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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 9 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 17 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 16.19% 17.02% 50.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.59% 34.78% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 29
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£335 £354 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £521 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-9.85% -4.05%
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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
39 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 37.14% 48.94% 73.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 42
Average daily rate £335 £335 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £273 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £491 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (69.44%) SC Cleared
3 25 (69.44%) Security Cleared
4 20 (55.56%) SQL
5 18 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 17 (47.22%) Hyper-V
6 17 (47.22%) McAfee
7 16 (44.44%) Windows XP
7 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 16 (44.44%) VMware
8 15 (41.67%) PDA
8 15 (41.67%) Change Management
9 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
10 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (33.33%) HP
11 12 (33.33%) TestDirector
11 12 (33.33%) Clustering
11 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
11 12 (33.33%) MCTS
11 12 (33.33%) Test Scripting
12 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
12 11 (30.56%) VMware ESX
12 11 (30.56%) QuickTest Pro
12 11 (30.56%) SAN
12 11 (30.56%) WinRunner
12 11 (30.56%) Citrix
13 10 (27.78%) AIX
13 10 (27.78%) MCSE
13 10 (27.78%) MCSA

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Office
2 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) SAN
2 8 (22.22%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (19.44%) LAN
3 7 (19.44%) WAN
3 7 (19.44%) Junos
4 6 (16.67%) Network Security
5 5 (13.89%) DHCP
5 5 (13.89%) DNS
6 2 (5.56%) NAS
7 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 11 (30.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (30.56%) WinRunner
3 3 (8.33%) MSI
4 1 (2.78%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.78%) AdminStudio
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Test Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.78%) Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) PDA
2 12 (33.33%) Clustering
3 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 3 (8.33%) Replication
5 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.78%) iSeries
6 1 (2.78%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (44.44%) Windows XP
5 10 (27.78%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Change Management
2 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 12 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
4 10 (27.78%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
5 7 (19.44%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (16.67%) Network Management
6 6 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (16.67%) Service Management
6 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.89%) Time Management
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.56%) Workflow
9 1 (2.78%) Migration
9 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
9 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) REXX
3 2 (5.56%) Tcl
3 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.56%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) SC Cleared
1 25 (69.44%) Security Cleared
2 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (33.33%) MCTS
5 10 (27.78%) MCITP
5 10 (27.78%) MCSE
5 10 (27.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) JSP 440
2 6 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Hyper-V
2 11 (30.56%) VMware ESX
3 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (19.44%) vSphere
4 7 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Netcool
1 10 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (27.78%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (5.56%) WMI
6 1 (2.78%) WSUS
6 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) McAfee
2 16 (44.44%) VMware
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) HP
4 11 (30.56%) Citrix
5 10 (27.78%) Veritas
6 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
6 7 (19.44%) Juniper
6 7 (19.44%) EMC
6 7 (19.44%) Cisco
6 7 (19.44%) Crossbeam
6 7 (19.44%) TippingPoint
6 7 (19.44%) Riverbed
6 7 (19.44%) 3PAR
6 7 (19.44%) F5
7 3 (8.33%) Altiris
7 3 (8.33%) CA
8 2 (5.56%) Symantec
9 1 (2.78%) Avaya