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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 143 108 120
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 23 81 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 1.78% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.31% 7.62% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 61 70
Median daily rate £410 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.80% -9.26%
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
694 1063 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.59% 23.35% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 846 1010
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 60
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £37.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 38 (69.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (67.27%) Windows Server
4 32 (58.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (52.73%) VMware
6 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
7 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
8 21 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (30.91%) Finance
10 14 (25.45%) Citrix
11 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
12 12 (21.82%) HP
12 12 (21.82%) Migration
13 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 10 (18.18%) ITIL
14 10 (18.18%) Cisco
14 10 (18.18%) Banking
15 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
15 9 (16.36%) SQL
15 9 (16.36%) Linux
16 8 (14.55%) IIS
16 8 (14.55%) DNS
16 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
16 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
16 8 (14.55%) SCCM
17 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
17 7 (12.73%) NetScaler
17 7 (12.73%) DHCP
17 7 (12.73%) MS Office
18 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange

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 8 (14.55%) IIS
2 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.27%) Apache
4 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.27%) IBM Notes
4 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.64%) IBM Domino
6 2 (3.64%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.82%) Quickr
7 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
2 3 (5.45%) 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%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) DNS
2 7 (12.73%) DHCP
2 7 (12.73%) NetScaler
3 5 (9.09%) Firewall
3 5 (9.09%) Internet
4 4 (7.27%) SAN
4 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.45%) DMZ
5 3 (5.45%) IP Telephony
5 3 (5.45%) LAN
5 3 (5.45%) NAS
5 3 (5.45%) WAN
6 2 (3.64%) FTP
6 2 (3.64%) Network Security
6 2 (3.64%) Skype
6 2 (3.64%) VPN
7 1 (1.82%) ISDN
7 1 (1.82%) LDAP
7 1 (1.82%) SMTP
7 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%) 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 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) 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%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Service Transition Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Transition Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.82%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) EMC VNX
2 4 (7.27%) NHS
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (67.27%) Windows Server
4 32 (58.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.36%) Linux
5 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.27%) Unix
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 2000
6 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.45%) AIX
7 3 (5.45%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.64%) Android
8 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.64%) VMS
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.64%) Windows NT
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Migration
2 10 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (10.91%) Change Management
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.45%) Release Management
6 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.64%) Investment Management
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%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.64%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) VB
4 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) CCNA
1 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) MCSE
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
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%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.55%) VMware ESX
4 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (9.09%) XenApp
6 3 (5.45%) vSphere
6 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.45%) XenServer
7 2 (3.64%) DFS Replication
7 2 (3.64%) Firmware
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.82%) KVM
8 1 (1.82%) StorNext
8 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.82%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) SCOM
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
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%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) VMware
2 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.45%) Citrix
4 12 (21.82%) HP
5 10 (18.18%) Cisco
6 5 (9.09%) Oracle
7 4 (7.27%) 3PAR
7 4 (7.27%) EMC
7 4 (7.27%) Lotus
8 3 (5.45%) Dell
8 3 (5.45%) NetApp
8 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
8 3 (5.45%) Symantec
9 2 (3.64%) Apple
9 2 (3.64%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.64%) CommVault
9 2 (3.64%) IBM
9 2 (3.64%) Novell
9 2 (3.64%) Qualys
9 2 (3.64%) Veritas
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago