Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 20 November 2017 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 198 135
Rank change year-on-year -29 -63 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 19 50 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.76% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.33% 3.59% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 39 103
City of London median daily rate £415 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +10.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £213
90th Percentile £466 £511 £488
Central London median daily rate £415 £411 £373
% change year-on-year +0.91% +10.40% +14.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
City of London median hourly rate £20.77 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.98% +19.23% -29.73%
10th Percentile £13.31 £15.25 £10.65
90th Percentile £27.50 £15.75 £17.45
Central London median hourly rate £20.77 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +33.98% +12.73% -1.79%

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1429 1394 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.16% 21.14% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 1100 1610
City of London median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +7.36%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £225
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 63
City of London median hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% -2.56% +13.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £12.04
90th Percentile £26.28 £36.50 £36.60
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +12.50%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in the City of London

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the City of London

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the City of London

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in the City of London

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 7 (36.84%) Clustering
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (31.58%) VMware
8 6 (31.58%) HP
8 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
9 5 (26.32%) SAN
9 5 (26.32%) Change Management
9 5 (26.32%) Replication
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (21.05%) Line Management
10 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
10 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (21.05%) Citrix
10 4 (21.05%) DHCP
10 4 (21.05%) DNS

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) VSAN
4 1 (5.26%) DMZ
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) DBA
1 7 (36.84%) SQL DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Server Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) Replication
3 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
4 2 (10.53%) EMC VNX
4 2 (10.53%) NHS
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Line Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
3 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Netcool
2 2 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
2 2 (10.53%) WMI
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) HP
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
5 2 (10.53%) Altiris
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
5 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) CommVault
6 1 (5.26%) Lumension
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam