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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 159 128 110
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 314 376 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.62% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.22% 7.04% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 245 242
Average daily rate
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£340 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £150 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £321
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 30
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -30.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.88 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -13.01%
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
5050 5340 4940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.60% 22.96% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3392 3587 3247
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 244 243
Average hourly rate £18.61 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.28% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -8 99 £350 +10.23% 17
Croydon -7 6 £325 +38.29% 4
Wembley - 6 £295 -
Wimbledon +1 1 £300 +252.94%
Chessington - 1 - - 1
Ilford - 1 £230 -
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 642 (100.00%) Windows
2 489 (76.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 335 (52.18%) Active Directory
4 309 (48.13%) VMware
5 292 (45.48%) Microsoft
6 229 (35.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 199 (31.00%) Citrix
8 180 (28.04%) Finance
9 166 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 159 (24.77%) Cisco
11 153 (23.83%) SAN
12 152 (23.68%) SQL
13 148 (23.05%) MS Exchange
14 138 (21.50%) Migration
15 134 (20.87%) ITIL
16 131 (20.40%) Windows 7
17 129 (20.09%) SQL Server
18 122 (19.00%) DNS
19 112 (17.45%) HP
20 109 (16.98%) XenApp
21 104 (16.20%) PowerShell
22 96 (14.95%) DHCP
23 95 (14.80%) IIS
24 93 (14.49%) TCP/IP
24 93 (14.49%) vSphere
25 89 (13.86%) MS Excel
26 87 (13.55%) SCCM
27 84 (13.08%) Firewall
28 83 (12.93%) MS Office
28 83 (12.93%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 148 (23.05%) MS Exchange
2 95 (14.80%) IIS
3 77 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 50 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 47 (7.32%) SharePoint
7 45 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 27 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (3.43%) Lync
10 12 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (1.71%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.40%) WorkSite
14 8 (1.25%) WebSphere
14 8 (1.25%) Apache
15 7 (1.09%) WebLogic
15 7 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.62%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.47%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 89 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 83 (12.93%) MS Office
3 10 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.62%) MS Project
5 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.16%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.16%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Kondor+
1 4 (0.62%) Misys Midas
1 4 (0.62%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.47%) Eikon
2 3 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.21%) Office 365
2 20 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 153 (23.83%) SAN
2 122 (19.00%) DNS
3 96 (14.95%) DHCP
4 93 (14.49%) TCP/IP
5 84 (13.08%) Firewall
6 81 (12.62%) LAN
6 81 (12.62%) WAN
7 55 (8.57%) NAS
8 38 (5.92%) VPN
9 33 (5.14%) MPLS
10 28 (4.36%) VLAN
11 23 (3.58%) Network Security
12 22 (3.43%) DSL
13 21 (3.27%) SMTP
14 20 (3.12%) HTTP
14 20 (3.12%) BIG-IP
15 18 (2.80%) SSL
16 14 (2.18%) FTP
16 14 (2.18%) Fibre Channel
17 13 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (20.09%) SQL Server
2 61 (9.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.40%) MySQL
10 8 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.25%) DTS
10 8 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.78%) MS Access
13 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.62%) QlikView
13 4 (0.62%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (2.02%) MSI
2 6 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.78%) Subversion
3 5 (0.78%) JIRA
3 5 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.62%) Hudson
5 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.31%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.31%) Log4Net
6 2 (0.31%) NUnit
6 2 (0.31%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.31%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.31%) Moq
7 1 (0.16%) WiX
7 1 (0.16%) Toad
7 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 180 (28.04%) Finance
2 62 (9.66%) Banking
3 26 (4.05%) Law
4 22 (3.43%) Retail
5 18 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.34%) Legal
7 11 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.09%) Advertising
9 7 (1.09%) Publishing
10 5 (0.78%) Back Office
11 4 (0.62%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.47%) Marketing
12 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Front Office
13 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Local Government
14 1 (0.16%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 107 (16.67%) Analyst
2 69 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (9.19%) Administrator
4 57 (8.88%) Support Analyst
5 54 (8.41%) Support Engineer
5 54 (8.41%) Consultant
6 46 (7.17%) Server Engineer
7 44 (6.85%) Desktop Support
8 32 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
9 30 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 30 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
9 30 (4.67%) DBA
10 26 (4.05%) Windows Server Engineer
11 24 (3.74%) Wintel Engineer
11 24 (3.74%) SQL DBA
12 22 (3.43%) Windows Administrator
12 22 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
13 21 (3.27%) Project Manager
14 19 (2.96%) Architect
15 17 (2.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.67%) .NET
2 14 (2.18%) SOAP
3 12 (1.87%) ASP.NET
3 12 (1.87%) HTML
4 10 (1.56%) Middleware
5 7 (1.09%) Web Services
6 5 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (0.78%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.78%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.62%) X-Windows
7 4 (0.62%) COM
7 4 (0.62%) J2EE
8 3 (0.47%) ADO.NET
8 3 (0.47%) LAMP
8 3 (0.47%) XML
8 3 (0.47%) Java EE
9 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.31%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (0.31%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.44%) Clustering
2 60 (9.35%) Blackberry
3 48 (7.48%) Data Centre
4 45 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.89%) EMC VNX
6 24 (3.74%) Replication
7 16 (2.49%) Symmetrix
7 16 (2.49%) Thin Client
7 16 (2.49%) Fat Client
7 16 (2.49%) Symmetrix DMX
8 14 (2.18%) EMC VMAX
9 13 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.71%) iPhone
10 11 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.56%) CLARiiON
12 8 (1.25%) FlexPod
13 7 (1.09%) iPad
13 7 (1.09%) IVR
14 5 (0.78%) CMDB
14 5 (0.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 642 (100.00%) Windows
2 489 (76.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 229 (35.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 131 (20.40%) Windows 7
5 83 (12.93%) Windows XP
6 69 (10.75%) Linux
7 47 (7.32%) UNIX
8 27 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (3.89%) Solaris
10 23 (3.58%) Windows 2000
11 22 (3.43%) Windows 8
12 16 (2.49%) Android
13 14 (2.18%) HPUX
14 11 (1.71%) Windows Vista
15 10 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (1.56%) SUSE
16 7 (1.09%) Mac OS X
16 7 (1.09%) CentOS
17 6 (0.93%) VMS
18 5 (0.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (21.50%) Migration
2 134 (20.87%) ITIL
3 49 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (7.32%) Service Management
5 34 (5.30%) Workflow
6 32 (4.98%) Capacity Planning
7 31 (4.83%) Problem Management
8 29 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 27 (4.21%) Change Management
9 27 (4.21%) Project Management
10 25 (3.89%) ITSM
11 24 (3.74%) Performance Management
11 24 (3.74%) Performance Monitoring
12 23 (3.58%) Server Building
13 22 (3.43%) Service Delivery
13 22 (3.43%) Business Continuity
13 22 (3.43%) BCP
14 21 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (2.96%) Business Continuity Planning
16 16 (2.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 152 (23.68%) SQL
2 104 (16.20%) PowerShell
3 27 (4.21%) C
4 22 (3.43%) VBScript
5 19 (2.96%) C#
6 18 (2.80%) T-SQL
7 17 (2.65%) VB
7 17 (2.65%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.71%) Korn
9 9 (1.40%) Java
10 8 (1.25%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.93%) PHP
12 5 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.78%) VBA
12 5 (0.78%) Python
13 4 (0.62%) Perl
13 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.47%) Ruby
15 1 (0.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 71 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (6.07%) MCSE
3 33 (5.14%) MCITP
4 32 (4.98%) Security Cleared
5 19 (2.96%) DV Cleared
6 18 (2.80%) Degree
7 15 (2.34%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.18%) MCP
9 13 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (1.87%) CCNA
11 7 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.93%) MCSA
12 6 (0.93%) VCP4
12 6 (0.93%) VCP5
13 5 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.62%) CCNP
14 4 (0.62%) CCA
14 4 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.62%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.96%) SLA
2 6 (0.93%) QA
3 5 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 335 (52.18%) Active Directory
2 166 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (16.98%) XenApp
4 93 (14.49%) vSphere
5 52 (8.10%) VMware ESX
6 43 (6.70%) Hyper-V
7 40 (6.23%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (4.36%) XenDesktop
9 20 (3.12%) NLBS
10 15 (2.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 15 (2.34%) Xen
10 15 (2.34%) SRDF
11 13 (2.02%) VMware Server
11 13 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 9 (1.40%) NFS
14 7 (1.09%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.93%) vCloud
15 6 (0.93%) XenServer
16 5 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 87 (13.55%) SCCM
2 43 (6.70%) SCOM
3 29 (4.52%) WSUS
4 16 (2.49%) HP SIM
5 15 (2.34%) Backup Exec
6 14 (2.18%) EMC VPLEX
7 13 (2.02%) HP SiteScope
8 12 (1.87%) NetBackup
9 10 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (1.56%) EdgeSight
10 9 (1.40%) Tivoli
11 8 (1.25%) ARCserve
11 8 (1.25%) Puppet
11 8 (1.25%) AirWatch
12 7 (1.09%) vMotion
12 7 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
12 7 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (1.09%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 309 (48.13%) VMware
2 292 (45.48%) Microsoft
3 199 (31.00%) Citrix
4 159 (24.77%) Cisco
5 112 (17.45%) HP
6 62 (9.66%) NetApp
7 60 (9.35%) Oracle
8 56 (8.72%) EMC
9 51 (7.94%) Red Hat
10 29 (4.52%) Dell
11 28 (4.36%) IBM
12 27 (4.21%) CheckPoint
13 24 (3.74%) Symantec
14 23 (3.58%) CommVault
15 20 (3.12%) 3PAR
16 18 (2.80%) F5
17 17 (2.65%) Juniper
18 15 (2.34%) BMC
19 14 (2.18%) Sybase
20 12 (1.87%) Apple
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