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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 81 65 35
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 35 30 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.67% 1.77% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 9.65% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 27
Average daily rate
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£313 £185 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.91% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £154 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £261 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £314
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.42
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 - £14.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.61 £15.75 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+18.12% -16.56%
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
420 311 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.06% 18.36% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 181 193
Average daily rate £350 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 31
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.30 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.20 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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
Leeds -28 23 £375 +102.70% 6
Bradford -3 6 £425 +30.76% 1
Wakefield - 1 £113 - 1
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 47 (81.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (67.24%) VMware
4 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
6 24 (41.38%) ITIL
7 23 (39.66%) SAN
8 20 (34.48%) SQL
9 18 (31.03%) Clustering
9 18 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
12 12 (20.69%) Cisco
12 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
13 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
13 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
14 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (15.52%) Windows 2000
15 9 (15.52%) IIS
15 9 (15.52%) UNIX
15 9 (15.52%) HP
16 8 (13.79%) Remedy
16 8 (13.79%) Service Management
17 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (12.07%) DNS
17 7 (12.07%) MS Office
17 7 (12.07%) Perl
17 7 (12.07%) Oracle
17 7 (12.07%) LAN
17 7 (12.07%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (15.52%) IIS
4 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.72%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (39.66%) SAN
2 7 (12.07%) DNS
2 7 (12.07%) LAN
2 7 (12.07%) WAN
2 7 (12.07%) DHCP
3 6 (10.34%) Internet
4 3 (5.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 3 (5.17%) DMZ
5 2 (3.45%) SSL
5 2 (3.45%) Network Security
5 2 (3.45%) Firewall
5 2 (3.45%) Wireless
6 1 (1.72%) Broadband
6 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.72%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.72%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Support Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Support
6 2 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) IT Support
6 2 (3.45%) Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.45%) Project Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.72%) WinForms
2 1 (1.72%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (1.72%) WCF
2 1 (1.72%) CSLA.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Clustering
2 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.34%) CMDB
4 4 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 4 (6.90%) NHS
5 2 (3.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (81.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.97%) Windows XP
5 9 (15.52%) Windows 2000
5 9 (15.52%) UNIX
6 7 (12.07%) CentOS
6 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.07%) Ubuntu
7 6 (10.34%) Windows NT
8 5 (8.62%) Linux
9 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.72%) Android
11 1 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Service Management
3 5 (8.62%) Change Management
3 5 (8.62%) Workflow
3 5 (8.62%) Migration
4 4 (6.90%) Project Management
4 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.90%) Server Hardening
5 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.45%) Time Management
7 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.72%) Change Control
7 1 (1.72%) Database Security
7 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.72%) DevOps
7 1 (1.72%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) Perl
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.34%) VBScript
3 6 (10.34%) Jython
4 5 (8.62%) Python
5 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.34%) MCSE
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.17%) CCNA
4 3 (5.17%) MCITP
5 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) CCNP
5 2 (3.45%) MCTS
6 1 (1.72%) MCDST
6 1 (1.72%) MCP
6 1 (1.72%) NCDA
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 18 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.07%) VMware Server
4 6 (10.34%) vSphere
5 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.45%) ISA Server
7 2 (3.45%) UAG
8 1 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) SCCM
1 6 (10.34%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (8.62%) SCOM
3 3 (5.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.72%) Opsview
4 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) VMware
2 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) Cisco
4 9 (15.52%) HP
5 8 (13.79%) Remedy
6 7 (12.07%) Oracle
7 5 (8.62%) Citrix
7 5 (8.62%) Splunk
8 4 (6.90%) NetApp
9 3 (5.17%) Brocade
9 3 (5.17%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.45%) Intel
10 2 (3.45%) BMC
10 2 (3.45%) Adobe
11 1 (1.72%) Compaq
11 1 (1.72%) Dell
11 1 (1.72%) Siebel
11 1 (1.72%) IBM
11 1 (1.72%) Avaya
11 1 (1.72%) Juniper
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