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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 64 57 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 52 65 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.18% 2.90% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.70% 10.60% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 18
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £107 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £449 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.30 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £27.15 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +18.57%
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
486 613 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.42% 27.39% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 292 246
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 63 52
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -5 34 £225 -25.00% 22
South Yorkshire +6 12 £120 -
North Yorkshire +3 3 £275 +120.00% 2
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (87.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (51.38%) Active Directory
3 56 (51.38%) VMware
4 54 (49.54%) Microsoft
5 43 (39.45%) Windows XP
6 33 (30.28%) MS Exchange
7 30 (27.52%) SAN
8 27 (24.77%) CentOS
9 24 (22.02%) Ubuntu
10 23 (21.10%) VMware Server
11 22 (20.18%) Windows 7
11 22 (20.18%) Citrix
11 22 (20.18%) Linux
12 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (18.35%) Splunk
13 20 (18.35%) Python
14 18 (16.51%) Service Management
14 18 (16.51%) HP
14 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (15.60%) Workflow
16 16 (14.68%) Migration
16 16 (14.68%) ITIL
16 16 (14.68%) SCCM
17 15 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2003
18 14 (12.84%) Incident Management
18 14 (12.84%) XenApp
18 14 (12.84%) SQL
19 13 (11.93%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (30.28%) MS Exchange
2 21 (19.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (10.09%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.50%) Lync
6 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.83%) IIS
9 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.92%) Quickr
9 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.83%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.52%) SAN
2 12 (11.01%) LAN
2 12 (11.01%) WAN
3 7 (6.42%) DNS
4 5 (4.59%) Wireless
4 5 (4.59%) DHCP
4 5 (4.59%) S/MIME
4 5 (4.59%) Unified Communications
5 4 (3.67%) NAS
5 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.67%) Internet
6 2 (1.83%) VoIP
6 2 (1.83%) Firewall
7 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.92%) H.323
7 1 (0.92%) MGCP
7 1 (0.92%) Intranet
7 1 (0.92%) WLAN
7 1 (0.92%) PBX
7 1 (0.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.92%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 11 (10.09%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (1.83%) Cantonese Language
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Advertising
4 1 (0.92%) Publishing
4 1 (0.92%) Legal
4 1 (0.92%) French Language
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (18.35%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (16.51%) Analyst
3 14 (12.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (11.93%) Support Engineer
5 12 (11.01%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Administrator
7 8 (7.34%) Exchange Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) IT Support
8 6 (5.50%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.59%) Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Linux Support
10 4 (3.67%) Data Centre Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) NHS
2 4 (3.67%) Clustering
3 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.92%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.92%) Social Media
4 1 (0.92%) FMCG
4 1 (0.92%) iSeries
4 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (87.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (39.45%) Windows XP
4 27 (24.77%) CentOS
5 24 (22.02%) Ubuntu
6 22 (20.18%) Windows 7
6 22 (20.18%) Linux
7 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.42%) Windows Vista
9 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.50%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.67%) UNIX
11 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.83%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.51%) Service Management
2 17 (15.60%) Workflow
3 16 (14.68%) Migration
3 16 (14.68%) ITIL
4 14 (12.84%) Incident Management
5 10 (9.17%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.34%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.67%) Validation
9 3 (2.75%) Project Management
9 3 (2.75%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.75%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.75%) WFM
10 2 (1.83%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.83%) Data Management
10 2 (1.83%) Time Management
10 2 (1.83%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (1.83%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (1.83%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.35%) Python
2 14 (12.84%) SQL
3 11 (10.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.75%) C
4 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.75%) VBScript
5 1 (0.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) MCSE
3 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) MCITP
4 4 (3.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.75%) CCNA
5 3 (2.75%) CCA
5 3 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.75%) CCEA
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (51.38%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.10%) VMware Server
3 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (12.84%) XenApp
5 12 (11.01%) vSphere
6 9 (8.26%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.59%) XenServer
8 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.67%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.67%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.83%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.92%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.92%) UAG
10 1 (0.92%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (14.68%) SCCM
2 5 (4.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (4.59%) SCOM
3 3 (2.75%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.83%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.83%) Foglight
4 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.92%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.92%) WSUS
5 1 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 56 (51.38%) VMware
2 54 (49.54%) Microsoft
3 22 (20.18%) Citrix
4 20 (18.35%) Splunk
5 18 (16.51%) HP
6 8 (7.34%) Symantec
6 8 (7.34%) Cisco
7 7 (6.42%) EMC
8 5 (4.59%) NetApp
8 5 (4.59%) Postini
8 5 (4.59%) Google
9 4 (3.67%) IBM
9 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.75%) AppSense
10 3 (2.75%) Wyse
10 3 (2.75%) Juniper
10 3 (2.75%) Dell
11 2 (1.83%) Meru Networks
11 2 (1.83%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (1.83%) CA
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