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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 86 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 1.75% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 8.10% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +95.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.71% -7.89%
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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
247 210 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.94% 21.56% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 121 63
Average daily rate £350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £175 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £381 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 12
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.50 £112.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 6 March 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 6 March 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
6 6 (33.33%) Python
6 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
6 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (27.78%) vSphere
7 5 (27.78%) CentOS
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 4 (22.22%) Splunk
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (16.67%) NHS
9 3 (16.67%) SAN
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) SCCM
9 3 (16.67%) SCOM
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 3 (16.67%) Migration
9 3 (16.67%) Service Management
10 2 (11.11%) Workflow
10 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (11.11%) Google
10 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) S/MIME
2 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Domino Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) CentOS
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Service Management
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
1 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
1 3 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Splunk
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Symantec
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Dell
3 2 (11.11%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Postini
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus