The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Yorkshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 57 44 68
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 56 85 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.38% 4.01% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.45% 13.78% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 20
Average daily rate
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£185 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £202 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £405 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £308 £290
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £10.30 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £27.15 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
489 617 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.82% 29.08% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 278 243
Average daily rate £275 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.56% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 63 66
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.14 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.70 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows Server 2003
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 -32 32 £185 -38.33% 22
South Yorkshire - 14 £115 - 2
North Yorkshire 0 6 £388 - 6
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (85.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (60.38%) VMware
4 54 (50.94%) Microsoft
5 48 (45.28%) Windows XP
6 45 (42.45%) Active Directory
7 34 (32.08%) SAN
8 28 (26.42%) MS Exchange
9 26 (24.53%) HP
9 26 (24.53%) Citrix
10 25 (23.58%) CentOS
10 25 (23.58%) VMware Server
11 24 (22.64%) Windows 7
12 23 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (20.75%) Ubuntu
13 22 (20.75%) ITIL
14 20 (18.87%) Linux
15 18 (16.98%) Python
15 18 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2003
15 18 (16.98%) Splunk
16 17 (16.04%) vSphere
16 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (16.04%) Service Management
16 17 (16.04%) Workflow
17 16 (15.09%) SQL
17 16 (15.09%) Incident Management
18 15 (14.15%) XenApp
19 14 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
19 14 (13.21%) SCCM
19 14 (13.21%) Finance

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 28 (26.42%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (1.89%) IIS
7 2 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.89%) Lync
8 1 (0.94%) Quickr
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) MS Office
2 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.08%) SAN
2 11 (10.38%) LAN
3 10 (9.43%) WAN
4 5 (4.72%) Internet
4 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.72%) DNS
5 4 (3.77%) DHCP
5 4 (3.77%) Wireless
5 4 (3.77%) NAS
6 2 (1.89%) VoIP
6 2 (1.89%) S/MIME
6 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.94%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.94%) Firewall
7 1 (0.94%) Intranet
7 1 (0.94%) WLAN
7 1 (0.94%) FTP
7 1 (0.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.89%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Legal
2 2 (1.89%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (1.89%) Cantonese Language
2 2 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) French Language
3 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.94%) Publishing
3 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (17.92%) Analyst
2 18 (16.98%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Service Analyst
5 10 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) Administrator
7 8 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.66%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (5.66%) Citrix Specialist
10 5 (4.72%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (4.72%) Server Administrator
10 5 (4.72%) Architect
11 4 (3.77%) Technical Support
11 4 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.77%) Data Centre Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.94%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Clustering
2 6 (5.66%) NHS
3 4 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.94%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.94%) Social Media
5 1 (0.94%) FMCG
5 1 (0.94%) iPhone
5 1 (0.94%) iSeries
5 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (85.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (45.28%) Windows XP
4 25 (23.58%) CentOS
5 24 (22.64%) Windows 7
6 22 (20.75%) Ubuntu
7 20 (18.87%) Linux
8 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.60%) Windows Vista
9 7 (6.60%) Windows 2000
10 5 (4.72%) UNIX
11 3 (2.83%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.83%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.75%) ITIL
2 17 (16.04%) Service Management
2 17 (16.04%) Workflow
3 16 (15.09%) Incident Management
4 14 (13.21%) Migration
5 11 (10.38%) Problem Management
6 7 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (5.66%) Project Management
8 5 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.72%) Validation
9 4 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.83%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.83%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.83%) WFM
11 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.89%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.89%) Time Management
11 2 (1.89%) Data Management
11 2 (1.89%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) Python
2 16 (15.09%) SQL
3 10 (9.43%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.72%) VBScript
5 4 (3.77%) C
6 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.66%) MCSE
2 6 (5.66%) CCNA
2 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.72%) MCITP
3 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) CCA
3 5 (4.72%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (4.72%) CCEA
4 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (42.45%) Active Directory
2 25 (23.58%) VMware Server
3 23 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (16.04%) vSphere
5 15 (14.15%) XenApp
6 11 (10.38%) Hyper-V
7 8 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (6.60%) XenServer
9 6 (5.66%) XenDesktop
10 5 (4.72%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.94%) LiteSpeed
12 1 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.94%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) SCCM
2 7 (6.60%) WSUS
3 6 (5.66%) SCOM
4 3 (2.83%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.83%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.89%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.89%) Foglight
5 2 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 64 (60.38%) VMware
2 54 (50.94%) Microsoft
3 26 (24.53%) HP
3 26 (24.53%) Citrix
4 18 (16.98%) Splunk
5 9 (8.49%) EMC
6 7 (6.60%) Cisco
7 5 (4.72%) AppSense
7 5 (4.72%) Wyse
7 5 (4.72%) Symantec
8 4 (3.77%) IBM
8 4 (3.77%) CommVault
8 4 (3.77%) NetApp
8 4 (3.77%) Altiris
9 3 (2.83%) Veeam
9 3 (2.83%) CA
9 3 (2.83%) McAfee
9 3 (2.83%) Sophos
9 3 (2.83%) Dell
9 3 (2.83%) Juniper
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