The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 30 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 21 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.01% 3.87% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.80% 11.88% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £115 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -65.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £93 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £285 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.87% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.25 £13.71 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -13.69%
Windows Server 2003
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
125 101 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.83% 32.58% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 44
Average daily rate £285 £275 £254
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +8.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £110 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -38.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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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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
Sheffield -7 7 £275 +139.13%
Barnsley +1 2 £225 +5.88%
Rotherham - 2 £288 -
Doncaster -7 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (65.52%) Windows 2000 Server
4 17 (58.62%) Migration
4 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (58.62%) Linux
5 16 (55.17%) IIS
5 16 (55.17%) Firewall
5 16 (55.17%) PowerShell
6 14 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
6 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
6 14 (48.28%) VB
6 14 (48.28%) Windows 2000
6 14 (48.28%) Cisco
7 13 (44.83%) JBoss
7 13 (44.83%) SQL
8 12 (41.38%) .NET
8 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 12 (41.38%) EMC
8 12 (41.38%) NetApp
9 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
10 9 (31.03%) ITIL
11 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
11 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
11 8 (27.59%) VMware
11 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (24.14%) Oracle
12 7 (24.14%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (20.69%) Foglight

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 16 (55.17%) IIS
2 13 (44.83%) JBoss
3 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
4 7 (24.14%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.34%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Migration Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (65.52%) Windows 2000 Server
4 17 (58.62%) Linux
4 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (48.28%) Windows 2000
5 14 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.34%) UNIX
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
9 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Migration
2 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) PowerShell
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 14 (48.28%) VB
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCP
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCITP
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.45%) MCTS
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Foglight
2 3 (10.34%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.45%) OpenView
4 1 (3.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
1 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
2 12 (41.38%) EMC
2 12 (41.38%) NetApp
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 6 (20.69%) New Relic
7 4 (13.79%) HP
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
9 1 (3.45%) CA
9 1 (3.45%) Peregrine
9 1 (3.45%) IBM
9 1 (3.45%) Symantec
9 1 (3.45%) Remedy