The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Renfrewshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 16 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 16 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 10.96% 30.43% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.62% 46.67% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £408 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.24% -2.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Operating Systems Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
65 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 44.52% 65.22% 89.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 15 15
Average daily rate £336 £408 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.63% +5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2003
Scotland

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Security Cleared
3 27 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (81.82%) SC Cleared
4 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 16 (48.48%) Windows XP
6 13 (39.39%) SQL
6 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
7 12 (36.36%) VMware
7 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
8 10 (30.30%) Change Management
9 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
10 8 (24.24%) PDA
10 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
10 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
10 8 (24.24%) Citrix
10 8 (24.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (21.21%) McAfee
11 7 (21.21%) HP
11 7 (21.21%) TestDirector
11 7 (21.21%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (21.21%) AIX
11 7 (21.21%) DHCP
11 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
12 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
12 6 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (18.18%) MCTS
12 6 (18.18%) MCITP
12 6 (18.18%) Netcool
12 6 (18.18%) VMware ESX

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (9.09%) MS Project Server
4 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.03%) Lync
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Project
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
3 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
4 3 (9.09%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DHCP
2 5 (15.15%) X.500
3 4 (12.12%) DNS
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
6 1 (3.03%) Junos
6 1 (3.03%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) SMS
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) TestDirector
1 7 (21.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (18.18%) WinRunner
3 2 (6.06%) StarTeam
4 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.03%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.03%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Build Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Designer
6 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) PDA
2 6 (18.18%) Clustering
3 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 3 (9.09%) Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (48.48%) Windows XP
4 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.21%) AIX
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Change Management
2 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Service Management
6 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (9.09%) OO
6 3 (9.09%) Workflow
6 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.03%) Time Management
8 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (3.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VBScript
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) Korn
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) Security Cleared
2 27 (81.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (18.18%) MCTS
4 6 (18.18%) MCITP
4 6 (18.18%) MCSE
4 6 (18.18%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.06%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (18.18%) Netcool
2 6 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (15.15%) MIIS
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix
4 7 (21.21%) HP
4 7 (21.21%) McAfee
5 6 (18.18%) Veritas
6 4 (12.12%) Altiris
7 2 (6.06%) Borland
8 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) CA
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.03%) TippingPoint
8 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.03%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) ArcSight