Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 80 81
Rank change year-on-year -79 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 28 110 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 2.55% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.76% 10.77% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 87 70
Scotland median daily rate £323 £300 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.23% -0.80%
10th Percentile £210 £206 £180
90th Percentile £348 £445 £388
UK median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +21.62% +48.00%
10th Percentile £11.22 £12.50 £16.40
90th Percentile £13.73 £40.78 £24.00
UK median hourly rate £14.04 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -34.72% +22.86% -7.89%

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 1015 1021 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.19% 23.68% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 569 588
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -5.04% +4.51%
10th Percentile £150 £160 £163
90th Percentile £550 £450 £473
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 38 42
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% -3.31% +14.39%
10th Percentile £10.54 £12.50 £13.05
90th Percentile £28.73 £42.15 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.28 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.53% -1.36% +4.76%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -9 12 £323 -12.84%
Renfrewshire -2 7 £335 +13.56%
Glasgow -28 4 £275 -4.35% 1
Aberdeen -11 3 £151 -52.60%
North Lanarkshire -3 1 £175 -
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
5 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 13 (46.43%) IIS
7 12 (42.86%) Office 365
8 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
9 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
10 9 (32.14%) VMware
10 9 (32.14%) Migration
11 8 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (28.57%) jQuery
11 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
11 8 (28.57%) High Availability
11 8 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (28.57%) HP
11 8 (28.57%) CSS
11 8 (28.57%) XML
11 8 (28.57%) XSLT
11 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 7 (25.00%) C#
12 7 (25.00%) .NET
12 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 7 (25.00%) MCSE

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 13 (46.43%) IIS
2 9 (32.14%) SharePoint
3 8 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (21.43%) OpenStack
5 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
6 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DHCP
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security
4 2 (7.14%) HTTP
4 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
4 2 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) Intranet
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (10.71%) Administrator
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.14%) ICT Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) IT Support
3 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Server Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Server Support
3 2 (7.14%) Server Support Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) CSS
1 8 (28.57%) jQuery
1 8 (28.57%) XML
1 8 (28.57%) XSLT
2 7 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) Unix
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) High Availability
3 7 (25.00%) Records Management
3 7 (25.00%) Workflow
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Server Patching
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.14%) Prototyping
6 2 (7.14%) Software Distribution
6 2 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Kanban
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.57%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) REXX
5 2 (7.14%) Tcl
5 2 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
3 7 (25.00%) MCSE
4 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) vSphere
4 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (10.71%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) vCenter Server
4 2 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) SCOM
4 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
4 2 (7.14%) WSUS
5 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.57%) Simpana
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) HP
4 7 (25.00%) Nintex
5 4 (14.29%) Sophos
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco
7 2 (7.14%) Apple
7 2 (7.14%) Citrix
7 2 (7.14%) CommVault
7 2 (7.14%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (3.57%) Lotus
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) Xerox