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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 74 65 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 64 53 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.19% 2.32% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.60% 10.54% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 34
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 £120 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.59 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £23.80 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.46 £15.75 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -16.55%
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
604 503 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.71% 21.98% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 275 273
Average daily rate £313 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 63
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.71 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -15 34 £296 +60.13% 14
South Yorkshire -8 19 £275 +139.13% 2
North Yorkshire -4 8 £163 -58.06% 3
East Yorkshire +1 2 £120 -62.50%
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (80.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (51.38%) VMware
4 53 (48.62%) Active Directory
5 46 (42.20%) Microsoft
6 41 (37.61%) ITIL
7 38 (34.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (33.94%) SQL
9 32 (29.36%) SQL Server
10 28 (25.69%) IIS
10 28 (25.69%) Cisco
10 28 (25.69%) MS Exchange
11 27 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (23.85%) SAN
12 26 (23.85%) .NET
13 24 (22.02%) Linux
14 23 (21.10%) Windows 2000
15 22 (20.18%) PowerShell
15 22 (20.18%) Windows 2000 Server
16 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2010
16 21 (19.27%) SharePoint
16 21 (19.27%) Migration
17 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
17 20 (18.35%) Windows XP
18 19 (17.43%) NetApp
18 19 (17.43%) Firewall
19 18 (16.51%) Clustering
19 18 (16.51%) LAN
19 18 (16.51%) WAN
19 18 (16.51%) MS Office

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (25.69%) MS Exchange
1 28 (25.69%) IIS
2 21 (19.27%) SharePoint
2 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.93%) JBoss
4 11 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (6.42%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.92%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 18 (16.51%) MS Office
2 11 (10.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.92%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.85%) SAN
2 19 (17.43%) Firewall
3 18 (16.51%) LAN
3 18 (16.51%) WAN
4 11 (10.09%) DHCP
4 11 (10.09%) DNS
5 10 (9.17%) Internet
6 5 (4.59%) Wireless
6 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.67%) VPN
7 4 (3.67%) Network Security
8 3 (2.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.75%) SSL
8 3 (2.75%) DMZ
9 1 (0.92%) VLAN
9 1 (0.92%) Broadband
9 1 (0.92%) MPLS
9 1 (0.92%) DSL
9 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.92%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.92%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Publishing
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Support Engineer
2 19 (17.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (10.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (10.09%) Migration Engineer
4 10 (9.17%) Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Server Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) Wintel Support
6 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) IT Support
7 5 (4.59%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (4.59%) Consultant
8 4 (3.67%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.67%) Support Technician
8 4 (3.67%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.75%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.92%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.92%) WinForms
2 1 (0.92%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (0.92%) WCF
2 1 (0.92%) CSLA.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Clustering
2 15 (13.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.50%) CMDB
4 5 (4.59%) NHS
5 4 (3.67%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.67%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (80.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (34.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (22.02%) Linux
5 23 (21.10%) Windows 2000
6 22 (20.18%) Windows 2000 Server
7 20 (18.35%) Windows XP
8 17 (15.60%) Windows 7
9 14 (12.84%) UNIX
9 14 (12.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (6.42%) CentOS
10 7 (6.42%) Windows NT
10 7 (6.42%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.92%) Debian
13 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.61%) ITIL
2 21 (19.27%) Migration
3 8 (7.34%) Service Management
4 7 (6.42%) Change Management
4 7 (6.42%) Workflow
4 7 (6.42%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.59%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.59%) Project Management
6 4 (3.67%) Server Hardening
6 4 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.67%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.75%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (2.75%) DevOps
7 3 (2.75%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.83%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.83%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (1.83%) TOGAF
8 2 (1.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.94%) SQL
2 22 (20.18%) PowerShell
3 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.84%) VB
5 7 (6.42%) Perl
6 6 (5.50%) Jython
6 6 (5.50%) VBScript
7 5 (4.59%) Python
8 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.83%) C#
10 1 (0.92%) C
10 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.26%) MCSE
3 5 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.59%) MCITP
4 4 (3.67%) MCP
5 3 (2.75%) CCNA
5 3 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.75%) MCTS
5 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) CCNP
7 1 (0.92%) MCSA
7 1 (0.92%) MCDST
7 1 (0.92%) Degree
7 1 (0.92%) NCDA
7 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 53 (48.62%) Active Directory
2 27 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.42%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.42%) vSphere
3 7 (6.42%) VMware Server
4 6 (5.50%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.75%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.75%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.83%) XenApp
6 2 (1.83%) XenServer
6 2 (1.83%) UAG
7 1 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) Foglight
2 6 (5.50%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (4.59%) SCOM
4 3 (2.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.75%) WSUS
5 2 (1.83%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.83%) Puppet
5 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.92%) OpenView
6 1 (0.92%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.92%) Nagios
6 1 (0.92%) Opsview
6 1 (0.92%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 56 (51.38%) VMware
2 46 (42.20%) Microsoft
3 28 (25.69%) Cisco
4 19 (17.43%) NetApp
5 15 (13.76%) HP
5 15 (13.76%) Red Hat
6 14 (12.84%) Oracle
7 12 (11.01%) EMC
8 10 (9.17%) Citrix
9 9 (8.26%) Remedy
10 6 (5.50%) New Relic
11 5 (4.59%) Splunk
12 3 (2.75%) Brocade
12 3 (2.75%) LANDesk
13 2 (1.83%) Trustwave
13 2 (1.83%) Meraki
13 2 (1.83%) Sophos
13 2 (1.83%) Apple
13 2 (1.83%) Intel
13 2 (1.83%) Juniper
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