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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.76% 2.35% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.67% 12.70% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
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£163 £190 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £170 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £248 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £297
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £10.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +57.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
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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
150 126 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.35% 18.53% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 78 51
Average daily rate £313 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% -7.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £163 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.55 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.82 £16.16 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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
South Wales +1 11 £206 +8.55% 6
West Wales - - - -
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 13 (48.15%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) Citrix
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
6 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (14.81%) Firewall
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco
8 4 (14.81%) SAN
9 3 (11.11%) IBM
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 3 (11.11%) DNS
9 3 (11.11%) OS/400
9 3 (11.11%) DHCP
9 3 (11.11%) Linux
9 3 (11.11%) Java
9 3 (11.11%) SQL
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) MSI
9 3 (11.11%) InstallShield
9 3 (11.11%) AS400
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (11.11%) AppSense

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Lync
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) HTTP
3 2 (7.41%) SNMP
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MSI
1 3 (11.11%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (3.70%) Back Office
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
2 4 (14.81%) Support Technician
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support
4 2 (7.41%) Change Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Server Support
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) AS400
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) CCTV
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) OS/400
4 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Time Management
3 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) VCP5
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (7.41%) BladeLogic
1 2 (7.41%) BMC Performance Manager
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) AppSense
5 2 (7.41%) F5
5 2 (7.41%) BMC
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
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