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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 136 127 101
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 345 371 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.63% 1.72% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.11% 7.84% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 225 215
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £295
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 51
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.34% -23.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.50 £23.00 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -8.33%
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
4853 4731 4402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.97% 21.95% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3350 3140 2778
Average daily rate £413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 209 283
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £18.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 81 £368 +5.00% 34
Hounslow - 6 £225 -
Croydon -6 3 £500 +11.11% 1
Bromley +8 2 £118 -53.00%
Wimbledon +2 2 £200 -33.33%
Twickenham - 2 - -
Uxbridge +2 1 £275 -21.42% 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £475 -
Barnet - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Wembley - - - - 2
Worcester Park - - - - 1
Chessington - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 743 (100.00%) Windows
2 602 (81.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 416 (55.99%) Active Directory
4 364 (48.99%) VMware
5 305 (41.05%) Microsoft
6 240 (32.30%) Citrix
7 227 (30.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 201 (27.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 199 (26.78%) MS Exchange
10 158 (21.27%) Finance
11 155 (20.86%) SQL
12 153 (20.59%) Windows 7
13 151 (20.32%) Windows XP
14 147 (19.78%) DNS
15 146 (19.65%) SQL Server
16 145 (19.52%) HP
17 140 (18.84%) SAN
18 131 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2010
19 123 (16.55%) Cisco
20 121 (16.29%) Microsoft Certification
20 121 (16.29%) Firewall
21 115 (15.48%) XenApp
22 114 (15.34%) ITIL
23 110 (14.80%) MS Office
24 105 (14.13%) vSphere
25 98 (13.19%) LAN
26 97 (13.06%) DHCP
26 97 (13.06%) TCP/IP
27 96 (12.92%) Migration
27 96 (12.92%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 199 (26.78%) MS Exchange
2 131 (17.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 94 (12.65%) IIS
4 92 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 81 (10.90%) SharePoint
6 76 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 63 (8.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 54 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (3.77%) Lync
10 23 (3.10%) Apache
10 23 (3.10%) Tomcat
11 20 (2.69%) WebSphere
12 15 (2.02%) WebLogic
12 15 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (1.88%) IBM Notes
14 13 (1.75%) WorkSite
14 13 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (1.62%) Office Communications Server
16 9 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 110 (14.80%) MS Office
2 75 (10.09%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.08%) MS Project
4 5 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.81%) ResourceLink
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.40%) Eikon
4 3 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.27%) Agresso
5 2 (0.27%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.38%) Office 365
2 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.81%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 147 (19.78%) DNS
2 140 (18.84%) SAN
3 121 (16.29%) Firewall
4 98 (13.19%) LAN
5 97 (13.06%) DHCP
5 97 (13.06%) TCP/IP
6 91 (12.25%) WAN
7 49 (6.59%) NAS
8 41 (5.52%) VPN
9 40 (5.38%) VLAN
10 36 (4.85%) HTTP
11 34 (4.58%) NetScaler
11 34 (4.58%) MPLS
12 32 (4.31%) Internet
13 26 (3.50%) VoIP
14 22 (2.96%) FTP
14 22 (2.96%) SSL
15 21 (2.83%) Network Security
16 17 (2.29%) Wireless
17 14 (1.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (19.65%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (3.90%) SQL Server 2000
6 18 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.02%) MS Access
7 15 (2.02%) MySQL
8 14 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.62%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.94%) EDRMS
13 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (1.88%) MSI
2 7 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.40%) JIRA
4 3 (0.40%) Hudson
4 3 (0.40%) Subversion
5 1 (0.13%) WiX
5 1 (0.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 158 (21.27%) Finance
2 74 (9.96%) Banking
3 38 (5.11%) Law
4 33 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.83%) Advertising
6 18 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.15%) Retail
8 15 (2.02%) Marketing
8 15 (2.02%) Legal
9 14 (1.88%) Billing
10 10 (1.35%) Publishing
11 9 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.08%) Retail Banking
12 8 (1.08%) Back Office
13 3 (0.40%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.40%) Front Office
13 3 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Local Government
14 2 (0.27%) Games
15 1 (0.13%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 154 (20.73%) Analyst
2 92 (12.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 85 (11.44%) Support Engineer
4 83 (11.17%) Support Analyst
5 64 (8.61%) Consultant
6 46 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 45 (6.06%) Administrator
8 43 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
9 42 (5.65%) Desktop Support
10 41 (5.52%) Applications Support
11 37 (4.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 36 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
13 35 (4.71%) Server Engineer
13 35 (4.71%) Wintel Engineer
14 25 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 25 (3.36%) Desktop Engineer
15 23 (3.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 22 (2.96%) Architect
17 19 (2.56%) Server Analyst
