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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 143 119 128
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 24 42 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 1.22% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.61% 5.56% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 50
Median daily rate £425 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £223 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £521 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.39% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £18.38 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.19
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -11.41%
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
665 755 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.89% 21.90% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 591 1004
Median daily rate £450 £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 70
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.24 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (79.17%) Windows Server
3 35 (72.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
6 19 (39.58%) Finance
7 18 (37.50%) Banking
8 17 (35.42%) VMware
9 16 (33.33%) ITIL
10 15 (31.25%) Citrix
11 14 (29.17%) Cisco
12 11 (22.92%) DHCP
12 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
13 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (20.83%) Migration
13 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
13 10 (20.83%) DNS
13 10 (20.83%) HP
14 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
15 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
15 8 (16.67%) Linux
15 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 8 (16.67%) IIS
15 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
15 8 (16.67%) XenApp
15 8 (16.67%) ServiceNow
16 7 (14.58%) SCCM
16 7 (14.58%) Firewall
17 6 (12.50%) Internet

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 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.67%) IIS
3 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.17%) IBM Domino
6 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.17%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.08%) Apache
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.08%) Quickr
7 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Exstream
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) DHCP
2 10 (20.83%) DNS
3 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.58%) Firewall
5 6 (12.50%) Internet
6 5 (10.42%) NAS
6 5 (10.42%) SAN
7 4 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.25%) DMZ
8 3 (6.25%) FTP
9 2 (4.17%) Intranet
10 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.08%) LAN
10 1 (2.08%) SMTP
10 1 (2.08%) VPN
10 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) SSDT
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.17%) WiX
2 1 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 18 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (10.42%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Service Transition Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) CMDB
3 4 (8.33%) EMC VNX
4 3 (6.25%) Clustering
5 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (79.17%) Windows Server
3 35 (72.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.67%) Linux
6 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.25%) AIX
8 2 (4.17%) Android
8 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.08%) Unix
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Migration
3 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.42%) Change Management
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL V3
4 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.25%) Release Management
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.17%) E-business
7 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.17%) Service Management
8 1 (2.08%) Critical Success Factor
8 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.08%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) CCNA
1 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.25%) MCSA
3 3 (6.25%) MCSE
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.08%) CCNP
5 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.67%) XenApp
4 6 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.17%) DFS Replication
6 2 (4.17%) vSphere
7 1 (2.08%) Firmware
7 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) Tivoli
3 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.17%) SCOM
5 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.08%) DameWare
6 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.08%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) VMware
3 15 (31.25%) Citrix
4 14 (29.17%) Cisco
5 10 (20.83%) HP
6 8 (16.67%) ServiceNow
7 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.33%) 3PAR
8 4 (8.33%) EMC
8 4 (8.33%) LANDesk
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle
10 2 (4.17%) CommVault
10 2 (4.17%) Juniper
10 2 (4.17%) Lotus
10 2 (4.17%) Veritas
11 1 (2.08%) Apple
11 1 (2.08%) Brocade
11 1 (2.08%) F5
11 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
11 1 (2.08%) NetApp