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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 283 165 159
Rank change year-on-year
-118 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 153 332 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 1.41% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 6.63% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 213 217
Median daily rate £373 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 24
Median hourly rate £14.77 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.95% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £23.29 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +18.75%
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
4710 5006 5308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.27% 21.19% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3320 3413 3514
Median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 176 238
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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
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 27 July 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 -17 32 £388 +10.71% 11
Croydon -28 2 - -
Mayfair +2 1 £400 +21.58%
Ealing - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 330 (100.00%) Windows
2 229 (69.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 208 (63.03%) Windows Server
4 183 (55.45%) Active Directory
5 171 (51.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 153 (46.36%) Microsoft
7 143 (43.33%) VMware
8 94 (28.48%) Citrix
9 85 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 76 (23.03%) MS Exchange
11 75 (22.73%) Linux
12 74 (22.42%) Windows 7
13 70 (21.21%) Finance
14 69 (20.91%) Migration
14 69 (20.91%) ITIL
15 57 (17.27%) Firewall
16 55 (16.67%) DNS
17 53 (16.06%) SQL
18 52 (15.76%) MS Office
18 52 (15.76%) Cisco
19 49 (14.85%) DHCP
20 47 (14.24%) Hyper-V
20 47 (14.24%) Data Centre
21 46 (13.94%) Windows XP
21 46 (13.94%) IIS
21 46 (13.94%) SQL Server
21 46 (13.94%) MS Excel
22 45 (13.64%) HP
22 45 (13.64%) SAN
23 44 (13.33%) WAN

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 76 (23.03%) MS Exchange
2 46 (13.94%) IIS
3 36 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (7.27%) SharePoint
5 20 (6.06%) Apache
6 18 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (4.55%) Skype for Business
8 14 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (3.64%) Tomcat
10 11 (3.33%) WebSphere
11 9 (2.73%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.82%) JBoss
12 6 (1.82%) nginx
13 5 (1.52%) Confluence
13 5 (1.52%) MediaWiki
13 5 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (1.52%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 52 (15.76%) MS Office
2 46 (13.94%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.52%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.30%) MS Project
7 1 (0.30%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Eikon
2 3 (0.91%) BusinessWare
2 3 (0.91%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.61%) Exstream
3 2 (0.61%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.30%) assyst
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.30%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.42%) Office 365
2 22 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.52%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.21%) Google Apps
5 4 (1.21%) IaaS
5 4 (1.21%) SaaS
6 3 (0.91%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.91%) PaaS
7 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (17.27%) Firewall
2 55 (16.67%) DNS
3 49 (14.85%) DHCP
4 45 (13.64%) SAN
5 44 (13.33%) WAN
6 41 (12.42%) LAN
7 35 (10.61%) TCP/IP
8 24 (7.27%) VPN
9 18 (5.45%) VLAN
10 16 (4.85%) Wireless
11 14 (4.24%) FTP
11 14 (4.24%) LDAP
11 14 (4.24%) NAS
12 13 (3.94%) iSCSI
13 11 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (3.33%) NetScaler
13 11 (3.33%) SNMP
14 10 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (3.03%) Internet
14 10 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (2.42%) MySQL
8 7 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.91%) DB2
11 3 (0.91%) DB2 UDB
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.61%) DTS
12 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.61%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (2.12%) TeamCity
2 6 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.82%) JIRA
3 5 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.52%) Hudson
3 5 (1.52%) Subversion
3 5 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.61%) WiX
5 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 70 (21.21%) Finance
2 22 (6.67%) Banking
3 17 (5.15%) Legal
4 12 (3.64%) Law
5 7 (2.12%) Back Office
6 6 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.52%) Advertising
7 5 (1.52%) Publishing
7 5 (1.52%) Retail
8 4 (1.21%) Front Office
8 4 (1.21%) German Language
8 4 (1.21%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.91%) French Language
9 3 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.91%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Marketing
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (16.06%) Analyst
2 43 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (11.52%) Windows Engineer
4 33 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 29 (8.79%) Support Engineer
6 27 (8.18%) Administrator
7 26 (7.88%) Architect
8 23 (6.97%) Service Analyst
8 23 (6.97%) Support Analyst
9 22 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 22 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
10 19 (5.76%) Service Desk Analyst
11 18 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
12 17 (5.15%) Infrastructure Manager
12 17 (5.15%) Project Manager
12 17 (5.15%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.12%) .NET
2 6 (1.82%) Web Services
3 5 (1.52%) Middleware
4 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.91%) Ajax
4 3 (0.91%) HTML
4 3 (0.91%) J2EE
4 3 (0.91%) jQuery
4 3 (0.91%) LAMP
4 3 (0.91%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (0.91%) MSMQ
4 3 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.91%) XML
4 3 (0.91%) XSLT
5 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (0.61%) CSS
5 2 (0.61%) CSS3
5 2 (0.61%) JSON
5 2 (0.61%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (0.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.24%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.58%) Blackberry
3 23 (6.97%) Clustering
4 20 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.73%) Digital Media
6 8 (2.42%) Replication
7 6 (1.82%) NHS
8 5 (1.52%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.52%) Wiki
9 4 (1.21%) BBC
9 4 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.21%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.21%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.91%) AS400
10 3 (0.91%) CMDB
10 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.91%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 330 (100.00%) Windows
2 229 (69.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 208 (63.03%) Windows Server
4 171 (51.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (22.73%) Linux
6 74 (22.42%) Windows 7
7 46 (13.94%) Windows XP
8 24 (7.27%) SUSE
9 21 (6.36%) Mac OS X
10 20 (6.06%) Windows 2000
10 20 (6.06%) Windows 8
11 19 (5.76%) Windows Vista
12 16 (4.85%) CentOS
13 14 (4.24%) Unix
14 13 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (3.64%) Windows 10
16 10 (3.03%) AIX
16 10 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (2.73%) Android
17 9 (2.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.91%) ITIL
1 69 (20.91%) Migration
2 24 (7.27%) Project Management
3 23 (6.97%) Problem Management
4 22 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 17 (5.15%) Change Management
5 17 (5.15%) Configuration Management
5 17 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (5.15%) Service Management
6 15 (4.55%) Change Control
6 15 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (3.03%) ITIL V3
9 10 (3.03%) PRINCE2
10 9 (2.73%) Load Balancing
10 9 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (2.73%) Service Delivery
10 9 (2.73%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.06%) SQL
2 35 (10.61%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.24%) Perl
4 12 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.73%) VB
6 8 (2.42%) Java
7 7 (2.12%) AWK
7 7 (2.12%) C#
7 7 (2.12%) sed
7 7 (2.12%) VBScript
8 5 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.91%) Groovy
10 3 (0.91%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.91%) PHP
10 3 (0.91%) Python
10 3 (0.91%) VBA
11 2 (0.61%) C++
11 2 (0.61%) Ruby
11 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (10.30%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (7.58%) MCSE
4 24 (7.27%) CCNA
5 22 (6.67%) Degree
6 10 (3.03%) MCP
7 9 (2.73%) MCSA
8 7 (2.12%) CCNP
9 6 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.52%) CISSP
10 5 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.21%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.21%) MCTS
12 3 (0.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (0.91%) CISM
12 3 (0.91%) MCDST
12 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.55%) SLA
2 11 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 183 (55.45%) Active Directory
2 85 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (14.24%) Hyper-V
4 34 (10.30%) VMware ESX
5 26 (7.88%) vSphere
6 24 (7.27%) XenApp
7 18 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (5.15%) XenDesktop
9 14 (4.24%) StorNext
10 13 (3.94%) XenServer
11 12 (3.64%) Samba
12 11 (3.33%) KVM
13 7 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (2.12%) Xsan
14 6 (1.82%) MetaFrame
15 5 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (1.52%) iptables
15 5 (1.52%) Postfix
15 5 (1.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 43 (13.03%) SCCM
2 29 (8.79%) SCOM
3 14 (4.24%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (3.64%) Nagios
5 6 (1.82%) Puppet
6 5 (1.52%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.52%) HP SIM
6 5 (1.52%) vMotion
6 5 (1.52%) WSUS
6 5 (1.52%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (1.21%) Terraform
8 3 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.91%) Control-M
8 3 (0.91%) DameWare
8 3 (0.91%) Dollar Universe
8 3 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.91%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 153 (46.36%) Microsoft
2 143 (43.33%) VMware
3 94 (28.48%) Citrix
4 52 (15.76%) Cisco
5 45 (13.64%) HP
6 23 (6.97%) Red Hat
7 22 (6.67%) Oracle
8 19 (5.76%) Dell
9 15 (4.55%) Symantec
10 12 (3.64%) Apple
10 12 (3.64%) IBM
10 12 (3.64%) NetApp
11 11 (3.33%) Bloomberg
11 11 (3.33%) EMC
12 10 (3.03%) Adobe
12 10 (3.03%) iManage
13 9 (2.73%) Lotus
14 8 (2.42%) Juniper
14 8 (2.42%) LANDesk
15 7 (2.12%) Autodesk
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