The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Windows Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 7.69% 4.08% 18.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 25.00% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Median daily rate £151 £345 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.37% +91.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £310 £300
% change year-on-year -8.06% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.50 £18.61
% change year-on-year -32.65% +31.68%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 8 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 17.95% 16.33% 58.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 16
Median daily rate £151 £340 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.73% +88.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £350 £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -55.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Aberdeen

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 10
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Apple
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) SLA
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
4 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Xerox
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Customer Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Customer Support Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Desktop Support
3 4 (57.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 10
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Apple
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Xerox