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 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 26 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.84% 5.75% 8.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.52% 20.83% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £355 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% +12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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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
58 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 31.18% 27.59% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 10
Average daily rate £463 £375 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.33 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.46%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 17 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
3 13 (76.47%) IIS
4 12 (70.59%) Dell
5 11 (64.71%) SUSE
5 11 (64.71%) vSphere
5 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
5 11 (64.71%) SAN
5 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
5 11 (64.71%) Linux
6 10 (58.82%) Finance
7 9 (52.94%) VMware ESX
7 9 (52.94%) EMC
8 8 (47.06%) NetApp
9 7 (41.18%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (35.29%) Security Hardening
10 6 (35.29%) Software Deployment
10 6 (35.29%) BladeLogic
10 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
11 5 (29.41%) VBScript
11 5 (29.41%) VB
11 5 (29.41%) UNIX

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) TCP/IP
2 11 (64.71%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) OSPF
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Support
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 11 (64.71%) SUSE
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
5 3 (17.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 17 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (35.29%) Software Deployment
2 6 (35.29%) Security Hardening
3 3 (17.65%) Server Building
3 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) VBScript
2 5 (29.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) vSphere
3 9 (52.94%) VMware ESX
4 7 (41.18%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) BladeLogic
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Dell
3 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
4 9 (52.94%) EMC
5 8 (47.06%) NetApp
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
8 4 (23.53%) BMC
9 1 (5.88%) HP
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle
9 1 (5.88%) IBM