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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 106 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 94 165 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 2.24% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.21% 10.44% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 100 83
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £224 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 11
Average hourly rate £19.44 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.22 £38.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.04% +15.71%
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
1304 1581 1540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.55% 21.46% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 1064 1014
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 84
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £42.50 £25.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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
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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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.

1 201 (100.00%) Windows
2 165 (82.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (61.69%) Active Directory
4 106 (52.74%) VMware
5 99 (49.25%) Microsoft
6 70 (34.83%) Citrix
6 70 (34.83%) MS Exchange
7 68 (33.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 55 (27.36%) Windows 7
9 51 (25.37%) Finance
10 41 (20.40%) MS Office
10 41 (20.40%) Cisco
11 40 (19.90%) SQL Server
12 39 (19.40%) ITIL
12 39 (19.40%) Windows XP
13 37 (18.41%) XenApp
14 36 (17.91%) SQL
15 35 (17.41%) SAN
16 34 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (15.92%) Exchange Server 2010
17 32 (15.92%) MS Excel
18 31 (15.42%) DNS
18 31 (15.42%) HP
18 31 (15.42%) Banking
18 31 (15.42%) PowerShell
18 31 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2007
19 26 (12.94%) vSphere
19 26 (12.94%) Blackberry
20 25 (12.44%) LAN
20 25 (12.44%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 70 (34.83%) MS Exchange
2 32 (15.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (10.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (10.45%) SharePoint
6 18 (8.96%) IIS
7 17 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.49%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.49%) Lync
9 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.50%) Confluence
11 1 (0.50%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 41 (20.40%) MS Office
2 32 (15.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Office 365
2 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (17.41%) SAN
2 31 (15.42%) DNS
3 25 (12.44%) LAN
3 25 (12.44%) WAN
4 22 (10.95%) DHCP
5 19 (9.45%) Firewall
6 11 (5.47%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.47%) VoIP
7 8 (3.98%) NAS
7 8 (3.98%) MPLS
7 8 (3.98%) VPN
8 7 (3.48%) BIG-IP
8 7 (3.48%) DSL
9 5 (2.49%) Internet
10 4 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (1.99%) SMTP
10 4 (1.99%) Wireless
11 3 (1.49%) Intranet
11 3 (1.49%) DMZ
11 3 (1.49%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.99%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.50%) MS Access
11 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.00%) MSI
2 1 (0.50%) NUnit
2 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 51 (25.37%) Finance
2 31 (15.42%) Banking
3 11 (5.47%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.48%) Legal
5 7 (3.48%) Law
6 5 (2.49%) Retail
7 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.00%) Publishing
8 2 (1.00%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (24.38%) Analyst
2 22 (10.95%) Administrator
3 18 (8.96%) Support Analyst
4 17 (8.46%) Support Engineer
4 17 (8.46%) Wintel Engineer
5 15 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (6.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (6.47%) Windows Administrator
8 12 (5.97%) Desktop Support
9 11 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.47%) Service Analyst
10 10 (4.98%) Server Administrator
10 10 (4.98%) Server Engineer
10 10 (4.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (4.98%) Architect
11 9 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.98%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.98%) Citrix Engineer
13 7 (3.48%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (3.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.48%) .NET
2 2 (1.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.00%) HTML
2 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.00%) COM+
3 1 (0.50%) Spring
3 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.50%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) Web Services
3 1 (0.50%) XML
3 1 (0.50%) XSLT
3 1 (0.50%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.50%) J2EE
3 1 (0.50%) Middleware
3 1 (0.50%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (0.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.94%) Blackberry
2 24 (11.94%) Clustering
3 22 (10.95%) Replication
4 11 (5.47%) Thin Client
4 11 (5.47%) Fat Client
5 9 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.49%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.49%) Symmetrix
6 3 (1.49%) iPhone
6 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.00%) Derivative
7 2 (1.00%) PDA
7 2 (1.00%) iPad
7 2 (1.00%) Kindle
7 2 (1.00%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.50%) PACS
8 1 (0.50%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.50%) W3C
8 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 201 (100.00%) Windows
2 165 (82.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (27.36%) Windows 7
4 39 (19.40%) Windows XP
5 34 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (11.44%) Linux
7 16 (7.96%) UNIX
8 15 (7.46%) Windows 2000
9 13 (6.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.99%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.99%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.49%) Solaris
13 2 (1.00%) AIX
13 2 (1.00%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.40%) ITIL
2 17 (8.46%) Service Management
2 17 (8.46%) Migration
3 12 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (3.98%) Problem Management
5 7 (3.48%) Service Delivery
5 7 (3.48%) Project Management
5 7 (3.48%) Performance Management
6 6 (2.99%) Document Management
7 5 (2.49%) Business Continuity
7 5 (2.49%) Change Management
7 5 (2.49%) ITSM
8 4 (1.99%) Asset Management
9 3 (1.49%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (1.49%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (1.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (1.49%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.00%) Data Migration
10 2 (1.00%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.91%) SQL
2 31 (15.42%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.97%) VBScript
4 11 (5.47%) VB
5 6 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.49%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.49%) C#
8 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.00%) Java
8 2 (1.00%) Perl
8 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.50%) VB6
9 1 (0.50%) Python
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.97%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.97%) MCSE
3 9 (4.48%) MCP
4 8 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.49%) CCA
5 5 (2.49%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.49%) MCITP
5 5 (2.49%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.49%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.99%) Degree
6 4 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.49%) CCNP
7 3 (1.49%) CCNA
7 3 (1.49%) MCTS
7 3 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.00%) NCDA
8 2 (1.00%) NCIE
8 2 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 124 (61.69%) Active Directory
2 68 (33.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (18.41%) XenApp
4 26 (12.94%) vSphere
5 23 (11.44%) VMware ESX
6 15 (7.46%) Hyper-V
7 9 (4.48%) XenServer
7 9 (4.48%) XenDesktop
7 9 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (3.48%) NLBS
9 5 (2.49%) Terminal Server
9 5 (2.49%) ISA Server
9 5 (2.49%) Xen
9 5 (2.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (2.49%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (1.49%) NFS
11 3 (1.49%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (11.94%) SCCM
2 17 (8.46%) SCOM
3 9 (4.48%) WSUS
4 8 (3.98%) Tivoli
5 7 (3.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (2.99%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.99%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.99%) ARCserve
7 4 (1.99%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.49%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.49%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.00%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.00%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.50%) Nessus
10 1 (0.50%) DameWare
10 1 (0.50%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 106 (52.74%) VMware
2 99 (49.25%) Microsoft
3 70 (34.83%) Citrix
4 41 (20.40%) Cisco
5 31 (15.42%) HP
6 21 (10.45%) IBM
7 17 (8.46%) Oracle
7 17 (8.46%) NetApp
8 16 (7.96%) EMC
9 12 (5.97%) CheckPoint
10 9 (4.48%) AppSense
10 9 (4.48%) Dell
11 6 (2.99%) Veeam
11 6 (2.99%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.99%) Symantec
12 5 (2.49%) Juniper
12 5 (2.49%) Veritas
13 4 (1.99%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.99%) MobileIron
13 4 (1.99%) Altiris
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