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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 166 144 105
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -39
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 308 364 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.38% 1.54% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.36% 7.33% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 244 245
Average daily rate
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£388 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £280 £309
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 44
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £25.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -30.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.50 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £25.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.02 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-11.18% -3.92%
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
4839 4966 4508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.73% 21.01% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3242 3352 2952
Average daily rate £408 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 224 234
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 -4 82 £371 +14.23% 18
Croydon -11 3 £500 +11.11% 2
Enfield -5 2 £388 +29.16%
Twickenham - 2 - -
Uxbridge -2 1 £275 -4.34% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Stanmore - 1 £400 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 655 (100.00%) Windows
2 513 (78.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 322 (49.16%) Active Directory
4 313 (47.79%) VMware
5 274 (41.83%) Microsoft
6 232 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 189 (28.85%) Citrix
8 176 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 157 (23.97%) Finance
10 150 (22.90%) MS Exchange
11 149 (22.75%) SQL
12 147 (22.44%) Cisco
13 142 (21.68%) SAN
14 141 (21.53%) Windows 7
15 133 (20.31%) Migration
16 130 (19.85%) SQL Server
17 121 (18.47%) HP
18 116 (17.71%) DNS
18 116 (17.71%) ITIL
19 100 (15.27%) Windows XP
20 96 (14.66%) XenApp
21 95 (14.50%) Exchange Server 2010
22 92 (14.05%) vSphere
23 90 (13.74%) LAN
23 90 (13.74%) TCP/IP
24 89 (13.59%) Firewall
25 87 (13.28%) WAN
26 85 (12.98%) MS Excel
27 82 (12.52%) PowerShell
28 80 (12.21%) SCCM

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 150 (22.90%) MS Exchange
2 95 (14.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (12.06%) IIS
4 54 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 51 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 51 (7.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 39 (5.95%) SharePoint
7 28 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (3.97%) Lync
9 19 (2.90%) WebSphere
10 15 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (2.29%) Tomcat
11 14 (2.14%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.83%) Apache
13 10 (1.53%) WorkSite
14 8 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.92%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.61%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 85 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 76 (11.60%) MS Office
3 8 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.07%) MS Project
5 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.31%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.15%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.07%) ResourceLink
3 4 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.61%) Eikon
4 3 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.31%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.31%) Agresso
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.89%) Office 365
2 15 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.46%) IaaS
5 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 142 (21.68%) SAN
2 116 (17.71%) DNS
3 90 (13.74%) LAN
3 90 (13.74%) TCP/IP
4 89 (13.59%) Firewall
5 87 (13.28%) WAN
6 80 (12.21%) DHCP
7 52 (7.94%) NAS
8 41 (6.26%) VLAN
9 36 (5.50%) HTTP
10 32 (4.89%) VPN
11 31 (4.73%) MPLS
12 23 (3.51%) Internet
13 20 (3.05%) FTP
13 20 (3.05%) Network Security
14 18 (2.75%) VoIP
14 18 (2.75%) NetScaler
15 15 (2.29%) SMTP
16 14 (2.14%) DSL
16 14 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (19.85%) SQL Server
2 60 (9.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (7.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 36 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (3.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 21 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (2.14%) MS Access
8 14 (2.14%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.68%) MySQL
11 9 (1.37%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.92%) DTS
14 5 (0.76%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (2.44%) MSI
2 5 (0.76%) Hudson
2 5 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.61%) Subversion
3 4 (0.61%) JIRA
3 4 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.31%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.15%) WiX
5 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.15%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.15%) ERwin
5 1 (0.15%) Toad
5 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 157 (23.97%) Finance
2 69 (10.53%) Banking
3 35 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.58%) Law
5 18 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.44%) Retail
7 14 (2.14%) Legal
7 14 (2.14%) Billing
8 10 (1.53%) Advertising
9 8 (1.22%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.92%) Publishing
11 4 (0.61%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.46%) Back Office
12 3 (0.46%) Local Government
13 2 (0.31%) Games
13 2 (0.31%) Front Office
13 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (14.81%) Analyst
2 70 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 67 (10.23%) Support Engineer
4 66 (10.08%) Consultant
5 56 (8.55%) Administrator
6 45 (6.87%) Support Analyst
