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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 78 58 70
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 51 75 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.57% 2.71% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.66% 12.76% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 23
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £111 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £354 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -16.66%
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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 Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
589 588 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.16% 21.22% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 283 223
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 11 £350 +7.69% 2
Renfrewshire -2 10 £330 -0.56%
Lanarkshire -4 7 - -
Inverclyde -5 6 £250 -
Aberdeen +9 4 £180 +33.33%
Glasgow -5 4 £323 +24.82% 3
North Lanarkshire -7 2 £115 +27.77%
Fife -6 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (71.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (46.90%) Active Directory
4 50 (44.25%) VMware
5 45 (39.82%) Windows 7
6 36 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (29.20%) Security Cleared
8 30 (26.55%) Microsoft
9 28 (24.78%) SAN
9 28 (24.78%) Change Management
10 26 (23.01%) HP
10 26 (23.01%) SCCM
11 25 (22.12%) SC Cleared
11 25 (22.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (19.47%) Windows XP
12 22 (19.47%) MS Exchange
12 22 (19.47%) ITIL
13 21 (18.58%) MSI
13 21 (18.58%) Migration
13 21 (18.58%) MS Office
14 19 (16.81%) Citrix
14 19 (16.81%) PowerShell
15 18 (15.93%) Data Centre
16 17 (15.04%) DNS
17 16 (14.16%) Cisco
17 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (14.16%) XML
17 16 (14.16%) C#
17 16 (14.16%) SQL
17 16 (14.16%) VBScript

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 22 (19.47%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (7.08%) Lync
4 5 (4.42%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (18.58%) MS Office
2 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.65%) MS Project
4 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.78%) SAN
2 17 (15.04%) DNS
3 13 (11.50%) DHCP
4 12 (10.62%) VoIP
5 10 (8.85%) NAS
6 8 (7.08%) LAN
6 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.08%) WAN
7 7 (6.19%) LDAP
8 6 (5.31%) Firewall
9 5 (4.42%) Network Security
10 4 (3.54%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.54%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.65%) Junos
11 3 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.65%) Internet
11 3 (2.65%) X.500
11 3 (2.65%) WLAN
11 3 (2.65%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (18.58%) MSI
2 3 (2.65%) WinRunner
2 3 (2.65%) TestDirector
2 3 (2.65%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.88%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (4.42%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (19.47%) Analyst
1 22 (19.47%) Support Engineer
2 9 (7.96%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (7.96%) Support Analyst
2 9 (7.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (7.08%) Developer
4 7 (6.19%) Software Engineer
4 7 (6.19%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (6.19%) IT Support
4 7 (6.19%) Development Engineer
4 7 (6.19%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (5.31%) Administrator
5 6 (5.31%) Consultant
6 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Applications Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.54%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.54%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.16%) XML
2 14 (12.39%) XSD
2 14 (12.39%) WinForms
2 14 (12.39%) WPF
3 10 (8.85%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.77%) .NET
5 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.93%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.39%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (9.73%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.42%) Clustering
4 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.54%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.65%) Replication
6 3 (2.65%) CLARiiON
6 3 (2.65%) PKI
6 3 (2.65%) PDA
7 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.77%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.77%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (71.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (39.82%) Windows 7
4 25 (22.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (19.47%) Windows XP
6 8 (7.08%) Windows 2000
7 6 (5.31%) AIX
7 6 (5.31%) UNIX
8 5 (4.42%) Linux
9 4 (3.54%) Solaris
9 4 (3.54%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.65%) HPUX
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.78%) Change Management
2 22 (19.47%) ITIL
3 21 (18.58%) Migration
4 16 (14.16%) Unit Testing
4 16 (14.16%) Performance Management
5 9 (7.96%) Performance Testing
6 8 (7.08%) Service Management
7 7 (6.19%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.42%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.54%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.54%) Time Management
9 4 (3.54%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (3.54%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.54%) Project Management
9 4 (3.54%) Software Testing
10 3 (2.65%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.65%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.65%) Workflow
10 3 (2.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.81%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.16%) C#
2 16 (14.16%) SQL
2 16 (14.16%) VBScript
3 10 (8.85%) REXX
3 10 (8.85%) Tcl
4 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.88%) Korn
4 1 (0.88%) XPath
4 1 (0.88%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) XQuery
4 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (29.20%) Security Cleared
2 25 (22.12%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.85%) MCSE
4 10 (8.85%) Degree
5 9 (7.96%) MCTS
6 7 (6.19%) MCITP
6 7 (6.19%) MCSA
7 4 (3.54%) CCNA
7 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.54%) A+ Certification
7 4 (3.54%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.54%) ACSA
7 4 (3.54%) CCENT
8 3 (2.65%) HND
8 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.88%) PMP
9 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 53 (46.90%) Active Directory
2 36 (31.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.50%) vSphere
4 10 (8.85%) VMware ESX
5 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (5.31%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.31%) Terminal Server
8 4 (3.54%) XenApp
9 3 (2.65%) SRDF
9 3 (2.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (23.01%) SCCM
2 13 (11.50%) Backup Exec
3 11 (9.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (8.85%) WMI
5 8 (7.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.54%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.54%) WSUS
6 4 (3.54%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.65%) SCOM
7 3 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (2.65%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.77%) Netcool
8 2 (1.77%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.88%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 50 (44.25%) VMware
2 30 (26.55%) Microsoft
3 26 (23.01%) HP
4 19 (16.81%) Citrix
5 16 (14.16%) Cisco
6 11 (9.73%) CommVault
7 10 (8.85%) EMC
8 9 (7.96%) Symantec
9 8 (7.08%) McAfee
10 7 (6.19%) Oracle
11 6 (5.31%) Veritas
11 6 (5.31%) Lotus
12 4 (3.54%) Apple
13 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.65%) Dell
13 3 (2.65%) Juniper
13 3 (2.65%) Crossbeam
13 3 (2.65%) TippingPoint
13 3 (2.65%) Riverbed
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