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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 59 26 51
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.50% 5.16% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 21.32% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 1
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£408 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.45 £11.15 £13.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.43% -16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.15 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £11.15 £16.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
Windows Server 2003
UK

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
132 136 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.98% 24.20% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 73 34
Average daily rate £350 £275 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -11.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £204 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.87 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.28 £13.00 £9.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £18.00 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -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
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 15 September 2014.

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 15 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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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 -30 5 £390 +56.00% 2
West Wales 0 3 £425 - 7
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (50.00%) VMware
6 9 (45.00%) Citrix
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
7 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (35.00%) WAN
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) XenApp
9 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (25.00%) LAN
10 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (20.00%) Firewall
11 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (20.00%) SCCM
11 4 (20.00%) SQL
11 4 (20.00%) SAN
11 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
12 3 (15.00%) VoIP
12 3 (15.00%) Symantec
12 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (15.00%) PHP
12 3 (15.00%) MySQL
12 3 (15.00%) MS Office
12 3 (15.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (15.00%) Incident Management

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.00%) MediaWiki
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) Apache
5 1 (5.00%) nginx
5 1 (5.00%) Confluence
5 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) IPv6
6 1 (5.00%) IPsec
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
6 1 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) DSL
6 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) LDAP
6 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Hudson
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) Ajax
1 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Informatics
1 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.00%) CentOS
7 1 (5.00%) Debian
7 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Logistics
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCA
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) XenApp
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (15.00%) Xen
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.00%) Postfix
6 1 (5.00%) XenServer
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.00%) Samba
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) McAfee
5 2 (10.00%) AppSense
5 2 (10.00%) Intel
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Cognos
South Wales
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago