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 29 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 111 75
Rank change year-on-year +19 -36  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 8 17 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.55% 0.84% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.08% 3.56% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 23
Median daily rate £275 £388 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.03% +46.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £281 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £445 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £310 £300
% change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £9.50 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 - £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 - £22.65
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 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 260 477 436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 17.84% 23.44% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 705 700
Median daily rate £388 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £281 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £565 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 23 82
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £8.58 £9.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £16.38 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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
Leeds +8 4 £275 -26.66% 3
Bradford - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) ITIL
6 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
7 8 (42.11%) HP
7 8 (42.11%) Dell
7 8 (42.11%) IIS
7 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
8 7 (36.84%) SCCM
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
9 6 (31.58%) DHCP
9 6 (31.58%) DNS
9 6 (31.58%) Project Management
9 6 (31.58%) Firewall
9 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
9 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (31.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (26.32%) DevOps
10 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (26.32%) Veeam
10 5 (26.32%) VMware
10 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring 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 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) FTP
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) SMTP
2 4 (21.05%) SSL
2 4 (21.05%) Telnet
3 3 (15.79%) Internet
3 3 (15.79%) Intranet
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Implementation Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows Server
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
8 2 (10.53%) Linux
8 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 1 (5.26%) Unix
9 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
5 3 (15.79%) Network Management
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.26%) Email Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (15.79%) DameWare
5 2 (10.53%) SCDPM
5 2 (10.53%) SmoothWall
5 2 (10.53%) WSUS
6 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
6 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
6 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Dell
1 8 (42.11%) HP
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Veeam
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) LANDesk
4 3 (15.79%) Wyse
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Kaspersky
6 1 (5.26%) Sage
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos