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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 72 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.26% 1.25% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.53% 4.72% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
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£225 £270 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £116 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £400 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.48 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.15% -30.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
309 254 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.84% 26.49% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 139 75
Average daily rate £298 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 12
Average hourly rate £13.69 £12.52 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% -14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.37 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £81.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
5 22 (52.38%) VMware
6 18 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (26.19%) Ubuntu
8 11 (26.19%) Python
9 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
9 10 (23.81%) CentOS
9 10 (23.81%) vSphere
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (21.43%) Splunk
10 9 (21.43%) Service Management
10 9 (21.43%) SAN
10 9 (21.43%) Citrix
10 9 (21.43%) Linux
11 8 (19.05%) Migration
11 8 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (19.05%) SCCM
12 7 (16.67%) Google
12 7 (16.67%) Postini
12 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (16.67%) Lync
12 7 (16.67%) Unified Communications
12 7 (16.67%) Symantec
12 7 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (16.67%) Lync
4 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) SAN
2 7 (16.67%) S/MIME
2 7 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 4 (9.52%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) WLAN
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) DMZ
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
1 2 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Analyst
1 10 (23.81%) Exchange Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Wintel Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Wintel Support
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) NHS
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (26.19%) Ubuntu
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (23.81%) CentOS
4 10 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 9 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) Debian
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Service Management
2 8 (19.05%) Migration
2 8 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (11.90%) Workflow
3 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) SOA
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Python
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) vSphere
3 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.29%) XenApp
5 5 (11.90%) VMware Server
6 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (14.29%) SCOM
4 2 (4.76%) Puppet
4 2 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (52.38%) VMware
3 9 (21.43%) Splunk
3 9 (21.43%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) Symantec
4 7 (16.67%) Google
4 7 (16.67%) Postini
5 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.52%) NetApp
6 4 (9.52%) HP
6 4 (9.52%) Dell
7 3 (7.14%) Sun
8 2 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (2.38%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle
9 1 (2.38%) Juniper
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