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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
UK / Scotland
Rank 84 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 20 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 2.09% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.09% 9.54% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 24
Median daily rate £300 £306 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £350 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%

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
393 566 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.77% 21.90% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 285 258
Median daily rate £340 £338 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £445 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 9 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £161.25 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 17 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 January 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
Glasgow +2 6 £330 +25.71% 2
Aberdeen - 5 £295 - 1
Renfrewshire -1 4 £273 -14.84%
Edinburgh +14 2 - -
North Lanarkshire 0 2 - -
Inverclyde +4 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (96.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (86.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (67.47%) Microsoft
5 53 (63.86%) Active Directory
6 43 (51.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (50.60%) Office 365
8 40 (48.19%) MCSE
9 38 (45.78%) Windows Server
10 35 (42.17%) SharePoint
11 33 (39.76%) Windows 7
12 31 (37.35%) PowerShell
12 31 (37.35%) Windows XP
13 26 (31.33%) Citrix
13 26 (31.33%) Clustering
14 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
15 24 (28.92%) MS Exchange
16 23 (27.71%) HP
16 23 (27.71%) Exchange Server 2010
17 22 (26.51%) Veritas
17 22 (26.51%) Migration
18 21 (25.30%) SC Cleared
18 21 (25.30%) Exchange Server 2013
18 21 (25.30%) Windows 10
19 20 (24.10%) Skype
19 20 (24.10%) Skype for Business
19 20 (24.10%) ISTQB
19 20 (24.10%) VMware
19 20 (24.10%) SQL
20 19 (22.89%) MS Office

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 35 (42.17%) SharePoint
2 24 (28.92%) MS Exchange
3 23 (27.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (25.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (24.10%) Skype for Business
6 19 (22.89%) OpenStack
7 14 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (9.64%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (7.23%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (22.89%) MS Office
2 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (50.60%) Office 365
2 3 (3.61%) IaaS
3 2 (2.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.10%) Skype
2 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.43%) Firewall
4 4 (4.82%) DHCP
4 4 (4.82%) SAN
5 3 (3.61%) DNS
6 1 (1.20%) Network Security
6 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.41%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) Analyst
2 14 (16.87%) Test Analyst
3 11 (13.25%) Messaging Specialist
3 11 (13.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Lync Specialist
5 9 (10.84%) Office 365 Specialist
6 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Tester
7 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.61%) Administrator
9 3 (3.61%) Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Tester
9 3 (3.61%) Server Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.33%) Clustering
2 16 (19.28%) Computer Science
3 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.61%) PKI
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) PDA
6 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (96.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (86.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (45.78%) Windows Server
5 33 (39.76%) Windows 7
6 31 (37.35%) Windows XP
7 21 (25.30%) Windows 10
8 17 (20.48%) AIX
9 6 (7.23%) Linux
10 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.20%) HPUX
11 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Migration
2 19 (22.89%) Change Management
2 19 (22.89%) Software Testing
3 18 (21.69%) Load Balancing
3 18 (21.69%) Test Scripting
4 17 (20.48%) Server Virtualisation
5 14 (16.87%) Smoke Testing
6 7 (8.43%) ITIL
7 6 (7.23%) Change Control
7 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (6.02%) Server Building
8 5 (6.02%) Time Management
9 3 (3.61%) Prototyping
9 3 (3.61%) Records Management
9 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.41%) Manual Testing
11 1 (1.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.20%) Information Assurance
11 1 (1.20%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.35%) PowerShell
2 20 (24.10%) SQL
3 8 (9.64%) VBScript
4 1 (1.20%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.20%) C
4 1 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) Korn
4 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (51.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (48.19%) MCSE
3 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
4 21 (25.30%) SC Cleared
5 20 (24.10%) ISTQB
6 17 (20.48%) Degree
7 16 (19.28%) MCITP
7 16 (19.28%) MCSA
7 16 (19.28%) MCTS
8 8 (9.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (3.61%) CISSP
10 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 53 (63.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.69%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.43%) vSphere
5 6 (7.23%) Firmware
5 6 (7.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.82%) XenApp
8 3 (3.61%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (20.48%) McAfee ePO
1 17 (20.48%) Netcool
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (7.23%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.82%) SCCM
5 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.61%) WSUS
6 1 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.20%) SCOM
6 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (67.47%) Microsoft
2 26 (31.33%) Citrix
3 23 (27.71%) HP
4 22 (26.51%) Veritas
5 20 (24.10%) VMware
6 17 (20.48%) Intel Security
7 8 (9.64%) IronPort
8 5 (6.02%) Symantec
9 2 (2.41%) Dell
9 2 (2.41%) Google
10 1 (1.20%) Apple
10 1 (1.20%) Avaya
10 1 (1.20%) CA
10 1 (1.20%) CommVault
10 1 (1.20%) IBM
10 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.20%) Thales
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