The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 11 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 68 30 61
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 29 80 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.73% 5.32% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.45% 17.58% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 8
Average daily rate
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£185 £300 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £219 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £398 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 11
Average hourly rate - £12.42 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-17.10% +2.70%
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
307 455 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.32% 30.25% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 193 179
Average daily rate £250 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £36.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -19 24 £183 -40.65% 10
Bradford -1 1 £325 +30.00% 4
Castleford - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Keighley - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (80.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (72.13%) VMware
4 24 (39.34%) Windows XP
5 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
5 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
5 22 (36.07%) SAN
6 19 (31.15%) Ubuntu
6 19 (31.15%) VMware Server
6 19 (31.15%) CentOS
7 16 (26.23%) Python
8 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
8 15 (24.59%) Linux
8 15 (24.59%) Splunk
9 14 (22.95%) Citrix
10 13 (21.31%) Service Management
10 13 (21.31%) Workflow
10 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (19.67%) Incident Management
11 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (19.67%) SQL
11 12 (19.67%) vSphere
12 10 (16.39%) ITIL
13 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
13 9 (14.75%) SCCM
13 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (13.11%) Migration
15 7 (11.48%) HP
15 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
16 6 (9.84%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.64%) IIS
7 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.07%) SAN
2 4 (6.56%) NAS
3 2 (3.28%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) VoIP
4 1 (1.64%) WLAN
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.64%) DHCP
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Support Engineer
1 9 (14.75%) 2nd Line Support
1 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Administrator
2 8 (13.11%) Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Administrator
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Server Administrator
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
5 3 (4.92%) Linux Support
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.28%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) AS400
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) iPhone
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (80.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (39.34%) Windows XP
4 19 (31.15%) Ubuntu
4 19 (31.15%) CentOS
5 15 (24.59%) Linux
6 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.56%) UNIX
8 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.64%) Android
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Service Management
1 13 (21.31%) Workflow
2 12 (19.67%) Incident Management
3 10 (16.39%) ITIL
4 8 (13.11%) Migration
5 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.64%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.64%) ERP
6 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.64%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.64%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.64%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) Python
2 12 (19.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) MCSE
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.64%) MCITP
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (31.15%) VMware Server
3 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.67%) vSphere
4 6 (9.84%) XenApp
5 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.64%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) SCCM
2 6 (9.84%) SCOM
3 4 (6.56%) WSUS
4 2 (3.28%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) VMware
2 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
3 15 (24.59%) Splunk
4 14 (22.95%) Citrix
5 7 (11.48%) HP
6 5 (8.20%) CommVault
7 4 (6.56%) McAfee
7 4 (6.56%) Sophos
7 4 (6.56%) EMC
7 4 (6.56%) Veeam
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco
9 1 (1.64%) Dell
9 1 (1.64%) Sun
9 1 (1.64%) SAP
9 1 (1.64%) Cognos
9 1 (1.64%) Brocade
9 1 (1.64%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.64%) NetApp
9 1 (1.64%) Lotus
9 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
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