The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 120 111 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -32
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 81 103 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.44% 1.52% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.22% 7.09% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 54 67
Average daily rate
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£335 £371 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.76% +14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £230 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 24
Average hourly rate £17.75 £13.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £22.20 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1303 1452 1443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.09% 21.36% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 1016 997
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 62 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the City of London region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the City of London region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Windows
2 129 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (61.05%) Active Directory
4 93 (54.07%) VMware
5 72 (41.86%) Microsoft
6 58 (33.72%) Citrix
6 58 (33.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 52 (30.23%) Finance
8 50 (29.07%) MS Exchange
9 46 (26.74%) SQL
10 43 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 42 (24.42%) XenApp
12 39 (22.67%) DNS
13 35 (20.35%) SAN
14 34 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (19.19%) Windows XP
16 30 (17.44%) SQL Server
17 29 (16.86%) Banking
18 28 (16.28%) Cisco
19 26 (15.12%) ITIL
19 26 (15.12%) DHCP
20 25 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
21 24 (13.95%) vSphere
21 24 (13.95%) MS Office
22 23 (13.37%) Linux
22 23 (13.37%) Blackberry
23 22 (12.79%) HP
23 22 (12.79%) Hyper-V
23 22 (12.79%) SCCM
24 21 (12.21%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 50 (29.07%) MS Exchange
2 25 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (11.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (10.47%) SharePoint
4 18 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (6.40%) IIS
6 9 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.74%) Lync
10 2 (1.16%) WorkSite
10 2 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 24 (13.95%) MS Office
2 20 (11.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.16%) ReMetrica
2 2 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.67%) DNS
2 35 (20.35%) SAN
3 26 (15.12%) DHCP
4 16 (9.30%) LAN
4 16 (9.30%) Firewall
5 14 (8.14%) WAN
6 9 (5.23%) VoIP
6 9 (5.23%) LDAP
7 8 (4.65%) VLAN
7 8 (4.65%) NAS
8 7 (4.07%) SNMP
8 7 (4.07%) Kerberos
8 7 (4.07%) WLAN
9 6 (3.49%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (3.49%) TCP/IP
10 5 (2.91%) MPLS
10 5 (2.91%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.33%) VPN
11 4 (2.33%) FTP
11 4 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.23%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.23%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.07%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.91%) MS Access
6 5 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.74%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 52 (30.23%) Finance
2 29 (16.86%) Banking
3 8 (4.65%) Law
4 7 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.49%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.91%) Legal
7 4 (2.33%) Billing
8 3 (1.74%) Publishing
8 3 (1.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) Retail
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (22.67%) Analyst
2 19 (11.05%) Support Analyst
2 19 (11.05%) Administrator
3 16 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (6.40%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (6.40%) Server Engineer
5 10 (5.81%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (5.81%) Desktop Support
5 10 (5.81%) Server Analyst
5 10 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (5.23%) Architect
7 8 (4.65%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.07%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (4.07%) Consultant
8 7 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.49%) DBA
9 6 (3.49%) Windows Administrator
9 6 (3.49%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.81%) .NET
2 5 (2.91%) Web Services
3 3 (1.74%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.16%) WCF
4 2 (1.16%) JSON
4 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.16%) RESTful
4 2 (1.16%) XML
4 2 (1.16%) XSD
4 2 (1.16%) JSP
4 2 (1.16%) Servlets
4 2 (1.16%) SOAP
4 2 (1.16%) HTML
4 2 (1.16%) JMS
4 2 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.58%) J2EE
5 1 (0.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.37%) Blackberry
2 21 (12.21%) Clustering
3 20 (11.63%) Replication
4 16 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (8.14%) Fat Client
5 14 (8.14%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.74%) PDA
8 2 (1.16%) Social Network
8 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.16%) iPhone
8 2 (1.16%) iSeries
8 2 (1.16%) iPad
8 2 (1.16%) IVR
8 2 (1.16%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.58%) PACS
9 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.58%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 172 (100.00%) Windows
2 129 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 34 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (19.19%) Windows XP
6 23 (13.37%) Linux
7 18 (10.47%) UNIX
8 8 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.49%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.49%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.33%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.16%) Android
12 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.16%) Solaris
13 1 (0.58%) HPUX
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.12%) ITIL
2 12 (6.98%) Migration
2 12 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (5.81%) Service Management
4 7 (4.07%) Asset Management
4 7 (4.07%) CRM
4 7 (4.07%) Problem Management
5 6 (3.49%) Performance Management
5 6 (3.49%) Business Continuity
5 6 (3.49%) Change Management
6 5 (2.91%) Data Protection
7 4 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (2.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (2.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (2.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.74%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.74%) SOA
8 3 (1.74%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (1.74%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (1.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.74%) SQL
2 21 (12.21%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.07%) VBScript
4 6 (3.49%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.49%) C#
4 6 (3.49%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.49%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.91%) VB
6 4 (2.33%) C
6 4 (2.33%) Perl
7 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.16%) RPG
8 2 (1.16%) Java
8 2 (1.16%) VBA
9 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.91%) MCSE
2 5 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.33%) ISEB
4 3 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.74%) MCSA
4 3 (1.74%) MCP
5 2 (1.16%) Degree
5 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.16%) MCITP
6 1 (0.58%) MCTS
6 1 (0.58%) MOS
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.58%) NCDA
6 1 (0.58%) NCIE
6 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) QA
1 4 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 105 (61.05%) Active Directory
2 58 (33.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (24.42%) XenApp
4 24 (13.95%) vSphere
5 22 (12.79%) Hyper-V
6 16 (9.30%) VMware ESX
7 15 (8.72%) XenDesktop
8 13 (7.56%) VMware Server
9 8 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (4.65%) DFS Replication
9 8 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (4.07%) Xen
11 5 (2.91%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (2.33%) NLBS
12 4 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (1.16%) HDFS
13 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (1.16%) XenServer
13 2 (1.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (12.79%) SCCM
2 11 (6.40%) SCOM
3 9 (5.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (4.07%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.49%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.91%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (2.33%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.33%) WSUS
7 4 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (2.33%) HP SIM
7 4 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (2.33%) DameWare
7 4 (2.33%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.16%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.16%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.16%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.16%) Control-M
9 1 (0.58%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 93 (54.07%) VMware
2 72 (41.86%) Microsoft
3 58 (33.72%) Citrix
4 28 (16.28%) Cisco
5 22 (12.79%) HP
6 17 (9.88%) NetApp
7 16 (9.30%) Oracle
8 14 (8.14%) EMC
9 12 (6.98%) IBM
10 10 (5.81%) Altiris
11 9 (5.23%) AppSense
12 8 (4.65%) Dell
12 8 (4.65%) Red Hat
13 7 (4.07%) Juniper
13 7 (4.07%) CheckPoint
13 7 (4.07%) Symantec
13 7 (4.07%) Veeam
14 5 (2.91%) BMC
14 5 (2.91%) Hitachi
14 5 (2.91%) Business Objects
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