The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 22 46
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.70% 5.71% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.95% 22.00% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 1
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£395 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.90 £13.50 £13.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.40% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.18 £11.62 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.42 £14.70 £16.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
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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 Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
151 150 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.39% 25.95% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 81 35
Average daily rate £325 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.87 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.75% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £13.00 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £18.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
South Wales -32 6 £390 +41.81% 6
North Wales +5 3 - -
West Wales -1 3 £425 - 3
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
4 13 (56.52%) VMware
5 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
6 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
7 9 (39.13%) WAN
7 9 (39.13%) Citrix
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
9 7 (30.43%) LAN
10 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
10 6 (26.09%) XenApp
11 5 (21.74%) SCCM
11 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (21.74%) SAN
11 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
12 4 (17.39%) Thin Client
12 4 (17.39%) MS Office
12 4 (17.39%) SQL
12 4 (17.39%) Firewall
12 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (17.39%) Fat Client
13 3 (13.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (13.04%) Xen
13 3 (13.04%) Incident Management

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (13.04%) OpenStack
6 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (4.35%) IIS
7 1 (4.35%) Apache
7 1 (4.35%) Confluence
7 1 (4.35%) Lync
7 1 (4.35%) nginx
7 1 (4.35%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) LAN
3 5 (21.74%) SAN
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) Network Security
6 1 (4.35%) IPsec
6 1 (4.35%) LDAP
6 1 (4.35%) VPN
6 1 (4.35%) SMS
6 1 (4.35%) DSL
6 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.35%) BGP
6 1 (4.35%) MPLS
6 1 (4.35%) OSPF
6 1 (4.35%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) MSI
1 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.35%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (8.70%) IT Support
3 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
3 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Web Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) Ajax
1 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Thin Client
1 4 (17.39%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Informatics
3 1 (4.35%) Wiki
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.35%) CentOS
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) Debian
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Logistics
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCA
1 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) XenApp
3 5 (21.74%) Terminal Services
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (13.04%) Xen
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.35%) Samba
6 1 (4.35%) Postfix
6 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
6 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (13.04%) ARCserve
3 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.70%) SCOM
4 1 (4.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) MOM
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.35%) Puppet
4 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Symantec
4 3 (13.04%) Intel
5 2 (8.70%) McAfee
5 2 (8.70%) Cognos
5 2 (8.70%) AppSense
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
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