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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 51 52 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.93% 2.05% 4.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.46% 10.24% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 10
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£173 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
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
134 127 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.82% 20.03% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 77 56
Average daily rate £350 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 12
Average hourly rate £11.97 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.11 £19.20 £15.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015. 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 +10 6 £158 -24.09% 5
Newport - 2 - - 2
Glamorgan - 1 £280 -
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
5 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) Citrix
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco
8 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (21.74%) CCNA
9 5 (21.74%) SAN
9 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 4 (17.39%) Firewall
11 3 (13.04%) AS400
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (13.04%) AppSense
11 3 (13.04%) MSI
11 3 (13.04%) InstallShield
11 3 (13.04%) Java
11 3 (13.04%) .NET
11 3 (13.04%) Linux
11 3 (13.04%) DNS
11 3 (13.04%) IBM
11 3 (13.04%) OS/400
11 3 (13.04%) DHCP
11 3 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) HTTP
4 2 (8.70%) SNMP
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) PABX
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MSI
1 3 (13.04%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Change Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) AS400
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) OS/400
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
6 2 (8.70%) UNIX
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) VCP5
3 1 (4.35%) CCENT
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) BladeLogic
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
1 2 (8.70%) BMC Performance Manager
1 2 (8.70%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Citrix
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) AppSense
4 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (8.70%) BMC
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Lotus
6 1 (4.35%) HP