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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 36 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.76% 4.87% 5.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.38% 20.73% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£263 £250 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +26.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £280 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.82% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £9.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +55.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-13.58% -2.55%
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
94 82 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.57% 23.50% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 31 13
Average daily rate £263 £220 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.31% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £145 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.28 £9.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 2015. 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 +4 5 £263 +7.14% 2
Windows Server 2003
East Midlands

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (41.67%) Clustering
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) PBX
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) CTI
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
7 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Sun
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) PBX
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) CTI
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Senior VoIP Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Voice Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Deployment Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Telephony Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Sun
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) LANDesk