The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 79 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 38 61 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.56% 2.70% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.27% 11.96% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 10
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£275 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £118 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.13 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% -32.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £10.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.13 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -5.55%
Windows Server 2003
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
523 510 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.44% 22.58% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 266 205
Average daily rate £338 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 40 67
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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
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 26 January 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
West Yorkshire -14 17 £231 -27.73% 18
North Yorkshire +8 11 £400 +66.66% 3
South Yorkshire -6 3 £313 +171.73% 5
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (81.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 61 (62.24%) Microsoft
5 53 (54.08%) VMware
6 44 (44.90%) MS Exchange
7 38 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (27.55%) vSphere
9 25 (25.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (21.43%) MS Excel
12 19 (19.39%) SAN
13 18 (18.37%) Windows XP
14 17 (17.35%) SharePoint
15 16 (16.33%) SQL
16 15 (15.31%) MS Office
16 15 (15.31%) LAN
16 15 (15.31%) DNS
16 15 (15.31%) Migration
16 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2003
16 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
17 14 (14.29%) Finance
17 14 (14.29%) Cisco
17 14 (14.29%) ITIL
17 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 12 (12.24%) DHCP
18 12 (12.24%) Citrix
19 11 (11.22%) WAN
19 11 (11.22%) SCCM
20 10 (10.20%) HP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 44 (44.90%) MS Exchange
2 25 (25.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (17.35%) SharePoint
4 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (9.18%) Lync
6 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (7.14%) IIS
8 6 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (4.08%) JBoss
9 4 (4.08%) Apache
9 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
9 4 (4.08%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (2.04%) Quickr
10 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.39%) SAN
2 15 (15.31%) DNS
2 15 (15.31%) LAN
3 12 (12.24%) DHCP
4 11 (11.22%) WAN
5 9 (9.18%) VoIP
6 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.16%) Firewall
7 7 (7.14%) DMZ
8 5 (5.10%) S/MIME
8 5 (5.10%) Unified Communications
9 4 (4.08%) VLAN
9 4 (4.08%) MGCP
9 4 (4.08%) H.323
9 4 (4.08%) PBX
10 3 (3.06%) VPN
10 3 (3.06%) Internet
11 2 (2.04%) Wireless
11 2 (2.04%) HTTP
11 2 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 14 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.08%) Advertising
3 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (18.37%) Support Engineer
2 13 (13.27%) Analyst
3 11 (11.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.22%) Exchange Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) Server Engineer
4 10 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (9.18%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) IT Support
6 7 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Administrator
7 5 (5.10%) Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) Support Technician
7 5 (5.10%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Server Specialist
8 4 (4.08%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Clustering
1 8 (8.16%) NHS
2 4 (4.08%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.08%) CLARiiON
2 4 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.06%) FMCG
4 2 (2.04%) iSeries
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (81.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (18.37%) Windows XP
5 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
6 9 (9.18%) Ubuntu
6 9 (9.18%) Linux
7 8 (8.16%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.16%) CentOS
8 4 (4.08%) Solaris
9 3 (3.06%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.04%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.02%) Debian
11 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.02%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) Migration
2 14 (14.29%) ITIL
3 7 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (6.12%) Service Management
4 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.12%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.08%) BCP
5 4 (4.08%) High Availability
5 4 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.06%) Workflow
6 3 (3.06%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.04%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.04%) Network Design
7 2 (2.04%) Logistics
7 2 (2.04%) ITSM
7 2 (2.04%) Security Management
7 2 (2.04%) Project Management
7 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.04%) ERP
7 2 (2.04%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.33%) SQL
2 9 (9.18%) Python
3 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.06%) VB
5 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) MCSE
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (4.08%) MCITP
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.55%) vSphere
3 23 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.12%) XenApp
6 5 (5.10%) VMware Server
6 5 (5.10%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.08%) Terminal Services
7 4 (4.08%) ISA Server
7 4 (4.08%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (4.08%) vCloud
8 2 (2.04%) UAG
8 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.04%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) SCCM
2 9 (9.18%) SCOM
3 6 (6.12%) WSUS
3 6 (6.12%) Puppet
4 5 (5.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (4.08%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (4.08%) EMC Navisphere
5 4 (4.08%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.04%) Nagios
7 1 (1.02%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.02%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 61 (62.24%) Microsoft
2 53 (54.08%) VMware
3 14 (14.29%) Cisco
4 12 (12.24%) Citrix
5 10 (10.20%) HP
6 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.18%) Symantec
7 8 (8.16%) NetApp
8 7 (7.14%) Splunk
9 5 (5.10%) Google
9 5 (5.10%) Postini
9 5 (5.10%) Oracle
10 4 (4.08%) Avaya
10 4 (4.08%) EMC
10 4 (4.08%) Polycom
10 4 (4.08%) McAfee
10 4 (4.08%) Mitel
10 4 (4.08%) Altiris
11 3 (3.06%) Sophos
11 3 (3.06%) Dell
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Selby
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago