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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 103 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 20 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.98% 1.39% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.39% 6.36% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 13
Average daily rate £366 £225 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.77% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £183 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £316 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £301 £280
% change year-on-year
-0.26% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £18.02
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.18%
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
456 440 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.25% 21.86% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 250 196
Average daily rate £401 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.72 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.22% +45.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.82 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £35.50 £16.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Halifax +4 6 £400 +100.00%
Leeds -14 4 £385 +71.11% 3
Bradford +17 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (50.00%) VMware
5 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (40.00%) Finance
7 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 5 (16.67%) Banking
10 5 (16.67%) IBM
10 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 5 (16.67%) Law
10 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (13.33%) Unix
11 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
11 4 (13.33%) Cisco
11 4 (13.33%) Service Management
11 4 (13.33%) FileNet
11 4 (13.33%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (13.33%) FileNet
4 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) Telepresence
3 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Administrator
1 6 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) FileNet Administrator
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Messaging Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (6.67%) NHS
1 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (13.33%) Unix
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.33%) AIX
9 1 (3.33%) Solaris
9 1 (3.33%) SUSE
9 1 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (13.33%) E-Discovery
2 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.33%) Server Building
2 4 (13.33%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Server Patching
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Information Management
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCITP
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.33%) Sun
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) Veeam