The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 43 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 25 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.64% 2.54% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.59% 10.31% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 2
Average daily rate £356 £358 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +164.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £285 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £440 £171
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
184 223 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.78% 24.64% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 120 39
Average daily rate £375 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.43 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Glasgow region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (92.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 42 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
5 22 (40.74%) Windows XP
6 20 (37.04%) MS Office
6 20 (37.04%) VMware
7 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
7 15 (27.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 14 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (24.07%) SCCM
9 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
9 13 (24.07%) DNS
10 12 (22.22%) DHCP
10 12 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (18.52%) Replication
12 9 (16.67%) Altiris
12 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (16.67%) SAN
12 9 (16.67%) C#
13 7 (12.96%) Netcool
13 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
13 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (11.11%) Tivoli
14 6 (11.11%) Veritas
14 6 (11.11%) XML
14 6 (11.11%) Linux

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) WordPress
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) DNS
2 12 (22.22%) DHCP
3 9 (16.67%) SAN
4 5 (9.26%) NAS
4 5 (9.26%) Firewall
5 4 (7.41%) LAN
5 4 (7.41%) WAN
6 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.70%) VPN
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.85%) Network Security
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.85%) SSL
8 1 (1.85%) X.500
8 1 (1.85%) Wireless
8 1 (1.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (9.26%) IDOL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Build Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.70%) Active Directory Specialist
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Wintel Support
7 1 (1.85%) Network Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Wintel Support Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (1.85%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) XML
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) Ajax
2 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
2 5 (9.26%) XSLT
3 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Replication
2 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (92.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (40.74%) Windows XP
4 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.11%) Linux
6 5 (9.26%) AIX
6 5 (9.26%) Solaris
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (9.26%) Software Distribution
2 5 (9.26%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
3 2 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.85%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.85%) Change Control
4 1 (1.85%) Security Architecture
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security Management
4 1 (1.85%) Security Management
4 1 (1.85%) Service Management
4 1 (1.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) C#
2 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.56%) VBScript
4 2 (3.70%) VB
4 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 42 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.41%) MCSE
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) MCDST
4 3 (5.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) MCSD
5 1 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) vSphere
3 2 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (24.07%) SCCM
3 12 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (12.96%) Netcool
5 6 (11.11%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.85%) SCOM
6 1 (1.85%) MIIS
6 1 (1.85%) Legato
6 1 (1.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.04%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) Altiris
4 6 (11.11%) Veritas
4 6 (11.11%) Citrix
5 5 (9.26%) Meridio
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) F5
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Dell
6 1 (1.85%) EMC
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) BMC
6 1 (1.85%) CommVault
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp