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 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 143 110 110
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 28 103 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 1.87% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.66% 8.46% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 78 72
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -33.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £18.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+14.76% +9.55%
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
764 1217 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.74% 22.08% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 958 951
Median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 60
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.99 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -6.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £62.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 August 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 25 August 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (76.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (67.27%) Windows Server
4 28 (50.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (47.27%) VMware
5 26 (47.27%) Active Directory
6 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
7 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (30.91%) Finance
9 14 (25.45%) Citrix
10 13 (23.64%) Migration
11 11 (20.00%) Linux
11 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 10 (18.18%) SQL
12 10 (18.18%) ITIL
13 9 (16.36%) IIS
13 9 (16.36%) HP
13 9 (16.36%) SCCM
13 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
14 8 (14.55%) Banking
14 8 (14.55%) DNS
14 8 (14.55%) MS Office
15 7 (12.73%) Cisco
15 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
15 7 (12.73%) DHCP
15 7 (12.73%) Firewall
15 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
16 6 (10.91%) XenServer
16 6 (10.91%) XenDesktop

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 9 (16.36%) IIS
2 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
4 5 (9.09%) Apache
5 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.27%) IBM Notes
5 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
6 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.64%) IBM Domino
7 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.82%) Quickr
8 1 (1.82%) Zimbra
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) IaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Mimecast
2 2 (3.64%) PaaS
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) DNS
2 7 (12.73%) DHCP
2 7 (12.73%) Firewall
3 6 (10.91%) NetScaler
4 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.27%) LAN
5 4 (7.27%) WAN
6 3 (5.45%) FTP
6 3 (5.45%) IP Telephony
6 3 (5.45%) NAS
7 2 (3.64%) Internet
7 2 (3.64%) LDAP
7 2 (3.64%) Network Security
7 2 (3.64%) SAN
7 2 (3.64%) Skype
7 2 (3.64%) VPN
8 1 (1.82%) Intranet
8 1 (1.82%) ISDN
8 1 (1.82%) SMTP
8 1 (1.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.64%) SSDT
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.64%) WiX
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) French Language
4 2 (3.64%) German Language
4 2 (3.64%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) Service Analyst
3 4 (7.27%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Architect
4 3 (5.45%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) Server Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) Service Transition Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) Transition Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Administrator
5 2 (3.64%) Office 365 Specialist
5 2 (3.64%) Server Migration Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) VMS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.82%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) NHS
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (76.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (67.27%) Windows Server
4 28 (50.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.00%) Linux
5 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.27%) Unix
7 4 (7.27%) Windows 2000
8 3 (5.45%) Mac OS
8 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.64%) AIX
9 2 (3.64%) Android
9 2 (3.64%) CentOS
9 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.64%) VMS
9 2 (3.64%) Windows NT
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Migration
2 10 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (10.91%) Change Management
3 6 (10.91%) Project Management
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.45%) Release Management
6 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.64%) E-business
7 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.64%) SDLC
7 2 (3.64%) Security Operations
7 2 (3.64%) Server Patching
7 2 (3.64%) Service Management
7 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.64%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) AWK
5 1 (1.82%) C#
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) sed
5 1 (1.82%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) CCNA
1 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.27%) MCSE
4 2 (3.64%) CCNP
4 2 (3.64%) CEH
4 2 (3.64%) CISSP
4 2 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) MCTS
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (47.27%) Active Directory
2 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.91%) VMware ESX
4 6 (10.91%) XenDesktop
4 6 (10.91%) XenServer
5 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (7.27%) XenApp
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (3.64%) Firmware
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.64%) StorNext
7 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.64%) vSphere
7 2 (3.64%) Xen
8 1 (1.82%) KVM
8 1 (1.82%) Samba
8 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.82%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.64%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.82%) DameWare
4 1 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Nagios
4 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.82%) SnapVault
4 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) VMware
2 21 (38.18%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.45%) Citrix
4 9 (16.36%) HP
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco
6 5 (9.09%) Oracle
7 4 (7.27%) Dell
7 4 (7.27%) Lotus
8 3 (5.45%) NetApp
8 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.45%) Symantec
9 2 (3.64%) Adobe
9 2 (3.64%) Apple
9 2 (3.64%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.64%) IBM
9 2 (3.64%) Juniper
9 2 (3.64%) Novell
9 2 (3.64%) Qualys
9 2 (3.64%) Veritas
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