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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 134 120 101
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 356 440 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.56% 1.85% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.89% 8.27% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 257 233
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £153 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 59
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.59 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.08% -20.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £28.25 £43.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.30% +0.54%
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
5165 5323 4811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.70% 22.37% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3631 3551 3089
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 219 296
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.66 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% -5.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.23 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -11 79 £350 -4.69% 22
Hounslow +6 6 £225 -
Twickenham - 3 £360 -
Docklands, London +16 2 £135 -64.70%
Bromley +4 1 - -
Croydon -5 1 £525 +16.66% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -12 1 £375 +5.26%
Ealing - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £200 -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 745 (100.00%) Windows
2 604 (81.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 427 (57.32%) Active Directory
4 363 (48.72%) VMware
5 293 (39.33%) Microsoft
6 251 (33.69%) Citrix
7 222 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 220 (29.53%) MS Exchange
9 204 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 173 (23.22%) Windows 7
11 166 (22.28%) SQL
12 163 (21.88%) Windows XP
13 154 (20.67%) SQL Server
14 151 (20.27%) Finance
15 149 (20.00%) DNS
16 148 (19.87%) Exchange Server 2010
17 142 (19.06%) SAN
18 134 (17.99%) HP
19 128 (17.18%) ITIL
19 128 (17.18%) XenApp
20 125 (16.78%) MS Office
21 120 (16.11%) Cisco
22 119 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
23 114 (15.30%) Firewall
24 113 (15.17%) vSphere
25 106 (14.23%) PowerShell
26 101 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2007
27 100 (13.42%) DHCP
28 96 (12.89%) Linux
29 95 (12.75%) Blackberry

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 220 (29.53%) MS Exchange
2 148 (19.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 84 (11.28%) SharePoint
4 84 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 74 (9.93%) IIS
6 62 (8.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 56 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 32 (4.30%) Lync
9 21 (2.82%) Apache
9 21 (2.82%) Tomcat
10 16 (2.15%) IBM Notes
10 16 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (2.15%) WebSphere
11 12 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
12 11 (1.48%) WorkSite
12 11 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.48%) WebLogic
13 8 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 125 (16.78%) MS Office
2 79 (10.60%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.81%) MS Project
4 5 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.81%) ResourceLink
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.27%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.27%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.27%) Agresso
5 1 (0.13%) Eikon
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.50%) Office 365
2 11 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.81%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 149 (20.00%) DNS
2 142 (19.06%) SAN
3 114 (15.30%) Firewall
4 100 (13.42%) DHCP
5 94 (12.62%) LAN
6 89 (11.95%) WAN
7 77 (10.34%) TCP/IP
8 40 (5.37%) NAS
9 38 (5.10%) VPN
10 35 (4.70%) MPLS
11 34 (4.56%) VoIP
12 33 (4.43%) NetScaler
13 31 (4.16%) Internet
14 30 (4.03%) VLAN
15 26 (3.49%) Wireless
16 24 (3.22%) HTTP
17 21 (2.82%) FTP
18 18 (2.42%) SSL
19 17 (2.28%) iSCSI
20 16 (2.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (20.67%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (6.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (3.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 22 (2.95%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.55%) Relational Database
8 18 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (2.42%) RDBMS
9 16 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (2.01%) MS Access
11 14 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (1.61%) MySQL
13 11 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.94%) EDRMS
18 6 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
19 5 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (2.42%) MSI
2 7 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.40%) Subversion
5 1 (0.13%) JIRA
5 1 (0.13%) Hudson
5 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
General
1 151 (20.27%) Finance
2 79 (10.60%) Banking
3 39 (5.23%) Law
4 24 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.15%) Retail
6 16 (2.15%) Advertising
7 15 (2.01%) Marketing
8 14 (1.88%) Billing
8 14 (1.88%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.61%) Legal
10 9 (1.21%) Publishing
11 8 (1.07%) Back Office
12 6 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.54%) Games
14 2 (0.27%) Front Office
14 2 (0.27%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) German Language
15 1 (0.13%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 153 (20.54%) Analyst
2 91 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 87 (11.68%) Support Engineer
4 81 (10.87%) Support Analyst
5 55 (7.38%) Consultant
6 52 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 50 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 48 (6.44%) Administrator
9 42 (5.64%) Desktop Support
9 42 (5.64%) Server Engineer
10 40 (5.37%) Applications Support
11 38 (5.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 38 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
12 32 (4.30%) Wintel Engineer
13 27 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (3.22%) Desktop Engineer
15 23 (3.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 23 (3.09%) Architect
15 23 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 20 (2.68%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.52%) .NET
2 25 (3.36%) Web Services
3 19 (2.55%) HTML
4 17 (2.28%) ASP.NET
5 13 (1.74%) Application Packaging
6 12 (1.61%) WCF
7 10 (1.34%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (1.34%) Middleware
7 10 (1.34%) .NET Framework
8 9 (1.21%) JSP
9 8 (1.07%) XML
10 6 (0.81%) JMS
11 4 (0.54%) CSS
11 4 (0.54%) SOAP
11 4 (0.54%) XSLT
11 4 (0.54%) Java EE
11 4 (0.54%) WF
11 4 (0.54%) Silverlight
12 3 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.40%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 95 (12.75%) Blackberry
2 55 (7.38%) Clustering
3 53 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (6.85%) Replication
5 35 (4.70%) Thin Client
5 35 (4.70%) Fat Client
6 9 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.07%) IVR
8 6 (0.81%) iPad
9 5 (0.67%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.67%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.54%) iPhone
10 4 (0.54%) Symmetrix
10 4 (0.54%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.40%) NHS
11 3 (0.40%) GIS
11 3 (0.40%) Statistics
11 3 (0.40%) PDA
11 3 (0.40%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.40%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 745 (100.00%) Windows
2 604 (81.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 222 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 173 (23.22%) Windows 7
5 163 (21.88%) Windows XP
6 96 (12.89%) Linux
7 60 (8.05%) UNIX
8 41 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (3.76%) Windows 8
10 25 (3.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 22 (2.95%) Windows Vista
11 22 (2.95%) Windows 2000
12 17 (2.28%) Mac OS X
13 16 (2.15%) Solaris
14 11 (1.48%) SUSE
14 11 (1.48%) Android
15 10 (1.34%) Mac OS
16 9 (1.21%) CentOS
17 6 (0.81%) AIX
17 6 (0.81%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (17.18%) ITIL
2 94 (12.62%) Migration
3 48 (6.44%) Change Management
4 45 (6.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (5.23%) Problem Management
6 33 (4.43%) Project Management
7 29 (3.89%) Service Management
8 27 (3.62%) CRM
9 24 (3.22%) Configuration Management
10 23 (3.09%) Workflow
10 23 (3.09%) Incident Management
11 22 (2.95%) Business Continuity
11 22 (2.95%) Service Delivery
12 17 (2.28%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (2.28%) Performance Management
13 15 (2.01%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (2.01%) Kalman Filter
14 13 (1.74%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (1.74%) Validation
14 13 (1.74%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 166 (22.28%) SQL
2 106 (14.23%) PowerShell
3 39 (5.23%) C#
4 30 (4.03%) JavaScript
5 29 (3.89%) VBScript
6 24 (3.22%) VB
7 22 (2.95%) Shell Script
8 20 (2.68%) Java
9 19 (2.55%) Perl
10 16 (2.15%) C
11 15 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.74%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.21%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.07%) Python
15 7 (0.94%) PHP
15 7 (0.94%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.81%) C++
17 4 (0.54%) VBA
17 4 (0.54%) Jython
17 4 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 119 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (8.59%) MCSE
3 51 (6.85%) Security Cleared
4 40 (5.37%) MCITP
5 32 (4.30%) MCP
6 27 (3.62%) SC Cleared
7 26 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (2.95%) DV Cleared
9 20 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (2.42%) MCTS
11 17 (2.28%) Degree
12 16 (2.15%) MCSA
13 15 (2.01%) CCNA
13 15 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (1.48%) CCA
15 9 (1.21%) CCEA
16 6 (0.81%) RHCT
16 6 (0.81%) VCP5
17 5 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 5 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.55%) SLA
2 12 (1.61%) QA
3 5 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 427 (57.32%) Active Directory
2 204 (27.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (17.18%) XenApp
4 113 (15.17%) vSphere
5 92 (12.35%) Hyper-V
6 65 (8.72%) VMware ESX
7 40 (5.37%) XenDesktop
8 28 (3.76%) VMware Server
8 28 (3.76%) XenServer
9 26 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (2.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 19 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
12 18 (2.42%) Xen
12 18 (2.42%) Terminal Services
13 13 (1.74%) NLBS
14 12 (1.61%) DFS Replication
15 11 (1.48%) NFS
16 8 (1.07%) ISA Server
16 8 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
17 7 (0.94%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 95 (12.75%) SCCM
2 45 (6.04%) SCOM
3 31 (4.16%) Backup Exec
4 23 (3.09%) WSUS
5 19 (2.55%) HP SIM
5 19 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 16 (2.15%) NetBackup
6 16 (2.15%) Puppet
7 14 (1.88%) MOM
8 12 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
9 11 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (1.48%) EdgeSight
10 10 (1.34%) Tivoli
10 10 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (1.21%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 8 (1.07%) SCOrch
12 8 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.94%) Control-M
13 7 (0.94%) ARCserve
13 7 (0.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 363 (48.72%) VMware
2 293 (39.33%) Microsoft
3 251 (33.69%) Citrix
4 134 (17.99%) HP
5 120 (16.11%) Cisco
6 73 (9.80%) NetApp
7 65 (8.72%) Oracle
8 59 (7.92%) Dell
9 52 (6.98%) Red Hat
10 44 (5.91%) IBM
11 41 (5.50%) EMC
11 41 (5.50%) Symantec
12 33 (4.43%) Veeam
13 29 (3.89%) CheckPoint
14 28 (3.76%) Juniper
14 28 (3.76%) Altiris
15 21 (2.82%) SolarWinds
16 20 (2.68%) AppSense
17 19 (2.55%) BMC
18 16 (2.15%) Lotus
London
Explore Group
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Premier IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
H&R Talent
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 450-550 Per Day
Posted: 9 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago