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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 80 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 44 94 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.58% 3.81% 4.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.91% 15.24% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 51
Average daily rate
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£330 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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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
556 617 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.96% 24.98% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 274 243
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 30
Average hourly rate £16.12 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £90.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -2 15 £300 -31.42% 2
Aberdeen +5 3 £135 -50.90% 2
Glasgow -26 3 £333 +15.55% 1
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Moray - - - - 2
Highlands - - - -
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (82.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (54.00%) VMware
4 48 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 48 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 47 (47.00%) SC Cleared
5 47 (47.00%) Security Cleared
6 37 (37.00%) SQL
7 34 (34.00%) Windows XP
7 34 (34.00%) Citrix
8 32 (32.00%) DHCP
9 30 (30.00%) DNS
10 28 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 25 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 25 (25.00%) MS Office
12 24 (24.00%) Change Management
13 21 (21.00%) HP
14 19 (19.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (18.00%) Hyper-V
15 18 (18.00%) SAN
16 17 (17.00%) McAfee
17 16 (16.00%) MCSE
18 15 (15.00%) Clustering
18 15 (15.00%) MCTS
19 14 (14.00%) Software Testing
19 14 (14.00%) MCITP
19 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2003
19 14 (14.00%) Unit Testing

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (13.00%) IIS
4 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (3.00%) JBoss
9 3 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (1.00%) Apache
11 1 (1.00%) LiveLink
11 1 (1.00%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (25.00%) MS Office
2 13 (13.00%) MS Project
3 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.00%) DHCP
2 30 (30.00%) DNS
3 18 (18.00%) SAN
4 14 (14.00%) Firewall
5 8 (8.00%) LAN
5 8 (8.00%) WAN
6 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.00%) Network Security
7 5 (5.00%) IPsec
7 5 (5.00%) Junos
7 5 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.00%) VPN
8 3 (3.00%) VLAN
9 2 (2.00%) Internet
9 2 (2.00%) SSL
10 1 (1.00%) VoIP
10 1 (1.00%) IPv4
10 1 (1.00%) HTTP
10 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) DTS
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) WinRunner
1 13 (13.00%) TestDirector
1 13 (13.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Analyst
2 11 (11.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (9.00%) Desktop Support
3 9 (9.00%) Test Engineer
3 9 (9.00%) Build Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Administrator
6 6 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Environment Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) .NET
1 3 (3.00%) XML
1 3 (3.00%) Middleware
1 3 (3.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Clustering
2 13 (13.00%) PDA
3 12 (12.00%) Replication
4 8 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.00%) Cryptography
7 4 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.00%) EqualLogic
9 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
9 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.00%) iSeries
9 2 (2.00%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
9 2 (2.00%) AS400
10 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.00%) iPhone
10 1 (1.00%) iPad
10 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (82.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (34.00%) Windows XP
4 25 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.00%) AIX
7 11 (11.00%) Windows 2000
8 9 (9.00%) UNIX
9 8 (8.00%) Linux
10 5 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.00%) Ubuntu
11 4 (4.00%) Windows Vista
12 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) Change Management
2 14 (14.00%) Software Testing
2 14 (14.00%) Unit Testing
3 13 (13.00%) ITIL
3 13 (13.00%) Test Scripting
3 13 (13.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (8.00%) Migration
6 7 (7.00%) Build Automation
7 6 (6.00%) Service Management
7 6 (6.00%) Validation
8 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (5.00%) Network Management
8 5 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (4.00%) Time Management
9 4 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.00%) VBScript
4 4 (4.00%) C#
5 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.00%) REXX
6 2 (2.00%) Tcl
6 2 (2.00%) Java
6 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (47.00%) SC Cleared
1 47 (47.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (16.00%) MCSE
4 15 (15.00%) MCTS
5 14 (14.00%) MCITP
6 13 (13.00%) ISTQB
7 12 (12.00%) MCSA
8 4 (4.00%) Degree
9 2 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.00%) CCNP
10 1 (1.00%) MCP
10 1 (1.00%) CCNA
10 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) JSP 440
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.00%) VMware ESX
5 12 (12.00%) vSphere
6 6 (6.00%) XenApp
7 5 (5.00%) Terminal Services
7 5 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.00%) MetaFrame
8 3 (3.00%) vCloud
8 3 (3.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 14 (14.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (13.00%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (12.00%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (12.00%) Netcool
4 9 (9.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (3.00%) Unicenter
7 2 (2.00%) SCCM
7 2 (2.00%) WMI
7 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.00%) OpenView
8 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (1.00%) CA LISA
8 1 (1.00%) Nessus
8 1 (1.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (54.00%) VMware
2 48 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (34.00%) Citrix
4 21 (21.00%) HP
5 17 (17.00%) McAfee
6 13 (13.00%) Veritas
7 12 (12.00%) Altiris
8 10 (10.00%) NetApp
8 10 (10.00%) EMC
9 8 (8.00%) Cisco
9 8 (8.00%) IBM
10 7 (7.00%) CA
11 5 (5.00%) Juniper
11 5 (5.00%) CheckPoint
11 5 (5.00%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.00%) TippingPoint
11 5 (5.00%) Riverbed
11 5 (5.00%) F5
11 5 (5.00%) 3PAR
11 5 (5.00%) Crossbeam
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