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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 99 89 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.64% 0.80% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.14% 3.81% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 14
Average daily rate £290 £256 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £214 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £281 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £11.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +21.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.77% -6.06%
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
414 367 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.46% 20.95% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 233 183
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 19
Average hourly rate £15.13 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 8 February 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 +6 4 £280 +1.81%
Leeds -12 4 £375 +66.66% 4
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
3 23 (67.65%) VMware
4 22 (64.71%) Windows Server
5 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (38.24%) Finance
9 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
10 10 (29.41%) SQL
10 10 (29.41%) IIS
11 9 (26.47%) Migration
12 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
12 6 (17.65%) ITIL
12 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 6 (17.65%) Cisco
12 6 (17.65%) SAN
13 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
13 5 (14.71%) Law
13 5 (14.71%) VMware Server
13 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
14 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
14 4 (11.76%) Email Filtering
14 4 (11.76%) Web Filtering
14 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
14 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
14 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
14 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
14 4 (11.76%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 10 (29.41%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) FileNet
4 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Telepresence
4 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Law
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Migration Engineer
1 7 (20.59%) Server Engineer
1 7 (20.59%) Server Migration Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.88%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
5 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.82%) Unix
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Migration
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Email Filtering
3 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.76%) Web Filtering
4 3 (8.82%) Change Management
4 3 (8.82%) Server Patching
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Server Building
5 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.94%) E-Discovery
6 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) MCITP
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Server
4 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
1 23 (67.65%) VMware
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) SAP