The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire 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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 17 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 10.64% 58.54% 43.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.79% 77.42% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 16
Average daily rate
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£331 £352 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £357 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 39.72% 75.61% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 20
Average daily rate £340 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £310 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £356 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Renfrewshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
3 24 (82.76%) SC Cleared
3 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
4 20 (68.97%) VMware
5 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
6 16 (55.17%) SQL
7 14 (48.28%) MS Office
7 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
7 14 (48.28%) DHCP
7 14 (48.28%) DNS
7 14 (48.28%) HP
7 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (44.83%) Replication
9 12 (41.38%) MS Project
9 12 (41.38%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (37.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (34.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (34.48%) Altiris
12 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
12 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
13 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
14 5 (17.24%) XML
14 5 (17.24%) SAN
14 5 (17.24%) McAfee
14 5 (17.24%) X.500
14 5 (17.24%) MIIS
14 5 (17.24%) Change Management

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.45%) Lync
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Office
2 12 (41.38%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) DHCP
1 14 (48.28%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) X.500
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) Junos
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) WinRunner
1 4 (13.79%) TestDirector
1 4 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.45%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Build Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Replication
2 12 (41.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (13.79%) Clustering
3 4 (13.79%) PDA
4 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
5 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
3 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) SC Cleared
1 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) MCSA
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCTS
2 4 (13.79%) MCITP
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
4 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
5 3 (10.34%) vCloud
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (34.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (17.24%) MIIS
4 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (13.79%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (13.79%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) HP
4 10 (34.48%) Altiris
5 5 (17.24%) McAfee
6 4 (13.79%) Veritas
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix
7 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 3 (10.34%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) EMC
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.45%) CA
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.45%) TippingPoint
8 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.45%) F5