Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 17 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 78 75
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 +30
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.50% 0.51% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.39% 2.13% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 11
South Wales median daily rate £314 £323 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.71% -32.11% +46.15%
10th Percentile £306 £144 £319
90th Percentile £322 £337 £506
Wales median daily rate £314 £324 £475
% change year-on-year -3.09% -31.84% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South Wales median hourly rate - - £13.50
Wales median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 293 235 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.12% 23.98% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 153 154
South Wales median daily rate £379 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.54% -16.13% +6.90%
10th Percentile £188 £130 £147
90th Percentile £525 £475 £550
Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 35
South Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +16.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £10.13 £11.17 £9.72
90th Percentile £42.00 £20.36 £61.25
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -11.96% +12.00% +7.76%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in South Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in South Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in South Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Cardiff -15 6 £314 +45.93%
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) MSI
5 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
1 2 (28.57%) MSI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Debian
5 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Application Discovery
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) IT Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) Data Encryption
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Server Building
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Ivanti
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp