The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
London / Croydon
Rank 26 36 18
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.18% 0.37% 4.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.71% 2.22% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.25% +20.96%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 35 45 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 20.59% 16.48% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 36
Median daily rate £468 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Croydon

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Croydon

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Croydon

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Clustering
3 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (71.43%) Terminal Services
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 5 (71.43%) Replication
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) SSL
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Server Building
3 5 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (71.43%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) High Availability

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) Remote Desktop
1 5 (71.43%) SSL
1 5 (71.43%) VLAN
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) High Availability
2 5 (71.43%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) CCIE
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Terminal Services
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) VMware