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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK / Scotland
Rank 96 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 2.09% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.90% 9.41% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 30
Median daily rate £400 £300 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £343 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.28%

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
414 574 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.04% 22.26% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 293 304
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 15
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £60.00 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -2 8 £416 +35.91% 2
Glasgow -7 3 £175 -38.59% 4
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (96.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (85.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (68.18%) Active Directory
5 54 (61.36%) Microsoft
6 47 (53.41%) Windows Server
7 41 (46.59%) Office 365
7 41 (46.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (45.45%) Windows 7
9 39 (44.32%) MCSE
10 37 (42.05%) PowerShell
11 36 (40.91%) Windows XP
12 34 (38.64%) SharePoint
13 29 (32.95%) Windows 10
14 28 (31.82%) Citrix
15 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
16 25 (28.41%) Clustering
16 25 (28.41%) MS Exchange
16 25 (28.41%) SQL
17 24 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
18 23 (26.14%) SC Cleared
18 23 (26.14%) VMware
19 22 (25.00%) Migration
19 22 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
20 21 (23.86%) Change Management
20 21 (23.86%) Veritas
20 21 (23.86%) HP
21 20 (22.73%) Skype for Business
21 20 (22.73%) Skype
22 19 (21.59%) Server Virtualisation

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 34 (38.64%) SharePoint
2 25 (28.41%) MS Exchange
3 24 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (22.73%) Skype for Business
6 18 (20.45%) OpenStack
7 15 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (6.82%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (20.45%) MS Excel
1 18 (20.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (46.59%) Office 365
2 3 (3.41%) IaaS
3 2 (2.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.73%) Skype
2 8 (9.09%) HTTP
2 8 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 8 (9.09%) SSL
2 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.95%) Firewall
3 7 (7.95%) SAN
4 4 (4.55%) DHCP
5 3 (3.41%) DNS
5 3 (3.41%) NAS
6 2 (2.27%) VoIP
7 1 (1.14%) Network Security
7 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) StarTeam
2 8 (9.09%) MSI
3 2 (2.27%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Analyst
2 12 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 11 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
3 11 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Lync Specialist
5 9 (10.23%) Office 365 Specialist
6 7 (7.95%) Tester
7 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Administrator
9 3 (3.41%) Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Tester
9 3 (3.41%) Server Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.41%) Clustering
2 16 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) PDA
6 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (96.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (85.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (53.41%) Windows Server
5 40 (45.45%) Windows 7
6 36 (40.91%) Windows XP
7 29 (32.95%) Windows 10
8 15 (17.05%) AIX
9 12 (13.64%) Linux
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Migration
2 21 (23.86%) Change Management
3 19 (21.59%) Server Virtualisation
4 18 (20.45%) Load Balancing
4 18 (20.45%) Software Testing
5 16 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 13 (14.77%) Smoke Testing
7 9 (10.23%) Change Control
7 9 (10.23%) Prototyping
8 8 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 8 (9.09%) ITIL
8 8 (9.09%) Patch Management
8 8 (9.09%) Software Distribution
8 8 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (5.68%) Server Building
10 5 (5.68%) Time Management
11 3 (3.41%) ITIL V3
11 3 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.05%) PowerShell
2 25 (28.41%) SQL
3 8 (9.09%) REXX
3 8 (9.09%) Tcl
3 8 (9.09%) VB
4 7 (7.95%) VBScript
5 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (46.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (44.32%) MCSE
3 27 (30.68%) Security Cleared
4 23 (26.14%) SC Cleared
5 18 (20.45%) ISTQB
6 17 (19.32%) Degree
7 15 (17.05%) MCITP
7 15 (17.05%) MCSA
7 15 (17.05%) MCTS
8 8 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.14%) CISSP
9 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 60 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.32%) Hyper-V
3 14 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.95%) vSphere
5 6 (6.82%) Firmware
5 6 (6.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.55%) XenApp
8 3 (3.41%) Terminal Server
8 3 (3.41%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.41%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (17.05%) Netcool
3 8 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (6.82%) NetBackup
6 5 (5.68%) SCCM
7 3 (3.41%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 28 (31.82%) Citrix
3 23 (26.14%) VMware
4 21 (23.86%) HP
4 21 (23.86%) Veritas
5 16 (18.18%) Intel Security
6 8 (9.09%) IronPort
7 5 (5.68%) Symantec
8 2 (2.27%) Apple
8 2 (2.27%) Dell
8 2 (2.27%) Google
9 1 (1.14%) Avaya
9 1 (1.14%) CommVault
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