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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 74 56 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.65% 1.70% 5.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.96% 7.89% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 19
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£350 £395 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +43.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.90 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.52% +47.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -18.60%
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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
203 152 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.11% 21.53% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 98 81
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.85 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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
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 1 September 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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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 -16 4 £350 -10.25% 6
West Wales -6 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco
4 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 8 (47.06%) CCNA
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (23.53%) Back Office
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) ISA Server
8 4 (23.53%) CCTV
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) CCNP
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) Clustering
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (11.76%) Service Management
10 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
10 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
10 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) GroupWise
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) PABX
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (23.53%) Back Office
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) CCTV
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNA
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCENT
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) ISA Server
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.76%) Firmware
3 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
1 1 (5.88%) ZENworks
1 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Novell
5 2 (11.76%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) BMC
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) HP
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Austin Fraser
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Posted: 4 days ago