The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 72 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 63 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.43% 1.82% 2.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.94% 10.16% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 29
Median daily rate £340 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £393 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.92% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 £12.13 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £18.75 £15.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+28.94% +18.75%
Windows Server 2003
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
634 571 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.43% 17.92% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 273 318
Median daily rate £321 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -9 27 £316 -13.35% 1
Edinburgh +7 24 £375 +7.14% 1
Glasgow +9 7 £221 -41.00% 1
Aberdeen -1 2 £345 +91.66%
North Lanarkshire +10 1 - -
Inverclyde +5 1 £165 -34.00%
Lanarkshire +4 1 £200 -
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 175 (100.00%) Windows
2 148 (84.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (63.43%) Active Directory
4 109 (62.29%) Microsoft
5 103 (58.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 101 (57.71%) Windows Server
7 90 (51.43%) Security Cleared
8 81 (46.29%) PowerShell
9 67 (38.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 65 (37.14%) SQL
11 63 (36.00%) MCSE
11 63 (36.00%) SC Cleared
12 58 (33.14%) VMware
13 55 (31.43%) Windows XP
14 51 (29.14%) Windows 7
15 49 (28.00%) Migration
16 45 (25.71%) Change Management
16 45 (25.71%) AIX
16 45 (25.71%) Office 365
17 44 (25.14%) Citrix
18 42 (24.00%) Netcool
19 41 (23.43%) SharePoint
20 40 (22.86%) HP
20 40 (22.86%) MS Exchange
21 37 (21.14%) Software Testing
22 35 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
22 35 (20.00%) VBScript
22 35 (20.00%) Veritas
23 34 (19.43%) Clustering
24 33 (18.86%) MCSA

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (23.43%) SharePoint
2 40 (22.86%) MS Exchange
3 35 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 31 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (16.57%) OpenStack
7 28 (16.00%) Skype for Business
8 27 (15.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (11.43%) Office Communications Server
10 10 (5.71%) IIS
11 8 (4.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (4.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (4.57%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (18.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.57%) MS Office
3 6 (3.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.71%) Office 365
2 3 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.43%) Skype
2 25 (14.29%) DNS
3 22 (12.57%) DHCP
4 9 (5.14%) SAN
5 5 (2.86%) Firewall
5 5 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.71%) LAN
7 2 (1.14%) ATM
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.14%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.14%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.14%) LDAP
7 2 (1.14%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.14%) WAN
8 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (15.43%) HP UFT
1 27 (15.43%) WinRunner
2 26 (14.86%) TestDirector
3 9 (5.14%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.00%) MSI
4 7 (4.00%) StarTeam
5 6 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (8.57%) Finance
2 5 (2.86%) Banking
3 4 (2.29%) Legal
4 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (16.57%) Analyst
2 27 (15.43%) Test Analyst
3 21 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 20 (11.43%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 14 (8.00%) Windows Specialist
6 13 (7.43%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (6.86%) Messaging Engineer
8 11 (6.29%) Consultant
9 9 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Wintel Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Active Directory Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Monitoring Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Build Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Infrastructure Tester
11 7 (4.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Tester
12 6 (3.43%) Architect
12 6 (3.43%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.43%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.57%) XML
2 12 (6.86%) Regular Expression
3 9 (5.14%) .NET
4 8 (4.57%) CSS
4 8 (4.57%) jQuery
4 8 (4.57%) XSLT
5 7 (4.00%) WinForms
5 7 (4.00%) WPF
5 7 (4.00%) XSD
6 6 (3.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.43%) Clustering
2 24 (13.71%) Computer Science
3 22 (12.57%) PDA
4 17 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.86%) PKI
6 11 (6.29%) Data Centre
7 9 (5.14%) Replication
8 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (2.86%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.29%) Credit Risk
10 4 (2.29%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.57%) BYOD
12 1 (0.57%) CMDB
12 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 175 (100.00%) Windows
2 148 (84.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 103 (58.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 101 (57.71%) Windows Server
5 55 (31.43%) Windows XP
6 51 (29.14%) Windows 7
7 45 (25.71%) AIX
8 19 (10.86%) Linux
9 15 (8.57%) HPUX
9 15 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (8.57%) Solaris
10 8 (4.57%) Windows 10
10 8 (4.57%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.29%) Unix
12 3 (1.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.00%) Migration
2 45 (25.71%) Change Management
3 37 (21.14%) Software Testing
4 31 (17.71%) ITIL
4 31 (17.71%) Test Scripting
5 28 (16.00%) Smoke Testing
6 27 (15.43%) Test Automation
7 20 (11.43%) Load Balancing
8 17 (9.71%) Prototyping
9 14 (8.00%) Configuration Management
10 13 (7.43%) Server Building
10 13 (7.43%) Service Management
11 12 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.86%) Release Management
11 12 (6.86%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.71%) Records Management
13 8 (4.57%) Security Patching
14 7 (4.00%) High Availability
14 7 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
15 6 (3.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 81 (46.29%) PowerShell
2 65 (37.14%) SQL
3 35 (20.00%) VBScript
4 25 (14.29%) C#
5 14 (8.00%) Java
6 12 (6.86%) Bourne shell
6 12 (6.86%) Korn
6 12 (6.86%) Perl
7 8 (4.57%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.71%) C
10 2 (1.14%) C++
10 2 (1.14%) COBOL
10 2 (1.14%) PL/1
10 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (51.43%) Security Cleared
2 67 (38.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (36.00%) MCSE
3 63 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 33 (18.86%) MCSA
5 32 (18.29%) ISTQB
5 32 (18.29%) MCTS
6 30 (17.14%) MCITP
7 26 (14.86%) Degree
8 9 (5.14%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (4.00%) CISSP
10 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.14%) CCA
11 2 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 111 (63.43%) Active Directory
2 33 (18.86%) Hyper-V
3 28 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (13.14%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.86%) XenApp
6 4 (2.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.29%) Firmware
7 3 (1.71%) MetaFrame
7 3 (1.71%) SRDF
7 3 (1.71%) vSphere
7 3 (1.71%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.14%) Veritas File System
8 2 (1.14%) XenServer
9 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 42 (24.00%) Netcool
2 30 (17.14%) McAfee ePO
3 25 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (9.71%) SCCM
5 13 (7.43%) SCOM
6 12 (6.86%) Tivoli
7 10 (5.71%) HP SiteScope
8 7 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (2.29%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.14%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 109 (62.29%) Microsoft
2 58 (33.14%) VMware
3 44 (25.14%) Citrix
4 40 (22.86%) HP
5 35 (20.00%) Veritas
6 31 (17.71%) Intel Security
7 18 (10.29%) IronPort
8 17 (9.71%) Red Hat
9 12 (6.86%) IBM
10 11 (6.29%) CA
11 9 (5.14%) Altiris
12 6 (3.43%) Nintex
12 6 (3.43%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.71%) Oracle
13 3 (1.71%) Symantec
14 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.14%) CommVault
14 2 (1.14%) NCR
14 2 (1.14%) Sophos
14 2 (1.14%) TOWER Software
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