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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 79 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.89% 1.01% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 4.37% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £167 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £363 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £299
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -1.38%
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
338 229 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.44% 23.15% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 130 95
Average daily rate £328 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £216 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £16.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 22 December 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (91.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
4 17 (48.57%) MS Exchange
5 15 (42.86%) VMware
6 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (25.71%) Linux
7 9 (25.71%) Python
7 9 (25.71%) Ubuntu
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (22.86%) Migration
8 8 (22.86%) CentOS
8 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 7 (20.00%) S/MIME
9 7 (20.00%) SAN
9 7 (20.00%) Symantec
9 7 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (20.00%) Service Management
9 7 (20.00%) Google
9 7 (20.00%) Postini
9 7 (20.00%) SCCM
9 7 (20.00%) Lync
9 7 (20.00%) Unified Communications
9 7 (20.00%) Splunk
9 7 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (48.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (20.00%) Lync
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) S/MIME
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
1 7 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WLAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) DMZ
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
1 9 (25.71%) Exchange Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support
7 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Wintel Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (91.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Ubuntu
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.86%) CentOS
5 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Debian
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
1 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (11.43%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) ITSM
4 3 (8.57%) Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) CRM
5 1 (2.86%) SOA
5 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Python
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) vSphere
3 3 (8.57%) XenApp
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Server
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
1 7 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) Puppet
3 2 (5.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Google
3 7 (20.00%) Postini
3 7 (20.00%) Symantec
3 7 (20.00%) Splunk
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) NetApp
5 3 (8.57%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Dell
6 2 (5.71%) Sun
6 2 (5.71%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper
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