The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 1 August 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 Sheffield 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 17 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.76% - 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£115 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.34% 25.25% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 17
Average daily rate £284 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £163 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.30 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2003
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Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (50.00%) Validation
5 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) WFM
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (20.00%) Cantonese Language
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) XenServer
7 2 (20.00%) Office 365
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) CentOS
8 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (10.00%) Social Media
8 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (20.00%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Validation
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) WFM
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Compaq
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) EMC