The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 90 89 101
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 12 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.88% 1.09% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.97% 5.34% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 11
Median daily rate £450 £308 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +36.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £280 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +4.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.25% +20.96%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 302 393 382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.14% 20.32% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 242 212
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 43
Median hourly rate £11.25 £12.30 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.53% -26.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.68 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in West Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford +7 6 £475 -
Leeds +9 4 £328 -18.12% 4
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (52.00%) DHCP
5 13 (52.00%) DNS
6 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (40.00%) VMware
8 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (28.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) IIS
10 7 (28.00%) Citrix
10 7 (28.00%) XenApp
10 7 (28.00%) vSphere
10 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (24.00%) ThinPrint
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (24.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (24.00%) Server Building
11 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
11 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
11 6 (24.00%) Project Management
11 6 (24.00%) ITIL
12 5 (20.00%) Linux
12 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 4 (16.00%) Veeam

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (28.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) DHCP
1 13 (52.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) FTP
2 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.00%) HTTPS
2 4 (16.00%) SMTP
2 4 (16.00%) SSL
2 4 (16.00%) Telnet
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (16.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (8.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Server Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Server Support
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server Support
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Implementation Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Project Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) JSP
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.00%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (76.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (8.00%) Unix
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
1 6 (24.00%) Server Building
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps
2 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) Change Control
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Test Management
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) OCP
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) vSphere
2 7 (28.00%) XenApp
3 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (16.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (8.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) ThinPrint
5 4 (16.00%) Dell
5 4 (16.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.00%) Veeam
6 3 (12.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.00%) Apple
7 2 (8.00%) EMC
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
8 1 (4.00%) Sophos