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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 114 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 36 85 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 1.66% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.42% 7.24% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 55 51
Average daily rate £433 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £182 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £311 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +23.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.03%
Windows Server 2003
London

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
664 1174 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.10% 22.93% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 888 849
Average daily rate £433 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.63 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £105.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (73.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (64.36%) Windows Server
4 61 (60.40%) Finance
5 53 (52.48%) Active Directory
6 49 (48.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (40.59%) Microsoft
8 32 (31.68%) VMware
9 31 (30.69%) Windows 7
10 28 (27.72%) SCCM
10 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
11 27 (26.73%) Citrix
12 26 (25.74%) Blackberry
13 25 (24.75%) SQL
13 25 (24.75%) SCOM
14 23 (22.77%) MS Office
15 21 (20.79%) ITIL
16 19 (18.81%) SQL Server 2005
17 18 (17.82%) Banking
17 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (16.83%) MCSE
18 17 (16.83%) Oracle
18 17 (16.83%) XenApp
19 16 (15.84%) Solaris
19 16 (15.84%) Performance Monitoring
20 15 (14.85%) Migration
21 14 (13.86%) MS Exchange
21 14 (13.86%) Veritas
21 14 (13.86%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (13.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.94%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.99%) Apache
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.99%) IIS
6 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.99%) Zimbra
Applications
1 23 (22.77%) MS Office
2 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Eikon
2 1 (0.99%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) GitHub
3 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) DHCP
1 11 (10.89%) DNS
1 11 (10.89%) SAN
2 6 (5.94%) Firewall
2 6 (5.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.96%) LAN
3 4 (3.96%) NAS
3 4 (3.96%) VPN
3 4 (3.96%) WAN
4 2 (1.98%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.99%) BGP
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.99%) FTP
5 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.99%) Network Security
5 1 (0.99%) PBX
5 1 (0.99%) VLAN
5 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.99%) MySQL
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.99%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 61 (60.40%) Finance
2 18 (17.82%) Banking
3 8 (7.92%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.94%) Retail
4 6 (5.94%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.95%) Law
6 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.99%) Front Office
8 1 (0.99%) Legal
8 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) Analyst
2 17 (16.83%) Desktop Support
3 11 (10.89%) DBA
3 11 (10.89%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) SQL DBA
3 11 (10.89%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) Desktop Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Administrator
5 7 (6.93%) Citrix Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Citrix Support
5 7 (6.93%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (6.93%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (6.93%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.93%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Sybase DBA
6 6 (5.94%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (2.97%) XML
1 3 (2.97%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.99%) .NET
2 1 (0.99%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.74%) Blackberry
2 11 (10.89%) Clustering
2 11 (10.89%) Replication
3 10 (9.90%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.94%) iPad
4 6 (5.94%) iPhone
5 5 (4.95%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.96%) NHS
7 3 (2.97%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.99%) Fintech
8 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (73.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (64.36%) Windows Server
4 49 (48.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (30.69%) Windows 7
6 16 (15.84%) Solaris
7 13 (12.87%) Windows 2000 Server
8 11 (10.89%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.94%) Linux
10 5 (4.95%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.95%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.97%) Unix
12 3 (2.97%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.99%) CentOS
13 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) ITIL
2 16 (15.84%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (14.85%) Migration
4 11 (10.89%) Project Management
5 7 (6.93%) Coaching
5 7 (6.93%) People Management
5 7 (6.93%) Server Building
6 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.96%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.96%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.96%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (3.96%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.96%) Service Management
8 4 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.97%) Workflow
10 2 (1.98%) Application Packaging
10 2 (1.98%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.98%) Change Management
10 2 (1.98%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) SQL
2 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.93%) VBScript
4 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.98%) VB
5 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (16.83%) MCSE
3 13 (12.87%) MCP
4 12 (11.88%) MCDST
5 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.98%) CCNA
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.98%) VCP4
6 2 (1.98%) VCP5
7 1 (0.99%) CCNP
7 1 (0.99%) Degree
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.99%) MCSA
7 1 (0.99%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) ISO15022
2 3 (2.97%) ISO20022
System Software
1 53 (52.48%) Active Directory
2 17 (16.83%) XenApp
3 10 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.90%) vSphere
4 7 (6.93%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.94%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.97%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.99%) Firmware
8 1 (0.99%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (27.72%) SCCM
2 25 (24.75%) SCOM
3 8 (7.92%) Tivoli
3 8 (7.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (3.96%) vMotion
6 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.97%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.99%) Control-M
7 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.99%) Puppet
7 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (40.59%) Microsoft
2 32 (31.68%) VMware
3 27 (26.73%) Citrix
4 17 (16.83%) Oracle
5 14 (13.86%) Veritas
6 11 (10.89%) Sybase
7 9 (8.91%) Bloomberg
7 9 (8.91%) HP
8 8 (7.92%) Apple
8 8 (7.92%) LANDesk
9 7 (6.93%) Reuters
10 6 (5.94%) AppSense
10 6 (5.94%) Lotus
11 5 (4.95%) Cisco
12 4 (3.96%) NetApp
12 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.96%) Siebel
13 3 (2.97%) EMC
13 3 (2.97%) Juniper
13 3 (2.97%) Symantec
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