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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 95 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 10 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.58% 2.12% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.89% 9.94% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 4
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£275 £225 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.13 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -28.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
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
346 332 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.09% 21.28% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 187 96
Average daily rate £350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 36
Average hourly rate £14.19 £11.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.72% -2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £9.70 £9.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £15.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 4 £275 +22.22% 7
Halifax - 3 £275 -
Wakefield -1 1 £225 - 1
Bradford -11 1 - -
Castleford - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
4 22 (64.71%) VMware
5 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
8 11 (32.35%) vSphere
9 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
9 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (20.59%) IIS
10 7 (20.59%) SAN
11 6 (17.65%) DMZ
11 6 (17.65%) Finance
11 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 6 (17.65%) Python
11 6 (17.65%) Ubuntu
11 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (14.71%) CentOS
12 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
12 5 (14.71%) Migration
12 5 (14.71%) Linux
12 5 (14.71%) SQL
13 4 (11.76%) DHCP
13 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
13 4 (11.76%) VPN
13 4 (11.76%) DNS
13 4 (11.76%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.59%) IIS
4 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.88%) Lync
6 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) DMZ
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) VPN
3 4 (11.76%) DNS
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
5 2 (5.88%) HTTP
5 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.88%) S/MIME
5 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.94%) Broadband
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless
6 1 (2.94%) SSL
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Server Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Wintel Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Domino Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) MSMQ
1 1 (2.94%) WinForms
1 1 (2.94%) .NET Remoting
1 1 (2.94%) WCF
1 1 (2.94%) CSLA.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 6 (17.65%) Ubuntu
6 5 (14.71%) Linux
6 5 (14.71%) CentOS
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.94%) Debian
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Migration
1 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
2 4 (11.76%) Service Management
3 3 (8.82%) Workflow
4 2 (5.88%) Security Management
4 2 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.94%) OO
5 1 (2.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) HND
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (32.35%) vSphere
4 4 (11.76%) VMware Server
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
1 3 (8.82%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) VMware
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) HP
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix
3 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.76%) Splunk
4 3 (8.82%) Dell
5 2 (5.88%) NetApp
5 2 (5.88%) Sun
5 2 (5.88%) Postini
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) Google
6 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.94%) Remedy
6 1 (2.94%) Veeam
6 1 (2.94%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.94%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) BMC
6 1 (2.94%) Adobe
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