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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 144 117 81
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 367 484 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.51% 1.93% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.65% 8.45% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 279 320
Average daily rate
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£345 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 44
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.43% +16.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £14.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £32.95 £27.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +30.30%
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
5522 5726 5565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.70% 22.89% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 3746 3385
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 262 346
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -20 96 £365 -4.88% 28
Docklands, London +19 9 £280 -22.22%
Hayes - 7 - -
Croydon 0 5 £355 +12.25% 2
Uxbridge -2 4 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -5 2 £275 -26.66% 1
Ilford - 2 £325 -
Hammersmith -1 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Barking - - - -
Barnet - - - - 2
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 727 (100.00%) Windows
2 569 (78.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 397 (54.61%) Active Directory
4 333 (45.80%) Microsoft
5 332 (45.67%) VMware
6 229 (31.50%) MS Exchange
7 212 (29.16%) Citrix
8 206 (28.34%) Windows 7
9 204 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 191 (26.27%) Windows XP
11 163 (22.42%) MS Office
12 162 (22.28%) SQL
13 159 (21.87%) SQL Server
14 148 (20.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 147 (20.22%) ITIL
16 130 (17.88%) Exchange Server 2010
17 125 (17.19%) HP
18 123 (16.92%) DNS
19 122 (16.78%) Cisco
20 121 (16.64%) Finance
21 114 (15.68%) SAN
22 110 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
22 110 (15.13%) PowerShell
23 105 (14.44%) MS Excel
24 102 (14.03%) Exchange Server 2007
25 96 (13.20%) XenApp
26 94 (12.93%) DHCP
27 93 (12.79%) Linux
28 92 (12.65%) SharePoint
28 92 (12.65%) SCCM

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 229 (31.50%) MS Exchange
2 130 (17.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (14.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 92 (12.65%) SharePoint
5 83 (11.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 79 (10.87%) IIS
7 55 (7.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 31 (4.26%) Lync
9 24 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (1.93%) IBM Notes
11 11 (1.51%) Office Communications Server
12 10 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (1.38%) Apache
13 8 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.96%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.83%) WorkSite
15 6 (0.83%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.69%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 163 (22.42%) MS Office
2 105 (14.44%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.24%) MS Project
4 7 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.96%) Acrobat
5 6 (0.83%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.41%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.55%) SunGard Stream Ubix
2 4 (0.55%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.28%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.16%) Office 365
2 10 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (16.92%) DNS
2 114 (15.68%) SAN
3 94 (12.93%) DHCP
4 91 (12.52%) Firewall
5 70 (9.63%) TCP/IP
6 68 (9.35%) LAN
7 57 (7.84%) WAN
8 28 (3.85%) NAS
8 28 (3.85%) VoIP
9 27 (3.71%) VPN
9 27 (3.71%) Wireless
10 25 (3.44%) Internet
10 25 (3.44%) Network Security
11 19 (2.61%) MPLS
12 16 (2.20%) BIG-IP
12 16 (2.20%) DSL
13 15 (2.06%) SMTP
14 14 (1.93%) HTTP
15 11 (1.51%) iSCSI
16 10 (1.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (21.87%) SQL Server
2 88 (12.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (8.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 36 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 29 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (2.61%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.38%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.24%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (1.10%) MS Access
14 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (0.83%) DTS
15 5 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (2.34%) MSI
2 9 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.96%) MSBuild
4 5 (0.69%) NUnit
4 5 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.41%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.28%) Subversion
8 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 121 (16.64%) Finance
2 81 (11.14%) Banking
3 36 (4.95%) Investment Banking
4 27 (3.71%) Retail
5 25 (3.44%) Legal
6 24 (3.30%) Law
7 16 (2.20%) Back Office
8 14 (1.93%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.96%) Publishing
10 7 (0.96%) Front Office
11 6 (0.83%) German Language
12 4 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.41%) Marketing
13 3 (0.41%) Games
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 130 (17.88%) Analyst
2 87 (11.97%) Support Engineer
3 70 (9.63%) Support Analyst
4 61 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
5 60 (8.25%) Administrator
6 54 (7.43%) Desktop Support
6 54 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 49 (6.74%) Server Engineer
8 47 (6.46%) Consultant
9 40 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
10 30 (4.13%) Server Administrator
11 29 (3.99%) Wintel Engineer
12 27 (3.71%) Citrix Engineer
12 27 (3.71%) Desktop Engineer
13 25 (3.44%) Architect
13 25 (3.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 24 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 23 (3.16%) Applications Support
15 23 (3.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 23 (3.16%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.60%) .NET
2 25 (3.44%) Web Services
3 19 (2.61%) HTML
4 17 (2.34%) XML
4 17 (2.34%) WCF
5 16 (2.20%) ASP.NET
6 13 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 12 (1.65%) Application Packaging
8 9 (1.24%) CSS
9 8 (1.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (0.96%) JSP
10 7 (0.96%) ADO.NET
10 7 (0.96%) Middleware
10 7 (0.96%) Ajax
10 7 (0.96%) JSON
11 6 (0.83%) XSLT
11 6 (0.83%) MSMQ
12 5 (0.69%) JMS
12 5 (0.69%) COM+
12 5 (0.69%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.42%) Blackberry
2 60 (8.25%) Clustering
3 39 (5.36%) Replication
4 23 (3.16%) Thin Client
4 23 (3.16%) Fat Client
5 20 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.10%) iPad
8 7 (0.96%) iPhone
8 7 (0.96%) CMDB
8 7 (0.96%) Market Risk
9 6 (0.83%) Derivative
9 6 (0.83%) NHS
10 5 (0.69%) W3C
10 5 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.69%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.55%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.55%) Psychology
11 4 (0.55%) AS400
11 4 (0.55%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 727 (100.00%) Windows
2 569 (78.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 206 (28.34%) Windows 7
4 191 (26.27%) Windows XP
5 148 (20.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (12.79%) Linux
7 64 (8.80%) UNIX
8 57 (7.84%) Windows 2000
9 41 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (5.09%) Windows 8
11 34 (4.68%) Windows 2000 Server
12 31 (4.26%) Windows Vista
13 23 (3.16%) Solaris
14 15 (2.06%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.65%) AIX
16 11 (1.51%) SUSE
17 8 (1.10%) CentOS
18 7 (0.96%) Windows NT
19 6 (0.83%) Mac OS
20 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (20.22%) ITIL
2 82 (11.28%) Migration
3 45 (6.19%) Service Management
4 40 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (5.09%) Change Management
6 34 (4.68%) Project Management
7 23 (3.16%) Service Delivery
8 21 (2.89%) Incident Management
9 20 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 20 (2.75%) Performance Management
10 19 (2.61%) Problem Management
11 18 (2.48%) Configuration Management
12 17 (2.34%) Business Continuity
13 16 (2.20%) Capacity Planning
13 16 (2.20%) ITSM
14 15 (2.06%) Workflow
14 15 (2.06%) Load Balancing
15 14 (1.93%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (1.65%) Release Management
16 12 (1.65%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 162 (22.28%) SQL
2 110 (15.13%) PowerShell
3 51 (7.02%) VBScript
4 37 (5.09%) VB
5 27 (3.71%) C#
6 26 (3.58%) Perl
7 23 (3.16%) JavaScript
8 20 (2.75%) Shell Script
8 20 (2.75%) T-SQL
9 18 (2.48%) Python
10 16 (2.20%) C
11 12 (1.65%) Java
12 9 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.96%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.83%) C++
15 5 (0.69%) Korn
15 5 (0.69%) VB6
16 4 (0.55%) PHP
17 3 (0.41%) Jython
Qualifications
1 110 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (8.25%) MCSE
3 48 (6.60%) MCITP
4 47 (6.46%) Security Cleared
5 35 (4.81%) MCP
6 27 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (3.71%) SC Cleared
7 24 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (3.03%) MCTS
9 21 (2.89%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (2.61%) CCNA
11 17 (2.34%) CCA
12 16 (2.20%) CCNP
12 16 (2.20%) MCSA
13 15 (2.06%) Degree
14 12 (1.65%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.96%) MCDBA
15 7 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.96%) CCEA
15 7 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.48%) SLA
2 8 (1.10%) QA
3 6 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 397 (54.61%) Active Directory
2 204 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (13.20%) XenApp
4 86 (11.83%) vSphere
5 65 (8.94%) VMware ESX
6 61 (8.39%) Hyper-V
7 25 (3.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (2.89%) XenDesktop
9 19 (2.61%) Terminal Services
9 19 (2.61%) XenServer
10 16 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 16 (2.20%) NLBS
11 13 (1.79%) Xen
11 13 (1.79%) VMware Server
12 11 (1.51%) Oracle RMAN
13 10 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (1.38%) Terminal Server
13 10 (1.38%) MetaFrame
13 10 (1.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 92 (12.65%) SCCM
2 55 (7.57%) SCOM
3 27 (3.71%) Backup Exec
4 22 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 21 (2.89%) WSUS
6 17 (2.34%) HP SIM
7 13 (1.79%) Tivoli
8 12 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (1.51%) AppDNA
10 10 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (1.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 10 (1.38%) ARCserve
11 9 (1.24%) NetBackup
11 9 (1.24%) SCOrch
11 9 (1.24%) BladeLogic
12 8 (1.10%) SCVMM
12 8 (1.10%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
13 7 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 333 (45.80%) Microsoft
2 332 (45.67%) VMware
3 212 (29.16%) Citrix
4 125 (17.19%) HP
5 122 (16.78%) Cisco
6 65 (8.94%) Oracle
7 52 (7.15%) NetApp
8 50 (6.88%) Dell
9 49 (6.74%) Symantec
10 48 (6.60%) IBM
11 46 (6.33%) Red Hat
12 43 (5.91%) EMC
13 40 (5.50%) CheckPoint
14 18 (2.48%) Juniper
15 17 (2.34%) Altiris
16 14 (1.93%) AppSense
16 14 (1.93%) Lotus
16 14 (1.93%) BMC
16 14 (1.93%) Business Objects
17 13 (1.79%) Adobe
London
Hudson - London
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
JM
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Unspecified - negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Rate: £400 pd
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
Cognita Schools
Rate: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Feltham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago