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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 20 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.20% 14.44% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.90% 32.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £297
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% -6.57%
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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
42 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 35.29% 44.44% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 23 8
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +117.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) SUSE
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (83.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Dell
1 5 (83.33%) EMC
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) VMware