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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 72 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 57 92 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.96% 3.64% 3.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.09% 13.94% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 59
Average daily rate
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£335 £309 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £123 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £378 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
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
565 660 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.40% 26.10% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 328 267
Average daily rate £325 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 39 11
Average hourly rate £28.10 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.11% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £28.70 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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
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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -3 20 £315 +75.00% 1
Renfrewshire +5 19 £352 +7.38%
Aberdeen +4 4 £135 -58.46% 1
Glasgow -20 4 £243 -22.40% 2
North Lanarkshire -2 2 £180 -32.71%
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 - -
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (83.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (40.17%) Windows 7
4 42 (35.90%) Security Cleared
4 42 (35.90%) Microsoft
4 42 (35.90%) Active Directory
5 41 (35.04%) SC Cleared
6 39 (33.33%) VMware
7 34 (29.06%) Windows XP
8 33 (28.21%) HP
9 32 (27.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (25.64%) Change Management
11 28 (23.93%) SQL
12 25 (21.37%) Migration
13 24 (20.51%) McAfee
14 23 (19.66%) MS Office
14 23 (19.66%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (18.80%) VMware ESX
15 22 (18.80%) SCCM
15 22 (18.80%) Hyper-V
16 21 (17.95%) SAN
16 21 (17.95%) Citrix
17 20 (17.09%) DHCP
17 20 (17.09%) DNS
17 20 (17.09%) Software Testing
17 20 (17.09%) PDA
17 20 (17.09%) ISTQB
18 19 (16.24%) Clustering
19 18 (15.38%) MCSE
20 17 (14.53%) AIX

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (11.97%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.84%) Lync
3 7 (5.98%) IIS
4 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (19.66%) MS Office
2 10 (8.55%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.27%) MS Project
4 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) SAN
2 20 (17.09%) DHCP
2 20 (17.09%) DNS
3 16 (13.68%) Firewall
4 13 (11.11%) LAN
4 13 (11.11%) WAN
5 11 (9.40%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (6.84%) Network Security
7 7 (5.98%) SSL
7 7 (5.98%) Junos
8 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.42%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (3.42%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (3.42%) VPN
9 4 (3.42%) LDAP
10 3 (2.56%) Internet
10 3 (2.56%) VoIP
10 3 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.85%) DTS
Development Applications
1 17 (14.53%) TestDirector
2 16 (13.68%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (13.68%) WinRunner
3 8 (6.84%) MSI
4 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.85%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (4.27%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (17.95%) Analyst
2 14 (11.97%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 9 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (6.84%) Server Engineer
5 8 (6.84%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (6.84%) Desktop Support
6 7 (5.98%) Administrator
6 7 (5.98%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.27%) Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.27%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (3.42%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.56%) .NET
3 2 (1.71%) HTML
3 2 (1.71%) XML
3 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.71%) JSP
4 1 (0.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.85%) XSD
4 1 (0.85%) WPF
4 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) PDA
2 19 (16.24%) Clustering
3 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.13%) Replication
4 6 (5.13%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.42%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.71%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.71%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.71%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) AS400
7 1 (0.85%) iSeries
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (83.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (40.17%) Windows 7
4 34 (29.06%) Windows XP
5 32 (27.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (14.53%) AIX
7 12 (10.26%) Windows 2000
8 5 (4.27%) Linux
8 5 (4.27%) UNIX
9 4 (3.42%) Android
9 4 (3.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (3.42%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.56%) Solaris
11 2 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.71%) HPUX
11 2 (1.71%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.64%) Change Management
2 25 (21.37%) Migration
3 20 (17.09%) Software Testing
4 17 (14.53%) Test Scripting
5 16 (13.68%) Test Automation
5 16 (13.68%) ITIL
6 9 (7.69%) Service Management
7 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
7 8 (6.84%) Project Management
8 7 (5.98%) Time Management
8 7 (5.98%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (5.13%) Network Management
9 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.27%) Workflow
10 5 (4.27%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.27%) Software Distribution
11 4 (3.42%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (2.56%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.93%) SQL
2 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.56%) REXX
3 3 (2.56%) Tcl
4 2 (1.71%) VBScript
4 2 (1.71%) C#
4 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.85%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 42 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 41 (35.04%) SC Cleared
3 23 (19.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (17.09%) ISTQB
5 18 (15.38%) MCSE
6 17 (14.53%) MCTS
7 16 (13.68%) MCITP
8 15 (12.82%) MCSA
9 9 (7.69%) Degree
10 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.71%) PMP
10 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.71%) CCNP
10 2 (1.71%) CCNA
10 2 (1.71%) HND
11 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) JSP 440
2 6 (5.13%) QA
3 4 (3.42%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.80%) VMware ESX
2 22 (18.80%) Hyper-V
3 17 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (11.11%) vSphere
5 7 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.71%) XenApp
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.85%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.85%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 22 (18.80%) SCCM
2 17 (14.53%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (14.53%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (11.97%) Netcool
4 10 (8.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (5.98%) WMI
6 6 (5.13%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (3.42%) SCOM
8 3 (2.56%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.56%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.71%) Nessus
9 2 (1.71%) Nmap
9 2 (1.71%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.85%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.85%) Nagios
10 1 (0.85%) OpenView
10 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 39 (33.33%) VMware
3 33 (28.21%) HP
4 24 (20.51%) McAfee
5 21 (17.95%) Citrix
6 16 (13.68%) Veritas
6 16 (13.68%) Cisco
7 11 (9.40%) EMC
7 11 (9.40%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.98%) Juniper
8 7 (5.98%) TippingPoint
8 7 (5.98%) F5
8 7 (5.98%) 3PAR
8 7 (5.98%) Riverbed
8 7 (5.98%) Crossbeam
9 6 (5.13%) Oracle
10 5 (4.27%) CommVault
11 3 (2.56%) Symantec
11 3 (2.56%) Sophos
11 3 (2.56%) CA
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