Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 530 458 327
Rank change year-on-year -72 -131 -145
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 91 147 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.34% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.98% 1.66% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 69 211
London median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £157 £244 £163
90th Percentile £495 £470 £488
England median daily rate £325 £323 £315
% change year-on-year +0.78% +2.38% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 12
London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +22.58% -13.89%
10th Percentile £18.65 £13.31 £12.92
90th Percentile £19.95 £51.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £16.95 £20.92
% change year-on-year +23.93% -18.98% +16.19%

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 9,273 8,835 9,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.39% 20.62% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,556 6,179 6,794
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.07% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 233 197
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £13.01 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.84 £42.50
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 August 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 August 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
Central London -31 19 £340 -17.07% 3
West London -21 16 £194 -41.43% 4
East London -18 3 - - 2
South London -56 1 £400 -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 56 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (56.04%) Active Directory
4 48 (52.75%) VMware
5 43 (47.25%) Windows Server
6 37 (40.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (40.66%) MS Exchange
7 36 (39.56%) Microsoft
8 35 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (34.07%) PowerShell
10 29 (31.87%) SCCM
11 28 (30.77%) Citrix
12 27 (29.67%) SQL
12 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
13 24 (26.37%) Finance
13 24 (26.37%) Windows 7
14 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2010
14 23 (25.27%) HP
15 22 (24.18%) VMware ESXi
15 22 (24.18%) Office 365
16 21 (23.08%) Hyper-V
16 21 (23.08%) Linux
17 20 (21.98%) Windows XP
17 20 (21.98%) DNS
17 20 (21.98%) Clustering
18 19 (20.88%) DHCP
19 18 (19.78%) vSphere
20 17 (18.68%) SCOM
21 16 (17.58%) LAN
21 16 (17.58%) Windows 10

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 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.89%) Skype for Business
4 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (6.59%) IIS
6 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Elite 3E
1 2 (2.20%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (2.20%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.18%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.10%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.10%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.98%) DNS
2 19 (20.88%) DHCP
3 16 (17.58%) LAN
4 15 (16.48%) WAN
5 9 (9.89%) VPN
6 8 (8.79%) FCoE
6 8 (8.79%) Firewall
7 7 (7.69%) SAN
7 7 (7.69%) Skype
7 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.40%) NAS
8 4 (4.40%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (3.30%) VLAN
10 2 (2.20%) 3G
10 2 (2.20%) ADSL
10 2 (2.20%) Broadband
10 2 (2.20%) MPLS
10 2 (2.20%) VoIP
11 1 (1.10%) SMTP
11 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) AdminStudio
1 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.20%) MSI
1 2 (2.20%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.10%) TestDirector
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Law
4 4 (4.40%) Local Government
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Legal
6 2 (2.20%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) Analyst
2 20 (21.98%) Server Engineer
3 11 (12.09%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.99%) Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 7 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Server Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.40%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Middleware
2 1 (1.10%) ADSI
2 1 (1.10%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Clustering
2 15 (16.48%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.79%) CLARiiON
4 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.40%) PDA
6 3 (3.30%) iPad
6 3 (3.30%) iPhone
6 3 (3.30%) PKI
7 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.20%) Replication
7 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.20%) Wiki
8 1 (1.10%) CMDB
8 1 (1.10%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.10%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.10%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (47.25%) Windows Server
4 37 (40.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (26.37%) Windows 7
6 21 (23.08%) Linux
7 20 (21.98%) Windows XP
8 16 (17.58%) Windows 10
9 8 (8.79%) Solaris
9 8 (8.79%) Unix
9 8 (8.79%) Windows 2000
10 6 (6.59%) AIX
11 5 (5.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
12 4 (4.40%) Windows NT
13 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
14 2 (2.20%) Android
14 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
15 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) Virtual Environments
2 14 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
3 13 (14.29%) Migration
4 11 (12.09%) Server Management
5 10 (10.99%) Patch Management
6 9 (9.89%) ITIL
7 8 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.79%) Server Patching
8 7 (7.69%) Capacity Management
8 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (4.40%) Change Management
10 4 (4.40%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (4.40%) Investment Management
10 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.40%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.30%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (2.20%) Server Building
12 2 (2.20%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.07%) PowerShell
2 27 (29.67%) SQL
3 4 (4.40%) VBScript
4 2 (2.20%) VB
5 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.10%) Perl
5 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.79%) Novell Certification
3 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.20%) MCSA
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.10%) CCENT
6 1 (1.10%) CCNA
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.10%) MCITP
6 1 (1.10%) MCSE
6 1 (1.10%) MCTS
6 1 (1.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) GDPR
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (56.04%) Active Directory
2 35 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (24.18%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 18 (19.78%) vSphere
6 9 (9.89%) XenApp
7 6 (6.59%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (3.30%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (1.10%) NFS
11 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (31.87%) SCCM
2 17 (18.68%) SCOM
3 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 14 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (6.59%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.40%) BladeLogic
5 4 (4.40%) Netcool
6 3 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.20%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.20%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.20%) WMI
8 1 (1.10%) HP ALM
8 1 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.10%) QRadar
8 1 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (52.75%) VMware
2 36 (39.56%) Microsoft
3 28 (30.77%) Citrix
4 23 (25.27%) HP
5 14 (15.38%) Trend Micro
6 10 (10.99%) Oracle
7 9 (9.89%) Cisco
7 9 (9.89%) EMC
7 9 (9.89%) McAfee
8 8 (8.79%) CommVault
8 8 (8.79%) Veritas
9 6 (6.59%) Huawei
9 6 (6.59%) Ivanti
10 5 (5.49%) ServiceNow
11 4 (4.40%) Apple
11 4 (4.40%) BMC
11 4 (4.40%) Dell
11 4 (4.40%) NetApp
11 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.40%) Veeam