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 3 months to 28 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.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 268 147
Rank change year-on-year -57 -121  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 77 160 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.72% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 3.59% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 92 224
Median daily rate £350 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.43% -8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £171 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.17 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.26% -41.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £13.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.40 £66.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £18.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.06% +18.54%  

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4010 4463 4750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.57% 20.01% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 3161 3211
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 124 169
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.80% -13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -28 8 £326 -25.60% 3
New Malden - 3 - -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Stockley Park - 2 - -
Croydon +9 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £325 -
West End of London - 1 £170 - 2
Windows Server 2003
England

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 190 (100.00%) Windows
2 130 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (63.68%) Windows Server
4 117 (61.58%) Active Directory
5 111 (58.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (46.32%) VMware
7 79 (41.58%) Microsoft
8 59 (31.05%) DNS
9 51 (26.84%) Finance
9 51 (26.84%) Firewall
10 50 (26.32%) PowerShell
10 50 (26.32%) Windows 7
11 46 (24.21%) Cisco
12 45 (23.68%) SAN
12 45 (23.68%) MS Exchange
13 44 (23.16%) ITIL
13 44 (23.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (22.11%) Citrix
15 40 (21.05%) SQL
16 39 (20.53%) DHCP
17 38 (20.00%) TCP/IP
17 38 (20.00%) SQL Server
18 36 (18.95%) Migration
19 34 (17.89%) Banking
19 34 (17.89%) Linux
19 34 (17.89%) MS Excel
19 34 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
20 33 (17.37%) NAS
21 32 (16.84%) WAN
22 31 (16.32%) Office 365

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 45 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 30 (15.79%) IIS
3 25 (13.16%) SharePoint
4 21 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (8.95%) Skype for Business
7 9 (4.74%) IBM Notes
8 8 (4.21%) WebSphere
9 7 (3.68%) Apache
10 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (2.63%) Tomcat
11 4 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.58%) JBoss
13 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (17.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.42%) MS Office
3 8 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.58%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Eikon
2 5 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.58%) Exstream
4 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.32%) Office 365
2 25 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (31.05%) DNS
2 51 (26.84%) Firewall
3 45 (23.68%) SAN
4 39 (20.53%) DHCP
5 38 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 33 (17.37%) NAS
7 32 (16.84%) WAN
8 27 (14.21%) LAN
9 22 (11.58%) VPN
10 13 (6.84%) Skype
10 13 (6.84%) VLAN
11 10 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (5.26%) iSCSI
11 10 (5.26%) Network Security
11 10 (5.26%) Wireless
12 9 (4.74%) Ethernet
13 8 (4.21%) HTTP
13 8 (4.21%) Internet
13 8 (4.21%) SSL
14 7 (3.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.05%) MySQL
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) Big Data
7 1 (0.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.53%) DTS
7 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.16%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.05%) JIRA
3 2 (1.05%) Toad
4 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.53%) Subversion
4 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (26.84%) Finance
2 34 (17.89%) Banking
3 14 (7.37%) Legal
4 13 (6.84%) Retail
5 9 (4.74%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.68%) Back Office
7 5 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.05%) Electronics
9 2 (1.05%) Law
9 2 (1.05%) Marketing
9 2 (1.05%) Publishing
9 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (17.37%) Support Engineer
2 25 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (11.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (11.05%) Analyst
4 20 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 19 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 19 (10.00%) Administrator
6 18 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (8.42%) Architect
8 15 (7.89%) Consultant
9 14 (7.37%) Active Directory Engineer
10 12 (6.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 12 (6.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (6.32%) IT Engineer
10 12 (6.32%) Server Engineer
11 11 (5.79%) Support Analyst
12 10 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
12 10 (5.26%) Desktop Support
12 10 (5.26%) Network Engineer
13 9 (4.74%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.21%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (3.16%) Web Services
3 4 (2.11%) .NET
3 4 (2.11%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.11%) Node.js
4 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.05%) ADO.NET
5 2 (1.05%) Ajax
5 2 (1.05%) CSS
5 2 (1.05%) HTML
5 2 (1.05%) WCF
5 2 (1.05%) WPF
5 2 (1.05%) XML
5 2 (1.05%) XSL
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.53%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.53%) Spring Integration
6 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 15 (7.89%) Blackberry
4 14 (7.37%) Clustering
5 12 (6.32%) iPad
5 12 (6.32%) iPhone
6 9 (4.74%) Replication
7 7 (3.68%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 4 (2.11%) CMDB
10 3 (1.58%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.58%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.58%) Symmetrix
11 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.05%) NHS
11 2 (1.05%) PKI
11 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 190 (100.00%) Windows
2 130 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (63.68%) Windows Server
4 111 (58.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 34 (17.89%) Linux
7 16 (8.42%) Windows XP
8 15 (7.89%) Unix
8 15 (7.89%) Windows 10
9 14 (7.37%) Windows 8
10 12 (6.32%) SUSE
11 9 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (4.74%) Windows 2000
12 7 (3.68%) Ubuntu
13 6 (3.16%) CentOS
13 6 (3.16%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.58%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.05%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.16%) ITIL
2 36 (18.95%) Migration
3 14 (7.37%) Change Management
3 14 (7.37%) Service Management
4 13 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (6.84%) Problem Management
5 12 (6.32%) Network Management
6 11 (5.79%) High Availability
6 11 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (5.79%) Project Management
7 10 (5.26%) Server Building
8 9 (4.74%) Network Architecture
9 8 (4.21%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.21%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.68%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (3.68%) Presales
10 7 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.68%) Server Virtualisation
10 7 (3.68%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (3.16%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 40 (21.05%) SQL
3 7 (3.68%) VB
4 5 (2.63%) PHP
4 5 (2.63%) Python
5 4 (2.11%) VBScript
6 3 (1.58%) C#
7 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.05%) Perl
7 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.05%) VB6
8 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) C
8 1 (0.53%) sed
8 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (14.74%) MCSE
3 18 (9.47%) CCNA
3 18 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (8.95%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.84%) CCNP
6 12 (6.32%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.79%) MCP
7 11 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (4.74%) MCITP
9 7 (3.68%) CCDA
9 7 (3.68%) JNCIA
9 7 (3.68%) JNCIP
9 7 (3.68%) JNCIS
10 6 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (3.16%) MCSA
11 4 (2.11%) CCIE
12 3 (1.58%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) BS25999
2 2 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 117 (61.58%) Active Directory
2 44 (23.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (15.26%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (14.74%) Hyper-V
5 19 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 13 (6.84%) vSphere
7 11 (5.79%) XenApp
8 5 (2.63%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (2.63%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.11%) NFS
10 3 (1.58%) Firmware
10 3 (1.58%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.58%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.05%) KVM
11 2 (1.05%) XenServer
12 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 23 (12.11%) SCCM
2 10 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.16%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (3.16%) vMotion
3 6 (3.16%) WMI
4 4 (2.11%) SCOM
4 4 (2.11%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.58%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.58%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (1.58%) WSUS
6 2 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.05%) vRealize
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 88 (46.32%) VMware
2 79 (41.58%) Microsoft
3 46 (24.21%) Cisco
4 42 (22.11%) Citrix
5 29 (15.26%) HP
6 23 (12.11%) Dell
7 16 (8.42%) NetApp
8 15 (7.89%) Red Hat
9 13 (6.84%) Oracle
10 12 (6.32%) Juniper
11 9 (4.74%) Avaya
11 9 (4.74%) Bloomberg
11 9 (4.74%) Lotus
11 9 (4.74%) Reuters
12 8 (4.21%) Apple
12 8 (4.21%) Sophos
13 7 (3.68%) EMC
13 7 (3.68%) IBM
13 7 (3.68%) LANDesk
14 6 (3.16%) Riverbed
West End
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: Salary: £34,476 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago