The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 76 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.11% 1.37% 2.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 5.88% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Average daily rate
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£225 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £116 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £330 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £295
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £63.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -8.33%
Windows Server 2003
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
264 221 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.35% 23.24% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 124 85
Average daily rate £345 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £175 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £373 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 12
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.30 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £15.70 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
5 14 (48.28%) VMware
6 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
7 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Python
8 8 (27.59%) Ubuntu
9 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
9 7 (24.14%) CentOS
10 6 (20.69%) vSphere
10 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (20.69%) Splunk
11 5 (17.24%) Service Management
11 5 (17.24%) Migration
11 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
11 5 (17.24%) NHS
11 5 (17.24%) SAN
11 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (17.24%) SCCM
12 4 (13.79%) SCOM
12 4 (13.79%) Google
12 4 (13.79%) Postini
12 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (13.79%) Lync
12 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications
12 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (13.79%) Lync
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications
2 4 (13.79%) S/MIME
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Exchange Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Ubuntu
4 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
4 7 (24.14%) CentOS
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.45%) Debian
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Service Management
1 5 (17.24%) Migration
1 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) ITSM
3 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) SOA
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) vSphere
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Server
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
2 4 (13.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Splunk
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.79%) Google
5 4 (13.79%) Postini
5 4 (13.79%) Symantec
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) NetApp
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) Sun
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) Lotus