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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 117 112 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 81 96 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 1.62% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 7.67% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 52 50
Average daily rate
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£368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £162 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £295
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 25
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £12.80 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.00 £19.05 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -8.33%
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
1174 1251 1270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.12% 21.15% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 868 849
Average daily rate £413 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 84
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £24.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 133 (76.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 90 (51.72%) VMware
5 63 (36.21%) Microsoft
6 56 (32.18%) Citrix
7 55 (31.61%) Finance
7 55 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (26.44%) SQL
8 46 (26.44%) MS Exchange
9 38 (21.84%) Windows 7
9 38 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (20.69%) XenApp
10 36 (20.69%) DNS
11 31 (17.82%) SAN
12 30 (17.24%) Windows XP
13 29 (16.67%) HP
14 27 (15.52%) SQL Server
15 26 (14.94%) Cisco
15 26 (14.94%) Banking
16 24 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
17 23 (13.22%) ITIL
17 23 (13.22%) DHCP
18 22 (12.64%) SCCM
19 21 (12.07%) vSphere
19 21 (12.07%) MS Office
19 21 (12.07%) Blackberry
20 20 (11.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 20 (11.49%) Linux
21 19 (10.92%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (26.44%) MS Exchange
2 24 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (11.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 19 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (9.77%) SharePoint
6 13 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (5.75%) IIS
8 5 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.72%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.15%) Lync
11 2 (1.15%) WorkSite
11 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.15%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (12.07%) MS Office
2 16 (9.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.15%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.57%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.57%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.57%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.15%) Office 365
2 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.57%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.69%) DNS
2 31 (17.82%) SAN
3 23 (13.22%) DHCP
4 15 (8.62%) VLAN
5 14 (8.05%) LAN
6 12 (6.90%) WAN
6 12 (6.90%) HTTP
7 11 (6.32%) NAS
8 9 (5.17%) LDAP
8 9 (5.17%) Firewall
9 8 (4.60%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.60%) Kerberos
9 8 (4.60%) VoIP
10 7 (4.02%) SNMP
11 6 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (3.45%) WLAN
12 4 (2.30%) Internet
12 4 (2.30%) FTP
13 3 (1.72%) MPLS
13 3 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.87%) MS Access
7 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.72%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.57%) WiX
General
1 55 (31.61%) Finance
2 26 (14.94%) Banking
3 8 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.45%) Law
4 6 (3.45%) Legal
5 5 (2.87%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.87%) Advertising
6 4 (2.30%) Publishing
6 4 (2.30%) Billing
7 3 (1.72%) Marketing
7 3 (1.72%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.15%) Back Office
8 2 (1.15%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Front Office
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 42 (24.14%) Analyst
2 20 (11.49%) Support Analyst
3 17 (9.77%) Administrator
4 15 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 12 (6.90%) Desktop Support
6 11 (6.32%) Server Analyst
6 11 (6.32%) Consultant
6 11 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (5.17%) Server Engineer
8 8 (4.60%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.60%) Architect
9 7 (4.02%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) Windows Administrator
9 7 (4.02%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.02%) Server Support
9 7 (4.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.75%) .NET
2 9 (5.17%) SOAP
3 5 (2.87%) Web Services
4 3 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.72%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.15%) WCF
5 2 (1.15%) JSON
5 2 (1.15%) RESTful
5 2 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.15%) JMS
5 2 (1.15%) JSP
5 2 (1.15%) Servlets
5 2 (1.15%) XML
5 2 (1.15%) XSD
5 2 (1.15%) HTML
6 1 (0.57%) J2EE
6 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.07%) Blackberry
2 15 (8.62%) Clustering
3 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.90%) Thin Client
4 12 (6.90%) Replication
4 12 (6.90%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.72%) Symmetrix
6 3 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.15%) Social Network
7 2 (1.15%) PDA
7 2 (1.15%) iSeries
7 2 (1.15%) iPhone
7 2 (1.15%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.15%) iPad
7 2 (1.15%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (1.15%) IVR
8 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.57%) PACS
8 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 174 (100.00%) Windows
2 133 (76.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (21.84%) Windows 7
3 38 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (17.24%) Windows XP
5 20 (11.49%) Linux
6 19 (10.92%) UNIX
7 9 (5.17%) Windows Vista
8 8 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.30%) Windows 2000
9 4 (2.30%) Solaris
10 3 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.15%) HPUX
12 1 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.22%) ITIL
2 16 (9.20%) Service Management
3 14 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (6.90%) Migration
5 9 (5.17%) BPR
5 9 (5.17%) Business Process Improvement
5 9 (5.17%) Business Analysis
6 8 (4.60%) Change Management
7 7 (4.02%) CRM
8 6 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (3.45%) Asset Management
9 5 (2.87%) Business Continuity
9 5 (2.87%) Workflow
9 5 (2.87%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.87%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.30%) Integration Testing
10 4 (2.30%) Test Scripting
10 4 (2.30%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.30%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.30%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.44%) SQL
2 16 (9.20%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.45%) VBScript
3 6 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.87%) C#
4 5 (2.87%) VB
4 5 (2.87%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.30%) C
6 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.72%) Perl
7 2 (1.15%) Korn
7 2 (1.15%) Java
7 2 (1.15%) RPG
7 2 (1.15%) VBA
8 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.60%) MCSE
3 5 (2.87%) MCSA
3 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.30%) MCITP
4 4 (2.30%) ISEB
4 4 (2.30%) MCP
5 3 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.72%) Degree
5 3 (1.72%) MCTS
6 1 (0.57%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.57%) CCNP
6 1 (0.57%) CCNA
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.57%) CCA
6 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.57%) CCEA
6 1 (0.57%) MOS
6 1 (0.57%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) QA
1 4 (2.30%) SLA
2 3 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 96 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 55 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (20.69%) XenApp
4 21 (12.07%) vSphere
5 17 (9.77%) Hyper-V
5 17 (9.77%) VMware ESX
6 15 (8.62%) XenDesktop
7 12 (6.90%) VMware Server
8 8 (4.60%) DFS Replication
8 8 (4.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (4.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (3.45%) Xen
11 5 (2.87%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.15%) HDFS
12 2 (1.15%) NLBS
12 2 (1.15%) SRDF
12 2 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.15%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (12.64%) SCCM
2 12 (6.90%) SCOM
3 9 (5.17%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (2.87%) HP SIM
6 4 (2.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 4 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.30%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.30%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.72%) DameWare
7 3 (1.72%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.72%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.15%) WSUS
8 2 (1.15%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.15%) Control-M
9 1 (0.57%) Puppet
9 1 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 90 (51.72%) VMware
2 63 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 56 (32.18%) Citrix
4 29 (16.67%) HP
5 26 (14.94%) Cisco
6 17 (9.77%) NetApp
7 16 (9.20%) Red Hat
8 14 (8.05%) Oracle
9 13 (7.47%) EMC
10 10 (5.75%) Altiris
11 9 (5.17%) AppSense
12 8 (4.60%) Symantec
12 8 (4.60%) Dell
13 7 (4.02%) IBM
13 7 (4.02%) Juniper
14 6 (3.45%) Veeam
14 6 (3.45%) BMC
15 5 (2.87%) Business Objects
15 5 (2.87%) Reuters
15 5 (2.87%) Bloomberg
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