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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 101 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 2.79% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.28% 12.79% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 11
Average daily rate
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£389 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.77% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £152 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £304 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £12.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.60%
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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
391 219 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.48% 21.86% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 143 133
Average daily rate £375 £250 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.20 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.29 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (93.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (63.64%) VMware
4 17 (51.52%) ITIL
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
6 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
8 10 (30.30%) SAN
9 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
9 9 (27.27%) Clustering
9 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco
10 8 (24.24%) UNIX
11 7 (21.21%) Perl
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle
11 7 (21.21%) DNS
11 7 (21.21%) CentOS
11 7 (21.21%) Ubuntu
11 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (18.18%) CMDB
12 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (18.18%) Jython
12 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (18.18%) LAN
12 6 (18.18%) WAN
12 6 (18.18%) Windows NT

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (15.15%) IIS
5 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (6.06%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) LAN
3 6 (18.18%) WAN
4 5 (15.15%) Internet
5 4 (12.12%) DHCP
6 3 (9.09%) DMZ
7 2 (6.06%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) Firewall
8 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless
8 1 (3.03%) Network Security
8 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.03%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Linux Support
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 9 (27.27%) Clustering
3 6 (18.18%) CMDB
4 4 (12.12%) NHS
5 2 (6.06%) PKI
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (93.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 8 (24.24%) UNIX
6 7 (21.21%) Ubuntu
6 7 (21.21%) CentOS
7 6 (18.18%) Windows NT
8 4 (12.12%) Linux
8 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Service Management
3 4 (12.12%) Workflow
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Server Hardening
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Database Security
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Perl
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) VBScript
3 6 (18.18%) Jython
4 5 (15.15%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) MCSE
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.09%) MCITP
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) MCTS
4 2 (6.06%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) NCDA
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Server
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.06%) UAG
6 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) SCOM
3 3 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Opsview
4 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
5 6 (18.18%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) Remedy
6 5 (15.15%) Splunk
7 4 (12.12%) NetApp
8 3 (9.09%) Brocade
9 2 (6.06%) Intel
9 2 (6.06%) Citrix
10 1 (3.03%) Avaya
10 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.03%) Sage
10 1 (3.03%) Siebel
10 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
10 1 (3.03%) Veeam
10 1 (3.03%) Sophos
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