The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 51 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.82% 1.20% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 4.31% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£313 £415 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% +73.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £347 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £483 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £13.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +1.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +0.54%
Windows Server 2003
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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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
100 116 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.25% 27.82% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 44
Average daily rate £300 £288 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £159 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South Wales region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South Wales region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cardiff -8 4 £275 -33.73% 4
Newport -8 1 £325 - 2
Bridgend - 1 £500 -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 4 (23.53%) LAN
7 4 (23.53%) WAN
7 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) MS Office
8 3 (17.65%) SAN
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (11.76%) BladeLogic
9 2 (11.76%) BMC Performance Manager
9 2 (11.76%) AS400
9 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
9 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
9 2 (11.76%) BMC
9 2 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (11.76%) MPLS
9 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
9 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (11.76%) DSL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (11.76%) Lync
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 2 (11.76%) DSL
3 2 (11.76%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Change Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) AS400
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) UNIX
6 2 (11.76%) OS/400
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Logistics
2 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) VCP5
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (11.76%) BladeLogic
1 2 (11.76%) BMC Performance Manager
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) BMC
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Intel
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