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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
London / City of London
Rank 139 119 110
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 40 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 1.25% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.43% 5.79% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 56
Median daily rate £326 £475 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.47% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £330 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £63.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.28%

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
629 691 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.56% 21.55% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 518 890
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 36
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.03 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Windows Server
3 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (40.63%) Finance
5 13 (40.63%) Banking
5 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
6 12 (37.50%) Cisco
6 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 10 (31.25%) DNS
7 10 (31.25%) DHCP
7 10 (31.25%) VMware
8 9 (28.13%) HP
8 9 (28.13%) Citrix
8 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (21.88%) Migration
10 7 (21.88%) Firewall
10 7 (21.88%) ITIL
10 7 (21.88%) SAN
10 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.88%) ServiceNow
11 6 (18.75%) XenApp
11 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
11 6 (18.75%) SCCM
12 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
12 5 (15.63%) Linux
12 5 (15.63%) SQL

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Exstream
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) DHCP
1 10 (31.25%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) FTP
3 5 (15.63%) Internet
4 4 (12.50%) NAS
5 3 (9.38%) DMZ
5 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
5 3 (9.38%) VSAN
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.25%) Intranet
6 2 (6.25%) SMTP
7 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.13%) DTS
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 13 (40.63%) Banking
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 5 (15.63%) Configuration Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Storage Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) CMDB
2 4 (12.50%) EMC VNX
3 3 (9.38%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Windows Server
3 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
5 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
2 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) High Availability
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) Data Deduplication
5 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.25%) Server Building
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CCNA
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) XenApp
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.25%) DFS Replication
5 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.25%) XenServer
6 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
2 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Citrix
3 9 (28.13%) HP
4 7 (21.88%) ServiceNow
5 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 4 (12.50%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) LANDesk
8 2 (6.25%) CommVault
8 2 (6.25%) SAP
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) Veritas
9 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.13%) iManage
9 1 (3.13%) Juniper
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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