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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 112 105 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 90 112 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.62% 1.83% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.98% 8.88% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 76 90
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £166 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £431 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 22
Average hourly rate £22.83 £22.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -83.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -11.11%
Windows Server 2003
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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
1128 1261 1279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.31% 20.60% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 930 892
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 48 73
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.29 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 122 (73.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (53.89%) VMware
4 71 (42.51%) Active Directory
5 68 (40.72%) Microsoft
5 68 (40.72%) Finance
6 66 (39.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (37.72%) Citrix
8 57 (34.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (29.94%) SAN
10 42 (25.15%) Cisco
11 37 (22.16%) XenApp
12 36 (21.56%) HP
12 36 (21.56%) ITIL
13 35 (20.96%) MS Exchange
14 33 (19.76%) SQL
14 33 (19.76%) Windows 7
15 30 (17.96%) Clustering
15 30 (17.96%) Migration
16 29 (17.37%) DNS
17 28 (16.77%) SQL Server
17 28 (16.77%) vSphere
18 26 (15.57%) Windows XP
19 24 (14.37%) PowerShell
20 23 (13.77%) DHCP
21 21 (12.57%) MS Excel
21 21 (12.57%) Banking
22 20 (11.98%) LAN
22 20 (11.98%) NAS
23 19 (11.38%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 35 (20.96%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (9.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (8.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (7.19%) IIS
7 8 (4.79%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.40%) Lync
9 3 (1.80%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.20%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Project
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Eikon
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (29.94%) SAN
2 29 (17.37%) DNS
3 23 (13.77%) DHCP
4 20 (11.98%) LAN
4 20 (11.98%) NAS
5 19 (11.38%) WAN
6 15 (8.98%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.98%) VLAN
7 11 (6.59%) HTTP
8 9 (5.39%) Firewall
9 6 (3.59%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (2.99%) DSL
10 5 (2.99%) MPLS
10 5 (2.99%) VPN
11 4 (2.40%) BIG-IP
11 4 (2.40%) LDAP
11 4 (2.40%) Kerberos
11 4 (2.40%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.20%) DTS
8 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.60%) SSDT
9 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.60%) MS Access
9 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.60%) WiX
2 1 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.60%) Moq
2 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.60%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) MSI
2 1 (0.60%) ERwin
2 1 (0.60%) NUnit
2 1 (0.60%) Subversion
2 1 (0.60%) Log4Net
General
1 68 (40.72%) Finance
2 21 (12.57%) Banking
3 9 (5.39%) Law
4 6 (3.59%) Advertising
5 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.40%) Legal
6 4 (2.40%) Retail
7 2 (1.20%) Publishing
7 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.60%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Front Office
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (15.57%) Analyst
2 19 (11.38%) Administrator
3 17 (10.18%) Consultant
3 17 (10.18%) Server Engineer
4 12 (7.19%) Desktop Support
4 12 (7.19%) Windows Administrator
5 11 (6.59%) Server Administrator
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Server Engineer
7 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.39%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.39%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.39%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) DBA
8 8 (4.79%) Wintel Consultant
9 7 (4.19%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.19%) SQL DBA
10 6 (3.59%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (2.99%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.99%) SOAP
2 8 (4.79%) .NET
3 4 (2.40%) Web Services
3 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.20%) Middleware
4 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.60%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.60%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.60%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.60%) XHTML
5 1 (0.60%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.60%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.60%) COM
5 1 (0.60%) CSS
5 1 (0.60%) HTML
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.60%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.60%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.96%) Clustering
2 19 (11.38%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.99%) Thin Client
4 10 (5.99%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.99%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.59%) Replication
5 6 (3.59%) Symmetrix
6 5 (2.99%) iPhone
7 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.40%) Symmetrix DMX
7 4 (2.40%) iPad
8 3 (1.80%) IVR
9 2 (1.20%) CMDB
9 2 (1.20%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.60%) iSeries
10 1 (0.60%) PDA
10 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 122 (73.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (39.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (19.76%) Windows 7
5 26 (15.57%) Windows XP
6 12 (7.19%) Windows 2000
7 10 (5.99%) UNIX
8 9 (5.39%) Windows Vista
9 7 (4.19%) Linux
10 6 (3.59%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.59%) Solaris
11 5 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.40%) HPUX
13 3 (1.80%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.80%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.56%) ITIL
2 30 (17.96%) Migration
3 15 (8.98%) Service Management
4 13 (7.78%) Server Building
5 11 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.99%) BPR
6 10 (5.99%) Workflow
6 10 (5.99%) Business Analysis
6 10 (5.99%) Business Process Improvement
7 8 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (4.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (4.19%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (3.59%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.59%) Project Management
9 6 (3.59%) Change Control
10 5 (2.99%) Performance Management
11 4 (2.40%) Change Management
11 4 (2.40%) ITSM
11 4 (2.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.76%) SQL
2 24 (14.37%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.19%) C
4 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.40%) C#
5 4 (2.40%) Korn
6 3 (1.80%) VB
6 3 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.20%) VBScript
8 1 (0.60%) RPG
8 1 (0.60%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.58%) MCSE
3 8 (4.79%) MCITP
4 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.80%) Degree
6 3 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.20%) MCP
7 2 (1.20%) MCSA
7 2 (1.20%) MCTS
7 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.60%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.60%) CCNP
8 1 (0.60%) CCNA
8 1 (0.60%) CCA
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CCEA
8 1 (0.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 71 (42.51%) Active Directory
2 57 (34.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (22.16%) XenApp
4 28 (16.77%) vSphere
5 14 (8.38%) VMware Server
5 14 (8.38%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (5.39%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.99%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.99%) SRDF
9 4 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.40%) NLBS
9 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.40%) Xen
10 3 (1.80%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.80%) NFS
11 2 (1.20%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (8.98%) SCCM
2 10 (5.99%) SCOM
2 10 (5.99%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (3.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.99%) HP SIM
4 5 (2.99%) WSUS
5 4 (2.40%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.20%) DameWare
7 2 (1.20%) MOM
7 2 (1.20%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.60%) Puppet
8 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.60%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.60%) vMotion
Vendors
1 90 (53.89%) VMware
2 68 (40.72%) Microsoft
3 63 (37.72%) Citrix
4 42 (25.15%) Cisco
5 36 (21.56%) HP
6 15 (8.98%) Red Hat
7 13 (7.78%) IBM
7 13 (7.78%) Oracle
8 10 (5.99%) NetApp
8 10 (5.99%) EMC
9 9 (5.39%) 3PAR
10 7 (4.19%) Apple
11 6 (3.59%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.59%) CommVault
12 5 (2.99%) StorageTek
13 4 (2.40%) Symantec
13 4 (2.40%) Sybase
14 3 (1.80%) Reuters
14 3 (1.80%) Bloomberg
14 3 (1.80%) Lotus
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