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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 66 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 54 86 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.05% 3.77% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.15% 15.38% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 40
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £146 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £405 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £289 £296
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -8.33%
Windows Server 2003
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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
532 559 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.16% 24.50% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 239 238
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £118 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 19
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £39.25 £19.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 20 £313 +4.16% 4
Glasgow -26 5 £350 +47.36%
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Moray - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (82.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (53.13%) VMware
4 50 (52.08%) Microsoft
5 45 (46.88%) SC Cleared
5 45 (46.88%) Security Cleared
6 41 (42.71%) Active Directory
7 36 (37.50%) SQL
8 30 (31.25%) Windows XP
9 29 (30.21%) Citrix
10 28 (29.17%) DHCP
10 28 (29.17%) DNS
11 26 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (26.04%) HP
13 24 (25.00%) Change Management
13 24 (25.00%) Windows 7
14 23 (23.96%) MS Exchange
14 23 (23.96%) MS Office
15 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (18.75%) MCSE
18 17 (17.71%) SAN
18 17 (17.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 16 (16.67%) McAfee
19 16 (16.67%) Hyper-V
19 16 (16.67%) PDA
19 16 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
19 16 (16.67%) ISTQB
20 15 (15.63%) MCITP
20 15 (15.63%) Test Scripting

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 23 (23.96%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (14.58%) IIS
4 11 (11.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.13%) JBoss
7 3 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.04%) Lync
9 1 (1.04%) Apache
9 1 (1.04%) LiveLink
Applications
1 23 (23.96%) MS Office
2 15 (15.63%) MS Project
3 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.17%) DHCP
1 28 (29.17%) DNS
2 17 (17.71%) SAN
3 11 (11.46%) Firewall
4 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.25%) SSL
4 6 (6.25%) Network Security
5 5 (5.21%) LAN
5 5 (5.21%) WAN
6 4 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.17%) Junos
7 2 (2.08%) IPsec
7 2 (2.08%) VPN
7 2 (2.08%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.08%) VLAN
7 2 (2.08%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.04%) HTTP
8 1 (1.04%) DMZ
8 1 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.13%) DTS
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) WinRunner
1 13 (13.54%) TestDirector
1 13 (13.54%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (17.71%) Analyst
2 12 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Administrator
4 9 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.21%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (3.13%) Environment Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Citrix Administrator
10 3 (3.13%) Deployment Specialist
10 3 (3.13%) Server Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
10 3 (3.13%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.13%) Middleware
3 2 (2.08%) HTML
3 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.08%) JSP
3 2 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.67%) PDA
2 15 (15.63%) Clustering
3 14 (14.58%) Replication
4 10 (10.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.17%) Cryptography
7 3 (3.13%) EqualLogic
7 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.04%) iPhone
9 1 (1.04%) iSeries
9 1 (1.04%) iPad
9 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.04%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (82.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 24 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 20 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (13.54%) AIX
7 12 (12.50%) Windows 2000
8 9 (9.38%) Linux
8 9 (9.38%) UNIX
9 4 (4.17%) Ubuntu
9 4 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.04%) HPUX
11 1 (1.04%) Solaris
11 1 (1.04%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Change Management
2 15 (15.63%) Test Scripting
2 15 (15.63%) Software Testing
3 13 (13.54%) Test Automation
4 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 10 (10.42%) Migration
6 9 (9.38%) ITIL
7 8 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.17%) Service Management
8 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.17%) Validation
8 4 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.17%) Network Management
9 3 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.13%) Build Automation
9 3 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.13%) Time Management
9 3 (3.13%) Project Management
9 3 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.21%) VBScript
4 4 (4.17%) C#
4 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.08%) REXX
5 2 (2.08%) Tcl
5 2 (2.08%) Java
5 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (46.88%) SC Cleared
1 45 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (18.75%) MCSE
4 16 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 15 (15.63%) MCITP
6 14 (14.58%) MCTS
7 12 (12.50%) MCSA
8 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.08%) CCNP
8 2 (2.08%) CCNA
8 2 (2.08%) Degree
8 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) JSP 440
1 4 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 41 (42.71%) Active Directory
2 26 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 14 (14.58%) VMware ESX
5 10 (10.42%) vSphere
6 6 (6.25%) XenApp
7 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.13%) vCloud
8 3 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.13%) MetaFrame
9 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.08%) Nmap
9 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (11.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (11.46%) Netcool
5 4 (4.17%) WMI
5 4 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (3.13%) Unicenter
7 2 (2.08%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.08%) Nessus
7 2 (2.08%) SCCM
8 1 (1.04%) CA LISA
8 1 (1.04%) SCOM
8 1 (1.04%) OpenView
8 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 51 (53.13%) VMware
2 50 (52.08%) Microsoft
3 29 (30.21%) Citrix
4 25 (26.04%) HP
5 16 (16.67%) McAfee
6 14 (14.58%) Altiris
7 13 (13.54%) Veritas
8 10 (10.42%) EMC
9 8 (8.33%) NetApp
10 6 (6.25%) CA
10 6 (6.25%) IBM
11 5 (5.21%) Cisco
12 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.17%) Juniper
12 4 (4.17%) TippingPoint
12 4 (4.17%) Crossbeam
12 4 (4.17%) Riverbed
12 4 (4.17%) 3PAR
12 4 (4.17%) F5
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