The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Leicestershire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 30 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.73% 2.02% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.41% 13.16% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £310 £295
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
82 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.80% 15.32% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 12
Average daily rate £293 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £135 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £425 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.69 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.22% -35.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £13.00 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

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 23 July 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
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Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 10 £300 -
Lutterworth - - - -
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 14 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
6 12 (42.86%) Citrix
6 12 (42.86%) VMware
7 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
8 9 (32.14%) Migration
9 8 (28.57%) ITIL
10 7 (25.00%) Remedy
10 7 (25.00%) LAN
10 7 (25.00%) WAN
10 7 (25.00%) XenApp
11 6 (21.43%) NHibernate
11 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (21.43%) Moq
11 6 (21.43%) StructureMap
11 6 (21.43%) C#
11 6 (21.43%) .NET
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 6 (21.43%) IIS
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
11 6 (21.43%) Scrum
11 6 (21.43%) MVC
11 6 (21.43%) NUnit
12 5 (17.86%) ITSM
12 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (21.43%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) LAN
1 7 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) FTP
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) NUnit
1 6 (21.43%) Moq
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
1 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
1 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
1 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
1 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 6 (21.43%) NHibernate
1 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (21.43%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
3 2 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) VCP4
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) XenApp
3 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.14%) XenServer
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Citrix
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Remedy
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) HP