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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 27 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.27% 3.30% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.71% 10.71% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £115 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -61.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.46 £15.75 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -16.55%
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
56 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.21% 30.77% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 21
Average daily rate £275 £280 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.98 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -37.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £16.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (50.00%) Migration
6 5 (41.67%) Foglight
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (41.67%) IIS
6 5 (41.67%) VB
6 5 (41.67%) .NET
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
6 5 (41.67%) JBoss
6 5 (41.67%) NetApp
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) EMC
6 5 (41.67%) New Relic
6 5 (41.67%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) IIS
1 5 (41.67%) JBoss
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) VB
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Foglight
2 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) EMC
2 5 (41.67%) NetApp
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) New Relic
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) HP