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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 67 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 59 58 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.68% 1.80% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.26% 10.12% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 34
Median daily rate £280 £313 £302
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% +3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £270 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.63 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% +33.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £17.25 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £21.00 £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.10%
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
524 573 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.81% 17.76% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 295 305
Median daily rate £310 £340 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £210 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 32
Median hourly rate £24.00 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £55.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -2 44 £295 -10.60%
Glasgow +1 10 £213 -29.16% 1
Edinburgh +4 2 £260 -25.71% 1
Inverclyde +6 1 £165 -34.00%
Lanarkshire +3 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (88.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 123 (73.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 113 (67.66%) Active Directory
5 103 (61.68%) Microsoft
6 93 (55.69%) Windows Server
7 82 (49.10%) PowerShell
8 75 (44.91%) Security Cleared
9 62 (37.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 61 (36.53%) SQL
11 60 (35.93%) MCSE
12 59 (35.33%) Office 365
13 54 (32.34%) SC Cleared
13 54 (32.34%) SharePoint
14 53 (31.74%) Windows XP
15 52 (31.14%) Migration
16 49 (29.34%) HP
17 48 (28.74%) MS Exchange
18 44 (26.35%) Windows 7
19 40 (23.95%) Exchange Server 2010
20 39 (23.35%) AIX
21 38 (22.75%) Citrix
21 38 (22.75%) VMware
22 37 (22.16%) OpenStack
22 37 (22.16%) Skype for Business
23 36 (21.56%) Exchange Server 2013
23 36 (21.56%) Skype
23 36 (21.56%) Change Management
23 36 (21.56%) Netcool
24 35 (20.96%) VBScript

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 54 (32.34%) SharePoint
2 48 (28.74%) MS Exchange
3 40 (23.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (22.16%) OpenStack
4 37 (22.16%) Skype for Business
5 36 (21.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (20.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (11.38%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.80%) IIS
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (19.76%) MS Excel
2 27 (16.17%) MS Office
3 6 (3.59%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 59 (35.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.56%) Skype
2 22 (13.17%) DHCP
3 21 (12.57%) DNS
4 7 (4.19%) SAN
4 7 (4.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.80%) Firewall
6 2 (1.20%) ATM
6 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.20%) LAN
6 2 (1.20%) LDAP
6 2 (1.20%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.60%) Network Security
7 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (9.58%) StarTeam
2 10 (5.99%) HP UFT
2 10 (5.99%) TestDirector
2 10 (5.99%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (8.38%) Finance
2 5 (2.99%) Banking
3 4 (2.40%) Legal
4 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (13.77%) Analyst
2 21 (12.57%) Test Analyst
3 15 (8.98%) Wintel Engineer
4 14 (8.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (7.78%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 11 (6.59%) Messaging Specialist
6 11 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (6.59%) Windows Specialist
7 10 (5.99%) Consultant
7 10 (5.99%) Lync Specialist
8 9 (5.39%) Office 365 Specialist
9 8 (4.79%) Messaging Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) Monitoring Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) Tester
10 7 (4.19%) Build Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Test Manager
11 6 (3.59%) Active Directory Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) Regular Expression
2 6 (3.59%) REST
3 2 (1.20%) .NET
3 2 (1.20%) CSS
3 2 (1.20%) jQuery
3 2 (1.20%) XML
3 2 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.77%) Computer Science
2 27 (16.17%) Clustering
3 14 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.99%) PKI
5 9 (5.39%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.39%) PDA
6 8 (4.79%) Replication
7 7 (4.19%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (3.59%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.40%) Credit Risk
9 4 (2.40%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.20%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.60%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (88.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 123 (73.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 93 (55.69%) Windows Server
5 53 (31.74%) Windows XP
6 44 (26.35%) Windows 7
7 39 (23.35%) AIX
8 21 (12.57%) Windows 10
9 18 (10.78%) Linux
10 15 (8.98%) HPUX
10 15 (8.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (8.98%) Solaris
11 8 (4.79%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.40%) Unix
13 2 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.14%) Migration
2 36 (21.56%) Change Management
3 31 (18.56%) Software Testing
4 28 (16.77%) ITIL
4 28 (16.77%) Load Balancing
5 25 (14.97%) Test Scripting
6 21 (12.57%) Smoke Testing
7 18 (10.78%) Server Virtualisation
8 13 (7.78%) Server Building
8 13 (7.78%) Service Management
9 12 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (7.19%) Configuration Management
9 12 (7.19%) Release Management
10 10 (5.99%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (5.99%) Prototyping
10 10 (5.99%) Test Automation
11 8 (4.79%) Security Patching
12 7 (4.19%) Unit Testing
13 6 (3.59%) API Development
13 6 (3.59%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (49.10%) PowerShell
2 61 (36.53%) SQL
3 35 (20.96%) VBScript
4 13 (7.78%) C#
5 12 (7.19%) Bourne shell
5 12 (7.19%) Java
5 12 (7.19%) Korn
5 12 (7.19%) Perl
6 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (44.91%) Security Cleared
2 62 (37.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (35.93%) MCSE
4 54 (32.34%) SC Cleared
5 29 (17.37%) Degree
5 29 (17.37%) ISTQB
6 26 (15.57%) MCSA
7 25 (14.97%) MCTS
8 24 (14.37%) MCITP
9 9 (5.39%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (4.19%) CISSP
11 4 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.80%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.20%) CCA
13 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 113 (67.66%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.77%) Hyper-V
3 21 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.99%) Firmware
5 8 (4.79%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.59%) XenApp
7 4 (2.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (2.40%) vSphere
7 4 (2.40%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.80%) MetaFrame
8 3 (1.80%) SRDF
9 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.20%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.20%) XenServer
10 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.60%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (21.56%) Netcool
2 25 (14.97%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (9.58%) SCCM
4 13 (7.78%) SCOM
5 12 (7.19%) Tivoli
6 10 (5.99%) HP SiteScope
7 9 (5.39%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (4.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (4.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (2.40%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 103 (61.68%) Microsoft
2 49 (29.34%) HP
3 38 (22.75%) Citrix
3 38 (22.75%) VMware
4 27 (16.17%) Veritas
5 26 (15.57%) Intel Security
6 17 (10.18%) IronPort
7 16 (9.58%) Red Hat
8 12 (7.19%) IBM
9 11 (6.59%) CA
10 9 (5.39%) Altiris
11 6 (3.59%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.40%) Symantec
13 2 (1.20%) NCR
13 2 (1.20%) Nintex
13 2 (1.20%) TOWER Software
13 2 (1.20%) Wincor Nixdorf
14 1 (0.60%) Lumension
14 1 (0.60%) Sophos
14 1 (0.60%) ThinPrint
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