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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 62 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.61% 2.12% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.86% 11.96% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Average daily rate £475 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £311 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.03%
Windows Server 2003
Wales

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
185 92 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.04% 17.69% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 57 42
Average daily rate £339 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £145 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £17.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 6 £475 +137.50%
Newport -5 2 - -
Windows Server 2003
Wales

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (81.82%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) NetApp
5 6 (54.55%) SAN
5 6 (54.55%) HP
5 6 (54.55%) Migration
5 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) Project Management
7 3 (27.27%) SAP
7 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 3 (27.27%) Service Management
7 3 (27.27%) ITSM
7 3 (27.27%) Information Security
7 3 (27.27%) Project Governance
7 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (18.18%) SCCM
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 1 (9.09%) CCNP
9 1 (9.09%) CCNA
9 1 (9.09%) MS Office
9 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
9 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (9.09%) Back Office
9 1 (9.09%) Tivoli

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) Project Governance
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Veeam