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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 13 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 16 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.70% 19.12% 23.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 37.14% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 5
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£353 £351 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.49% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £321 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £535 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
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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
50 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 39.68% 51.47% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 15
Average daily rate £348 £363 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 17 (60.71%) SQL
4 17 (60.71%) VMware
5 16 (57.14%) Windows XP
5 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
6 15 (53.57%) PDA
7 14 (50.00%) ISTQB
7 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 14 (50.00%) McAfee
8 13 (46.43%) Change Management
9 12 (42.86%) TestDirector
9 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
9 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
10 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
10 11 (39.29%) QuickTest Pro
10 11 (39.29%) WinRunner
10 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (35.71%) Citrix
11 10 (35.71%) AIX
11 10 (35.71%) MCSE
11 10 (35.71%) MCSA
11 10 (35.71%) Netcool
11 10 (35.71%) Veritas
11 10 (35.71%) VMware ESX
11 10 (35.71%) Clustering
11 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Project
3 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DHCP
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security
3 4 (14.29%) Junos
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) TestDirector
2 11 (39.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (39.29%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Test Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Tester
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) PDA
2 10 (35.71%) Clustering
3 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (17.86%) Replication
5 4 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (3.57%) iSeries
6 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 16 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 10 (35.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Change Management
2 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
6 4 (14.29%) Service Management
6 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.29%) Network Management
6 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (10.71%) Time Management
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (35.71%) MCTS
4 10 (35.71%) MCITP
4 10 (35.71%) MCSE
4 10 (35.71%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
1 4 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (35.71%) VMware ESX
3 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (17.86%) vSphere
5 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Netcool
1 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (35.71%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) McAfee
4 10 (35.71%) Veritas
4 10 (35.71%) Citrix
5 9 (32.14%) HP
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) EMC
6 4 (14.29%) Juniper
6 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.29%) Altiris
6 4 (14.29%) Crossbeam
6 4 (14.29%) TippingPoint
6 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 4 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 4 (14.29%) F5
7 2 (7.14%) CA
8 1 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Avaya
8 1 (3.57%) Dell