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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 74 72 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 73 52 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.63% 2.09% 3.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.09% 9.01% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 21
Average daily rate
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£275 £185 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% -39.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.35 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -25.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.45 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £20.48 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
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
604 577 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.77% 23.17% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 318 236
Average daily rate £300 £298 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £153 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 72 57
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.98 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.17% +3.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 -5 39 £245 +32.43% 11
South Yorkshire +4 25 £275 +150.00% 2
North Yorkshire +1 10 £294 -16.96% 2
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (83.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (51.49%) Active Directory
4 51 (50.50%) VMware
5 44 (43.56%) Microsoft
6 34 (33.66%) ITIL
6 34 (33.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (31.68%) MS Exchange
8 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
9 29 (28.71%) SQL
9 29 (28.71%) SAN
10 23 (22.77%) .NET
10 23 (22.77%) IIS
10 23 (22.77%) Windows 2000 Server
11 22 (21.78%) Firewall
11 22 (21.78%) Linux
11 22 (21.78%) Windows 2000
11 22 (21.78%) Windows XP
12 21 (20.79%) Cisco
13 20 (19.80%) LAN
13 20 (19.80%) MS Office
14 19 (18.81%) PowerShell
14 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
15 18 (17.82%) SharePoint
16 17 (16.83%) VB
16 17 (16.83%) WAN
16 17 (16.83%) NetApp
16 17 (16.83%) Migration

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (31.68%) MS Exchange
2 23 (22.77%) IIS
3 18 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (17.82%) SharePoint
4 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (12.87%) JBoss
6 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (6.93%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.98%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.99%) Quickr
10 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) MS Office
2 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Line 500
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.71%) SAN
2 22 (21.78%) Firewall
3 20 (19.80%) LAN
4 17 (16.83%) WAN
5 11 (10.89%) DNS
6 10 (9.90%) Internet
6 10 (9.90%) DHCP
7 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.94%) VPN
8 4 (3.96%) VLAN
9 3 (2.97%) DMZ
9 3 (2.97%) Wireless
10 2 (1.98%) SSL
10 2 (1.98%) VoIP
10 2 (1.98%) Network Security
11 1 (0.99%) DSL
11 1 (0.99%) MPLS
11 1 (0.99%) Intranet
11 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.99%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.99%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.99%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.94%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Publishing
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Local Government
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (22.77%) Support Engineer
2 19 (18.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (14.85%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (10.89%) Migration Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Server Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Support Technician
8 6 (5.94%) IT Support
8 6 (5.94%) Wintel Support
9 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.96%) Windows Server Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) IT Support Technician
11 3 (2.97%) IT Support Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Linux Support
11 3 (2.97%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.77%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.99%) WinForms
3 1 (0.99%) .NET Remoting
3 1 (0.99%) WCF
3 1 (0.99%) CSLA.NET
3 1 (0.99%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Clustering
2 13 (12.87%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.95%) NHS
4 4 (3.96%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.96%) CMDB
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) iSeries
6 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (83.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (33.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (22.77%) Windows 2000 Server
5 22 (21.78%) Linux
5 22 (21.78%) Windows 2000
5 22 (21.78%) Windows XP
6 15 (14.85%) Windows 7
7 14 (13.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (9.90%) UNIX
9 7 (6.93%) Ubuntu
9 7 (6.93%) CentOS
10 5 (4.95%) Windows NT
11 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.66%) ITIL
2 17 (16.83%) Migration
3 7 (6.93%) Incident Management
3 7 (6.93%) Service Management
4 6 (5.94%) Workflow
5 4 (3.96%) Change Management
5 4 (3.96%) Server Hardening
5 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (2.97%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.97%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.98%) Security Management
7 2 (1.98%) Project Management
7 2 (1.98%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (1.98%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.98%) Time Management
8 1 (0.99%) Logistics
8 1 (0.99%) Network Design
8 1 (0.99%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.71%) SQL
2 19 (18.81%) PowerShell
3 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
4 17 (16.83%) VB
5 5 (4.95%) Python
5 5 (4.95%) Perl
6 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.96%) VBScript
6 4 (3.96%) Jython
7 1 (0.99%) C
7 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.94%) MCSE
3 5 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.96%) MCITP
5 3 (2.97%) MCTS
5 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) MCP
5 3 (2.97%) CCNA
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.98%) HND
6 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) MCDST
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.99%) NCDA
7 1 (0.99%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 52 (51.49%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.91%) vSphere
4 7 (6.93%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.94%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.97%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.98%) UAG
7 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.99%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) SCCM
2 6 (5.94%) Foglight
3 5 (4.95%) SCOM
3 5 (4.95%) WSUS
4 4 (3.96%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (2.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.99%) Opsview
7 1 (0.99%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.99%) Nagios
7 1 (0.99%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.99%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.99%) OpenView
Vendors
1 51 (50.50%) VMware
2 44 (43.56%) Microsoft
3 21 (20.79%) Cisco
4 17 (16.83%) NetApp
5 15 (14.85%) Red Hat
6 13 (12.87%) HP
7 12 (11.88%) Oracle
7 12 (11.88%) EMC
8 7 (6.93%) Citrix
9 6 (5.94%) Remedy
9 6 (5.94%) New Relic
10 5 (4.95%) Splunk
11 4 (3.96%) Mitel
12 3 (2.97%) Altiris
12 3 (2.97%) Brocade
12 3 (2.97%) IBM
13 2 (1.98%) Juniper
13 2 (1.98%) Lotus
13 2 (1.98%) Sophos
13 2 (1.98%) Veeam
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