17 19 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (8.48%) .NET
2 26 (3.50%) Web Services
3 23 (3.10%) ASP.NET
4 19 (2.56%) HTML
5 14 (1.88%) Middleware
6 13 (1.75%) SOAP
6 13 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (1.62%) WCF
8 11 (1.48%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.35%) JSP
9 10 (1.35%) Application Packaging
10 8 (1.08%) XML
11 6 (0.81%) JMS
12 5 (0.67%) Java EE
13 4 (0.54%) XSLT
13 4 (0.54%) WF
13 4 (0.54%) Silverlight
14 3 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
14 3 (0.40%) ODBC
14 3 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.84%) Blackberry
2 53 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.65%) Clustering
4 39 (5.25%) Replication
5 31 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 31 (4.17%) Thin Client
6 14 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.08%) IVR
7 8 (1.08%) iPad
8 7 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.81%) iPhone
10 5 (0.67%) Wiki
10 5 (0.67%) CLARiiON
10 5 (0.67%) Symmetrix
11 4 (0.54%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.54%) GIS
11 4 (0.54%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.40%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.40%) Symmetrix DMX
12 3 (0.40%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 743 (100.00%) Windows
2 602 (81.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 227 (30.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 153 (20.59%) Windows 7
5 151 (20.32%) Windows XP
6 86 (11.57%) Linux
7 64 (8.61%) UNIX
8 43 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (3.50%) Windows 8
10 25 (3.36%) Windows Vista
11 23 (3.10%) Solaris
12 22 (2.96%) Windows 2000
13 18 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
14 15 (2.02%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.35%) Android
16 9 (1.21%) CentOS
16 9 (1.21%) SUSE
17 8 (1.08%) Windows NT
18 6 (0.81%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (15.34%) ITIL
2 96 (12.92%) Migration
3 58 (7.81%) Change Management
4 48 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (5.25%) Problem Management
6 37 (4.98%) Service Management
7 32 (4.31%) Workflow
8 28 (3.77%) Project Management
9 27 (3.63%) CRM
9 27 (3.63%) Configuration Management
10 25 (3.36%) Service Delivery
11 24 (3.23%) Incident Management
12 23 (3.10%) Asset Management
13 22 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
13 22 (2.96%) Performance Monitoring
14 21 (2.83%) Business Continuity
15 19 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (2.42%) DevOps
17 17 (2.29%) Validation
18 16 (2.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 155 (20.86%) SQL
2 96 (12.92%) PowerShell
3 44 (5.92%) C#
4 31 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 28 (3.77%) VBScript
6 23 (3.10%) C
7 22 (2.96%) Java
8 21 (2.83%) VB
9 20 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.75%) Perl
11 10 (1.35%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.35%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.08%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.08%) Korn
13 7 (0.94%) Python
14 6 (0.81%) PHP
14 6 (0.81%) C++
15 4 (0.54%) VBA
15 4 (0.54%) Jython
Qualifications
1 121 (16.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (8.61%) MCSE
3 49 (6.59%) Security Cleared
4 45 (6.06%) MCITP
5 34 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 34 (4.58%) MCP
6 30 (4.04%) DV Cleared
7 26 (3.50%) Degree
8 25 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (2.96%) SC Cleared
10 21 (2.83%) CCNA
11 20 (2.69%) MCTS
12 17 (2.29%) MCSA
13 16 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (1.62%) CCA
15 11 (1.48%) CCEA
16 10 (1.35%) VCP5
17 6 (0.81%) CCNP
17 6 (0.81%) RHCT
17 6 (0.81%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.29%) SLA
2 13 (1.75%) QA
3 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 416 (55.99%) Active Directory
2 201 (27.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (15.48%) XenApp
4 105 (14.13%) vSphere
5 81 (10.90%) Hyper-V
6 68 (9.15%) VMware ESX
7 37 (4.98%) XenDesktop
8 24 (3.23%) XenServer
9 23 (3.10%) VMware Server
9 23 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (2.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 21 (2.83%) Xen
12 17 (2.29%) Terminal Services
13 12 (1.62%) DFS Replication
14 11 (1.48%) NLBS
15 10 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (1.21%) NFS
16 9 (1.21%) ISA Server
17 6 (0.81%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 89 (11.98%) SCCM
2 38 (5.11%) SCOM
3 32 (4.31%) Backup Exec
4 23 (3.10%) WSUS
5 22 (2.96%) NetBackup
6 19 (2.56%) HP SIM
6 19 (2.56%) Puppet
7 13 (1.75%) HP SiteScope
7 13 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (1.75%) MOM
8 11 (1.48%) EdgeSight
9 10 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
9 10 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 10 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.94%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 6 (0.81%) Nessus
12 6 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.81%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 364 (48.99%) VMware
2 305 (41.05%) Microsoft
3 240 (32.30%) Citrix
4 145 (19.52%) HP
5 123 (16.55%) Cisco
6 81 (10.90%) NetApp
7 74 (9.96%) Red Hat
8 64 (8.61%) Oracle
9 56 (7.54%) Dell
10 46 (6.19%) EMC
11 41 (5.52%) IBM
12 37 (4.98%) Symantec
13 32 (4.31%) Veeam
14 28 (3.77%) Altiris
15 25 (3.36%) CheckPoint
16 24 (3.23%) Juniper
17 19 (2.56%) AppSense
17 19 (2.56%) BMC
18 15 (2.02%) 3PAR
19 14 (1.88%) Apple
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 350-420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TRG
Rate: £350 - £420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Atech Support
Rate: From £135 to £175 per day per day depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Victim Support
Rate: £20,000 per annum + London Weighting of £2,800PA
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £405.00 per day
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