Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 447 391 567
Rank change year-on-year -56 +176 -50
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 14 32 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.059% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.90% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 38
10th Percentile £247 £200 £158
25th Percentile £279 £313 £169
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £330 £400 £350
Median % change year-on-year -17.50% +14.29% +7.69%
75th Percentile £372 £490 £419
90th Percentile £413 £583 £464
England median daily rate £393 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -1.88% +12.28% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.01 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% +4.47% +157.14%
England median hourly rate £17.29 £19.90 £12.00
% change year-on-year -13.14% +65.83% -20.00%

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 3,426 3,537 7,392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.35% 17.39% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,415 2,519 5,231
10th Percentile £275 £180 £180
25th Percentile £405 £335 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £468 £488
Median % change year-on-year +6.95% -4.10% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £588
90th Percentile £688 £650 £656
England median daily rate £450 £425 £441
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.52% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 99 188
10th Percentile £14.75 £13.67 £14.00
25th Percentile £22.25 £17.75 £16.08
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +104.76% +5.00% +3.27%
75th Percentile £64.00 £47.19 £33.56
90th Percentile £68.00 £53.75 £48.11
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.30 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +1.75% -

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in London.

Daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in London

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in London over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows Server 2003 in London

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in London.

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 18 May 2021. 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
South London +33 3 - - 1
Central London +25 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (28.57%) vSphere
6 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Product Requirements
7 3 (21.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 3 (21.43%) Storage Management
7 3 (21.43%) Fibre Optics
7 3 (21.43%) Migration

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 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Azure
1 3 (21.43%) IaaS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (7.14%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
3 3 (21.43%) HTTP
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) VSAN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) Skype
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Remote Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceStack
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Fibre Optics
1 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
1 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
2 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (21.43%) SUSE
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
2 3 (21.43%) Customer Insight
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
2 3 (21.43%) Product Requirements
2 3 (21.43%) Storage Management
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Runbook
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCDA
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) CCNP
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) JNCIA
1 3 (21.43%) JNCIP
1 3 (21.43%) JNCIS
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Tivoli
1 3 (21.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) Netcool
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) BMC
3 3 (21.43%) CA
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) IronPort
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec