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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 57 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 16 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.08% 2.07% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.74% 10.20% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 5
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£175 £200 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -34.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £170 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £262 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £280 £309
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.02 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-11.18% -3.92%
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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
183 147 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.74% 20.25% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 89 56
Average daily rate £315 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 10
Average hourly rate £12.45 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.21% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.82 £20.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 -4 12 £194 -3.12% 9
West Wales - 2 £495 - 1
North Wales - 2 £100 -
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
4 16 (57.14%) VMware
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
7 8 (28.57%) Citrix
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) Cisco
8 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.86%) ITIL
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) SAN
10 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
10 4 (14.29%) Firewall
10 4 (14.29%) CCNA
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (10.71%) BladeLogic
11 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (10.71%) AppSense
11 3 (10.71%) BMC
11 3 (10.71%) IBM
11 3 (10.71%) OS/400
11 3 (10.71%) DHCP
11 3 (10.71%) MCP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) GroupWise
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) HTTP
4 2 (7.14%) SNMP
5 1 (3.57%) LAN
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MSI
1 3 (10.71%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
3 3 (10.71%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Change Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) AS400
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) CCTV
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.71%) OS/400
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 2 (7.14%) UNIX
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) CCNA
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.71%) MCP
4 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) VCP5
5 1 (3.57%) CCENT
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.14%) Firmware
4 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) BladeLogic
2 2 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (7.14%) BMC Performance Manager
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) VMware
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) AppSense
5 3 (10.71%) BMC
5 3 (10.71%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) Veritas
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) Novell
7 1 (3.57%) Lotus
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