The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 77 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 54 61 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.10% 2.97% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.26% 13.09% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 24
Average daily rate £313 £330 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +38.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £124 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £33.50 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
583 466 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.69% 22.70% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 197 251
Average daily rate £320 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £120 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 76 64
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Yorkshire region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Yorkshire region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -15 27 £313 +61.08% 16
North Yorkshire +4 12 £400 +300.00% 3
South Yorkshire -18 12 £213 -37.45% 1
East Yorkshire -1 2 £175 -
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (77.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (55.75%) Microsoft
4 55 (48.67%) Active Directory
5 48 (42.48%) VMware
6 43 (38.05%) ITIL
7 38 (33.63%) MS Exchange
8 34 (30.09%) SQL
9 31 (27.43%) Windows XP
10 30 (26.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (23.01%) Windows 7
12 25 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
14 22 (19.47%) MS Excel
15 20 (17.70%) HP
15 20 (17.70%) Citrix
15 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (14.16%) SAN
16 16 (14.16%) Performance Tuning
17 15 (13.27%) TCP/IP
17 15 (13.27%) vSphere
18 14 (12.39%) Problem Management
18 14 (12.39%) LAN
18 14 (12.39%) MS Office
19 13 (11.50%) T-SQL
19 13 (11.50%) WAN
19 13 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2010
20 12 (10.62%) DNS
21 11 (9.73%) Cisco
21 11 (9.73%) DHCP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 38 (33.63%) MS Exchange
2 30 (26.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
5 9 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.54%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.54%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (1.77%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (19.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) CATIA
3 1 (0.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) SAN
2 15 (13.27%) TCP/IP
3 14 (12.39%) LAN
4 13 (11.50%) WAN
5 12 (10.62%) DNS
6 11 (9.73%) DHCP
7 6 (5.31%) Internet
8 5 (4.42%) Wireless
9 4 (3.54%) VoIP
10 3 (2.65%) Firewall
10 3 (2.65%) VPN
10 3 (2.65%) NAS
11 2 (1.77%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.77%) VLAN
11 2 (1.77%) SMTP
12 1 (0.88%) OSPF
12 1 (0.88%) BGP
12 1 (0.88%) Intranet
12 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.77%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Legal
3 3 (2.65%) Publishing
4 2 (1.77%) French Language
4 2 (1.77%) Back Office
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 26 (23.01%) Analyst
2 18 (15.93%) Administrator
3 16 (14.16%) Support Analyst
3 16 (14.16%) Technical Support
4 13 (11.50%) DBA
4 13 (11.50%) Technical Analyst
5 12 (10.62%) Technical Support Analyst
5 12 (10.62%) SQL DBA
6 11 (9.73%) Server Administrator
7 9 (7.96%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (7.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Service Analyst
8 8 (7.08%) Architect
9 7 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.42%) Desktop Support
11 5 (4.42%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) Middleware
2 2 (1.77%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.88%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Clustering
2 10 (8.85%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.42%) NHS
4 3 (2.65%) Replication
5 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.88%) AS400
6 1 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (77.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (27.43%) Windows XP
4 26 (23.01%) Windows 7
5 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.96%) Linux
6 9 (7.96%) UNIX
6 9 (7.96%) Windows Vista
7 8 (7.08%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.42%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.65%) AIX
10 3 (2.65%) CentOS
11 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.77%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.05%) ITIL
2 16 (14.16%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (12.39%) Problem Management
4 11 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (9.73%) Migration
5 7 (6.19%) High Availability
5 7 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.31%) Time Management
7 5 (4.42%) Project Management
8 4 (3.54%) Change Management
8 4 (3.54%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.54%) ERP
9 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.65%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.65%) Data Management
9 3 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.65%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (1.77%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.09%) SQL
2 13 (11.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.65%) C
3 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.77%) VBScript
5 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.08%) MCSE
3 6 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.54%) CCNA
6 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.77%) MCITP
7 2 (1.77%) MCP
7 2 (1.77%) MCSA
7 2 (1.77%) CCA
7 2 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.77%) CCEA
8 1 (0.88%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) ISEB
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.88%) HNC
8 1 (0.88%) HND
8 1 (0.88%) MCDST
8 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.77%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (48.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (13.27%) vSphere
4 10 (8.85%) Terminal Services
5 8 (7.08%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.19%) XenApp
7 4 (3.54%) VMware Server
7 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.54%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.65%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.77%) XenServer
10 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.88%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.88%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) SCCM
2 8 (7.08%) WSUS
3 5 (4.42%) SCOM
4 3 (2.65%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.77%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.77%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.77%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.77%) Foglight
5 2 (1.77%) DameWare
5 2 (1.77%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.77%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 63 (55.75%) Microsoft
2 48 (42.48%) VMware
3 20 (17.70%) HP
3 20 (17.70%) Citrix
4 11 (9.73%) Cisco
5 7 (6.19%) EMC
6 6 (5.31%) NetApp
7 5 (4.42%) CommVault
7 5 (4.42%) Altiris
8 4 (3.54%) Veeam
8 4 (3.54%) Symantec
8 4 (3.54%) McAfee
8 4 (3.54%) Sophos
8 4 (3.54%) Lotus
9 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.65%) IBM
9 3 (2.65%) Avaya
9 3 (2.65%) Cognos
9 3 (2.65%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.77%) AppSense
Leeds
IT HR
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Blue Town Online
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Barnsley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £13.70 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago