Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 April 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 553 493 405
Rank change year-on-year -60 -88 -116
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 54 134 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 1.42% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 96 93
London median daily rate £350 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% +7.41%
10th Percentile £158 £189 £165
90th Percentile £457 £488 £488
England median daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +13.85% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 14
London median hourly rate £45.00 £17.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.87% -6.76% -2.63%
10th Percentile £42.50 £16.50 £15.08
90th Percentile £147.50 £19.48 £50.00
England median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - -44.19% +13.16%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7,729 9,444 8,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.43% 20.51% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,365 6,703 5,733
London median daily rate £483 £476 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +5.67% -
10th Percentile £181 £213 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -1.69% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 310 180
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.13 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -11.05% +22.86%
10th Percentile £13.70 £12.47 £12.86
90th Percentile £50.63 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% -0.74%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in London

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in London

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in London over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in London

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in London

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in London over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in London

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
Central London +2 13 £375 +12.78%
South London +12 5 £245 -32.88%
North London - 4 £388 -
East London - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (75.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (64.81%) Windows Server
4 34 (62.96%) Active Directory
5 32 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
7 23 (42.59%) VMware
8 19 (35.19%) Office 365
9 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (31.48%) SQL
10 16 (29.63%) ITIL
10 16 (29.63%) Windows 10
11 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (25.93%) Linux
12 13 (24.07%) DHCP
12 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
12 13 (24.07%) SCCM
12 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Intune
13 12 (22.22%) DNS
14 11 (20.37%) MCSA
14 11 (20.37%) Migration
15 10 (18.52%) Firewall
15 10 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
16 9 (16.67%) MCSE
16 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
16 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (14.81%) Data Centre

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.26%) Skype for Business
5 4 (7.41%) IIS
5 4 (7.41%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.70%) Site Server
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.85%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.19%) Office 365
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.96%) PaaS
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.70%) IaaS
6 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) DHCP
2 12 (22.22%) DNS
3 10 (18.52%) Firewall
4 7 (12.96%) SAN
5 5 (9.26%) VPN
6 4 (7.41%) Skype
6 4 (7.41%) VoIP
7 3 (5.56%) MPLS
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security
7 3 (5.56%) VLAN
7 3 (5.56%) WAN
7 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.56%) Wireshark
8 2 (3.70%) SSL
8 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.85%) BGP
9 1 (1.85%) HTTP
9 1 (1.85%) Internet
9 1 (1.85%) SMTP
9 1 (1.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Support Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) IT Support
6 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) CMDB
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) iPhone
4 2 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (75.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (64.81%) Windows Server
4 32 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (29.63%) Windows 10
6 14 (25.93%) Linux
7 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.56%) Unix
9 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000
9 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.70%) Solaris
10 2 (3.70%) SUSE
10 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.70%) Windows NT
10 2 (3.70%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.85%) Debian
11 1 (1.85%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Migration
3 8 (14.81%) ITSM
3 8 (14.81%) Performance Management
3 8 (14.81%) Problem Management
4 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.26%) Analytics
5 5 (9.26%) Application Performance Management
5 5 (9.26%) Change Management
5 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.41%) Decision-Making
6 4 (7.41%) Patch Management
6 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (5.56%) Antivirus Management
7 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.56%) Information Security
7 3 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) VBScript
6 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) Korn
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.37%) MCSA
3 9 (16.67%) MCSE
4 8 (14.81%) MCITP
5 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.41%) Degree
7 4 (7.41%) MCP
7 4 (7.41%) MCTS
8 2 (3.70%) RHCE
8 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.85%) CCNA
9 1 (1.85%) CCNP
9 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.85%) PhD
9 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) NIST 800
System Software
1 34 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.41%) vSphere
4 4 (7.41%) XenApp
5 2 (3.70%) vCloud
6 1 (1.85%) Firmware
6 1 (1.85%) Postfix
6 1 (1.85%) Snort
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Intune
1 13 (24.07%) SCCM
2 8 (14.81%) SCOM
3 5 (9.26%) SCOrch
3 5 (9.26%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.85%) EnCase
4 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.85%) Nessus
4 1 (1.85%) Nmap
4 1 (1.85%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) QRadar
4 1 (1.85%) Suricata
4 1 (1.85%) WMI
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
2 23 (42.59%) VMware
3 8 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.96%) Citrix
4 7 (12.96%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco
6 5 (9.26%) IronPort
7 4 (7.41%) Dell
8 3 (5.56%) Juniper
9 2 (3.70%) Bloomberg
9 2 (3.70%) Google
9 2 (3.70%) McAfee
9 2 (3.70%) NetApp
9 2 (3.70%) Remedy
9 2 (3.70%) Reuters
9 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.70%) Splunk
10 1 (1.85%) Facebook