The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leeds region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 24 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.21% 4.94% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 15.58% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 8
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£183 £308 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.65% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £139 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £350 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £18.88 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-16.57% +2.05%
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
222 276 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.40% 31.72% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 134 130
Average daily rate £200 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.95% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.00 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Server 2003
West Yorkshire

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 10 July 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (70.45%) VMware
4 23 (52.27%) Windows XP
5 19 (43.18%) SAN
6 17 (38.64%) CentOS
6 17 (38.64%) Ubuntu
7 15 (34.09%) VMware Server
7 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
7 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
8 14 (31.82%) Python
8 14 (31.82%) Linux
9 13 (29.55%) Splunk
10 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 12 (27.27%) Service Management
10 12 (27.27%) Workflow
11 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
12 10 (22.73%) ITIL
13 9 (20.45%) SQL
13 9 (20.45%) vSphere
14 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (18.18%) Citrix
15 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
16 6 (13.64%) MS Office
16 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
16 6 (13.64%) SCCM
16 6 (13.64%) SCOM
17 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (11.36%) Clustering

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) VoIP
General
1 3 (6.82%) Legal
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Analyst
1 8 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (15.91%) Service Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Server Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Support
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) iPhone
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (52.27%) Windows XP
4 17 (38.64%) Ubuntu
4 17 (38.64%) CentOS
5 14 (31.82%) Linux
6 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.82%) UNIX
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Service Management
1 12 (27.27%) Workflow
2 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 10 (22.73%) ITIL
3 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.27%) Change Control
3 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
3 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) Python
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) MCSE
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
1 15 (34.09%) VMware Server
2 9 (20.45%) vSphere
3 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.09%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.27%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
1 6 (13.64%) SCOM
2 4 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) VMware
2 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (29.55%) Splunk
4 8 (18.18%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) CommVault
5 4 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) Veeam
5 4 (9.09%) McAfee
5 4 (9.09%) Sophos
6 2 (4.55%) EMC
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Cognos
7 1 (2.27%) Sun
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.27%) Brocade
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