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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 67 59 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 53 77 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.72% 2.71% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.71% 12.64% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 26
Median daily rate £281 £310 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.51% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £314 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.24% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 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 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%
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
495 609 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.36% 21.41% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 293 298
Median daily rate £320 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £166 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £440 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 20
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £100.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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 -9 26 £275 -14.06%
Glasgow -4 15 £300 +2.12% 3
Aberdeen - 5 £295 -
Edinburgh +16 3 £300 +6.19% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Inverclyde 0 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £160 -
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (95.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (84.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 73 (68.22%) Active Directory
5 71 (66.36%) Microsoft
6 51 (47.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 49 (45.79%) Office 365
8 48 (44.86%) Windows Server
8 48 (44.86%) MCSE
9 45 (42.06%) Windows 7
10 42 (39.25%) Windows XP
10 42 (39.25%) SharePoint
11 38 (35.51%) Citrix
12 35 (32.71%) PowerShell
12 35 (32.71%) Security Cleared
13 34 (31.78%) Clustering
14 31 (28.97%) Change Management
15 30 (28.04%) SQL
16 29 (27.10%) Veritas
16 29 (27.10%) ISTQB
16 29 (27.10%) SC Cleared
17 28 (26.17%) Windows 10
17 28 (26.17%) Software Testing
18 27 (25.23%) MS Exchange
19 25 (23.36%) HP
19 25 (23.36%) MS Office
19 25 (23.36%) VMware
19 25 (23.36%) Exchange Server 2010
19 25 (23.36%) Test Scripting
19 25 (23.36%) Hyper-V

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 42 (39.25%) SharePoint
2 27 (25.23%) MS Exchange
3 25 (23.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (19.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (19.63%) Skype for Business
5 19 (17.76%) OpenStack
6 16 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (7.48%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (5.61%) IIS
10 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (23.36%) MS Office
2 21 (19.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 49 (45.79%) Office 365
2 3 (2.80%) IaaS
3 2 (1.87%) G Suite
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) Skype
2 10 (9.35%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.41%) DHCP
4 8 (7.48%) DNS
5 7 (6.54%) Firewall
6 4 (3.74%) SAN
7 2 (1.87%) ATM
7 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.93%) LAN
8 1 (0.93%) Network Security
8 1 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.93%) VoIP
8 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (20.56%) StarTeam
2 3 (2.80%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.93%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (1.87%) Banking
1 2 (1.87%) Finance
1 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (24.30%) Analyst
2 21 (19.63%) Test Analyst
3 12 (11.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (11.21%) Wintel Engineer
4 11 (10.28%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) Messaging Specialist
5 10 (9.35%) Lync Specialist
6 9 (8.41%) Office 365 Specialist
7 7 (6.54%) Tester
8 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.67%) Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (3.74%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Test Manager
10 3 (2.80%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) Server Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.78%) Clustering
2 16 (14.95%) Computer Science
3 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.74%) PKI
5 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.80%) PDA
6 2 (1.87%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (95.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (84.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (44.86%) Windows Server
5 45 (42.06%) Windows 7
6 42 (39.25%) Windows XP
7 28 (26.17%) Windows 10
8 24 (22.43%) AIX
9 6 (5.61%) Linux
10 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.93%) HPUX
11 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.93%) Solaris
11 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) Change Management
2 28 (26.17%) Software Testing
3 25 (23.36%) Test Scripting
4 23 (21.50%) Migration
4 23 (21.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 20 (18.69%) Smoke Testing
6 18 (16.82%) Load Balancing
7 9 (8.41%) ITIL
8 6 (5.61%) Change Control
8 6 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (4.67%) Server Building
9 5 (4.67%) Time Management
10 4 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.74%) Prototyping
11 3 (2.80%) Disk Encryption
11 3 (2.80%) Manual Testing
11 3 (2.80%) Records Management
11 3 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.87%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.71%) PowerShell
2 30 (28.04%) SQL
3 9 (8.41%) VBScript
4 1 (0.93%) Bourne shell
4 1 (0.93%) C
4 1 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) Korn
4 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (47.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (44.86%) MCSE
3 35 (32.71%) Security Cleared
4 29 (27.10%) ISTQB
4 29 (27.10%) SC Cleared
5 24 (22.43%) MCSA
6 23 (21.50%) MCITP
6 23 (21.50%) MCTS
7 17 (15.89%) Degree
8 8 (7.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (3.74%) CISSP
10 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 73 (68.22%) Active Directory
2 25 (23.36%) Hyper-V
3 15 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.54%) vSphere
5 6 (5.61%) Firmware
5 6 (5.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.67%) XenApp
7 3 (2.80%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.93%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (22.43%) McAfee ePO
1 24 (22.43%) Netcool
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (5.61%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.61%) SCCM
4 3 (2.80%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.80%) WSUS
5 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.93%) SCOM
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (66.36%) Microsoft
2 38 (35.51%) Citrix
3 29 (27.10%) Veritas
4 25 (23.36%) HP
4 25 (23.36%) VMware
5 24 (22.43%) Intel Security
6 9 (8.41%) IronPort
7 6 (5.61%) Symantec
8 2 (1.87%) Dell
8 2 (1.87%) Google
8 2 (1.87%) NCR
8 2 (1.87%) Thales
8 2 (1.87%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.87%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 1 (0.93%) Avaya
9 1 (0.93%) CA
9 1 (0.93%) CommVault
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.93%) ThinPrint
9 1 (0.93%) Xerox