The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 27 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.20% 0.66% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 3.03% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£450 - £208
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 66 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.40% 21.93% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 16
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £205 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 21
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Leicestershire region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Leicestershire region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 3 £450 - 3
Lutterworth - - - -
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
5 12 (70.59%) Migration
6 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
7 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
8 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
8 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
8 7 (41.18%) ITIL
8 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
8 7 (41.18%) DNS
9 6 (35.29%) LDAP
9 6 (35.29%) Kerberos
9 6 (35.29%) PKI
9 6 (35.29%) IPsec
10 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (29.41%) Cisco
10 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
10 5 (29.41%) LAN
10 5 (29.41%) WAN
10 5 (29.41%) MCSE
11 4 (23.53%) Internet
11 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (23.53%) Firewall
12 3 (17.65%) XenApp
12 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
12 3 (17.65%) Citrix
12 3 (17.65%) MS Office

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
2 6 (35.29%) LDAP
2 6 (35.29%) Kerberos
2 6 (35.29%) IPsec
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (29.41%) MCSE
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
2 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) IBM