The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 13 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.75% 9.47% 15.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.83% 39.13% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 11
Average daily rate
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£355 £338 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £292 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £405 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24 23 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.59% 24.21% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 22
Average daily rate £375 £325 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -26.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £195 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.33 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Croydon region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Croydon region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) SAN
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) VMware ESX
3 9 (69.23%) BladeLogic
4 8 (61.54%) HP
5 7 (53.85%) Dell
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) IIS
7 5 (38.46%) UNIX
7 5 (38.46%) Linux
7 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 5 (38.46%) BMC
7 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
7 5 (38.46%) Clustering
7 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (38.46%) SUSE
7 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (38.46%) vSphere
7 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (30.77%) Release Management
8 4 (30.77%) SCCM
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) AS400
8 4 (30.77%) Middleware
8 4 (30.77%) EMC
8 4 (30.77%) AIX
8 4 (30.77%) SLA

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) SAN
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) DMZ
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Hardware Technician
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 4 (30.77%) AS400
3 3 (23.08%) Firmware
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) CMDB
5 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) SUSE
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 2000
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) VMware ESX
3 5 (38.46%) vSphere
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) SRDF
5 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) BladeLogic
2 4 (30.77%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM
4 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
4 1 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) Dell
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) BMC
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 4 (30.77%) EMC
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) Compaq
8 2 (15.38%) Brocade
9 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
9 1 (7.69%) Symantec
9 1 (7.69%) Remedy
9 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
9 1 (7.69%) NetApp
9 1 (7.69%) IBM
9 1 (7.69%) Citrix
9 1 (7.69%) Avaya