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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 59 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 34 53 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.01% 3.38% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.43% 12.62% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 8
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £107 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £445 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £11.50 £10.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.10 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £10.90 £17.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +18.57%
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
326 420 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.26% 26.82% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 182 178
Average daily rate £298 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.75% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £17.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +13 28 £225 -25.00% 14
Bradford +2 2 £225 - 2
Huddersfield +3 1 - - 1
Wakefield -3 1 - - 3
Keighley - 1 - -
Knottingley - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Ossett - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (81.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (58.46%) VMware
4 33 (50.77%) Active Directory
5 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
6 24 (36.92%) SAN
7 22 (33.85%) Windows XP
8 21 (32.31%) MS Exchange
8 21 (32.31%) Ubuntu
8 21 (32.31%) CentOS
9 18 (27.69%) Python
10 17 (26.15%) Linux
10 17 (26.15%) VMware Server
10 17 (26.15%) Splunk
11 16 (24.62%) Service Management
12 13 (20.00%) Workflow
12 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (18.46%) vSphere
14 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
14 11 (16.92%) Citrix
15 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 10 (15.38%) SCCM
15 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (13.85%) Migration
17 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (12.31%) SQL
18 7 (10.77%) MS Office
18 7 (10.77%) ITIL
18 7 (10.77%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (32.31%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (7.69%) Lync
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.54%) IIS
7 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (36.92%) SAN
2 5 (7.69%) S/MIME
2 5 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 4 (6.15%) NAS
4 3 (4.62%) LAN
4 3 (4.62%) WAN
5 2 (3.08%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.54%) VLAN
6 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.54%) WLAN
6 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
1 3 (4.62%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Legal
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Administrator
6 4 (6.15%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Linux Support
7 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.08%) IT Support
8 2 (3.08%) Wintel Administrator
8 2 (3.08%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Clustering
1 3 (4.62%) NHS
2 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (81.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (33.85%) Windows XP
4 21 (32.31%) Ubuntu
4 21 (32.31%) CentOS
5 17 (26.15%) Linux
6 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.08%) UNIX
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Service Management
2 13 (20.00%) Workflow
3 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
4 9 (13.85%) Migration
5 7 (10.77%) ITIL
6 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.08%) ITSM
8 2 (3.08%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.54%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.54%) Information Security
9 1 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.54%) ERP
9 1 (1.54%) CRM
9 1 (1.54%) SOA
9 1 (1.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.54%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.54%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) Python
2 8 (12.31%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.08%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (50.77%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.15%) VMware Server
3 12 (18.46%) vSphere
4 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (10.77%) XenApp
6 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.54%) UAG
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (6.15%) SCOM
4 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) VMware
2 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.15%) Splunk
4 11 (16.92%) Citrix
5 5 (7.69%) Postini
5 5 (7.69%) Google
5 5 (7.69%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) Symantec
6 2 (3.08%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (3.08%) NetApp
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco
6 2 (3.08%) Dell
6 2 (3.08%) EMC
7 1 (1.54%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.54%) Brocade
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle
7 1 (1.54%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos
7 1 (1.54%) Juniper
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago