Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 February 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 84 80
Rank change year-on-year -74 -4 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 23 87 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.47% 2.34% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.45% 9.22% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 68 67
Scotland median daily rate £300 £298 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% -4.03% -4.62%
10th Percentile £218 £212 £258
90th Percentile £356 £440 £367
UK median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Scotland median hourly rate £12.35 £22.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.88% +29.41% -
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -41.86% +22.86% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 938 944 1,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.11% 25.42% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 523 580
Scotland median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +4.79%
10th Percentile £168 £160 £170
90th Percentile £559 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 45 18
Scotland median hourly rate £16.68 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.32 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.25 £52.00 £68.50
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Scotland

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -28 13 £325 +13.04% 1
Renfrewshire +4 4 £220 -27.27%
Glasgow -26 4 £300 -
Aberdeen +1 1 - -
North Lanarkshire -4 1 £175 -
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
4 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (30.43%) DNS
8 6 (26.09%) VMware
8 6 (26.09%) DHCP
8 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
9 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (21.74%) Banking
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) ITIL
10 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 4 (17.39%) IIS
10 4 (17.39%) SCCM
11 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
11 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
11 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
11 3 (13.04%) Office 365
11 3 (13.04%) Server Patching
11 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
11 3 (13.04%) HP
11 3 (13.04%) Migration
11 3 (13.04%) Firewall
11 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
1 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) Intranet
5 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
2 3 (13.04%) Integration Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) IT Support
3 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Server Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) Unix
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Server Patching
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Kanban
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 2 (8.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
5 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Sophos
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec