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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 277 214 140
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -74
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 155 267 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 1.15% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.28% 5.33% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 178 236
Median daily rate £375 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £204 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £304 £301
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 24
Median hourly rate £50.00 £13.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+270.37% -29.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £13.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £20.75 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.40%
Windows Server 2003
England

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
4721 5013 5585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.69% 21.52% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3264 3433 3767
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £186 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 154 245
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £34.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -42 24 £414 +10.33% 4
Croydon -16 5 £425 -13.92%
New Malden - 3 - -
Teddington - 3 - - 1
Mayfair +1 2 £325 +1.56%
Bromley - 2 £700 -
Uxbridge +4 1 £350 -
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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.

1 324 (100.00%) Windows
2 221 (68.21%) Windows Server
3 209 (64.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 189 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 173 (53.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 168 (51.85%) VMware
7 161 (49.69%) Microsoft
8 103 (31.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 102 (31.48%) Citrix
10 79 (24.38%) MS Exchange
11 78 (24.07%) ITIL
12 72 (22.22%) Linux
13 68 (20.99%) Firewall
14 67 (20.68%) SAN
15 65 (20.06%) Cisco
15 65 (20.06%) DNS
15 65 (20.06%) Migration
16 63 (19.44%) Finance
17 60 (18.52%) SQL
17 60 (18.52%) Windows 7
18 59 (18.21%) DHCP
19 55 (16.98%) HP
20 54 (16.67%) Hyper-V
21 51 (15.74%) Data Centre
22 50 (15.43%) PowerShell
22 50 (15.43%) SCCM
23 49 (15.12%) MS Office
24 48 (14.81%) IIS
25 46 (14.20%) MS Excel
26 44 (13.58%) SQL Server

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 79 (24.38%) MS Exchange
2 48 (14.81%) IIS
3 34 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (7.72%) SharePoint
5 24 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 21 (6.48%) Apache
7 19 (5.86%) Skype for Business
8 17 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (4.32%) IBM Notes
10 12 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (3.70%) Tomcat
11 9 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (2.16%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.85%) nginx
14 5 (1.54%) Confluence
14 5 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (1.54%) JBoss
14 5 (1.54%) MediaWiki
14 5 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (1.23%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 49 (15.12%) MS Office
2 46 (14.20%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.93%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.40%) Eikon
2 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.62%) Exstream
3 2 (0.62%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.31%) assyst
4 1 (0.31%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.49%) Office 365
2 21 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.54%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.54%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.93%) SaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 68 (20.99%) Firewall
2 67 (20.68%) SAN
3 65 (20.06%) DNS
4 59 (18.21%) DHCP
5 44 (13.58%) WAN
6 43 (13.27%) TCP/IP
7 40 (12.35%) LAN
8 28 (8.64%) VPN
9 24 (7.41%) Internet
10 23 (7.10%) iSCSI
11 21 (6.48%) NAS
12 19 (5.86%) VLAN
13 15 (4.63%) LDAP
13 15 (4.63%) MPLS
13 15 (4.63%) NetScaler
14 14 (4.32%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (4.32%) Network Security
14 14 (4.32%) Wireless
15 12 (3.70%) Intranet
15 12 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (5.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (4.32%) MySQL
5 9 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.93%) BODI
9 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.62%) DTS
10 2 (0.62%) OLTP
10 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.32%) TeamCity
2 8 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.85%) JIRA
4 5 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.54%) Hudson
4 5 (1.54%) Subversion
5 3 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.62%) Toad
6 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.62%) WiX
7 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 63 (19.44%) Finance
2 30 (9.26%) Banking
3 18 (5.56%) Legal
4 11 (3.40%) Retail
5 9 (2.78%) Back Office
5 9 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.47%) Law
7 7 (2.16%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.23%) Publishing
9 3 (0.93%) French Language
9 3 (0.93%) Marketing
9 3 (0.93%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.62%) Front Office
10 2 (0.62%) German Language
10 2 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (15.43%) Analyst
2 49 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (11.11%) Administrator
4 31 (9.57%) Windows Engineer
5 29 (8.95%) Architect
6 28 (8.64%) Server Engineer
6 28 (8.64%) Support Engineer
7 23 (7.10%) Support Analyst
8 22 (6.79%) Service Analyst
8 22 (6.79%) VMware Engineer
9 21 (6.48%) Systems Administrator
10 19 (5.86%) Windows Server Engineer
11 17 (5.25%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (4.94%) Wintel Engineer
13 14 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (4.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 14 (4.32%) Desktop Support
13 14 (4.32%) Service Desk Support
14 13 (4.01%) Consultant
14 13 (4.01%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.01%) Web Services
2 9 (2.78%) .NET
3 6 (1.85%) Middleware
4 5 (1.54%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.93%) EJB
6 3 (0.93%) JAXB
6 3 (0.93%) JAX-WS
6 3 (0.93%) JMX
6 3 (0.93%) JSF
6 3 (0.93%) LAMP
6 3 (0.93%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.93%) XML
6 3 (0.93%) XML Schema
6 3 (0.93%) XSLT
7 2 (0.62%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.62%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.62%) Node.js
7 2 (0.62%) ODBC
7 2 (0.62%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.74%) Data Centre
2 30 (9.26%) Blackberry
3 22 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.79%) Clustering
4 20 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.09%) Digital Media
6 9 (2.78%) EMC VNX
6 9 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.47%) NHS
8 7 (2.16%) iPad
8 7 (2.16%) iPhone
9 6 (1.85%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.85%) Replication
9 6 (1.85%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.54%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.54%) Wiki
11 4 (1.23%) CMDB
12 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 324 (100.00%) Windows
2 221 (68.21%) Windows Server
3 209 (64.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 173 (53.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (22.22%) Linux
6 60 (18.52%) Windows 7
7 43 (13.27%) Windows XP
8 24 (7.41%) SUSE
9 19 (5.86%) Unix
9 19 (5.86%) Windows 2000
10 18 (5.56%) Windows 8
11 13 (4.01%) Windows Vista
12 12 (3.70%) CentOS
13 11 (3.40%) Solaris
14 9 (2.78%) AIX
14 9 (2.78%) Mac OS
15 8 (2.47%) Mac OS X
15 8 (2.47%) Ubuntu
16 7 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (2.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (24.07%) ITIL
2 65 (20.06%) Migration
3 23 (7.10%) Service Delivery
4 19 (5.86%) Problem Management
5 17 (5.25%) Asset Management
5 17 (5.25%) Configuration Management
6 15 (4.63%) High Availability
7 14 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (4.01%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (4.01%) Change Management
8 13 (4.01%) Network Management
8 13 (4.01%) Service Management
8 13 (4.01%) Time Management
9 12 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (3.09%) ITIL V3
10 10 (3.09%) Project Management
10 10 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (3.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 9 (2.78%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.52%) SQL
2 50 (15.43%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.25%) Perl
4 12 (3.70%) Java
5 11 (3.40%) VBScript
6 10 (3.09%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.85%) VB
8 5 (1.54%) AWK
8 5 (1.54%) C#
8 5 (1.54%) PHP
8 5 (1.54%) Python
8 5 (1.54%) sed
9 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.62%) Groovy
11 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.62%) Ruby
11 2 (0.62%) VBA
12 1 (0.31%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (10.49%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (7.41%) CCNA
3 24 (7.41%) MCSE
4 18 (5.56%) Degree
5 14 (4.32%) MCP
6 12 (3.70%) MCSA
6 12 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.47%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.85%) CCNP
10 5 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.23%) CISSP
12 3 (0.93%) CCDA
12 3 (0.93%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.93%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.93%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.93%) MCDST
13 2 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.17%) SLA
2 4 (1.23%) QA
3 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.62%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 189 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 103 (31.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 44 (13.58%) VMware ESX
5 26 (8.02%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (7.72%) vSphere
6 25 (7.72%) XenApp
7 10 (3.09%) Samba
7 10 (3.09%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.09%) XenServer
8 9 (2.78%) StorNext
9 8 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.85%) KVM
11 5 (1.54%) DFS Replication
11 5 (1.54%) iptables
11 5 (1.54%) MetaFrame
11 5 (1.54%) Postfix
11 5 (1.54%) vCloud
12 4 (1.23%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 50 (15.43%) SCCM
2 29 (8.95%) SCOM
3 15 (4.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (3.09%) Backup Exec
5 9 (2.78%) Terraform
6 7 (2.16%) Nagios
7 6 (1.85%) DameWare
7 6 (1.85%) Puppet
7 6 (1.85%) WSUS
8 5 (1.54%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.54%) PowerCLI
8 5 (1.54%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (1.23%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.93%) OpenSSO
10 3 (0.93%) OpenView
10 3 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 168 (51.85%) VMware
2 161 (49.69%) Microsoft
3 102 (31.48%) Citrix
4 65 (20.06%) Cisco
5 55 (16.98%) HP
6 30 (9.26%) Oracle
7 25 (7.72%) Dell
8 21 (6.48%) Red Hat
9 19 (5.86%) Symantec
10 18 (5.56%) Bloomberg
11 15 (4.63%) EMC
12 14 (4.32%) Lotus
13 13 (4.01%) IBM
13 13 (4.01%) Reuters
14 12 (3.70%) NetApp
14 12 (3.70%) ServiceNow
15 10 (3.09%) 3PAR
15 10 (3.09%) Juniper
16 8 (2.47%) Veeam
16 8 (2.47%) Veritas
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