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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 94 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.72% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.33% 3.08% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Average daily rate £375 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.77% -6.06%
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
300 260 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.33% 23.28% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 177 129
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.88 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% -6.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £17.45 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) NHS
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Unix

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
1 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec