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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
London / City of London
Rank 132 110 118
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 21 39 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 1.27% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.23% 5.95% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 46
Median daily rate £413 £415 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +16.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £341 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.41
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.68%

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
651 655 1156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.49% 21.27% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 480 871
Median daily rate £450 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 44
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.30 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 32 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
4 19 (45.24%) Banking
5 18 (42.86%) Finance
5 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (33.33%) VMware
7 13 (30.95%) Cisco
8 12 (28.57%) ITIL
8 12 (28.57%) DHCP
8 12 (28.57%) DNS
9 10 (23.81%) HP
9 10 (23.81%) Citrix
9 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
10 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
10 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
11 8 (19.05%) SCCM
11 8 (19.05%) ServiceNow
12 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (16.67%) SQL
12 7 (16.67%) SAN
12 7 (16.67%) Migration
12 7 (16.67%) Firewall
13 6 (14.29%) Internet
13 6 (14.29%) Linux

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 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Exstream
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) DHCP
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
2 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.67%) Firewall
3 7 (16.67%) SAN
4 6 (14.29%) Internet
5 5 (11.90%) FTP
6 4 (9.52%) NAS
7 3 (7.14%) DMZ
7 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
7 3 (7.14%) VSAN
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.76%) Intranet
8 2 (4.76%) SMTP
9 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.38%) LAN
9 1 (2.38%) VPN
9 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.38%) DTS
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 19 (45.24%) Banking
2 18 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (11.90%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Service Transition Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Transition Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) CMDB
3 4 (9.52%) EMC VNX
4 3 (7.14%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
6 1 (2.38%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 32 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) Linux
5 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.76%) AIX
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.38%) Unix
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (11.90%) Change Management
4 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) High Availability
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.14%) Release Management
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.76%) Data Deduplication
7 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.76%) E-business
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.76%) Server Building
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) CCNA
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.76%) MCSA
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.29%) XenApp
4 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.76%) DFS Replication
6 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.76%) vSphere
6 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.76%) XenServer
7 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (9.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.76%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) SnapVault
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (30.95%) Cisco
4 10 (23.81%) Citrix
4 10 (23.81%) HP
5 8 (19.05%) ServiceNow
6 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
7 4 (9.52%) EMC
7 4 (9.52%) LANDesk
8 3 (7.14%) Symantec
8 3 (7.14%) Veritas
9 2 (4.76%) CommVault
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle
9 2 (4.76%) SAP
10 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.38%) Dell
10 1 (2.38%) Juniper
10 1 (2.38%) NetApp
10 1 (2.38%) Sybase