The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 24 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.67% 4.31% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£125 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Windows Server 2003
South Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 88 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.56% 34.51% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 21
Average daily rate £325 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
6 5 (45.45%) Migration
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco
7 4 (36.36%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
8 3 (27.27%) Validation
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
8 3 (27.27%) WFM
8 3 (27.27%) SCCM
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (18.18%) XenApp
9 2 (18.18%) XenServer
9 2 (18.18%) Office 365
9 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
9 2 (18.18%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (18.18%) Cantonese Language
9 2 (18.18%) VMware
9 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
9 2 (18.18%) Citrix
9 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (18.18%) SQL
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 1 (9.09%) MS Office

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (18.18%) Cantonese Language
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
1 1 (9.09%) FMCG
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) WFM
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) BCP
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Compaq
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) EMC