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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 72 62 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -44
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.71% 1.40% 6.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.06% 6.79% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 19
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£173 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £178 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.75 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.55%
Windows Server 2003
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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
196 162 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.20% 20.56% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 94 80
Average daily rate £365 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.04% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £20.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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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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 -1 4 £170 -47.69% 4
West Wales +4 2 £495 +16.47%
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
6 9 (40.91%) Citrix
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
9 6 (27.27%) ITIL
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
10 5 (22.73%) CCNA
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (18.18%) DNS
11 4 (18.18%) Firewall
12 3 (13.64%) MSI
12 3 (13.64%) InstallShield
12 3 (13.64%) Finance
12 3 (13.64%) Clustering
12 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (13.64%) AppSense
12 3 (13.64%) SAN
12 3 (13.64%) MCP
12 3 (13.64%) Java
12 3 (13.64%) .NET
12 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
12 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
12 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
12 3 (13.64%) Patch Management

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) GroupWise
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MSI
1 3 (13.64%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Support Technician
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) CCTV
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) OS/400
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CCNA
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCP
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCENT
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.09%) Firmware
3 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) ARCserve
1 1 (4.55%) ZENworks
1 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) AppSense
6 2 (9.09%) Veritas
7 1 (4.55%) Lotus
7 1 (4.55%) BMC
7 1 (4.55%) Novell
7 1 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) HP