourne shell
6 7 (7.69%) Korn
6 7 (7.69%) Perl
7 6 (6.59%) C
7 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.49%) C++
8 5 (5.49%) COBOL
8 5 (5.49%) PL/1
8 5 (5.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (65.93%) Security Cleared
2 55 (60.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (58.24%) MCSE
4 46 (50.55%) SC Cleared
5 34 (37.36%) MCSA
5 34 (37.36%) MCTS
6 32 (35.16%) MCITP
7 29 (31.87%) ISTQB
8 21 (23.08%) Degree
9 5 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.20%) CISSP
10 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 58 (63.74%) Active Directory
2 33 (36.26%) Hyper-V
3 32 (35.16%) VMware ESX
4 23 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.30%) Firmware
6 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.10%) vSphere
6 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (42.86%) Netcool
2 34 (37.36%) HP Quality Center
3 32 (35.16%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (7.69%) SCOM
4 7 (7.69%) Tivoli
5 6 (6.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (5.49%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (4.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 67 (73.63%) Microsoft
2 47 (51.65%) VMware
3 35 (38.46%) Citrix
4 34 (37.36%) Veritas
5 33 (36.26%) Intel Security
6 20 (21.98%) HP
7 13 (14.29%) IronPort
8 7 (7.69%) IBM
8 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.59%) CA
10 5 (5.49%) Oracle
11 4 (4.40%) Altiris
11 4 (4.40%) Nintex
12 1 (1.10%) Lumension
12 1 (1.10%) Symantec