Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 25 July 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 149 108
Rank change year-on-year -19 -41 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 21 62 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 1.07% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.42% 4.65% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 47 79
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +25.71%
10th Percentile £242 £235 £119
90th Percentile £461 £438 £420
England median daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +1.59% -3.08% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.45 £14.14 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.92% +4.74% -27.03%
10th Percentile £9.25 £13.02 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.50 £25.10 £24.00
England median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -11.25% +11.11% +2.86%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 868 1333 1269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.68% 22.97% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 908 710
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £402 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.37% +23.54% +1.56%
10th Percentile £163 £259 £175
90th Percentile £538 £575 £450
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 62 130
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.09 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.51% +2.67% -4.14%
10th Percentile £9.34 £8.58 £8.89
90th Percentile £20.50 £25.20 £36.75
England median hourly rate £16.64 £16.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year +0.85% +2.10% +2.60%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Yorkshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +6 16 £386 +12.77% 1
South Yorkshire +4 4 £325 +20.93%
North Yorkshire +5 1 £195 -17.89%
Windows Server 2003
England

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

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
6 9 (42.86%) HP
6 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 8 (38.10%) ITIL
7 8 (38.10%) IIS
7 8 (38.10%) Dell
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 8 (38.10%) VMware
8 7 (33.33%) Firewall
8 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (33.33%) DHCP
8 7 (33.33%) DNS
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (23.81%) SAN
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
10 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
10 5 (23.81%) SCCM
10 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
10 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
11 4 (19.05%) Finance
11 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (38.10%) IIS
2 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DHCP
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) Internet
4 3 (14.29%) FTP
4 3 (14.29%) HTTP
4 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 3 (14.29%) Intranet
4 3 (14.29%) SMTP
4 3 (14.29%) SSL
4 3 (14.29%) Telnet
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.52%) LDAP
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.76%) MS Access
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
3 2 (9.52%) Implementation Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Database Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) JSP
1 1 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
8 2 (9.52%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (9.52%) Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Unix
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
8 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
9 1 (4.76%) Solaris
9 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
2 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Network Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (14.29%) DameWare
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
4 2 (9.52%) SmoothWall
4 2 (9.52%) WSUS
5 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (4.76%) Netcool
5 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) SCDPM
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (4.76%) Unicenter
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (4.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) HP
2 8 (38.10%) Dell
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 3 (14.29%) Veeam
4 3 (14.29%) Wyse
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) Sage
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas