The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 62 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 2.54% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 8.57% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
158 210 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.50% 29.66% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 101 115
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £122 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.75 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £19.00 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (46.15%) MCSE
5 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
5 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
5 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
6 5 (38.46%) Clustering
6 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Citrix
7 4 (30.77%) Veritas
7 4 (30.77%) WinRunner
7 4 (30.77%) TestDirector
7 4 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (30.77%) Netcool
7 4 (30.77%) McAfee
7 4 (30.77%) Change Management
7 4 (30.77%) HP
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
7 4 (30.77%) AIX
7 4 (30.77%) MCSA
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) WinRunner
1 4 (30.77%) TestDirector
1 4 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) JSP
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) PDA
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 3 (23.08%) UNIX
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Software Distribution
4 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Hardening
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (46.15%) MCSE
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
5 4 (30.77%) MCSA
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) MCTS
5 4 (30.77%) MCITP
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) PMP
6 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (15.38%) CCNP
6 2 (15.38%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (30.77%) Netcool
2 4 (30.77%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) WMI
3 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
3 2 (15.38%) Nessus
3 2 (15.38%) Nmap
4 1 (7.69%) SCOM
4 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Veritas
3 4 (30.77%) McAfee
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) CommVault
5 1 (7.69%) StorageTek
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec