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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 65 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.38% 1.57% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.11% 9.09% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Average daily rate £475 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
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
219 121 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.64% 17.31% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 74 45
Average daily rate £338 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.35 £17.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 9 £475 +46.15%
Windows Server 2003
UK

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (75.00%) Citrix
5 7 (58.33%) NetApp
6 6 (50.00%) HP
6 6 (50.00%) SAN
6 6 (50.00%) Migration
6 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 3 (25.00%) SAP
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco
8 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (25.00%) ITSM
8 3 (25.00%) Service Management
8 3 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (25.00%) Project Governance
8 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (25.00%) Information Security
9 2 (16.67%) SCCM
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (8.33%) CCNP
10 1 (8.33%) CCNA
10 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (8.33%) Linux
10 1 (8.33%) JBoss
10 1 (8.33%) Apache

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) ITSM
2 3 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) NetApp
4 6 (50.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) F5
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (8.33%) Veeam