The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 March 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 42 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.57% 2.93% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.42% 14.78% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 5
Median daily rate £175 £285 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.59% -18.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £18.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.06% +18.54%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 124 115 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 23.66% 19.83% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 78 117
Median daily rate £400 £301 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.11% -7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £114 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £452 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Glasgow

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Glasgow

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) SAN
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Change Control
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Clustering
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
6 3 (27.27%) Terminal Server
6 3 (27.27%) WSUS
6 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
6 3 (27.27%) IaaS
6 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
6 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) NAS
6 3 (27.27%) XenApp
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Server Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Server Support
3 2 (18.18%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Change Control
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Terminal Server
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas