Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Windows Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 244 278 238
Rank change year-on-year +34 -40 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.079% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.91% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 13
Central London median daily rate £368 £331 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.09% -20.18% +3.75%
10th Percentile £268 £191 £319
90th Percentile £427 £445 £463
London median daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Central London median hourly rate - £19.50 £20.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.10% +33.98%
London median hourly rate £48.75 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -23.53% +54.55%

Windows Server 2003 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,453 1,858 1,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.11% 20.41% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,129 1,406 1,247
Central London median daily rate £463 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% - +2.70%
10th Percentile £170 £158 £205
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 83 56
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +8.41% -7.88%
10th Percentile £12.82 £14.00 £11.70
90th Percentile £44.80 £25.40 £30.00
London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% +5.56%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Central London

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Central London

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Central London over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in Central London

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Central London

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 3 £340 +2.72% 3
West End of London - 1 £250 -
Camden - 1 £430 -
Windows Server 2003
London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) zOS
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) AIX
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) FTP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) B2B
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) SSH
6 1 (16.67%) Network Design
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) SCOM
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) Juniper

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) AIX
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) zOS
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) B2B
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (16.67%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Reuters