Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 538 472 332
Rank change year-on-year -66 -140 -122
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 97 145 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.32% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 1.56% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 79 204
London median daily rate £305 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £157 £206 £216
90th Percentile £456 £469 £475
England median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 16
London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.91% +66.67% -8.33%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.31 £13.31
90th Percentile £19.50 £52.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year +2.94% -20.47% +22.14%

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 9,259 9,318 9,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.24% 20.68% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,538 6,583 6,534
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £190 £208 £245
90th Percentile £650 £631 £600
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +4.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 258 209
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 £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.57 £47.83 £44.50
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +2 20 £194 -46.48% 6
Central London -27 16 £331 -20.18% 7
South London -37 3 £398 +59.00% 2
East London - 3 - - 1
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (60.82%) Windows Server
3 58 (59.79%) VMware
4 57 (58.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
5 54 (55.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (49.48%) Active Directory
7 41 (42.27%) MS Exchange
7 41 (42.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (37.11%) SCCM
9 31 (31.96%) SQL
9 31 (31.96%) Citrix
10 30 (30.93%) HP
10 30 (30.93%) Linux
11 29 (29.90%) SQL Server
11 29 (29.90%) Hyper-V
11 29 (29.90%) vSphere
11 29 (29.90%) Exchange Server 2010
12 28 (28.87%) PowerShell
13 26 (26.80%) VMware ESXi
14 24 (24.74%) WAN
14 24 (24.74%) DNS
15 23 (23.71%) Clustering
15 23 (23.71%) SCOM
15 23 (23.71%) Office 365
16 21 (21.65%) Finance
16 21 (21.65%) DHCP
16 21 (21.65%) LAN
17 19 (19.59%) Network Load Balancing
17 19 (19.59%) Trend Micro

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 41 (42.27%) MS Exchange
2 29 (29.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.25%) IIS
3 8 (8.25%) Skype for Business
4 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Elite 3E
1 2 (2.06%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (2.06%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.71%) Office 365
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.22%) IaaS
4 7 (7.22%) Mimecast
5 4 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.12%) PaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.03%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.74%) DNS
1 24 (24.74%) WAN
2 21 (21.65%) DHCP
2 21 (21.65%) LAN
3 13 (13.40%) FCoE
4 11 (11.34%) VPN
5 10 (10.31%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.25%) Firewall
6 8 (8.25%) SAN
7 7 (7.22%) Skype
7 7 (7.22%) VoIP
8 5 (5.15%) MPLS
9 3 (3.09%) BGP
9 3 (3.09%) NAS
9 3 (3.09%) PSTN
9 3 (3.09%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.09%) VLAN
10 2 (2.06%) ADSL
10 2 (2.06%) OSPF
10 2 (2.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.03%) Power BI
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Law
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.03%) French Language
5 1 (1.03%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (29.90%) Analyst
2 27 (27.84%) Server Engineer
3 13 (13.40%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Service Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Windows Server Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.22%) Applications Support
7 7 (7.22%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Consultant
8 6 (6.19%) Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (6.19%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Windows Support Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Server Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.12%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) Middleware
2 1 (1.03%) ADSI
2 1 (1.03%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Clustering
2 17 (17.53%) Data Centre
3 13 (13.40%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.09%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.09%) iPad
4 3 (3.09%) iPhone
4 3 (3.09%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) PKI
5 2 (2.06%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.03%) CMDB
6 1 (1.03%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.03%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.03%) PDA
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (60.82%) Windows Server
3 57 (58.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (55.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (30.93%) Linux
6 18 (18.56%) Windows 7
7 14 (14.43%) Windows 10
8 9 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (8.25%) Windows XP
10 5 (5.15%) Mac OS X
11 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
11 4 (4.12%) Solaris
11 4 (4.12%) Unix
12 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000
14 1 (1.03%) Android
14 1 (1.03%) CentOS
14 1 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Network Load Balancing
1 19 (19.59%) Virtual Environments
2 18 (18.56%) Patch Management
3 13 (13.40%) Migration
3 13 (13.40%) Server Management
3 13 (13.40%) Server Patching
4 11 (11.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (8.25%) ITIL
6 7 (7.22%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.12%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (4.12%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.12%) Validation
8 3 (3.09%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.09%) High Availability
8 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.09%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (2.06%) Deployment Automation
9 2 (2.06%) IT Strategy
9 2 (2.06%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 2 (2.06%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) SQL
2 28 (28.87%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.06%) VB
4 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Novell Certification
2 9 (9.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.15%) MCITP
4 5 (5.15%) MCSE
5 4 (4.12%) RHCE
6 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.06%) Degree
7 2 (2.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.03%) CCA
8 1 (1.03%) CCAA
8 1 (1.03%) CCNA
8 1 (1.03%) CCNP
8 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (49.48%) Active Directory
2 41 (42.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (29.90%) Hyper-V
3 29 (29.90%) vSphere
4 26 (26.80%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (13.40%) XenApp
6 6 (6.19%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.12%) vCloud
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (1.03%) NFS
9 1 (1.03%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (37.11%) SCCM
2 23 (23.71%) SCOM
3 19 (19.59%) Microsoft Clustering
4 14 (14.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (6.19%) NetBackup
6 4 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (4.12%) ZABBIX
7 3 (3.09%) Netcool
7 3 (3.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.06%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.06%) WMI
9 1 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.03%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.03%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.03%) QRadar
9 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.03%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (59.79%) VMware
2 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
3 31 (31.96%) Citrix
4 30 (30.93%) HP
5 19 (19.59%) Trend Micro
6 14 (14.43%) CommVault
6 14 (14.43%) EMC
7 13 (13.40%) Cisco
8 11 (11.34%) Oracle
9 10 (10.31%) McAfee
10 8 (8.25%) Ivanti
10 8 (8.25%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.19%) Huawei
11 6 (6.19%) Veritas
12 5 (5.15%) Avaya
12 5 (5.15%) NetApp
13 4 (4.12%) Apple
13 4 (4.12%) Google
13 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
13 4 (4.12%) Sophos