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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 74 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 109 62 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.68% 2.06% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.39% 11.15% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 32 29
Median daily rate £375 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £180 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Median hourly rate £36.75 £18.13 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.75% +8.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £12.13 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £25.63 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £18.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+38.66% +19.04%
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
814 556 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.52% 18.44% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 265 357
Median daily rate £338 £320 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 38
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -14 51 £330 -5.71%
Edinburgh +9 30 £375 +23.03% 2
Glasgow +20 17 £325 - 1
Aberdeen -2 2 £345 +91.66%
North Lanarkshire +8 1 - -
Lanarkshire +2 1 £200 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £375 -
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 153 (84.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 117 (64.64%) Active Directory
4 114 (62.98%) Microsoft
5 104 (57.46%) Windows Server
6 103 (56.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 89 (49.17%) Security Cleared
8 79 (43.65%) PowerShell
9 72 (39.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 67 (37.02%) MCSE
11 66 (36.46%) SQL
12 64 (35.36%) VMware
13 61 (33.70%) SC Cleared
14 60 (33.15%) Windows 7
15 58 (32.04%) Windows XP
16 50 (27.62%) Citrix
16 50 (27.62%) Migration
17 48 (26.52%) Change Management
17 48 (26.52%) AIX
18 45 (24.86%) Netcool
19 43 (23.76%) MS Exchange
19 43 (23.76%) Office 365
20 41 (22.65%) Software Testing
21 39 (21.55%) SharePoint
21 39 (21.55%) Veritas
22 38 (20.99%) HP
22 38 (20.99%) Clustering
23 37 (20.44%) MCSA
24 36 (19.89%) MCTS
24 36 (19.89%) 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 43 (23.76%) MS Exchange
2 39 (21.55%) SharePoint
3 35 (19.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 34 (18.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (16.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (15.47%) OpenStack
6 28 (15.47%) Skype for Business
7 27 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (11.05%) Office Communications Server
9 10 (5.52%) IIS
10 8 (4.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (4.42%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (17.13%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.18%) MS Office
3 6 (3.31%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 43 (23.76%) Office 365
2 3 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.02%) DNS
2 27 (14.92%) Skype
3 26 (14.36%) DHCP
4 10 (5.52%) SAN
5 5 (2.76%) Firewall
5 5 (2.76%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.66%) LAN
6 3 (1.66%) LDAP
7 2 (1.10%) ATM
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.10%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.10%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.10%) WAN
8 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (17.68%) HP UFT
1 32 (17.68%) WinRunner
2 31 (17.13%) TestDirector
3 9 (4.97%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.87%) MSI
5 6 (3.31%) StarTeam
5 6 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (8.29%) Finance
2 5 (2.76%) Banking
3 4 (2.21%) Legal
4 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (15.47%) Analyst
2 27 (14.92%) Test Analyst
3 22 (12.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 21 (11.60%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 14 (7.73%) Windows Specialist
6 13 (7.18%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (6.63%) Consultant
7 12 (6.63%) Messaging Engineer
7 12 (6.63%) Wintel Engineer
8 11 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.52%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) Active Directory Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Tester
10 9 (4.97%) Tester
11 7 (3.87%) Build Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Monitoring Engineer
12 6 (3.31%) Architect
12 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.31%) Server Specialist
12 6 (3.31%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.29%) XML
2 11 (6.08%) Regular Expression
3 9 (4.97%) .NET
4 8 (4.42%) CSS
4 8 (4.42%) jQuery
4 8 (4.42%) XSLT
5 7 (3.87%) WinForms
5 7 (3.87%) WPF
5 7 (3.87%) XSD
6 6 (3.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.99%) Clustering
2 27 (14.92%) PDA
3 24 (13.26%) Computer Science
4 18 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.63%) PKI
6 11 (6.08%) Data Centre
7 9 (4.97%) Replication
8 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (2.76%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.21%) Credit Risk
10 4 (2.21%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.55%) BYOD
12 1 (0.55%) CMDB
12 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.55%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 153 (84.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (57.46%) Windows Server
4 103 (56.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (33.15%) Windows 7
6 58 (32.04%) Windows XP
7 48 (26.52%) AIX
8 18 (9.94%) Linux
9 14 (7.73%) HPUX
9 14 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (7.73%) Solaris
10 8 (4.42%) Windows 2000
11 6 (3.31%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.21%) Unix
13 3 (1.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.62%) Migration
2 48 (26.52%) Change Management
3 41 (22.65%) Software Testing
4 34 (18.78%) ITIL
4 34 (18.78%) Test Scripting
5 32 (17.68%) Test Automation
6 20 (11.05%) Load Balancing
7 17 (9.39%) Prototyping
8 14 (7.73%) Configuration Management
9 13 (7.18%) Server Building
10 12 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (6.63%) Service Management
10 12 (6.63%) Unit Testing
11 11 (6.08%) Release Management
12 10 (5.52%) Records Management
13 8 (4.42%) Security Patching
14 7 (3.87%) Application Packaging
14 7 (3.87%) High Availability
15 6 (3.31%) API Development
15 6 (3.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 79 (43.65%) PowerShell
2 66 (36.46%) SQL
3 34 (18.78%) VBScript
4 25 (13.81%) C#
5 13 (7.18%) Java
6 11 (6.08%) Bourne shell
6 11 (6.08%) Korn
6 11 (6.08%) Perl
7 8 (4.42%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.76%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.66%) C
10 2 (1.10%) C++
10 2 (1.10%) COBOL
10 2 (1.10%) PL/1
10 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (49.17%) Security Cleared
2 72 (39.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (37.02%) MCSE
4 61 (33.70%) SC Cleared
5 37 (20.44%) MCSA
6 36 (19.89%) MCTS
7 34 (18.78%) ISTQB
7 34 (18.78%) MCITP
8 26 (14.36%) Degree
9 9 (4.97%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (3.87%) CISSP
11 3 (1.66%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.10%) CCA
12 2 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.31%) PCI DSS
1 6 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 117 (64.64%) Active Directory
2 36 (19.89%) Hyper-V
3 28 (15.47%) VMware ESX
3 28 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (2.76%) XenApp
6 4 (2.21%) Firmware
7 3 (1.66%) MetaFrame
7 3 (1.66%) SRDF
7 3 (1.66%) vSphere
7 3 (1.66%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.10%) Veritas File System
8 2 (1.10%) XenServer
9 1 (0.55%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 45 (24.86%) Netcool
2 34 (18.78%) McAfee ePO
3 30 (16.57%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (10.50%) SCCM
5 13 (7.18%) SCOM
6 11 (6.08%) Tivoli
7 9 (4.97%) HP SiteScope
8 7 (3.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (3.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (2.21%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.66%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.10%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 114 (62.98%) Microsoft
2 64 (35.36%) VMware
3 50 (27.62%) Citrix
4 39 (21.55%) Veritas
5 38 (20.99%) HP
6 35 (19.34%) Intel Security
7 17 (9.39%) IronPort
8 16 (8.84%) Red Hat
9 12 (6.63%) IBM
10 10 (5.52%) CA
11 9 (4.97%) Altiris
12 6 (3.31%) Nintex
12 6 (3.31%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.66%) Cisco
13 3 (1.66%) Oracle
14 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.10%) CommVault
14 2 (1.10%) NCR
14 2 (1.10%) Sophos
14 2 (1.10%) Symantec
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