The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.31% 6.81% 2.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.08% 22.58% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 1
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£319 £364 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.37% +21.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £305 £296
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £9.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
113 124 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.49% 30.17% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 67 31
Average daily rate £300 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £121 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.10 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -21 5 £319 -12.37% 3
Torfaen -4 1 £390 - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Newport - - - -
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (66.67%) VMware
4 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (41.67%) WAN
9 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (33.33%) LAN
10 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 7 (29.17%) Citrix
11 7 (29.17%) SAN
11 7 (29.17%) Firewall
11 7 (29.17%) Terminal Services
11 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (25.00%) Fat Client
12 6 (25.00%) Thin Client
13 5 (20.83%) Intel
13 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
13 5 (20.83%) MS Office
13 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
13 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
13 5 (20.83%) ARCserve
13 5 (20.83%) SCCM
13 5 (20.83%) XenApp
14 4 (16.67%) vSphere
14 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.17%) IIS
6 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) WAN
2 8 (33.33%) LAN
3 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 7 (29.17%) Firewall
4 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 4 (16.67%) VPN
6 3 (12.50%) DNS
6 3 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (16.67%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
1 1 (4.17%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.17%) Logistics
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Release Management
4 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VBScript
1 1 (4.17%) VB
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCA
1 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (29.17%) Terminal Services
4 5 (20.83%) XenApp
5 4 (16.67%) vSphere
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) ARCserve
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (4.17%) MOM
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) VMware
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Intel
5 4 (16.67%) Cognos
6 3 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (8.33%) McAfee
7 2 (8.33%) AppSense
8 1 (4.17%) NetApp
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) Dell