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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 52 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.23% 5.37% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.07% 19.67% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £211 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £283 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £11.15 £14.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% -24.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
99 122 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.46% 27.29% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 68 23
Average daily rate £325 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £398 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.00 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -19 3 - - 2
Torfaen - 1 £390 -
Newport - - - -
Windows Server 2003
Wales

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) Citrix
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (28.57%) XenApp
6 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) Symantec
7 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) McAfee
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
8 2 (14.29%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (7.14%) IIS
6 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) DSL
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Wintel Support
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Logistics
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) ARCserve
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) Intel
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
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