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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 22 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.02% 4.38% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.48% 12.50% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£125 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £305 £316
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £11.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
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
61 88 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.29% 35.06% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 26
Average daily rate £238 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £413 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £20.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -44.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.78 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £33.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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 30 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 30 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 4 (33.33%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Validation
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) WFM
7 3 (25.00%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (16.67%) Puppet
8 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (16.67%) vCloud
8 2 (16.67%) Office 365
8 2 (16.67%) vSphere
8 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
8 2 (16.67%) XenApp
8 2 (16.67%) XenServer
8 2 (16.67%) SCOM
8 2 (16.67%) Problem Management

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (16.67%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (8.33%) French Language
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) WFM
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) BCP
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenServer
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (16.67%) EMC Navisphere
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) JBoss
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
6 1 (8.33%) Compaq
6 1 (8.33%) Dell