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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 42 80 45
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 123 59 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.23% 2.03% 3.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.17% 10.44% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 30 28
Median daily rate £375 £335 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £135 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.01% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £11.45 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £28.65 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £15.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -14.86%
Windows Server 2003
UK

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
811 565 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.88% 19.46% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 289 329
Median daily rate £355 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 39
Median hourly rate £36.75 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -12 66 £365 +3.82%
Edinburgh -7 23 £387 +20.93% 2
Glasgow +23 21 £440 +81.44% 1
Aberdeen +3 2 £345 +155.55% 2
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £375 -
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Windows
2 144 (80.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (62.36%) Active Directory
4 109 (61.24%) Microsoft
5 102 (57.30%) Windows Server
6 88 (49.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 86 (48.31%) Security Cleared
8 81 (45.51%) PowerShell
9 72 (40.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 68 (38.20%) VMware
11 63 (35.39%) MCSE
12 60 (33.71%) SQL
13 59 (33.15%) SC Cleared
13 59 (33.15%) Windows 7
14 56 (31.46%) Windows XP
15 53 (29.78%) Migration
16 45 (25.28%) Change Management
17 44 (24.72%) MS Exchange
17 44 (24.72%) Citrix
17 44 (24.72%) AIX
18 41 (23.03%) Netcool
19 40 (22.47%) Software Testing
20 38 (21.35%) VBScript
21 37 (20.79%) HP
21 37 (20.79%) Office 365
22 36 (20.22%) Veritas
23 35 (19.66%) HP UFT
23 35 (19.66%) WinRunner
23 35 (19.66%) Clustering
23 35 (19.66%) Test Automation

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 44 (24.72%) MS Exchange
2 34 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 33 (18.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 33 (18.54%) SharePoint
4 28 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (15.73%) OpenStack
5 27 (15.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (15.17%) Skype for Business
6 20 (11.24%) Office Communications Server
7 10 (5.62%) IIS
8 8 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.06%) MS Office
3 6 (3.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 37 (20.79%) Office 365
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.29%) DNS
2 27 (15.17%) Skype
3 25 (14.04%) DHCP
4 10 (5.62%) SAN
5 5 (2.81%) Firewall
5 5 (2.81%) LDAP
6 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.12%) LAN
7 2 (1.12%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.56%) 3G
8 1 (0.56%) ADSL
8 1 (0.56%) Broadband
8 1 (0.56%) Internet
8 1 (0.56%) VPN
8 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.37%) RDBMS
2 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (19.66%) HP UFT
1 35 (19.66%) WinRunner
2 34 (19.10%) TestDirector
3 12 (6.74%) MSI
3 12 (6.74%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.81%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (7.87%) Finance
2 4 (2.25%) Legal
3 3 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (14.61%) Analyst
2 25 (14.04%) Test Analyst
3 21 (11.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 21 (11.80%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 13 (7.30%) Support Engineer
5 12 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (6.74%) Messaging Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Active Directory Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Infrastructure Tester
6 11 (6.18%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Tester
6 11 (6.18%) Wintel Engineer
7 10 (5.62%) Consultant
7 10 (5.62%) Windows Specialist
8 9 (5.06%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.49%) Development Engineer
9 8 (4.49%) Software Development Engineer
10 7 (3.93%) Build Engineer
10 7 (3.93%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.24%) XML
2 13 (7.30%) WinForms
2 13 (7.30%) WPF
3 12 (6.74%) .NET
3 12 (6.74%) XSD
4 10 (5.62%) Regular Expression
5 8 (4.49%) CSS
5 8 (4.49%) jQuery
5 8 (4.49%) XSLT
6 6 (3.37%) REST
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.66%) Clustering
2 28 (15.73%) PDA
3 24 (13.48%) Computer Science
4 17 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (6.18%) Data Centre
7 10 (5.62%) PKI
8 9 (5.06%) Replication
9 7 (3.93%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (2.25%) Credit Risk
10 4 (2.25%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.69%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.56%) AS400
12 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.56%) BYOD
12 1 (0.56%) CMDB
12 1 (0.56%) iSeries
12 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.56%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 178 (100.00%) Windows
2 144 (80.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (57.30%) Windows Server
4 88 (49.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (33.15%) Windows 7
6 56 (31.46%) Windows XP
7 44 (24.72%) AIX
8 17 (9.55%) Linux
9 13 (7.30%) HPUX
9 13 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (7.30%) Solaris
10 7 (3.93%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.25%) Unix
12 3 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.78%) Migration
2 45 (25.28%) Change Management
3 40 (22.47%) Software Testing
4 35 (19.66%) Test Automation
5 33 (18.54%) Test Scripting
6 32 (17.98%) ITIL
7 20 (11.24%) Load Balancing
8 18 (10.11%) Unit Testing
9 17 (9.55%) Configuration Management
10 14 (7.87%) Server Building
11 12 (6.74%) Service Management
12 10 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (5.62%) Records Management
12 10 (5.62%) Release Management
13 8 (4.49%) Performance Management
13 8 (4.49%) Security Patching
14 7 (3.93%) High Availability
15 6 (3.37%) Performance Testing
15 6 (3.37%) Web Development
15 6 (3.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 81 (45.51%) PowerShell
2 60 (33.71%) SQL
3 38 (21.35%) VBScript
4 31 (17.42%) C#
5 15 (8.43%) Java
6 10 (5.62%) Bourne shell
6 10 (5.62%) Korn
6 10 (5.62%) Perl
7 8 (4.49%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.37%) C
9 5 (2.81%) C++
9 5 (2.81%) COBOL
9 5 (2.81%) PL/1
9 5 (2.81%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.81%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (48.31%) Security Cleared
2 72 (40.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (35.39%) MCSE
4 59 (33.15%) SC Cleared
5 33 (18.54%) MCSA
5 33 (18.54%) MCTS
6 31 (17.42%) MCITP
7 29 (16.29%) Degree
7 29 (16.29%) ISTQB
8 8 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.81%) CISSP
10 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.12%) CCA
11 2 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 111 (62.36%) Active Directory
2 34 (19.10%) Hyper-V
3 31 (17.42%) VMware ESX
4 30 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (2.81%) XenApp
6 4 (2.25%) Firmware
6 4 (2.25%) vSphere
7 3 (1.69%) SRDF
7 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.12%) MetaFrame
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.12%) Veritas File System
8 2 (1.12%) XenServer
9 1 (0.56%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 41 (23.03%) Netcool
2 33 (18.54%) HP Quality Center
3 31 (17.42%) McAfee ePO
4 18 (10.11%) SCCM
5 15 (8.43%) SCOM
6 10 (5.62%) Tivoli
7 9 (5.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (4.49%) HP SiteScope
9 7 (3.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (2.81%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (1.12%) AirWatch
12 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.56%) Nagios
13 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 109 (61.24%) Microsoft
2 68 (38.20%) VMware
3 44 (24.72%) Citrix
4 37 (20.79%) HP
5 36 (20.22%) Veritas
6 32 (17.98%) Intel Security
7 17 (9.55%) IronPort
8 15 (8.43%) Red Hat
9 11 (6.18%) IBM
10 9 (5.06%) Altiris
10 9 (5.06%) CA
11 7 (3.93%) Oracle
12 6 (3.37%) Nintex
12 6 (3.37%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.25%) Symantec
14 3 (1.69%) Cisco
15 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
15 2 (1.12%) CommVault
15 2 (1.12%) Sophos
16 1 (0.56%) EMC
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