The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / London
Rank 293 226 135
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -91
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 105 201 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.96% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.60% 4.71% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 107 217
Median daily rate £345 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £218 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £469 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £318 £301
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £13.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £101.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4042 4271 4804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.82% 20.39% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2842 2895 3333
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 142 165
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £35.00
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 22 £419 +3.07% 2
Croydon -8 7 £338 -25.00%
New Malden -7 3 - -
Bromley - 1 £240 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 256 (100.00%) Windows
2 173 (67.58%) Windows Server
3 163 (63.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 142 (55.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 142 (55.47%) Active Directory
5 137 (53.52%) VMware
6 107 (41.80%) Microsoft
7 73 (28.52%) Citrix
7 73 (28.52%) Finance
8 69 (26.95%) SAN
8 69 (26.95%) DNS
9 67 (26.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 61 (23.83%) Cisco
11 60 (23.44%) ITIL
11 60 (23.44%) Firewall
12 59 (23.05%) TCP/IP
13 57 (22.27%) MS Exchange
14 55 (21.48%) PowerShell
14 55 (21.48%) Windows 7
15 53 (20.70%) DHCP
16 50 (19.53%) Linux
17 48 (18.75%) SQL
18 46 (17.97%) Banking
19 44 (17.19%) Migration
20 43 (16.80%) SQL Server
20 43 (16.80%) HP
21 41 (16.02%) IIS
22 40 (15.63%) VMware ESX
22 40 (15.63%) SCCM
23 37 (14.45%) VMware ESXi

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 57 (22.27%) MS Exchange
2 41 (16.02%) IIS
3 27 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (8.98%) SharePoint
5 18 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (5.86%) IBM Notes
7 13 (5.08%) Skype for Business
8 12 (4.69%) Apache
8 12 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (3.52%) WebSphere
11 6 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (2.34%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.95%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.78%) JBoss
14 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 27 (10.55%) MS Office
3 10 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (6.25%) Eikon
2 5 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.17%) Exstream
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.39%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.39%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.38%) Office 365
2 15 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.34%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.78%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.78%) SaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (26.95%) DNS
1 69 (26.95%) SAN
2 60 (23.44%) Firewall
3 59 (23.05%) TCP/IP
4 53 (20.70%) DHCP
5 35 (13.67%) WAN
6 29 (11.33%) LAN
7 28 (10.94%) NAS
8 27 (10.55%) VPN
9 22 (8.59%) iSCSI
10 21 (8.20%) Internet
11 17 (6.64%) VLAN
12 12 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (4.69%) MPLS
12 12 (4.69%) Network Security
13 10 (3.91%) Ethernet
13 10 (3.91%) NetScaler
13 10 (3.91%) Skype
13 10 (3.91%) Wireshark
14 9 (3.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.52%) MySQL
4 7 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.17%) DTS
7 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.78%) BODI
8 2 (0.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.78%) OLTP
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (5.47%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.56%) Toad
4 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 73 (28.52%) Finance
2 46 (17.97%) Banking
3 17 (6.64%) Legal
3 17 (6.64%) Retail
4 15 (5.86%) Retail Banking
5 10 (3.91%) Back Office
6 9 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.56%) Law
7 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.56%) Marketing
7 4 (1.56%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
8 2 (0.78%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (14.45%) Administrator
2 35 (13.67%) Analyst
3 33 (12.89%) Support Engineer
4 30 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (11.33%) Architect
6 22 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (7.81%) Desktop Support
8 19 (7.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 19 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 19 (7.42%) Support Analyst
9 18 (7.03%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
11 15 (5.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 15 (5.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (5.86%) Service Desk Support
11 15 (5.86%) Wintel Engineer
12 14 (5.47%) Consultant
13 13 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
13 13 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
13 13 (5.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.08%) Web Services
2 9 (3.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (3.13%) .NET
3 8 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 6 (2.34%) Node.js
5 4 (1.56%) Middleware
5 4 (1.56%) XML
6 2 (0.78%) Ajax
6 2 (0.78%) JAXB
6 2 (0.78%) JAX-WS
6 2 (0.78%) JMX
6 2 (0.78%) JSF
6 2 (0.78%) SAML
6 2 (0.78%) Spring
6 2 (0.78%) Spring Integration
6 2 (0.78%) WCF
6 2 (0.78%) WPF
6 2 (0.78%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.78%) XSL
6 2 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.16%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.98%) Blackberry
3 18 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.64%) iPad
5 16 (6.25%) iPhone
6 15 (5.86%) Clustering
6 15 (5.86%) Management Information System
7 11 (4.30%) EMC VNX
8 8 (3.13%) Replication
9 7 (2.73%) Client/Server
10 6 (2.34%) CMDB
10 6 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.34%) VCE vBlock
11 4 (1.56%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.56%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.17%) CLARiiON
12 3 (1.17%) NHS
12 3 (1.17%) PKI
12 3 (1.17%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 256 (100.00%) Windows
2 173 (67.58%) Windows Server
3 163 (63.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 142 (55.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (21.48%) Windows 7
6 50 (19.53%) Linux
7 33 (12.89%) Windows XP
8 20 (7.81%) Unix
9 18 (7.03%) Windows 2000
10 15 (5.86%) SUSE
11 13 (5.08%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (3.13%) Solaris
14 7 (2.73%) AIX
14 7 (2.73%) CentOS
14 7 (2.73%) Ubuntu
14 7 (2.73%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (1.17%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (1.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.44%) ITIL
2 44 (17.19%) Migration
3 26 (10.16%) Service Delivery
4 18 (7.03%) High Availability
4 18 (7.03%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (6.64%) Problem Management
6 16 (6.25%) Change Management
6 16 (6.25%) Network Management
7 15 (5.86%) Configuration Management
7 15 (5.86%) Service Management
8 13 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.08%) Network Architecture
9 10 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (3.52%) Load Balancing
11 8 (3.13%) Server Building
11 8 (3.13%) Server Patching
12 7 (2.73%) Mentoring
12 7 (2.73%) Project Management
12 7 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (2.73%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.48%) PowerShell
2 48 (18.75%) SQL
3 9 (3.52%) VB
3 9 (3.52%) VBScript
4 8 (3.13%) Perl
5 7 (2.73%) PHP
6 6 (2.34%) Python
7 5 (1.95%) Java
8 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.17%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.78%) C#
10 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.78%) VB6
11 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (10.55%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (8.59%) CCNA
4 21 (8.20%) MCSE
4 21 (8.20%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.47%) CCNP
5 14 (5.47%) MCP
5 14 (5.47%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (3.13%) MCSA
9 7 (2.73%) CCDA
9 7 (2.73%) JNCIA
9 7 (2.73%) JNCIP
9 7 (2.73%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.95%) Degree
10 5 (1.95%) MCITP
11 4 (1.56%) CCIE
12 3 (1.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.42%) SLA
2 4 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.78%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.39%) BS25999
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 142 (55.47%) Active Directory
2 67 (26.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (15.63%) VMware ESX
4 37 (14.45%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (10.94%) Hyper-V
6 21 (8.20%) XenApp
7 18 (7.03%) vSphere
8 7 (2.73%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.34%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.95%) DFS Replication
10 5 (1.95%) NFS
11 4 (1.56%) Firmware
11 4 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.17%) vCloud
12 3 (1.17%) XenServer
13 2 (0.78%) KVM
13 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 40 (15.63%) SCCM
2 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 12 (4.69%) NetBackup
3 11 (4.30%) Backup Exec
3 11 (4.30%) SCOM
4 8 (3.13%) Terraform
5 6 (2.34%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.95%) DameWare
6 5 (1.95%) PowerCLI
6 5 (1.95%) vMotion
6 5 (1.95%) WMI
7 4 (1.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (1.17%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.17%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.17%) WSUS
9 2 (0.78%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.78%) OpenView
9 2 (0.78%) SnapVault
9 2 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 137 (53.52%) VMware
2 107 (41.80%) Microsoft
3 73 (28.52%) Citrix
4 61 (23.83%) Cisco
5 43 (16.80%) HP
6 30 (11.72%) Dell
7 25 (9.77%) Oracle
8 19 (7.42%) Bloomberg
9 18 (7.03%) EMC
9 18 (7.03%) Red Hat
9 18 (7.03%) Reuters
10 15 (5.86%) Juniper
10 15 (5.86%) Lotus
11 13 (5.08%) IBM
12 12 (4.69%) ServiceNow
13 11 (4.30%) NetApp
14 10 (3.91%) Symantec
14 10 (3.91%) Veritas
15 9 (3.52%) 3PAR
15 9 (3.52%) LANDesk
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