Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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 > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 88 113
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.42% 1.13% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 4.65% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Wales median daily rate £323 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.11% +58.33% +8.11%
10th Percentile £144 £319 £272
90th Percentile £337 £506 £352
UK median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Wales median hourly rate - £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.71% +10.53%
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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 280 344 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.57% 24.26% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 194 238
Wales median daily rate £331 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.19% +14.29% +5.90%
10th Percentile £130 £157 £263
90th Percentile £480 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 39
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £11.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +7.76% -14.07%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.70 £29.45 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Wales

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 23 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
South Wales +3 5 £323 -32.11%
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Lotus
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Deskside Support
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Support
1 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Server Support
1 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Active Listening
2 2 (40.00%) Proactive Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) iptables
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Lotus
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec