Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 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 > Wales
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 89 69
Rank change year-on-year -24 -20 +34
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.33% 0.26% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.63% 1.24% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 12
Wales median daily rate £314 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.46% -31.58% +69.64%
10th Percentile £306 £310 £293
90th Percentile £322 £478 £506
UK median daily rate £323 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +2.38% -3.08% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Wales median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% -21.43% +20.00%

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 307 241 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.08% 21.08% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 159 150
Wales median daily rate £393 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.77% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £179 £134 £137
90th Percentile £538 £475 £520
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 35 48
Wales median hourly rate £12.16 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.44% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £9.96
90th Percentile £23.00 £23.57 £17.58
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -

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 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 24 September 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
South Wales -25 5 £314 -3.09% 2
Windows Server 2003
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) MSI
4 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (40.00%) Ivanti
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (40.00%) Application Discovery
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (40.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) Debian
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Application Discovery
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) VMware