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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 175 147 115
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -32
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 310 363 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.51% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.00% 6.67% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 215 279
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 28
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% -20.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.20 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £24.90 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -18.60%
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
5169 5441 5723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.47% 22.69% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3517 3554 3747
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 242 261
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 105 £373 +2.05% 7
Croydon -17 9 £500 +40.84%
Mayfair - 3 £320 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 2 £336 +22.08%
Wembley - 2 £298 -
Uxbridge +1 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Mitcham - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 612 (100.00%) Windows
2 462 (75.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 353 (57.68%) Active Directory
4 298 (48.69%) Microsoft
5 251 (41.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 250 (40.85%) VMware
7 190 (31.05%) Citrix
8 169 (27.61%) SQL
9 158 (25.82%) Finance
10 143 (23.37%) MS Exchange
11 140 (22.88%) Windows 7
12 136 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 131 (21.41%) ITIL
14 128 (20.92%) Cisco
15 127 (20.75%) DNS
16 123 (20.10%) SAN
16 123 (20.10%) PowerShell
17 117 (19.12%) XenApp
18 116 (18.95%) Migration
19 112 (18.30%) SQL Server
20 103 (16.83%) MS Office
21 98 (16.01%) MS Excel
21 98 (16.01%) DHCP
22 93 (15.20%) LAN
23 92 (15.03%) WAN
23 92 (15.03%) vSphere
23 92 (15.03%) SCCM
24 90 (14.71%) HP
24 90 (14.71%) Firewall
25 83 (13.56%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 143 (23.37%) MS Exchange
2 76 (12.42%) IIS
3 73 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 63 (10.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 46 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 42 (6.86%) SharePoint
7 41 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 35 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (4.41%) Lync
10 19 (3.10%) WorkSite
11 12 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (1.63%) Tomcat
13 9 (1.47%) WebSphere
14 7 (1.14%) Apache
14 7 (1.14%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.82%) JBoss
15 5 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 103 (16.83%) MS Office
2 98 (16.01%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Vectorworks
4 1 (0.16%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Kondor+
1 4 (0.65%) Misys Midas
1 4 (0.65%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (0.49%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.33%) BusinessWare
3 2 (0.33%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.33%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) Eikon
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.07%) Office 365
2 28 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 127 (20.75%) DNS
2 123 (20.10%) SAN
3 98 (16.01%) DHCP
4 93 (15.20%) LAN
5 92 (15.03%) WAN
6 90 (14.71%) Firewall
7 83 (13.56%) TCP/IP
8 41 (6.70%) VPN
9 40 (6.54%) MPLS
10 36 (5.88%) NAS
11 28 (4.58%) BIG-IP
11 28 (4.58%) DSL
12 19 (3.10%) VLAN
13 18 (2.94%) Network Security
14 17 (2.78%) SSL
15 16 (2.61%) SMTP
16 13 (2.12%) NetScaler
17 10 (1.63%) FTP
18 9 (1.47%) VoIP
18 9 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 52 (8.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (6.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.63%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (1.31%) DTS
9 6 (0.98%) MS Access
9 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.65%) QlikView
12 3 (0.49%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.49%) MySQL
12 3 (0.49%) DB2
13 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.33%) DB2 UDB
13 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 10 (1.63%) MSI
2 5 (0.82%) InstallShield
2 5 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.49%) Subversion
3 3 (0.49%) JIRA
3 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (0.33%) Moq
4 2 (0.33%) Hudson
4 2 (0.33%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.33%) Log4Net
4 2 (0.33%) NUnit
4 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.16%) ERwin
General
1 158 (25.82%) Finance
2 49 (8.01%) Banking
3 39 (6.37%) Law
4 23 (3.76%) Retail
5 18 (2.94%) Legal
6 14 (2.29%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.82%) Advertising
7 5 (0.82%) Publishing
8 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.65%) Back Office
9 3 (0.49%) Marketing
10 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.33%) Front Office
10 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.16%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (21.90%) Analyst
2 67 (10.95%) Support Analyst
3 65 (10.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 57 (9.31%) Administrator
5 46 (7.52%) Server Engineer
6 45 (7.35%) Desktop Support
7 39 (6.37%) Support Engineer
8 38 (6.21%) Consultant
8 38 (6.21%) DBA
9 34 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
10 32 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
11 29 (4.74%) Service Analyst
12 28 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
12 28 (4.58%) Wintel Engineer
13 27 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
14 25 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
15 24 (3.92%) SQL DBA
16 21 (3.43%) Windows Administrator
16 21 (3.43%) Architect
17 19 (3.10%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.59%) .NET
2 12 (1.96%) HTML
3 8 (1.31%) Application Packaging
4 7 (1.14%) .NET Framework
4 7 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.14%) XML
5 6 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (0.98%) COM
5 6 (0.98%) ADO.NET
6 5 (0.82%) Middleware
6 5 (0.82%) X-Windows
6 5 (0.82%) Software Packaging
6 5 (0.82%) Web Services
6 5 (0.82%) Ajax
7 4 (0.65%) WCF
7 4 (0.65%) WPF
7 4 (0.65%) XSL
7 4 (0.65%) CSS
8 2 (0.33%) SOAP
8 2 (0.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.25%) Blackberry
2 58 (9.48%) Clustering
3 48 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (6.54%) Data Centre
4 40 (6.54%) Replication
5 19 (3.10%) Thin Client
5 19 (3.10%) Fat Client
6 14 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.47%) iPhone
8 7 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (0.98%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.98%) FlexPod
9 6 (0.98%) CMDB
10 4 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.65%) iSeries
10 4 (0.65%) AS400
10 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.65%) CLARiiON
10 4 (0.65%) IVR
10 4 (0.65%) STB
Operating Systems
1 612 (100.00%) Windows
2 462 (75.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 251 (41.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 140 (22.88%) Windows 7
5 76 (12.42%) Windows XP
6 66 (10.78%) Linux
7 32 (5.23%) UNIX
7 32 (5.23%) Solaris
8 30 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (3.92%) Android
10 22 (3.59%) Windows 2000
11 19 (3.10%) Windows 8
12 13 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 13 (2.12%) SUSE
13 7 (1.14%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.14%) Windows Vista
13 7 (1.14%) AIX
14 6 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (21.41%) ITIL
2 116 (18.95%) Migration
3 60 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (6.86%) Service Management
5 36 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 34 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 31 (5.07%) ITSM
8 30 (4.90%) Business Continuity
8 30 (4.90%) Performance Management
9 28 (4.58%) Performance Monitoring
10 27 (4.41%) Server Building
10 27 (4.41%) BCP
11 25 (4.08%) Business Continuity Planning
12 24 (3.92%) Project Management
13 23 (3.76%) Workflow
14 20 (3.27%) Service Delivery
14 20 (3.27%) Capacity Planning
15 19 (3.10%) Change Management
16 18 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 169 (27.61%) SQL
2 123 (20.10%) PowerShell
3 22 (3.59%) T-SQL
3 22 (3.59%) VBScript
3 22 (3.59%) VB
4 16 (2.61%) C#
4 16 (2.61%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.29%) C
6 13 (2.12%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.96%) VBA
8 7 (1.14%) Java
8 7 (1.14%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.98%) Korn
10 5 (0.82%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.65%) Python
11 4 (0.65%) VB6
12 3 (0.49%) Ruby
13 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.33%) Perl
13 2 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (6.70%) MCSE
3 26 (4.25%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.10%) Degree
5 16 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.12%) MCITP
8 11 (1.80%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.80%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.63%) MCP
10 7 (1.14%) CCNP
10 7 (1.14%) CCNA
10 7 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.82%) MCSA
12 4 (0.65%) MCDST
13 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.49%) PMP
13 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.10%) SLA
2 7 (1.14%) QA
3 6 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 353 (57.68%) Active Directory
2 136 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (19.12%) XenApp
4 92 (15.03%) vSphere
5 40 (6.54%) Hyper-V
6 39 (6.37%) VMware ESX
7 33 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (4.58%) NLBS
9 27 (4.41%) XenDesktop
10 17 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 15 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (2.29%) Xen
12 14 (2.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (1.47%) VMware Server
14 7 (1.14%) NFS
14 7 (1.14%) vCloud
15 6 (0.98%) Terminal Server
16 5 (0.82%) XenServer
17 3 (0.49%) DFS Replication
17 3 (0.49%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 92 (15.03%) SCCM
2 53 (8.66%) SCOM
3 38 (6.21%) WSUS
4 25 (4.08%) Tivoli
5 17 (2.78%) Backup Exec
6 13 (2.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 12 (1.96%) HP SIM
8 10 (1.63%) NetBackup
8 10 (1.63%) AirWatch
9 9 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (1.31%) BMC PATROL
10 8 (1.31%) CA Single Sign-On
10 8 (1.31%) EdgeSight
11 7 (1.14%) MOM
11 7 (1.14%) BladeLogic
12 6 (0.98%) ARCserve
12 6 (0.98%) vMotion
13 5 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
14 4 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 298 (48.69%) Microsoft
2 250 (40.85%) VMware
3 190 (31.05%) Citrix
4 128 (20.92%) Cisco
5 90 (14.71%) HP
6 71 (11.60%) Oracle
7 54 (8.82%) NetApp
8 38 (6.21%) CheckPoint
9 37 (6.05%) EMC
10 34 (5.56%) Dell
10 34 (5.56%) Red Hat
11 31 (5.07%) Sybase
12 21 (3.43%) IBM
12 21 (3.43%) LANDesk
13 20 (3.27%) 3PAR
14 19 (3.10%) Symantec
14 19 (3.10%) CommVault
15 18 (2.94%) Juniper
16 17 (2.78%) Veritas
17 15 (2.45%) SolarWinds
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