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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.46% 3.02% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 11.73% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 14
Average daily rate
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£267 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.02% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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
154 162 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.45% 25.71% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 83 63
Average daily rate £315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £176 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £160.00 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.06% +770.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £160.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
3 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
5 11 (47.83%) VMware
6 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) Citrix
7 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
8 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (30.43%) Change Management
8 7 (30.43%) DNS
9 6 (26.09%) DHCP
10 5 (21.74%) Firewall
10 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
10 5 (21.74%) SCCM
10 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Validation
11 4 (17.39%) Build Automation
11 4 (17.39%) IPsec
11 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
11 4 (17.39%) IBM
12 3 (13.04%) HP
12 3 (13.04%) Cisco
12 3 (13.04%) SQL
12 3 (13.04%) MS Office
12 3 (13.04%) SAN
12 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (13.04%) Performance Management

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 5 (21.74%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) IPsec
5 3 (13.04%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless
7 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.35%) NAS
7 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.35%) Internet
7 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.35%) HTTP
7 1 (4.35%) LAN
7 1 (4.35%) VoIP
7 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DTS
1 1 (4.35%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) WinRunner
2 1 (4.35%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support
4 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) PDA
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Build Automation
3 4 (17.39%) Validation
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Logistics
6 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Unicenter
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.35%) Netcool
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) Citrix
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Veritas
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) Altiris