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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 132 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 27 91 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 1.61% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 7.87% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 69 73
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.83 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% +3.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -1.53%
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
701 1156 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.91% 20.51% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 881 921
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 48
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (79.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (56.72%) Finance
4 35 (52.24%) Active Directory
5 34 (50.75%) Windows Server
6 33 (49.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (40.30%) VMware
8 24 (35.82%) Citrix
9 22 (32.84%) Windows 7
10 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
11 20 (29.85%) MS Office
12 19 (28.36%) SCCM
13 18 (26.87%) XenApp
13 18 (26.87%) MCSE
13 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (22.39%) ITIL
14 15 (22.39%) Blackberry
14 15 (22.39%) Project Management
15 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
16 13 (19.40%) SQL
16 13 (19.40%) Migration
17 12 (17.91%) MCP
17 12 (17.91%) Windows 2000 Server
17 12 (17.91%) MCDST
17 12 (17.91%) Smartphone
17 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
18 11 (16.42%) Linux
19 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
19 10 (14.93%) DNS

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 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.96%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.97%) Apache
4 4 (5.97%) IIS
5 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.48%) Zimbra
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) MS Office
2 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.49%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) IaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Mimecast
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) PaaS
2 2 (2.99%) SaaS
3 1 (1.49%) GitHub
3 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) DNS
1 10 (14.93%) Firewall
1 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.43%) DHCP
3 6 (8.96%) NetScaler
4 4 (5.97%) SAN
4 4 (5.97%) VPN
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.48%) LAN
5 3 (4.48%) WAN
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.99%) FTP
6 2 (2.99%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.99%) LDAP
6 2 (2.99%) NAS
6 2 (2.99%) Network Security
6 2 (2.99%) Skype
7 1 (1.49%) BGP
7 1 (1.49%) ISDN
7 1 (1.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (56.72%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Legal
4 2 (2.99%) French Language
4 2 (2.99%) German Language
4 2 (2.99%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (2.99%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Desktop Support
3 10 (14.93%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Desktop Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.45%) Citrix Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Citrix Support
5 7 (10.45%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Desktop Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Migration Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Support Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (4.48%) XML
1 3 (4.48%) XML Messaging
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.49%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.49%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Blackberry
2 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.91%) Smartphone
3 6 (8.96%) NHS
4 4 (5.97%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.48%) Clustering
5 3 (4.48%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.49%) Fintech
7 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (79.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (50.75%) Windows Server
4 33 (49.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (32.84%) Windows 7
6 12 (17.91%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (16.42%) Linux
8 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.97%) CentOS
9 4 (5.97%) Mac OS X
9 4 (5.97%) Solaris
9 4 (5.97%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.97%) Windows Vista
10 3 (4.48%) Unix
10 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000
10 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.99%) VMS
11 2 (2.99%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) ITIL
1 15 (22.39%) Project Management
2 13 (19.40%) Migration
3 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.46%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.97%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.97%) Service Management
6 3 (4.48%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.99%) Analytics
7 2 (2.99%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.99%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.99%) Change Management
7 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.99%) SDLC
7 2 (2.99%) Security Operations
7 2 (2.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) SQL
2 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.48%) VB
4 2 (2.99%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) AWK
5 1 (1.49%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) sed
5 1 (1.49%) VBA
5 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) MCSE
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (17.91%) MCDST
2 12 (17.91%) MCP
3 6 (8.96%) CCNA
3 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) MCTS
5 2 (2.99%) CEH
5 2 (2.99%) CISSP
5 2 (2.99%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.99%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.48%) ISO15022
2 3 (4.48%) ISO20022
2 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 35 (52.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (26.87%) XenApp
4 6 (8.96%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.96%) XenDesktop
4 6 (8.96%) XenServer
5 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.99%) StorNext
8 2 (2.99%) vSphere
8 2 (2.99%) Xen
9 1 (1.49%) Firmware
9 1 (1.49%) KVM
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.49%) Samba
9 1 (1.49%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 19 (28.36%) SCCM
2 8 (11.94%) SCOM
3 3 (4.48%) vMotion
4 2 (2.99%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.99%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.49%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.49%) Control-M
5 1 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.49%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (1.49%) Nagios
5 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) VMware
2 24 (35.82%) Citrix
3 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle
5 7 (10.45%) HP
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco
6 5 (7.46%) Dell
7 4 (5.97%) Adobe
7 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.97%) Siebel
7 4 (5.97%) Veritas
8 3 (4.48%) Kaspersky
8 3 (4.48%) Symantec
9 2 (2.99%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.99%) Juniper
9 2 (2.99%) Lotus
9 2 (2.99%) NetApp
9 2 (2.99%) Novell
9 2 (2.99%) Qualys
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