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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 57 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 16 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.26% 0.98% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.46% 3.82% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
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£280 £415 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.53% +84.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £347 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £13.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +1.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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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
153 131 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.58% 25.74% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 49
Average daily rate £300 £291 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £354 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.00 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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 -11 10 £313 -24.69% 8
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 14 (48.28%) VMware
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
8 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
8 5 (17.24%) WAN
8 5 (17.24%) LAN
8 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
9 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (13.79%) Citrix
10 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (10.34%) SAN
10 3 (10.34%) VoIP
10 3 (10.34%) MySQL
10 3 (10.34%) Linux
10 3 (10.34%) MS Office
10 3 (10.34%) PHP
10 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
10 3 (10.34%) Xen
10 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
10 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (10.34%) Lync

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (10.34%) Lync
3 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.45%) Confluence
5 1 (3.45%) nginx
5 1 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.45%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
1 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) VoIP
3 2 (6.90%) SNMP
3 2 (6.90%) MPLS
3 2 (6.90%) DSL
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.45%) OSPF
4 1 (3.45%) BGP
4 1 (3.45%) IPv6
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Server Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Server Support
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Server Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Wintel Support
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Change Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Ajax
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) MSMQ
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) AS400
1 2 (6.90%) Informatics
1 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) Wiki
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.34%) Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) UNIX
7 2 (6.90%) OS/400
8 1 (3.45%) CentOS
8 1 (3.45%) Debian
8 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
3 1 (3.45%) Logistics
3 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.45%) Database Theory
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database Theory
3 1 (3.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.45%) VCP5
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Xen
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Postfix
4 1 (3.45%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) BladeLogic
1 2 (6.90%) BMC Performance Manager
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
1 2 (6.90%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
1 14 (48.28%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) F5
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) BMC
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Intel
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