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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 65 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.79% 3.11% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.78% 11.22% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £356 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £321 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £391 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.02 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.18% -5.18%
Windows Server 2003
Scotland

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
185 196 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.90% 27.68% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 96 114
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.35% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.10 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £17.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (50.00%) MCSE
5 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (41.67%) Clustering
6 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
7 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) PDA
7 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (33.33%) MCTS
7 4 (33.33%) MCITP
7 4 (33.33%) Change Management
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
7 4 (33.33%) WinRunner
7 4 (33.33%) TestDirector
7 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (33.33%) Netcool
7 4 (33.33%) Veritas
7 4 (33.33%) McAfee
7 4 (33.33%) MCSA

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) WinRunner
1 4 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Software Distribution
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (33.33%) MCSA
5 4 (33.33%) MCTS
5 4 (33.33%) MCITP
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (16.67%) PMP
7 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
7 2 (16.67%) CCNP
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (33.33%) Netcool
3 2 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (16.67%) Nessus
3 2 (16.67%) Nmap
3 2 (16.67%) WMI
4 1 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Veritas
2 4 (33.33%) McAfee
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) CommVault
4 1 (8.33%) StorageTek