7 42 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 40 (6.11%) Server Engineer
9 38 (5.80%) Desktop Support
10 32 (4.89%) Applications Support
11 27 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
12 25 (3.82%) Windows Server Engineer
13 24 (3.66%) Architect
13 24 (3.66%) DBA
13 24 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
14 23 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
15 22 (3.36%) Wintel Engineer
16 21 (3.21%) Windows Administrator
17 20 (3.05%) SQL DBA
18 18 (2.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.02%) .NET
2 18 (2.75%) SOAP
3 17 (2.60%) Middleware
4 16 (2.44%) Web Services
5 15 (2.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (1.98%) ASP.NET
7 12 (1.83%) HTML
8 6 (0.92%) Application Packaging
8 6 (0.92%) WCF
9 5 (0.76%) LAMP
10 4 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.61%) J2EE
11 3 (0.46%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.46%) JSP
11 3 (0.46%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.46%) Java EE
12 2 (0.31%) CSS
13 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 1 (0.15%) jQuery
13 1 (0.15%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.47%) Blackberry
2 50 (7.63%) Clustering
3 37 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.36%) Thin Client
4 22 (3.36%) Fat Client
5 20 (3.05%) Symmetrix
6 19 (2.90%) Replication
7 18 (2.75%) Symmetrix DMX
8 15 (2.29%) IVR
9 13 (1.98%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.53%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.37%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.37%) iPhone
12 8 (1.22%) CLARiiON
12 8 (1.22%) FlexPod
13 7 (1.07%) iPad
14 5 (0.76%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.61%) Wiki
15 4 (0.61%) Open Source
15 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 655 (100.00%) Windows
2 513 (78.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 232 (35.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 141 (21.53%) Windows 7
5 100 (15.27%) Windows XP
6 77 (11.76%) Linux
7 49 (7.48%) UNIX
8 34 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (4.73%) Solaris
10 28 (4.27%) Windows Vista
11 27 (4.12%) Windows 2000
12 20 (3.05%) Windows 8
13 17 (2.60%) HPUX
14 13 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (1.53%) SUSE
16 8 (1.22%) CentOS
16 8 (1.22%) Android
17 7 (1.07%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.92%) Debian
18 6 (0.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (20.31%) Migration
2 116 (17.71%) ITIL
3 40 (6.11%) Service Management
4 38 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 34 (5.19%) Change Management
6 32 (4.89%) Workflow
7 29 (4.43%) Project Management
8 28 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
9 27 (4.12%) Problem Management
10 24 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
11 21 (3.21%) DevOps
12 19 (2.90%) Service Delivery
12 19 (2.90%) CRM
13 18 (2.75%) Incident Management
13 18 (2.75%) Asset Management
13 18 (2.75%) Performance Management
14 17 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (2.60%) Business Continuity
15 16 (2.44%) Business Analysis
15 16 (2.44%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 149 (22.75%) SQL
2 82 (12.52%) PowerShell
3 32 (4.89%) C#
4 28 (4.27%) VBScript
5 25 (3.82%) C
6 21 (3.21%) JavaScript
7 18 (2.75%) VB
8 14 (2.14%) Shell Script
9 13 (1.98%) Java
10 10 (1.53%) Korn
11 9 (1.37%) Perl
11 9 (1.37%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.22%) PHP
13 7 (1.07%) Python
13 7 (1.07%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.92%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.76%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.46%) Ruby
17 2 (0.31%) VBA
17 2 (0.31%) RPG
Qualifications
1 76 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (7.63%) MCSE
3 48 (7.33%) Security Cleared
4 40 (6.11%) MCITP
5 26 (3.97%) DV Cleared
6 24 (3.66%) SC Cleared
7 23 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (3.21%) MCP
9 18 (2.75%) Degree
10 14 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.83%) CCNA
12 10 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.37%) VCP5
13 9 (1.37%) CCA
14 8 (1.22%) MCSA
15 6 (0.92%) MCTS
15 6 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.92%) VCP4
16 5 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.76%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.98%) SLA
1 13 (1.98%) QA
2 5 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 322 (49.16%) Active Directory
2 176 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (14.66%) XenApp
4 92 (14.05%) vSphere
5 53 (8.09%) Hyper-V
6 49 (7.48%) VMware ESX
7 33 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (4.58%) XenDesktop
9 19 (2.90%) VMware Server
10 18 (2.75%) Xen
10 18 (2.75%) SRDF
11 15 (2.29%) XenServer
11 15 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (1.83%) NLBS
12 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (1.68%) Terminal Services
14 10 (1.53%) NFS
15 9 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 9 (1.37%) ISA Server
16 8 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 80 (12.21%) SCCM
2 37 (5.65%) SCOM
3 22 (3.36%) WSUS
4 19 (2.90%) Puppet
5 17 (2.60%) HP SiteScope
6 16 (2.44%) NetBackup
6 16 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 11 (1.68%) HP SIM
8 9 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (1.22%) EdgeSight
10 7 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (1.07%) Cisco UCCE
10 7 (1.07%) MOM
11 6 (0.92%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (0.92%) vMotion
12 5 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 313 (47.79%) VMware
2 274 (41.83%) Microsoft
3 189 (28.85%) Citrix
4 147 (22.44%) Cisco
5 121 (18.47%) HP
6 77 (11.76%) NetApp
7 72 (10.99%) Red Hat
8 64 (9.77%) Oracle
9 59 (9.01%) EMC
10 39 (5.95%) IBM
11 36 (5.50%) Dell
12 21 (3.21%) CheckPoint
12 21 (3.21%) Symantec
13 20 (3.05%) CommVault
14 17 (2.60%) 3PAR
15 16 (2.44%) Juniper
15 16 (2.44%) F5
16 15 (2.29%) Apple
17 11 (1.68%) SolarWinds
17 11 (1.68%) Atlassian
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