The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 68 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 36 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.10% 1.25% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.07% 5.34% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £107 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £410 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.48 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -25.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.45 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.13 £12.51 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
397 356 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.19% 23.50% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 186 101
Average daily rate £293 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 26 25
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.45 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £45.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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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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 +6 22 £250 -5.66% 10
Bradford - 9 £225 -
Wakefield -3 2 - - 3
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Knottingley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (61.76%) VMware
4 41 (60.29%) Active Directory
5 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
6 24 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 22 (32.35%) Windows XP
8 21 (30.88%) SAN
8 21 (30.88%) CentOS
8 21 (30.88%) Ubuntu
9 19 (27.94%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (26.47%) Python
11 17 (25.00%) Service Management
11 17 (25.00%) VMware Server
11 17 (25.00%) Splunk
11 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (22.06%) Linux
13 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
13 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (20.59%) vSphere
14 13 (19.12%) Workflow
15 12 (17.65%) Migration
16 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
17 10 (14.71%) SCCM
17 10 (14.71%) Citrix
18 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2013
19 8 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
19 8 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 7 (10.29%) Symantec
20 7 (10.29%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 19 (27.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (10.29%) IIS
5 7 (10.29%) Lync
6 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) SAN
2 7 (10.29%) S/MIME
2 7 (10.29%) Unified Communications
3 6 (8.82%) DMZ
4 5 (7.35%) LAN
5 4 (5.88%) WAN
6 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.94%) DNS
7 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.94%) NAS
7 2 (2.94%) DHCP
7 2 (2.94%) HTTP
7 2 (2.94%) Firewall
8 1 (1.47%) Wireless
8 1 (1.47%) VLAN
8 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.47%) VoIP
8 1 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Exchange Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Wintel Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Linux Support
8 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Support
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support
9 2 (2.94%) Support Technician
9 2 (2.94%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) NHS
1 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (32.35%) Windows XP
4 21 (30.88%) Ubuntu
4 21 (30.88%) CentOS
5 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (22.06%) Linux
7 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Service Management
2 13 (19.12%) Workflow
3 12 (17.65%) Migration
4 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
5 8 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (4.41%) ITSM
8 1 (1.47%) CRM
8 1 (1.47%) SOA
8 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.47%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) Python
2 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (60.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.00%) VMware Server
3 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (20.59%) vSphere
4 6 (8.82%) XenApp
5 2 (2.94%) UAG
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (7.35%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) VMware
2 35 (51.47%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.00%) Splunk
4 10 (14.71%) Citrix
5 7 (10.29%) Symantec
5 7 (10.29%) Google
5 7 (10.29%) Postini
6 4 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (4.41%) Dell
7 3 (4.41%) NetApp
8 2 (2.94%) Sun
8 2 (2.94%) Sophos
8 2 (2.94%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.47%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.47%) Siemens
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.47%) Juniper
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle