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 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 69 58 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -34
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.45% 1.65% 5.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 8.61% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 17
Average daily rate
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£170 £358 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.44% -1.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -15.78%
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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
180 151 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.41% 19.14% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 91 82
Average daily rate £365 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 21
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -3.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.31 £19.00 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 27 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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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 -6 2 £170 -47.69% 6
West Wales 0 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
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Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (40.00%) Citrix
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco
8 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (25.00%) CCNA
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (15.00%) Firewall
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) Clustering
10 3 (15.00%) MCP
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.00%) SAN
10 3 (15.00%) DNS
10 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
11 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
11 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
11 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) GroupWise
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) PABX
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
1 2 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CCNA
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCP
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCENT
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Firmware
2 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (5.00%) ZENworks
1 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Veritas
5 2 (10.00%) AppSense
6 1 (5.00%) Lotus
6 1 (5.00%) BMC
6 1 (5.00%) Novell
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) HP