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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 55 39 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 36 72 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.12% 4.75% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.58% 16.59% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 7
Average daily rate
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£185 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £131 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £426 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £305 £296
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
311 434 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.32% 28.61% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 180 180
Average daily rate £264 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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 29 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 29 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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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 -9 31 £180 -40.00% 21
Bradford +1 1 £325 +30.00% 1
Castleford - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 3
Keighley - - - - 1
Ossett - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (79.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (67.24%) VMware
4 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 23 (39.66%) SAN
6 22 (37.93%) Active Directory
6 22 (37.93%) Windows XP
7 19 (32.76%) CentOS
7 19 (32.76%) Ubuntu
8 17 (29.31%) VMware Server
8 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
9 16 (27.59%) Python
10 15 (25.86%) Linux
10 15 (25.86%) Splunk
11 14 (24.14%) Service Management
11 14 (24.14%) vSphere
12 13 (22.41%) Workflow
13 12 (20.69%) Citrix
13 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (20.69%) Incident Management
13 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (18.97%) SQL
15 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
16 9 (15.52%) SCCM
17 8 (13.79%) ITIL
17 8 (13.79%) HP
18 7 (12.07%) Migration
18 7 (12.07%) XenApp
18 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.45%) Lync
6 1 (1.72%) IIS
6 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
1 1 (1.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (39.66%) SAN
2 4 (6.90%) NAS
3 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 2 (3.45%) S/MIME
4 1 (1.72%) WLAN
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
1 3 (5.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
2 2 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (12.07%) Administrator
3 7 (12.07%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.17%) Linux Support
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Server Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Linux Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (79.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (37.93%) Windows XP
4 19 (32.76%) Ubuntu
4 19 (32.76%) CentOS
5 15 (25.86%) Linux
6 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.17%) UNIX
9 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Service Management
2 13 (22.41%) Workflow
3 12 (20.69%) Incident Management
4 8 (13.79%) ITIL
5 7 (12.07%) Migration
6 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.72%) ERP
7 1 (1.72%) ITSM
7 1 (1.72%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.72%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.72%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Python
2 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.17%) MCSE
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 17 (29.31%) VMware Server
3 14 (24.14%) vSphere
4 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (12.07%) XenApp
6 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.72%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) SCOM
3 2 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.45%) WSUS
4 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) VMware
2 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.86%) Splunk
4 12 (20.69%) Citrix
5 8 (13.79%) HP
6 4 (6.90%) EMC
7 3 (5.17%) CommVault
8 2 (3.45%) Google
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
8 2 (3.45%) McAfee
8 2 (3.45%) Sophos
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco
8 2 (3.45%) Dell
8 2 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (3.45%) Postini
8 2 (3.45%) Veeam
9 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.72%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.72%) Sun
9 1 (1.72%) SAP
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