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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / London
Rank 318 237 144
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -93
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 87 177 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.84% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 4.21% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 86 220
Median daily rate £356 £370 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.71% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £42.00 £110.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+17.00% +14.84%

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
3920 4209 4887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.23% 19.95% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2767 2885 3380
Median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 140 143
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 -24 13 £413 -13.15% 4
Croydon +4 7 £338 -35.71%
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 220 (100.00%) Windows
2 138 (62.73%) Windows Server
3 133 (60.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 129 (58.64%) Active Directory
5 125 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 119 (54.09%) VMware
7 85 (38.64%) Microsoft
8 64 (29.09%) Citrix
8 64 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 61 (27.73%) Finance
10 60 (27.27%) Firewall
10 60 (27.27%) Cisco
10 60 (27.27%) SAN
11 58 (26.36%) DNS
12 55 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 53 (24.09%) MS Exchange
14 52 (23.64%) ITIL
15 48 (21.82%) PowerShell
16 47 (21.36%) TCP/IP
17 44 (20.00%) HP
18 43 (19.55%) SQL
19 42 (19.09%) Linux
20 40 (18.18%) DHCP
21 39 (17.73%) SQL Server
22 38 (17.27%) Migration
23 37 (16.82%) Banking
24 36 (16.36%) WAN
25 35 (15.91%) IIS
26 34 (15.45%) VMware ESX
27 33 (15.00%) Hyper-V

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 53 (24.09%) MS Exchange
2 35 (15.91%) IIS
3 27 (12.27%) SharePoint
4 24 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (6.82%) Skype for Business
8 12 (5.45%) IBM Notes
9 11 (5.00%) Apache
9 11 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (4.09%) WebSphere
11 6 (2.73%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (2.27%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.91%) Mule
14 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.00%) MS Office
3 9 (4.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.45%) Eikon
2 7 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.36%) Exstream
4 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.45%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.73%) Office 365
2 23 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.73%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.36%) IaaS
7 2 (0.91%) SaaS
8 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (27.27%) Firewall
1 60 (27.27%) SAN
2 58 (26.36%) DNS
3 47 (21.36%) TCP/IP
4 40 (18.18%) DHCP
5 36 (16.36%) WAN
6 30 (13.64%) LAN
7 26 (11.82%) NAS
7 26 (11.82%) VPN
8 20 (9.09%) Internet
9 15 (6.82%) iSCSI
9 15 (6.82%) VLAN
10 14 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (5.45%) Network Security
12 11 (5.00%) MPLS
12 11 (5.00%) Skype
12 11 (5.00%) Wireless
13 10 (4.55%) NetScaler
14 8 (3.64%) Ethernet
15 7 (3.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.27%) MySQL
3 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.91%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) BODI
6 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.45%) DTS
6 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.82%) Toad
4 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 61 (27.73%) Finance
2 37 (16.82%) Banking
3 20 (9.09%) Legal
4 17 (7.73%) Retail
5 12 (5.45%) Retail Banking
6 10 (4.55%) Back Office
7 4 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.36%) Law
8 3 (1.36%) Marketing
9 2 (0.91%) Electronics
9 2 (0.91%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (15.00%) Analyst
1 33 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 26 (11.82%) Administrator
2 26 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (10.45%) Architect
4 21 (9.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (8.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 19 (8.64%) Support Analyst
6 18 (8.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (7.27%) Consultant
8 14 (6.36%) Desktop Support
9 13 (5.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 13 (5.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (5.91%) Cisco Engineer
9 13 (5.91%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (5.91%) Windows Administrator
10 12 (5.45%) Network Engineer
11 11 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (5.00%) IT Engineer
11 11 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.55%) Web Services
2 9 (4.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (2.73%) .NET
3 6 (2.73%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.73%) Node.js
4 3 (1.36%) XML
5 2 (0.91%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.91%) Ajax
5 2 (0.91%) Apache Camel
5 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.91%) CSS
5 2 (0.91%) HTML
5 2 (0.91%) Middleware
5 2 (0.91%) Spring
5 2 (0.91%) Spring Integration
5 2 (0.91%) WCF
5 2 (0.91%) WPF
5 2 (0.91%) XSL
6 1 (0.45%) JSF
6 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.27%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.45%) Blackberry
3 18 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.82%) Clustering
4 15 (6.82%) iPad
4 15 (6.82%) iPhone
5 11 (5.00%) EMC VNX
5 11 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.73%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.73%) Replication
7 5 (2.27%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.27%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 4 (1.82%) CMDB
8 4 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.82%) NHS
9 3 (1.36%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.36%) Symmetrix
10 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.91%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 220 (100.00%) Windows
2 138 (62.73%) Windows Server
3 133 (60.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 125 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 42 (19.09%) Linux
7 22 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 17 (7.73%) Unix
9 16 (7.27%) Windows 2000
10 15 (6.82%) Windows 8
11 14 (6.36%) SUSE
12 12 (5.45%) Windows 10
13 11 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (3.64%) CentOS
15 6 (2.73%) AIX
15 6 (2.73%) Ubuntu
16 5 (2.27%) Solaris
17 4 (1.82%) Mac OS X
18 3 (1.36%) Windows NT
19 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.64%) ITIL
2 38 (17.27%) Migration
3 19 (8.64%) Service Delivery
4 17 (7.73%) Problem Management
5 16 (7.27%) Service Management
6 15 (6.82%) High Availability
6 15 (6.82%) Network Management
7 14 (6.36%) Change Management
8 12 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (5.45%) Project Management
9 11 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.09%) Network Architecture
11 8 (3.64%) Load Balancing
11 8 (3.64%) Virtual Environments
12 7 (3.18%) CRM
12 7 (3.18%) Presales
12 7 (3.18%) Server Building
12 7 (3.18%) Server Virtualisation
13 6 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.82%) PowerShell
2 43 (19.55%) SQL
3 8 (3.64%) VB
4 7 (3.18%) Python
5 6 (2.73%) PHP
6 4 (1.82%) Perl
6 4 (1.82%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.82%) VBScript
7 2 (0.91%) C#
7 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.91%) VB6
8 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.45%) C
8 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 20 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (9.09%) MCSE
4 18 (8.18%) CCNA
5 15 (6.82%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.91%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (5.91%) MCP
7 12 (5.45%) CCNP
8 10 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.18%) MCSA
10 6 (2.73%) CCDA
10 6 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.73%) JNCIA
10 6 (2.73%) JNCIP
10 6 (2.73%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.27%) MCITP
12 4 (1.82%) CCIE
12 4 (1.82%) Degree
13 3 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.27%) SLA
2 2 (0.91%) BS25999
2 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 129 (58.64%) Active Directory
2 64 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (15.45%) VMware ESX
4 33 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 33 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (7.73%) XenApp
6 14 (6.36%) vSphere
7 6 (2.73%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.73%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.27%) DFS Replication
8 5 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.82%) NFS
10 3 (1.36%) Firmware
10 3 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.36%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.36%) XenServer
11 2 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.91%) KVM
11 2 (0.91%) vCloud
11 2 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 31 (14.09%) SCCM
2 10 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 10 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (4.09%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.09%) SCOM
4 6 (2.73%) vMotion
4 6 (2.73%) WMI
5 4 (1.82%) DameWare
5 4 (1.82%) Terraform
6 3 (1.36%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.36%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.36%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.36%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (54.09%) VMware
2 85 (38.64%) Microsoft
3 64 (29.09%) Citrix
4 60 (27.27%) Cisco
5 44 (20.00%) HP
6 25 (11.36%) Dell
7 17 (7.73%) EMC
7 17 (7.73%) Oracle
7 17 (7.73%) Red Hat
8 14 (6.36%) Bloomberg
8 14 (6.36%) Reuters
9 12 (5.45%) Juniper
9 12 (5.45%) Lotus
10 10 (4.55%) IBM
10 10 (4.55%) LANDesk
10 10 (4.55%) Sophos
11 9 (4.09%) 3PAR
11 9 (4.09%) Avaya
12 7 (3.18%) NetApp
12 7 (3.18%) Symantec
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