Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 104 115
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.27% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.77% 1.49% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £338 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £305 £363 £263
90th Percentile £391 £388 £387
Scotland median daily rate £285 £318 £311
% change year-on-year -10.24% +2.01% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £23.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -36.11% +10.77%

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 451 335 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.04% 18.11% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 169 242
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £150 £200 £251
90th Percentile £575 £488 £525
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £356
% change year-on-year +3.45% +1.75% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +47.54% -61.88%
10th Percentile £14.63 £13.89 £14.13
90th Percentile £21.00 £52.17 £83.28
Scotland median hourly rate £16.81 £17.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.55% -52.08% +28.11%

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 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) VBScript
5 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 2 (25.00%) Ping Identity
6 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP

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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Integration Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Ping Identity
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) VMware