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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 103 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 33 62 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.23% 2.52% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.00% 10.82% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 19
Average daily rate
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£275 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £184 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £295
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.57 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £41.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% -6.57%
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
550 573 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.55% 23.28% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 302 167
Average daily rate £315 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 59 77
Average hourly rate £12.25 £13.35 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -24 14 £200 -15.34% 13
South Yorkshire -4 8 £300 +41.17% 2
North Yorkshire -5 8 £288 -28.12% 9
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (83.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (69.14%) Active Directory
4 53 (65.43%) VMware
5 35 (43.21%) Microsoft
6 32 (39.51%) MS Exchange
7 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (25.93%) vSphere
9 20 (24.69%) Windows XP
9 20 (24.69%) SAN
10 19 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (18.52%) SharePoint
12 15 (18.52%) LAN
13 14 (17.28%) SQL
14 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
15 12 (14.81%) MS Office
16 11 (13.58%) ITIL
16 11 (13.58%) Cisco
16 11 (13.58%) Finance
17 10 (12.35%) WAN
17 10 (12.35%) DHCP
17 10 (12.35%) DNS
17 10 (12.35%) Terminal Services
18 9 (11.11%) HP
18 9 (11.11%) .NET
18 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
18 9 (11.11%) Firewall
18 9 (11.11%) Migration

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (39.51%) MS Exchange
2 19 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (18.52%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.41%) IIS
6 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.70%) JBoss
8 2 (2.47%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.47%) Quickr
8 2 (2.47%) Lync
8 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.47%) Apache
8 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Office
2 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) SAN
2 15 (18.52%) LAN
3 10 (12.35%) WAN
3 10 (12.35%) DHCP
3 10 (12.35%) DNS
4 9 (11.11%) Firewall
5 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.41%) VoIP
7 4 (4.94%) VPN
7 4 (4.94%) DMZ
8 3 (3.70%) Internet
8 3 (3.70%) VLAN
9 2 (2.47%) Network Security
9 2 (2.47%) SNMP
9 2 (2.47%) MGCP
9 2 (2.47%) H.323
9 2 (2.47%) Wireless
9 2 (2.47%) Intranet
9 2 (2.47%) PBX
10 1 (1.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.70%) Advertising
3 3 (3.70%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (16.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (13.58%) Server Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Support Technician
6 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) IT Support
8 6 (7.41%) Wintel Support
8 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Server Specialist
10 4 (4.94%) Windows Server Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Exchange Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) VMware Specialist
10 4 (4.94%) Windows Server Specialist
10 4 (4.94%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (4.94%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.23%) WinForms
3 1 (1.23%) .NET Remoting
3 1 (1.23%) WCF
3 1 (1.23%) CSLA.NET
3 1 (1.23%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Clustering
2 7 (8.64%) NHS
3 2 (2.47%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.47%) FMCG
3 2 (2.47%) iSeries
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (83.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (24.69%) Windows XP
5 8 (9.88%) Ubuntu
5 8 (9.88%) Linux
5 8 (9.88%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.64%) CentOS
7 6 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (6.17%) Windows 2000
9 4 (4.94%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.47%) Solaris
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.23%) Debian
11 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.58%) ITIL
2 9 (11.11%) Migration
3 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
3 5 (6.17%) Service Management
3 5 (6.17%) Workflow
4 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.47%) Security Management
6 2 (2.47%) Network Design
6 2 (2.47%) Logistics
6 2 (2.47%) BCP
6 2 (2.47%) Project Management
6 2 (2.47%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.47%) High Availability
7 1 (1.23%) SIEM
7 1 (1.23%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) Python
3 4 (4.94%) VB
4 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (4.94%) MCSE
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.70%) MCITP
4 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) HND
4 2 (2.47%) CCNA
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (69.14%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.93%) vSphere
3 19 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (12.35%) Terminal Services
5 7 (8.64%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (7.41%) VMware Server
6 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.70%) XenApp
8 2 (2.47%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.47%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.47%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.47%) vCloud
9 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) WSUS
2 4 (4.94%) SCOM
2 4 (4.94%) Puppet
3 3 (3.70%) SCCM
4 2 (2.47%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.47%) Nagios
4 2 (2.47%) EMC Navisphere
4 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.23%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.23%) Foglight
Vendors
1 53 (65.43%) VMware
2 35 (43.21%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.58%) Cisco
4 9 (11.11%) HP
5 8 (9.88%) Citrix
6 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.41%) Splunk
7 6 (7.41%) NetApp
8 4 (4.94%) Mitel
8 4 (4.94%) Altiris
9 3 (3.70%) Lotus
9 3 (3.70%) Oracle
9 3 (3.70%) Dell
9 3 (3.70%) EMC
10 2 (2.47%) IBM
10 2 (2.47%) Sun
10 2 (2.47%) Avaya
10 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.47%) Symantec
10 2 (2.47%) McAfee
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