The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 23 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 70 73
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 2.06% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.97% 9.86% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 5
Median daily rate £375 £381 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.63% +27.08%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £303 £300
% change year-on-year -5.78% +0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.26% +31.42%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 207 284 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.21% 20.94% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 123 113
Median daily rate £375 £387 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £290 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Median hourly rate £15.56 £12.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.62% -70.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £12.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Edinburgh

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Reuters
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) CMDB
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Reuters