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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 71 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 50 47 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.06% 2.15% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.80% 8.10% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 15
Average daily rate
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£248 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £107 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% -26.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £11.43 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £24.76 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
510 580 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.04% 26.56% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 307 198
Average daily rate £320 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 61 48
Average hourly rate £13.38 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% -16.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +9 34 £225 -18.18% 15
South Yorkshire +6 9 £125 - 3
North Yorkshire +1 4 £275 +100.00% 3
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (89.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (53.40%) Active Directory
4 52 (50.49%) Microsoft
5 49 (47.57%) VMware
6 41 (39.81%) Windows XP
7 33 (32.04%) MS Exchange
8 27 (26.21%) SAN
9 24 (23.30%) CentOS
9 24 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 24 (23.30%) Ubuntu
10 23 (22.33%) VMware Server
11 22 (21.36%) Windows 7
11 22 (21.36%) Citrix
12 20 (19.42%) Python
12 20 (19.42%) Migration
12 20 (19.42%) Splunk
13 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (18.45%) Service Management
14 18 (17.48%) SCCM
15 17 (16.50%) Workflow
15 17 (16.50%) Linux
16 14 (13.59%) Incident Management
16 14 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2007
17 13 (12.62%) XenApp
17 13 (12.62%) ITIL
17 13 (12.62%) SQL
17 13 (12.62%) HP
18 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
18 12 (11.65%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (32.04%) MS Exchange
2 24 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
5 10 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (7.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (7.77%) Lync
8 2 (1.94%) IIS
8 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.97%) Quickr
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.97%) Apache
9 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.21%) SAN
2 11 (10.68%) LAN
2 11 (10.68%) WAN
3 9 (8.74%) DNS
4 7 (6.80%) Unified Communications
4 7 (6.80%) DHCP
4 7 (6.80%) S/MIME
5 6 (5.83%) Wireless
6 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.88%) Internet
7 3 (2.91%) Firewall
7 3 (2.91%) VoIP
8 2 (1.94%) NAS
9 1 (0.97%) VLAN
9 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.97%) H.323
9 1 (0.97%) MGCP
9 1 (0.97%) Intranet
9 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (11.65%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Banking
2 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.94%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (1.94%) Cantonese Language
4 1 (0.97%) French Language
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (18.45%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (14.56%) Support Engineer
2 15 (14.56%) Analyst
3 12 (11.65%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (11.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Exchange Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Administrator
5 7 (6.80%) IT Support
5 7 (6.80%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Technical Support
8 4 (3.88%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (3.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) NHS
2 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.94%) Clustering
3 2 (1.94%) FMCG
4 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.97%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.97%) Social Media
4 1 (0.97%) iSeries
4 1 (0.97%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (89.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (39.81%) Windows XP
4 24 (23.30%) CentOS
4 24 (23.30%) Ubuntu
5 22 (21.36%) Windows 7
6 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (16.50%) Linux
8 6 (5.83%) Windows Vista
9 5 (4.85%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.94%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.94%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) Migration
2 19 (18.45%) Service Management
3 17 (16.50%) Workflow
4 14 (13.59%) Incident Management
5 13 (12.62%) ITIL
6 10 (9.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.83%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.88%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.91%) WFM
9 3 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.91%) Validation
9 3 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.91%) ITSM
9 3 (2.91%) Project Management
10 2 (1.94%) High Availability
10 2 (1.94%) Time Management
11 1 (0.97%) Logistics
11 1 (0.97%) Network Design
11 1 (0.97%) Customer Engagement
11 1 (0.97%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.42%) Python
2 13 (12.62%) SQL
3 12 (11.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.91%) C
4 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.91%) VBScript
5 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) MCITP
4 3 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.91%) CCNA
4 3 (2.91%) CCA
4 3 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (2.91%) CCEA
4 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.91%) MCSE
5 2 (1.94%) MCP
5 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (53.40%) Active Directory
2 23 (22.33%) VMware Server
3 13 (12.62%) XenApp
4 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (8.74%) Hyper-V
6 8 (7.77%) vSphere
7 5 (4.85%) XenServer
8 3 (2.91%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.91%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.94%) UAG
10 1 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.97%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.97%) vCloud
10 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) SCCM
2 7 (6.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (6.80%) SCOM
3 3 (2.91%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.94%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.97%) WSUS
5 1 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.97%) Puppet
5 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.97%) Foglight
5 1 (0.97%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 52 (50.49%) Microsoft
2 49 (47.57%) VMware
3 22 (21.36%) Citrix
4 20 (19.42%) Splunk
5 13 (12.62%) HP
6 11 (10.68%) Symantec
7 7 (6.80%) Postini
7 7 (6.80%) Google
8 6 (5.83%) Cisco
9 3 (2.91%) AppSense
9 3 (2.91%) Wyse
9 3 (2.91%) Dell
9 3 (2.91%) EMC
9 3 (2.91%) NetApp
9 3 (2.91%) Juniper
10 2 (1.94%) Oracle
10 2 (1.94%) CA
10 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.94%) Apple
10 2 (1.94%) Sophos
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