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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 113 125 92
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 97 85 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 1.44% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.91% 6.55% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 92
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £173 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £308
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 10
Average hourly rate £22.83 £19.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.45% -22.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.92 £48.83 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -15.78%
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
1226 1297 1432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.63% 21.99% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 944 975
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 60 81
Average hourly rate £21.28 £18.46 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £32.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (73.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 88 (47.83%) VMware
4 87 (47.28%) Active Directory
5 81 (44.02%) Finance
6 76 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (37.50%) Citrix
8 51 (27.72%) ITIL
9 48 (26.09%) Cisco
9 48 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (25.54%) XenApp
11 44 (23.91%) SAN
11 44 (23.91%) SQL
12 38 (20.65%) MS Exchange
12 38 (20.65%) Migration
13 36 (19.57%) Clustering
14 34 (18.48%) DNS
14 34 (18.48%) PowerShell
15 33 (17.93%) Windows 7
16 32 (17.39%) HP
17 31 (16.85%) SQL Server
18 30 (16.30%) MS Office
18 30 (16.30%) WAN
18 30 (16.30%) MS Excel
18 30 (16.30%) vSphere
19 29 (15.76%) SCCM
20 28 (15.22%) Windows XP
21 27 (14.67%) LAN
22 26 (14.13%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 38 (20.65%) MS Exchange
2 21 (11.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (7.61%) IIS
3 14 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (4.89%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.80%) Lync
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.09%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.54%) CMS
9 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 30 (16.30%) MS Office
1 30 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.09%) IaaS
2 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (23.91%) SAN
2 34 (18.48%) DNS
3 30 (16.30%) WAN
4 27 (14.67%) LAN
5 25 (13.59%) DHCP
6 20 (10.87%) Firewall
7 16 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 15 (8.15%) NAS
9 11 (5.98%) DSL
9 11 (5.98%) MPLS
10 10 (5.43%) BIG-IP
11 8 (4.35%) VPN
12 7 (3.80%) VLAN
13 6 (3.26%) Ethernet
14 4 (2.17%) VoIP
15 3 (1.63%) SMTP
15 3 (1.63%) HTTP
15 3 (1.63%) NetScaler
16 2 (1.09%) WebEx
16 2 (1.09%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.09%) DTS
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.54%) SSDT
8 1 (0.54%) Essbase
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.54%) ERwin
2 1 (0.54%) MSI
2 1 (0.54%) Log4Net
2 1 (0.54%) NUnit
2 1 (0.54%) Subversion
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.54%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.54%) Moq
2 1 (0.54%) WiX
2 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 81 (44.02%) Finance
2 26 (14.13%) Banking
3 10 (5.43%) Law
4 5 (2.72%) Retail
4 5 (2.72%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.17%) Legal
6 2 (1.09%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.54%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (19.02%) Analyst
2 19 (10.33%) Server Engineer
3 18 (9.78%) Administrator
4 16 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 15 (8.15%) Consultant
6 12 (6.52%) DBA
7 11 (5.98%) Windows Administrator
7 11 (5.98%) Windows Server Engineer
8 10 (5.43%) Server Administrator
8 10 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.89%) SQL DBA
10 8 (4.35%) Wintel Consultant
11 7 (3.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (3.26%) Operations Analyst
13 5 (2.72%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.26%) .NET
2 4 (2.17%) COM
3 3 (1.63%) SOAP
3 3 (1.63%) Web Services
3 3 (1.63%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.09%) HTML
4 2 (1.09%) Middleware
4 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.09%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.54%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.54%) LAMP
5 1 (0.54%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.54%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.54%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.54%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.54%) XHTML
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.57%) Clustering
2 22 (11.96%) Blackberry
3 15 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.52%) Replication
5 10 (5.43%) Thin Client
5 10 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 10 (5.43%) Fat Client
6 6 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.17%) CMDB
7 4 (2.17%) iPhone
7 4 (2.17%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.63%) iPad
8 3 (1.63%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.09%) IVR
9 2 (1.09%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.09%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (1.09%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.54%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 184 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (73.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (17.93%) Windows 7
5 28 (15.22%) Windows XP
6 12 (6.52%) Windows 2000
7 11 (5.98%) Linux
7 11 (5.98%) UNIX
8 9 (4.89%) Solaris
9 6 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.72%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.17%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.17%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.09%) HPUX
13 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.54%) Android
13 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.72%) ITIL
2 38 (20.65%) Migration
3 17 (9.24%) Service Management
4 16 (8.70%) Server Building
5 14 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.43%) Problem Management
6 10 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (4.89%) Performance Management
7 9 (4.89%) Business Continuity
7 9 (4.89%) Workflow
8 8 (4.35%) BCP
8 8 (4.35%) Change Control
8 8 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (3.80%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.80%) ITSM
9 7 (3.80%) Project Management
10 5 (2.72%) Data Protection
11 4 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.91%) SQL
2 34 (18.48%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.80%) C
4 6 (3.26%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.72%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.17%) VB
7 3 (1.63%) VBScript
7 3 (1.63%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.09%) C#
8 2 (1.09%) Korn
9 1 (0.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.54%) Java
9 1 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (10.33%) MCSE
3 7 (3.80%) MCITP
3 7 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.17%) Degree
4 4 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.63%) MCSA
5 3 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.09%) MCP
6 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.09%) CCNA
7 1 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) CCNP
7 1 (0.54%) PMP
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 87 (47.28%) Active Directory
2 48 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (25.54%) XenApp
4 30 (16.30%) vSphere
5 11 (5.98%) VMware Server
5 11 (5.98%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.43%) NLBS
7 9 (4.89%) Hyper-V
7 9 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.72%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.17%) Xen
10 3 (1.63%) SRDF
11 2 (1.09%) NFS
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (15.76%) SCCM
2 21 (11.41%) SCOM
3 14 (7.61%) WSUS
4 9 (4.89%) Tivoli
5 6 (3.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (3.26%) HP SIM
6 4 (2.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (1.63%) MOM
7 3 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.63%) Control-M
7 3 (1.63%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.63%) DameWare
7 3 (1.63%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.63%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.09%) EdgeSight
8 2 (1.09%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.09%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 88 (47.83%) Microsoft
1 88 (47.83%) VMware
2 69 (37.50%) Citrix
3 48 (26.09%) Cisco
4 32 (17.39%) HP
5 23 (12.50%) Oracle
6 12 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 11 (5.98%) IBM
8 10 (5.43%) Sybase
9 9 (4.89%) Red Hat
9 9 (4.89%) 3PAR
10 7 (3.80%) EMC
11 5 (2.72%) CommVault
11 5 (2.72%) NetApp
11 5 (2.72%) Apple
12 4 (2.17%) Veritas
12 4 (2.17%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.63%) AppSense
13 3 (1.63%) Remedy
13 3 (1.63%) Bloomberg
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