Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 108 113
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.75% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.40% 4.53% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £323 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +15.38% -3.70%
10th Percentile £288 £243 £260
90th Percentile £356 £438 £413
Scotland median daily rate £323 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +7.50% -3.23% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -40.00% +21.62% +48.00%

Windows Server 2003 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 500 353 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.30% 16.55% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 170 227
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £206 £140 £221
90th Percentile £574 £500 £500
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £19.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.61% +24.19% -9.25%
10th Percentile £11.15 £12.67 £11.45
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.00 £19.15
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £18.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year -9.97% -3.31% +14.39%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 19 November 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) IIS
5 5 (41.67%) vSphere
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Sophos
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (25.00%) vCenter Server
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (16.67%) Office 365
8 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds

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 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) ICT Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Server Patching
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 3 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (16.67%) SCVMM
3 2 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (8.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Sophos
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) CommVault
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat