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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
London / Croydon
Rank 32 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.13% 2.68% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.73% 16.67% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £338 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%

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
55 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.55% 16.07% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 16
Median daily rate £463 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.00%
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 Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon 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 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 20 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (66.67%) Migration
5 7 (58.33%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Server Building
6 5 (41.67%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (41.67%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (41.67%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (41.67%) High Availability
6 5 (41.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (41.67%) Clustering
6 5 (41.67%) VLAN
6 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
6 5 (41.67%) Resource Management
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (41.67%) Replication
6 5 (41.67%) Unix
6 5 (41.67%) Firewall
6 5 (41.67%) Terminal Services

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (41.67%) IIS
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) MPLS
1 5 (41.67%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (41.67%) SSL
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (41.67%) VLAN
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Technical Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (66.67%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) High Availability
3 5 (41.67%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (41.67%) Resource Management
3 5 (41.67%) Server Building
4 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) VBScript
3 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) CCIE
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCITP
2 4 (33.33%) MCP
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) PowerCLI
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix