Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 547 485 342
Rank change year-on-year -62 -143 -106
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 91 166 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.35% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.98% 1.69% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 99 187
London median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £194 £210 £195
90th Percentile £456 £466 £480
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 13
London median hourly rate £45.00 £23.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.49% -53.00% +194.12%
England median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.21% -47.00% +46.03%

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 9,306 9,798 9,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.82% 20.79% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,538 6,967 6,334
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £188 £200 £228
90th Percentile £650 £638 £605
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 270 202
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.28 £47.83 £48.32
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 10 December 2018.

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
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 10 December 2018. 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
West London -1 14 £209 -42.34% 4
Central London -29 12 £325 -21.69% 9
South London -27 5 £398 +59.00% 2
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (62.64%) Windows Server
3 56 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (60.44%) Microsoft
4 55 (60.44%) VMware
5 52 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (53.85%) Active Directory
7 38 (41.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (40.66%) MS Exchange
9 30 (32.97%) Citrix
10 29 (31.87%) DNS
11 28 (30.77%) Linux
11 28 (30.77%) SQL
12 27 (29.67%) DHCP
12 27 (29.67%) SCCM
13 25 (27.47%) Office 365
14 24 (26.37%) Exchange Server 2010
15 23 (25.27%) VMware ESXi
15 23 (25.27%) PowerShell
16 22 (24.18%) Hyper-V
16 22 (24.18%) vSphere
17 21 (23.08%) HP
17 21 (23.08%) Data Centre
18 20 (21.98%) SQL Server
18 20 (21.98%) Migration
19 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (18.68%) SCOM
20 17 (18.68%) Clustering
20 17 (18.68%) Finance
20 17 (18.68%) Cisco

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 37 (40.66%) MS Exchange
2 24 (26.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (12.09%) IIS
5 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (8.79%) Skype for Business
7 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.40%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (2.20%) Site Server
11 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.47%) Office 365
2 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.89%) Mimecast
4 8 (8.79%) IaaS
5 6 (6.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (6.59%) PaaS
6 3 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.87%) DNS
2 27 (29.67%) DHCP
3 16 (17.58%) WAN
4 13 (14.29%) LAN
5 10 (10.99%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.89%) Firewall
6 9 (9.89%) SAN
6 9 (9.89%) VPN
7 7 (7.69%) FCoE
7 7 (7.69%) Skype
8 6 (6.59%) VoIP
9 5 (5.49%) MPLS
10 4 (4.40%) BGP
11 3 (3.30%) PSTN
11 3 (3.30%) VLAN
12 2 (2.20%) Internet
12 2 (2.20%) OSPF
12 2 (2.20%) SSL
12 2 (2.20%) Wireless
12 2 (2.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Law
3 4 (4.40%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) French Language
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Local Government
4 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Analyst
2 22 (24.18%) Server Engineer
3 16 (17.58%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.99%) Windows Server Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Applications Support
6 8 (8.79%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) Architect
7 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (6.59%) Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (6.59%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Windows Support Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Server Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Middleware
2 1 (1.10%) ADSI
2 1 (1.10%) LDAP
2 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 17 (18.68%) Clustering
3 7 (7.69%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) iPad
5 2 (2.20%) iPhone
5 2 (2.20%) PKI
5 2 (2.20%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.10%) CMDB
6 1 (1.10%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (62.64%) Windows Server
3 56 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (30.77%) Linux
6 12 (13.19%) Windows 10
6 12 (13.19%) Windows 7
7 10 (10.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.49%) Unix
9 4 (4.40%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.40%) Solaris
9 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.10%) SUSE
12 1 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) Migration
2 15 (16.48%) Patch Management
3 13 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 13 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 10 (10.99%) ITIL
5 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (8.79%) Server Patching
7 7 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (7.69%) Server Management
8 6 (6.59%) Capacity Management
8 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
8 6 (6.59%) Validation
9 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
9 5 (5.49%) ITSM
9 5 (5.49%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.49%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 4 (4.40%) Fund Management
10 4 (4.40%) Presales
10 4 (4.40%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) SQL
2 23 (25.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.20%) VB
4 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.19%) MCSE
3 11 (12.09%) MCITP
4 10 (10.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.69%) Degree
6 7 (7.69%) Novell Certification
7 6 (6.59%) RHCE
8 4 (4.40%) MCP
8 4 (4.40%) MCSA
8 4 (4.40%) MCTS
9 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.20%) CCNA
10 2 (2.20%) CCNP
11 1 (1.10%) CCA
11 1 (1.10%) CCAA
11 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 38 (41.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (25.27%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (24.18%) Hyper-V
4 22 (24.18%) vSphere
5 13 (14.29%) XenApp
6 6 (6.59%) vCloud
7 5 (5.49%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.10%) Firmware
9 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.10%) NFS
9 1 (1.10%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (29.67%) SCCM
2 17 (18.68%) SCOM
3 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (8.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (6.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (5.49%) NetBackup
8 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
9 3 (3.30%) Netcool
9 3 (3.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (3.30%) vCenter Server
10 2 (2.20%) WSUS
11 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (1.10%) HP SIM
11 1 (1.10%) IBM BigFix
11 1 (1.10%) QRadar
11 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
11 1 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (1.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (60.44%) Microsoft
1 55 (60.44%) VMware
2 30 (32.97%) Citrix
3 21 (23.08%) HP
4 17 (18.68%) Cisco
5 13 (14.29%) Trend Micro
6 11 (12.09%) Oracle
7 9 (9.89%) Ivanti
8 8 (8.79%) CommVault
8 8 (8.79%) EMC
8 8 (8.79%) McAfee
9 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 7 (7.69%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.59%) Google
10 6 (6.59%) Huawei
11 5 (5.49%) Avaya
11 5 (5.49%) Veritas
12 4 (4.40%) IronPort
12 4 (4.40%) Juniper
12 4 (4.40%) Sophos