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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 119 113 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 86 112 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 1.61% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.43% 7.21% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 68
Average daily rate
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£320 £358 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.48% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £21.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.61 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.44% -7.75%
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
1337 1553 1409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.16% 22.27% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 1080 980
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 75 81
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £24.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014, 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 134 (74.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (58.56%) Active Directory
4 98 (54.14%) VMware
5 77 (42.54%) Microsoft
6 60 (33.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 59 (32.60%) Citrix
8 56 (30.94%) Finance
9 50 (27.62%) SQL
10 49 (27.07%) MS Exchange
11 46 (25.41%) Windows 7
12 43 (23.76%) XenApp
13 39 (21.55%) DNS
14 37 (20.44%) SQL Server
15 35 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 34 (18.78%) ITIL
16 34 (18.78%) Windows XP
16 34 (18.78%) SAN
17 31 (17.13%) Cisco
18 30 (16.57%) MS Office
19 29 (16.02%) Banking
20 27 (14.92%) PowerShell
21 26 (14.36%) Linux
22 25 (13.81%) DHCP
22 25 (13.81%) Blackberry
22 25 (13.81%) vSphere
23 23 (12.71%) SCCM
23 23 (12.71%) HP
24 22 (12.15%) Clustering
24 22 (12.15%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 49 (27.07%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (11.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 19 (10.50%) SharePoint
5 17 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (7.18%) IIS
7 8 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.76%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.10%) Lync
11 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.10%) WorkSite
11 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.55%) Confluence
12 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 30 (16.57%) MS Office
2 20 (11.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) ReMetrica
2 2 (1.10%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.10%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.55%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.10%) Office 365
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.55%) DNS
2 34 (18.78%) SAN
3 25 (13.81%) DHCP
4 19 (10.50%) WAN
4 19 (10.50%) LAN
5 18 (9.94%) Firewall
6 11 (6.08%) VoIP
7 8 (4.42%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.87%) MPLS
8 7 (3.87%) LDAP
8 7 (3.87%) NAS
9 6 (3.31%) BIG-IP
9 6 (3.31%) DSL
10 5 (2.76%) VPN
10 5 (2.76%) Internet
10 5 (2.76%) WLAN
10 5 (2.76%) SNMP
10 5 (2.76%) Kerberos
10 5 (2.76%) Wireless
10 5 (2.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (4.97%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.97%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.42%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.21%) MS Access
9 3 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.66%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MSI
1 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 56 (30.94%) Finance
2 29 (16.02%) Banking
3 7 (3.87%) Law
3 7 (3.87%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.31%) Legal
4 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.21%) Retail
6 3 (1.66%) Billing
6 3 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.66%) Publishing
6 3 (1.66%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) German Language
7 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (26.52%) Analyst
2 22 (12.15%) Administrator
3 21 (11.60%) Support Analyst
4 13 (7.18%) Server Engineer
5 12 (6.63%) Server Analyst
5 12 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (5.52%) Wintel Engineer
7 10 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (5.52%) Architect
7 10 (5.52%) Desktop Support
8 9 (4.97%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.97%) Windows Administrator
9 8 (4.42%) Server Administrator
9 8 (4.42%) Applications Support
9 8 (4.42%) Service Analyst
10 7 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.87%) DBA
10 7 (3.87%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.52%) .NET
2 4 (2.21%) Web Services
3 3 (1.66%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.66%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.10%) RESTful
4 2 (1.10%) JSON
4 2 (1.10%) WCF
4 2 (1.10%) XML
4 2 (1.10%) XSD
4 2 (1.10%) JSP
4 2 (1.10%) Servlets
4 2 (1.10%) HTML
4 2 (1.10%) JMS
4 2 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.55%) J2EE
5 1 (0.55%) SOAP
5 1 (0.55%) COM
5 1 (0.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) Blackberry
2 22 (12.15%) Clustering
3 21 (11.60%) Replication
4 17 (9.39%) Thin Client
4 17 (9.39%) Fat Client
5 16 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.10%) iSeries
7 2 (1.10%) iPhone
7 2 (1.10%) iPad
7 2 (1.10%) PDA
7 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.10%) Social Network
8 1 (0.55%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) PACS
8 1 (0.55%) IVR
8 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.55%) CMDB
8 1 (0.55%) Derivative
8 1 (0.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 134 (74.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (25.41%) Windows 7
4 35 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (18.78%) Windows XP
6 26 (14.36%) Linux
7 19 (10.50%) UNIX
8 9 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 7 (3.87%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.31%) Windows 2000
12 5 (2.76%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.10%) Android
13 2 (1.10%) Solaris
14 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.78%) ITIL
2 13 (7.18%) Migration
3 12 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (6.08%) Service Management
5 9 (4.97%) Problem Management
6 8 (4.42%) Performance Management
6 8 (4.42%) Asset Management
7 7 (3.87%) Change Management
8 6 (3.31%) Business Continuity
8 6 (3.31%) CRM
9 5 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.21%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.21%) Integration Testing
10 4 (2.21%) Test Scripting
10 4 (2.21%) Project Management
11 3 (1.66%) SOA
11 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2
11 3 (1.66%) Configuration Management
11 3 (1.66%) Incident Management
11 3 (1.66%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.62%) SQL
2 27 (14.92%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.97%) VBScript
4 7 (3.87%) Shell Script
4 7 (3.87%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.76%) VB
5 5 (2.76%) C#
5 5 (2.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.21%) Perl
6 4 (2.21%) C
7 3 (1.66%) Java
7 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.66%) VBA
8 2 (1.10%) RPG
9 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.76%) MCSE
4 4 (2.21%) ISEB
5 3 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.66%) MCSA
5 3 (1.66%) MCP
5 3 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.66%) MCITP
6 2 (1.10%) Degree
6 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.55%) MOS
7 1 (0.55%) MCTS
7 1 (0.55%) NCDA
7 1 (0.55%) NCIE
7 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.66%) SLA
2 3 (1.66%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 106 (58.56%) Active Directory
2 60 (33.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (23.76%) XenApp
4 25 (13.81%) vSphere
5 22 (12.15%) Hyper-V
6 16 (8.84%) XenDesktop
6 16 (8.84%) VMware ESX
7 11 (6.08%) VMware Server
8 9 (4.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (4.97%) Xen
9 7 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (3.31%) DFS Replication
10 6 (3.31%) NLBS
10 6 (3.31%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.76%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (1.10%) HDFS
13 2 (1.10%) XenServer
13 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (12.71%) SCCM
2 11 (6.08%) SCOM
3 9 (4.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (3.87%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.31%) WSUS
5 6 (3.31%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.76%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.76%) HP SIM
6 5 (2.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (2.21%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.66%) DameWare
8 3 (1.66%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.10%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.10%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.10%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.10%) Control-M
10 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 98 (54.14%) VMware
2 77 (42.54%) Microsoft
3 59 (32.60%) Citrix
4 31 (17.13%) Cisco
5 23 (12.71%) HP
6 18 (9.94%) Oracle
7 14 (7.73%) NetApp
8 13 (7.18%) IBM
9 12 (6.63%) EMC
10 9 (4.97%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.97%) CheckPoint
10 9 (4.97%) Altiris
11 8 (4.42%) AppSense
12 7 (3.87%) Dell
12 7 (3.87%) Juniper
13 6 (3.31%) Veeam
13 6 (3.31%) Mitel
14 5 (2.76%) BMC
14 5 (2.76%) Hitachi
14 5 (2.76%) Symantec
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