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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 101 117 87
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 102 94 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 1.59% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.46% 7.03% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 100
Average daily rate
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£370 £360 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.44 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.11% -11.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £55.22 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
1205 1338 1601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.38% 22.62% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 980 1068
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 58 79
Average hourly rate £16.95 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.37% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.97 £122.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Windows
2 130 (68.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 89 (47.09%) Active Directory
5 84 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (41.80%) VMware
7 75 (39.68%) Finance
8 67 (35.45%) Citrix
9 55 (29.10%) SQL
10 46 (24.34%) ITIL
11 45 (23.81%) XenApp
12 44 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 38 (20.11%) Cisco
14 37 (19.58%) Oracle
15 36 (19.05%) SAN
16 35 (18.52%) DNS
16 35 (18.52%) Migration
16 35 (18.52%) PowerShell
17 34 (17.99%) SCCM
18 33 (17.46%) SCOM
18 33 (17.46%) Clustering
18 33 (17.46%) MS Exchange
19 32 (16.93%) WAN
20 31 (16.40%) Windows 7
21 29 (15.34%) vSphere
21 29 (15.34%) LAN
22 28 (14.81%) MS Office
22 28 (14.81%) HP
23 27 (14.29%) MS Excel
23 27 (14.29%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (17.46%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.82%) IIS
5 10 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.17%) Lync
8 4 (2.12%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.59%) WorkSite
10 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.06%) Apache
11 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.53%) nginx
11 1 (0.53%) Confluence
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.53%) CMS
11 1 (0.53%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 28 (14.81%) MS Office
2 27 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.12%) Office 365
3 2 (1.06%) IaaS
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.05%) SAN
2 35 (18.52%) DNS
3 32 (16.93%) WAN
4 29 (15.34%) LAN
5 25 (13.23%) DHCP
6 24 (12.70%) Firewall
7 16 (8.47%) TCP/IP
8 11 (5.82%) DSL
8 11 (5.82%) MPLS
9 10 (5.29%) BIG-IP
9 10 (5.29%) NAS
10 8 (4.23%) VPN
11 5 (2.65%) VLAN
12 4 (2.12%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.12%) VoIP
13 3 (1.59%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.59%) SMTP
13 3 (1.59%) LDAP
13 3 (1.59%) OSPF
13 3 (1.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.06%) DTS
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.53%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.06%) Subversion
1 2 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.53%) Moq
2 1 (0.53%) Hudson
2 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) ERwin
2 1 (0.53%) MSI
2 1 (0.53%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.53%) Log4Net
2 1 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 75 (39.68%) Finance
2 27 (14.29%) Banking
3 10 (5.29%) Law
4 7 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.65%) Retail
5 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.59%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.53%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (18.52%) Analyst
2 20 (10.58%) DBA
3 19 (10.05%) Administrator
4 16 (8.47%) Server Engineer
5 14 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 13 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.35%) Consultant
8 10 (5.29%) Windows Administrator
9 9 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.76%) SQL DBA
10 7 (3.70%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.70%) Wintel Consultant
11 6 (3.17%) Server Administrator
11 6 (3.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.17%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Operations Analyst
12 5 (2.65%) Team Leader
12 5 (2.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.65%) COM
2 3 (1.59%) .NET
2 3 (1.59%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.06%) Web Services
3 2 (1.06%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) LAMP
4 1 (0.53%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.53%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
4 1 (0.53%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.53%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.53%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.46%) Clustering
2 24 (12.70%) Replication
3 21 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 13 (6.88%) Data Centre
5 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.23%) Fat Client
6 8 (4.23%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.12%) CMDB
9 3 (1.59%) iPhone
10 2 (1.06%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.06%) iPad
10 2 (1.06%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.06%) IVR
10 2 (1.06%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.06%) NHS
11 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.53%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.53%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 189 (100.00%) Windows
2 130 (68.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (16.40%) Windows 7
5 24 (12.70%) Windows XP
6 23 (12.17%) Solaris
7 14 (7.41%) Linux
8 13 (6.88%) Windows 2000
9 12 (6.35%) UNIX
10 7 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.65%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.53%) Debian
13 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.53%) CentOS
13 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.34%) ITIL
2 35 (18.52%) Migration
3 17 (8.99%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (7.94%) Server Building
4 15 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (7.41%) Service Management
6 10 (5.29%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 9 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 9 (4.76%) Coaching
7 9 (4.76%) People Management
8 8 (4.23%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (4.23%) Change Control
8 8 (4.23%) Workflow
8 8 (4.23%) BCP
9 7 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.70%) ITSM
10 6 (3.17%) Data Protection
10 6 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (29.10%) SQL
2 35 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.17%) Shell Script
3 6 (3.17%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.65%) VBScript
4 5 (2.65%) C
5 3 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.59%) VB
6 2 (1.06%) Ruby
6 2 (1.06%) Korn
6 2 (1.06%) Java
6 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.53%) VBA
7 1 (0.53%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.47%) MCSE
3 6 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.12%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.59%) MCSA
5 3 (1.59%) CCNA
5 3 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.59%) Degree
6 2 (1.06%) MCITP
6 2 (1.06%) MCP
7 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.53%) CISSP
7 1 (0.53%) CCNP
7 1 (0.53%) PMP
7 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) SLA
1 3 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 89 (47.09%) Active Directory
2 45 (23.81%) XenApp
3 44 (23.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (15.34%) vSphere
5 12 (6.35%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.29%) NLBS
7 9 (4.76%) Hyper-V
8 7 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (3.70%) XenDesktop
9 5 (2.65%) VMware Server
9 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.12%) Xen
11 2 (1.06%) NFS
11 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.53%) Samba
12 1 (0.53%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 34 (17.99%) SCCM
2 33 (17.46%) SCOM
3 17 (8.99%) Tivoli
4 14 (7.41%) WSUS
5 13 (6.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 5 (2.65%) HP SIM
7 4 (2.12%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.12%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.59%) MOM
8 3 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.59%) Control-M
8 3 (1.59%) DameWare
9 2 (1.06%) EdgeSight
9 2 (1.06%) vMotion
9 2 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (1.06%) Puppet
9 2 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 90 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 79 (41.80%) VMware
3 67 (35.45%) Citrix
4 38 (20.11%) Cisco
5 37 (19.58%) Oracle
6 28 (14.81%) HP
7 23 (12.17%) Sybase
8 16 (8.47%) Veritas
9 13 (6.88%) CheckPoint
9 13 (6.88%) LANDesk
10 8 (4.23%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.23%) IBM
11 7 (3.70%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.65%) CommVault
12 5 (2.65%) AppSense
12 5 (2.65%) Remedy
13 4 (2.12%) Apple
13 4 (2.12%) NetApp
13 4 (2.12%) EMC
14 3 (1.59%) BMC
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