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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 81 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 48 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.83% 2.22% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.08% 10.30% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £123 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -34.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.10 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.65 £104.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +0.54%
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
594 495 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.70% 21.55% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 259 223
Average daily rate £335 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 58 72
Average hourly rate £12.52 £12.13 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -24.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £22.69 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 December 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
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 December 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 -15 19 £225 -43.75% 18
North Yorkshire +6 17 £400 +60.00% 2
South Yorkshire -6 7 £413 +258.69% 4
East Yorkshire -4 2 £190 -11.62%
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (82.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (70.71%) Active Directory
4 65 (65.66%) Microsoft
5 49 (49.49%) VMware
6 47 (47.47%) MS Exchange
7 37 (37.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (25.25%) vSphere
10 21 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
12 19 (19.19%) SharePoint
12 19 (19.19%) Windows XP
12 19 (19.19%) SAN
12 19 (19.19%) Migration
13 18 (18.18%) Citrix
14 16 (16.16%) DNS
14 16 (16.16%) LAN
14 16 (16.16%) SQL
15 15 (15.15%) ITIL
15 15 (15.15%) Windows 7
16 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2003
16 14 (14.14%) MS Office
16 14 (14.14%) Cisco
16 14 (14.14%) Finance
17 12 (12.12%) SCCM
17 12 (12.12%) Symantec
17 12 (12.12%) WAN
17 12 (12.12%) DHCP
18 11 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 47 (47.47%) MS Exchange
2 27 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (19.19%) SharePoint
4 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (11.11%) Lync
6 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (8.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (7.07%) IIS
9 4 (4.04%) JBoss
9 4 (4.04%) Apache
9 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
9 4 (4.04%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (3.03%) Quickr
10 3 (3.03%) IBM Notes
11 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Office 365
2 3 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) SAN
2 16 (16.16%) DNS
2 16 (16.16%) LAN
3 12 (12.12%) WAN
3 12 (12.12%) DHCP
4 10 (10.10%) VoIP
5 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.08%) Firewall
7 7 (7.07%) S/MIME
7 7 (7.07%) Unified Communications
7 7 (7.07%) DMZ
8 5 (5.05%) Internet
9 4 (4.04%) MGCP
9 4 (4.04%) H.323
9 4 (4.04%) PBX
9 4 (4.04%) Wireless
9 4 (4.04%) VLAN
10 3 (3.03%) SNMP
10 3 (3.03%) Intranet
11 2 (2.02%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (14.14%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.04%) Advertising
5 3 (3.03%) Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (14.14%) Analyst
2 13 (13.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (13.13%) Exchange Engineer
3 12 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Server Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) IT Support
7 7 (7.07%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Administrator
9 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.05%) Support Technician
9 5 (5.05%) Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Exchange Specialist
10 4 (4.04%) Storage Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Storage Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Clustering
1 8 (8.08%) NHS
2 5 (5.05%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.04%) CLARiiON
3 4 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.04%) FMCG
4 3 (3.03%) iSeries
5 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (82.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (37.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (19.19%) Windows XP
5 15 (15.15%) Windows 7
6 10 (10.10%) Ubuntu
6 10 (10.10%) Linux
7 9 (9.09%) CentOS
8 8 (8.08%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (4.04%) Solaris
10 3 (3.03%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.02%) Windows Phone
11 2 (2.02%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.01%) Debian
12 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) Migration
2 15 (15.15%) ITIL
3 10 (10.10%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (8.08%) Service Management
5 6 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.04%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (4.04%) BCP
7 4 (4.04%) Workflow
7 4 (4.04%) High Availability
7 4 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.03%) Project Management
8 3 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.03%) Network Design
8 3 (3.03%) Logistics
8 3 (3.03%) ITSM
9 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.02%) ERP
9 2 (2.02%) Server Monitoring
10 1 (1.01%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.16%) SQL
2 10 (10.10%) Python
3 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.03%) VB
6 2 (2.02%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) MCITP
4 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.04%) MCSE
5 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (70.71%) Active Directory
2 25 (25.25%) vSphere
3 21 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (9.09%) XenApp
5 7 (7.07%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.05%) VMware Server
7 4 (4.04%) vCloud
7 4 (4.04%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (4.04%) Terminal Services
7 4 (4.04%) ISA Server
8 3 (3.03%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.02%) UAG
9 2 (2.02%) XenServer
10 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) SCCM
2 10 (10.10%) SCOM
3 7 (7.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (6.06%) WSUS
4 6 (6.06%) Puppet
5 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (4.04%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.04%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (4.04%) EMC Navisphere
5 4 (4.04%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.02%) Unicenter
6 2 (2.02%) Nagios
7 1 (1.01%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 65 (65.66%) Microsoft
2 49 (49.49%) VMware
3 18 (18.18%) Citrix
4 14 (14.14%) Cisco
5 12 (12.12%) Symantec
6 10 (10.10%) HP
7 9 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 8 (8.08%) Splunk
9 7 (7.07%) Google
9 7 (7.07%) Postini
9 7 (7.07%) NetApp
10 5 (5.05%) Oracle
10 5 (5.05%) EMC
11 4 (4.04%) Avaya
11 4 (4.04%) Polycom
11 4 (4.04%) Mitel
11 4 (4.04%) Altiris
11 4 (4.04%) McAfee
12 3 (3.03%) Sophos
12 3 (3.03%) Lotus
Halifax, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £225 - 250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago