The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wales region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 58 23 48
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.60% 6.15% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 22.30% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 1
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£325 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £305 £296
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £13.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +11.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 148 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.62% 27.56% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 82 48
Average daily rate £313 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 12
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £13.10 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Windows Server 2003
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -32 8 £319 -12.37% 6
North Wales +5 3 - - 1
West Wales -8 1 £425 +112.50% 1
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (71.43%) VMware
4 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
6 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (39.29%) WAN
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (32.14%) LAN
10 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
10 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 8 (28.57%) Citrix
10 8 (28.57%) Firewall
11 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (25.00%) SAN
11 7 (25.00%) Terminal Services
12 6 (21.43%) Thin Client
12 6 (21.43%) Fat Client
13 5 (17.86%) SCCM
13 5 (17.86%) XenApp
13 5 (17.86%) ARCserve
13 5 (17.86%) Intel
13 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
13 5 (17.86%) MS Office
13 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
13 5 (17.86%) VPN
13 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
14 4 (14.29%) vSphere

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.71%) OpenStack
6 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.57%) MediaWiki
7 1 (3.57%) nginx
7 1 (3.57%) Confluence
7 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (3.57%) IIS
7 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) WAN
2 9 (32.14%) LAN
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
4 7 (25.00%) SAN
5 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.86%) VPN
6 3 (10.71%) DNS
6 3 (10.71%) VoIP
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) IPsec
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security
7 1 (3.57%) OSPF
7 1 (3.57%) BGP
7 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (3.57%) SMS
7 1 (3.57%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (14.29%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
1 1 (3.57%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Hudson
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (17.86%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Thin Client
1 6 (21.43%) Fat Client
2 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Wiki
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) Debian
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
1 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.57%) Release Management
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Database Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) DevOps
3 1 (3.57%) ITSM
3 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.57%) Logistics
3 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCA
1 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 5 (17.86%) XenApp
5 4 (14.29%) vSphere
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.71%) Xen
7 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.57%) Samba
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (3.57%) Postfix
8 1 (3.57%) XenServer
8 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) ARCserve
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.14%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (3.57%) MOM
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) Intel
5 4 (14.29%) Cognos
6 3 (10.71%) Symantec
7 2 (7.14%) McAfee
7 2 (7.14%) AppSense
8 1 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £21.8 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago