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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 99 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 28 71 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.08% 3.05% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.28% 13.63% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 18
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£275 £225 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -36.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £162 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.30 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% -25.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.89%
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
530 521 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.48% 22.35% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 268 175
Average daily rate £340 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £170 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 53 80
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.13 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.20 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 March 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 3 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -38 10 £275 +22.22% 9
North Yorkshire -2 9 £288 -28.12% 2
South Yorkshire -11 4 £313 +4.16% 1
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (80.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (69.14%) Active Directory
4 51 (62.96%) VMware
5 46 (56.79%) Microsoft
6 35 (43.21%) MS Exchange
7 34 (41.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (32.10%) vSphere
9 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (23.46%) Windows XP
11 17 (20.99%) SQL
12 16 (19.75%) SharePoint
12 16 (19.75%) SAN
13 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
13 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2003
14 13 (16.05%) Finance
14 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
14 13 (16.05%) DNS
14 13 (16.05%) Cisco
15 12 (14.81%) LAN
15 12 (14.81%) Migration
16 11 (13.58%) DHCP
16 11 (13.58%) MS Office
17 10 (12.35%) ITIL
17 10 (12.35%) HP
17 10 (12.35%) Citrix
17 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
18 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
18 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (43.21%) MS Exchange
2 19 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (19.75%) SharePoint
4 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (9.88%) IIS
6 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (6.17%) Lync
6 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.94%) Apache
7 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.94%) JBoss
8 3 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.47%) Quickr
9 2 (2.47%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) SAN
2 13 (16.05%) DNS
3 12 (14.81%) LAN
4 11 (13.58%) DHCP
5 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.64%) VoIP
6 7 (8.64%) WAN
6 7 (8.64%) DMZ
6 7 (8.64%) Firewall
7 4 (4.94%) VPN
8 3 (3.70%) PBX
8 3 (3.70%) Internet
8 3 (3.70%) MGCP
8 3 (3.70%) H.323
8 3 (3.70%) VLAN
9 2 (2.47%) Wireless
9 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.47%) Intranet
9 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.47%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.70%) Advertising
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.28%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (13.58%) Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Server Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Support Technician
5 9 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) IT Support
8 6 (7.41%) Exchange Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Service Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Windows Server Specialist
10 4 (4.94%) VMware Specialist
10 4 (4.94%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) X-Windows
1 4 (4.94%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.23%) WinForms
2 1 (1.23%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (1.23%) WCF
2 1 (1.23%) CSLA.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) NHS
1 7 (8.64%) Clustering
2 4 (4.94%) CLARiiON
3 3 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.70%) FMCG
4 2 (2.47%) iSeries
4 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (80.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (41.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (23.46%) Windows XP
5 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.64%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.41%) Linux
7 6 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.41%) CentOS
8 4 (4.94%) Solaris
9 3 (3.70%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.23%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) Migration
2 10 (12.35%) ITIL
3 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.17%) Service Management
4 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.94%) BCP
5 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (4.94%) Workflow
6 3 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.70%) High Availability
7 2 (2.47%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.47%) Network Design
7 2 (2.47%) Logistics
7 2 (2.47%) ERP
7 2 (2.47%) Security Management
7 2 (2.47%) Project Management
7 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.47%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (1.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) Python
3 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (3.70%) MCITP
2 3 (3.70%) MCSE
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) HND
4 1 (1.23%) VCP4
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (69.14%) Active Directory
2 26 (32.10%) vSphere
3 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.64%) Terminal Services
4 7 (8.64%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.17%) VMware Server
5 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.94%) vCloud
7 3 (3.70%) XenApp
7 3 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (3.70%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) SCOM
2 6 (7.41%) WSUS
2 6 (7.41%) SCCM
2 6 (7.41%) Puppet
3 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (4.94%) ZABBIX
3 4 (4.94%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.94%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.47%) Nagios
4 2 (2.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.23%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 51 (62.96%) VMware
2 46 (56.79%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.05%) Cisco
4 10 (12.35%) HP
4 10 (12.35%) Citrix
5 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
6 7 (8.64%) NetApp
7 6 (7.41%) Symantec
8 5 (6.17%) Splunk
9 4 (4.94%) McAfee
9 4 (4.94%) Mitel
9 4 (4.94%) Altiris
9 4 (4.94%) EMC
9 4 (4.94%) Oracle
10 3 (3.70%) Dell
10 3 (3.70%) Lotus
10 3 (3.70%) Avaya
10 3 (3.70%) Polycom
11 2 (2.47%) Google
11 2 (2.47%) Remedy
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