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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 79 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 61 60 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.04% 2.56% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.58% 12.27% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 25
Average daily rate
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£275 £185 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £150 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £320 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.11 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £23.80 £27.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
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
637 489 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.35% 20.86% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 277 264
Average daily rate £325 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 58 62
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.82% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.17 £11.13 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.15 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 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
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 31 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 -30 31 £308 +66.21% 13
North Yorkshire +8 15 £250 -27.79% 2
South Yorkshire -9 12 £275 +139.13% 4
East Yorkshire +3 2 £120 -62.50%
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (78.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (54.24%) VMware
4 61 (51.69%) Active Directory
5 57 (48.31%) Microsoft
6 49 (41.53%) ITIL
6 49 (41.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (36.44%) SQL
8 35 (29.66%) MS Exchange
9 34 (28.81%) Cisco
9 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
10 32 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (26.27%) SAN
12 30 (25.42%) .NET
12 30 (25.42%) IIS
13 25 (21.19%) Linux
13 25 (21.19%) SharePoint
13 25 (21.19%) Exchange Server 2010
14 24 (20.34%) Windows 2000
14 24 (20.34%) Migration
15 23 (19.49%) LAN
15 23 (19.49%) WAN
15 23 (19.49%) PowerShell
16 22 (18.64%) Windows 2000 Server
16 22 (18.64%) NetApp
16 22 (18.64%) Windows XP
17 20 (16.95%) Firewall
17 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
17 20 (16.95%) Clustering
18 19 (16.10%) Windows 7

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (29.66%) MS Exchange
2 30 (25.42%) IIS
3 25 (21.19%) SharePoint
3 25 (21.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (11.02%) JBoss
5 12 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (5.93%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 19 (16.10%) MS Office
2 17 (14.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.27%) SAN
2 23 (19.49%) LAN
2 23 (19.49%) WAN
3 20 (16.95%) Firewall
4 13 (11.02%) DHCP
4 13 (11.02%) DNS
5 12 (10.17%) Internet
6 8 (6.78%) Wireless
7 7 (5.93%) Network Security
7 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.08%) VPN
9 4 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.54%) SSL
10 3 (2.54%) DMZ
11 2 (1.69%) MPLS
11 2 (1.69%) DSL
12 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.85%) VLAN
12 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.85%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.54%) Publishing
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
5 2 (1.69%) Electronics
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (18.64%) 2nd Line Support
2 20 (16.95%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.32%) Migration Engineer
5 10 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (8.47%) Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Server Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Wintel Support
8 6 (5.08%) IT Support
8 6 (5.08%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Consultant
10 4 (3.39%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.39%) Support Technician
10 4 (3.39%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Windows Server Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) Linux Support
11 3 (2.54%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.85%) WinForms
2 1 (0.85%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (0.85%) WCF
2 1 (0.85%) CSLA.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Clustering
2 15 (12.71%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.08%) CMDB
3 6 (5.08%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.24%) NHS
4 5 (4.24%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.69%) PKI
6 2 (1.69%) DTV
6 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (78.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (41.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (21.19%) Linux
5 24 (20.34%) Windows 2000
6 22 (18.64%) Windows XP
6 22 (18.64%) Windows 2000 Server
7 19 (16.10%) Windows 7
8 15 (12.71%) UNIX
9 14 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (6.78%) Windows NT
11 7 (5.93%) Ubuntu
11 7 (5.93%) CentOS
12 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.85%) Android
15 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.53%) ITIL
2 24 (20.34%) Migration
3 13 (11.02%) Change Management
4 11 (9.32%) Incident Management
5 9 (7.63%) Service Management
5 9 (7.63%) Problem Management
6 7 (5.93%) Workflow
6 7 (5.93%) Project Management
7 6 (5.08%) DevOps
7 6 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.24%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.39%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.39%) Server Hardening
10 3 (2.54%) Data Centre Operations
10 3 (2.54%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (1.69%) TOGAF
11 2 (1.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.44%) SQL
2 23 (19.49%) PowerShell
3 20 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.86%) VB
5 7 (5.93%) Perl
6 6 (5.08%) Jython
6 6 (5.08%) VBScript
7 5 (4.24%) Python
8 3 (2.54%) C#
9 2 (1.69%) C
9 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.47%) MCSE
3 6 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.08%) MCITP
4 5 (4.24%) MCP
5 4 (3.39%) CCNA
5 4 (3.39%) MCTS
5 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.69%) MCDST
7 2 (1.69%) MCSA
7 2 (1.69%) CCNP
7 2 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.85%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.85%) NCDA
8 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 61 (51.69%) Active Directory
2 32 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.63%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.78%) VMware Server
5 7 (5.93%) XenServer
6 6 (5.08%) vSphere
6 6 (5.08%) XenApp
6 6 (5.08%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.54%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.54%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.69%) UAG
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.85%) vCloud
9 1 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) SCCM
2 6 (5.08%) Foglight
2 6 (5.08%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (4.24%) SCOM
3 5 (4.24%) WSUS
4 3 (2.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.54%) Puppet
5 2 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.69%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Nagios
6 1 (0.85%) OpenView
6 1 (0.85%) Opsview
6 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 64 (54.24%) VMware
2 57 (48.31%) Microsoft
3 34 (28.81%) Cisco
4 22 (18.64%) NetApp
5 19 (16.10%) HP
6 16 (13.56%) Oracle
7 15 (12.71%) Citrix
7 15 (12.71%) Red Hat
8 12 (10.17%) EMC
9 10 (8.47%) Remedy
10 6 (5.08%) New Relic
11 5 (4.24%) Meraki
11 5 (4.24%) Splunk
12 4 (3.39%) Veeam
12 4 (3.39%) IBM
13 3 (2.54%) Brocade
13 3 (2.54%) LANDesk
13 3 (2.54%) Apple
14 2 (1.69%) Sophos
14 2 (1.69%) SAP
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