The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Windows Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 98 78
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% 0.67% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.02% 2.68% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 14
Median daily rate £275 £375 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +53.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £320 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £455 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £310 £300
% change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 - £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £26.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year -36.53% +37.74%  

Windows Server 2003 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 198 373 344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 17.95% 25.17% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 538 600
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £286 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £565 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 63
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.54 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £16.69 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Leeds

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Leeds

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Dell
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Veeam
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (28.57%) WSUS
6 2 (28.57%) Replication
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (28.57%) SCDPM
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
6 2 (28.57%) SmoothWall

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Project Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Database Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (14.29%) Unix
7 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Email Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) SCDPM
3 2 (28.57%) SmoothWall
3 2 (28.57%) WSUS
4 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Dell
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Veeam
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
4 1 (14.29%) Sage
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec