The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leeds region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 73 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 18 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.51% 1.04% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.84% 5.06% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Average daily rate £313 £115 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+171.73% -25.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £112 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £303 £184
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £307 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £59.73 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.72% +165.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
263 158 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.12% 20.47% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 88 103
Average daily rate £320 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £57.85 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 12 (42.86%) ITIL
4 12 (42.86%) VMware
5 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 8 (28.57%) MS Office
7 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (21.43%) Citrix
9 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (21.43%) SCCM
10 5 (17.86%) SCOM
10 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (17.86%) vSphere
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (17.86%) Clustering
11 4 (14.29%) Legal
11 4 (14.29%) McAfee
11 4 (14.29%) Sophos
11 4 (14.29%) SLA
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.29%) SAN
11 4 (14.29%) CommVault
11 4 (14.29%) MCSE
11 4 (14.29%) Veeam

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (14.29%) Legal
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Server Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Android
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) vSphere
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) MetaFrame
5 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 5 (17.86%) SCOM
3 4 (14.29%) WSUS
4 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) McAfee
4 4 (14.29%) Sophos
4 4 (14.29%) CommVault
4 4 (14.29%) Veeam
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 2 (7.14%) Lotus
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.57%) Cognos
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) Altiris
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