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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 38 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.40% 1.81% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.54% 6.76% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £350 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.77% +6.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.47%
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
82 74 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 28.08% 26.71% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 25
Average daily rate £293 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £81 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 5 £325 -7.14%
Hinckley - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
5 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (22.22%) Web Filtering
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (22.22%) VLAN
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Logistics
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) IPv4
4 2 (22.22%) PBX
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) IT Support
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 2 (22.22%) Field Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Field Support Technician
4 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (22.22%) Logistics
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
1 2 (22.22%) Web Filtering
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp