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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 23 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.37% 1.71% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.09% 5.62% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 1
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£245 £107 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.97% -61.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £12.48 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.45 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +8.57%
Windows Server 2003
West Yorkshire

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
228 267 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.48% 30.41% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 146 82
Average daily rate £250 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £107 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.45 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.58% -15.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £15.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 1 October 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 1 October 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (95.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (58.33%) VMware
4 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 19 (39.58%) Windows XP
6 19 (39.58%) SAN
6 19 (39.58%) CentOS
6 19 (39.58%) Ubuntu
7 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 16 (33.33%) Python
7 16 (33.33%) Service Management
8 15 (31.25%) VMware Server
8 15 (31.25%) Splunk
9 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (29.17%) Linux
10 12 (25.00%) Workflow
11 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
12 9 (18.75%) Citrix
13 8 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (14.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (14.58%) vSphere
14 7 (14.58%) Lync
14 7 (14.58%) Unified Communications
14 7 (14.58%) Google
14 7 (14.58%) Postini
14 7 (14.58%) SCCM
14 7 (14.58%) Migration

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (14.58%) Lync
3 7 (14.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) SAN
2 7 (14.58%) Unified Communications
2 7 (14.58%) S/MIME
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) NAS
4 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) WLAN
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Linux Support
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Wintel Support
6 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) NHS
1 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (95.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (39.58%) Windows XP
3 19 (39.58%) CentOS
3 19 (39.58%) Ubuntu
4 14 (29.17%) Linux
5 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Service Management
2 12 (25.00%) Workflow
3 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 8 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (14.58%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (6.25%) ITSM
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.08%) CRM
8 1 (2.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.25%) VMware Server
3 7 (14.58%) vSphere
4 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.50%) XenApp
5 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) VMware
2 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.25%) Splunk
4 9 (18.75%) Citrix
5 7 (14.58%) Google
5 7 (14.58%) Postini
5 7 (14.58%) Symantec
6 3 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) NetApp
7 2 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.08%) Brocade
8 1 (2.08%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) Sun