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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 85 81 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 54 47 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.87% 1.88% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.36% 8.44% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 27
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£275 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £216 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +63.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.35 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.50 £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +2.63%
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
646 557 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.41% 22.24% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 298 212
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 73 68
Average hourly rate £13.87 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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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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 -4 28 £225 -28.00% 8
South Yorkshire -4 17 £275 +29.41% 1
North Yorkshire -5 8 £300 -25.00% 2
East Yorkshire +5 2 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (85.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (58.95%) VMware
4 53 (55.79%) Active Directory
5 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
6 32 (33.68%) MS Exchange
7 31 (32.63%) SAN
8 27 (28.42%) Windows XP
9 25 (26.32%) ITIL
9 25 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 20 (21.05%) Linux
11 19 (20.00%) SQL
12 18 (18.95%) .NET
12 18 (18.95%) SharePoint
12 18 (18.95%) Firewall
12 18 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (17.89%) MS Office
14 16 (16.84%) Windows 2000
14 16 (16.84%) LAN
14 16 (16.84%) Windows 2000 Server
15 15 (15.79%) Cisco
16 14 (14.74%) Windows 7
17 13 (13.68%) PowerShell
17 13 (13.68%) Ubuntu
17 13 (13.68%) DHCP
17 13 (13.68%) IIS
17 13 (13.68%) Red Hat

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 32 (33.68%) MS Exchange
2 18 (18.95%) SharePoint
2 18 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (13.68%) IIS
5 8 (8.42%) JBoss
6 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.11%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.05%) Quickr
10 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 17 (17.89%) MS Office
2 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.63%) SAN
2 18 (18.95%) Firewall
3 16 (16.84%) LAN
4 13 (13.68%) DHCP
5 12 (12.63%) WAN
6 11 (11.58%) DNS
7 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.32%) Internet
9 5 (5.26%) VPN
10 3 (3.16%) Wireless
10 3 (3.16%) VoIP
10 3 (3.16%) VLAN
11 2 (2.11%) Network Security
12 1 (1.05%) Intranet
12 1 (1.05%) SSL
12 1 (1.05%) Broadband
12 1 (1.05%) SNMP
12 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.05%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
1 5 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.16%) Advertising
3 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Support Engineer
2 20 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (16.84%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (10.53%) Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) Support Technician
5 9 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Server Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) IT Support
6 8 (8.42%) Migration Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Wintel Support
7 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Server Specialist
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Server Specialist
8 4 (4.21%) VMware Specialist
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.16%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) .NET
2 4 (4.21%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.05%) WinForms
3 1 (1.05%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.05%) .NET Remoting
3 1 (1.05%) CSLA.NET
3 1 (1.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Clustering
2 9 (9.47%) NHS
3 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.11%) PKI
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (85.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (28.42%) Windows XP
4 25 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (21.05%) Linux
6 16 (16.84%) Windows 2000
6 16 (16.84%) Windows 2000 Server
7 14 (14.74%) Windows 7
8 13 (13.68%) Ubuntu
9 12 (12.63%) CentOS
10 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (7.37%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.16%) Windows Vista
13 2 (2.11%) UNIX
13 2 (2.11%) Debian
14 1 (1.05%) Windows NT
14 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) ITIL
2 12 (12.63%) Migration
3 9 (9.47%) Service Management
3 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.42%) Workflow
5 5 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.11%) Time Management
7 2 (2.11%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.11%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.11%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.11%) Security Management
7 2 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.05%) Project Management
8 1 (1.05%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.05%) Change Management
8 1 (1.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.05%) OO
8 1 (1.05%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.05%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.00%) SQL
2 13 (13.68%) PowerShell
3 12 (12.63%) VB
4 11 (11.58%) Python
5 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.05%) C
7 1 (1.05%) Perl
7 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.16%) MCSE
3 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) MCTS
4 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.11%) CCNA
4 2 (2.11%) MCP
4 2 (2.11%) HND
5 1 (1.05%) MCSA
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.05%) MCDST
5 1 (1.05%) MCITP
5 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (55.79%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.58%) vSphere
4 10 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 9 (9.47%) VMware Server
6 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
7 6 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.16%) XenApp
9 2 (2.11%) UAG
9 2 (2.11%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.05%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) WSUS
2 6 (6.32%) SCCM
3 4 (4.21%) SCOM
3 4 (4.21%) Foglight
4 3 (3.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.11%) Nagios
6 1 (1.05%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.05%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.05%) OpenView
6 1 (1.05%) Puppet
6 1 (1.05%) Opsview
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) VMware
2 36 (37.89%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.79%) Cisco
4 13 (13.68%) Red Hat
5 11 (11.58%) HP
6 10 (10.53%) NetApp
6 10 (10.53%) Citrix
7 9 (9.47%) Splunk
8 7 (7.37%) EMC
9 6 (6.32%) Oracle
10 5 (5.26%) Altiris
11 4 (4.21%) Mitel
11 4 (4.21%) New Relic
12 3 (3.16%) IBM
13 2 (2.11%) LANDesk
13 2 (2.11%) Veeam
13 2 (2.11%) Dell
13 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.11%) Lotus
13 2 (2.11%) Remedy
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