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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 45 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 28 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.71% 2.60% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.21% 9.16% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 6
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£225 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £107 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £350 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +18.57%
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
212 262 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.52% 28.39% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 123 131
Average daily rate £248 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £107 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 13
Average hourly rate £13.60 £30.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (62.75%) VMware
4 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
6 21 (41.18%) SAN
7 20 (39.22%) Windows XP
8 19 (37.25%) CentOS
8 19 (37.25%) Ubuntu
9 17 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 16 (31.37%) Python
10 16 (31.37%) Linux
11 15 (29.41%) Service Management
11 15 (29.41%) VMware Server
11 15 (29.41%) Splunk
12 12 (23.53%) Workflow
13 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (19.61%) Citrix
14 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (19.61%) vSphere
14 10 (19.61%) Incident Management
15 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
17 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (11.76%) SCCM
17 6 (11.76%) XenApp
17 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
17 6 (11.76%) ITIL
17 6 (11.76%) SQL
18 5 (9.80%) Symantec

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (9.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.80%) Lync
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (41.18%) SAN
2 5 (9.80%) S/MIME
2 5 (9.80%) Unified Communications
3 3 (5.88%) NAS
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 1 (1.96%) WLAN
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (19.61%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (15.69%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Exchange Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Linux Support
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Wintel Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Wintel Support
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (39.22%) Windows XP
4 19 (37.25%) CentOS
4 19 (37.25%) Ubuntu
5 16 (31.37%) Linux
6 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.92%) UNIX
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Service Management
2 12 (23.53%) Workflow
3 10 (19.61%) Incident Management
4 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.92%) ITSM
8 1 (1.96%) SOA
8 1 (1.96%) CRM
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.96%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.96%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Python
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (29.41%) VMware Server
3 10 (19.61%) vSphere
4 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (11.76%) XenApp
6 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (7.84%) SCOM
4 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) VMware
2 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (29.41%) Splunk
4 10 (19.61%) Citrix
5 5 (9.80%) Symantec
5 5 (9.80%) Postini
5 5 (9.80%) Google
6 4 (7.84%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) NetApp
7 2 (3.92%) Dell
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco
7 2 (3.92%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.96%) Cognos
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) Sun
8 1 (1.96%) EMC
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.96%) Juniper
8 1 (1.96%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.96%) Brocade
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