Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 472 343 227
Rank change year-on-year -129 -116 -75
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 162 293 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.65% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% 3.14% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 189 335
London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £203 £231 £200
90th Percentile £468 £475 £488
England median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 28
London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.76% +6.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £13.31 £14.09 £12.02
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £14.04 £22.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year -37.27% +27.86% -7.89%

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 9813 9345 9952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.85% 20.80% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6976 6470 6783
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £204 £230 £205
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 208 313
London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.23 £17.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +5.04% +8.44%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.62 £42.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 November 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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in London over the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -26 23 £415 +0.91% 2
West London -7 13 £369 +48.99% 1
South London -34 13 £250 -41.18%
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (70.37%) Windows Server
3 106 (65.43%) VMware
4 85 (52.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 84 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (43.83%) Active Directory
7 65 (40.12%) Cisco
8 60 (37.04%) PowerShell
9 59 (36.42%) Citrix
10 57 (35.19%) Microsoft
10 57 (35.19%) VMware ESXi
11 55 (33.95%) Linux
12 50 (30.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 49 (30.25%) DNS
13 49 (30.25%) DHCP
13 49 (30.25%) SAN
14 43 (26.54%) HP
15 39 (24.07%) Hyper-V
16 37 (22.84%) Migration
17 36 (22.22%) MS Exchange
18 34 (20.99%) SQL Server
18 34 (20.99%) Clustering
18 34 (20.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 33 (20.37%) SQL
20 31 (19.14%) Data Centre
21 28 (17.28%) Finance
22 27 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
23 26 (16.05%) SolarWinds
23 26 (16.05%) Security Cleared
23 26 (16.05%) Unix

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 36 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 26 (16.05%) IIS
3 24 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (6.79%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.47%) Apache
8 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.62%) Mule
11 1 (0.62%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.62%) SAS
11 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (11.73%) Office 365
4 3 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.23%) GitHub
5 2 (1.23%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (30.25%) DHCP
1 49 (30.25%) DNS
1 49 (30.25%) SAN
2 26 (16.05%) WAN
3 25 (15.43%) Firewall
4 22 (13.58%) LAN
4 22 (13.58%) TCP/IP
5 15 (9.26%) NAS
6 14 (8.64%) VoIP
7 13 (8.02%) VPN
8 9 (5.56%) Wireless
9 8 (4.94%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (4.32%) Internet
10 7 (4.32%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.32%) Network Security
10 7 (4.32%) VSAN
11 6 (3.70%) HTTP
11 6 (3.70%) VLAN
12 5 (3.09%) Ethernet
13 4 (2.47%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (6.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 28 (17.28%) Finance
2 19 (11.73%) Banking
3 5 (3.09%) Legal
3 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.47%) Advertising
4 4 (2.47%) Law
5 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (18.52%) Windows Engineer
2 26 (16.05%) Analyst
3 22 (13.58%) Support Engineer
4 18 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (9.26%) Support Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) Operations Engineer
7 13 (8.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (6.79%) Administrator
9 11 (6.79%) Architect
9 11 (6.79%) DBA
9 11 (6.79%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (6.79%) Server Engineer
9 11 (6.79%) SQL DBA
10 10 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (6.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 10 (6.17%) Windows DevOps Engineer
11 9 (5.56%) Server Support
12 8 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.09%) X-Windows
2 4 (2.47%) Web Services
3 2 (1.23%) .NET
4 1 (0.62%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.62%) Middleware
4 1 (0.62%) Spring
4 1 (0.62%) Spring Integration
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.99%) Clustering
2 31 (19.14%) Data Centre
3 23 (14.20%) Replication
4 12 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.17%) EMC VNX
6 8 (4.94%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.09%) EMC Centera
7 5 (3.09%) EMC VMAX
7 5 (3.09%) EMC VNXe
7 5 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.47%) NHS
9 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.62%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.62%) iPhone
10 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (70.37%) Windows Server
3 85 (52.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 84 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (33.95%) Linux
6 34 (20.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (16.05%) Unix
8 25 (15.43%) CentOS
9 18 (11.11%) Windows XP
10 17 (10.49%) Solaris
11 13 (8.02%) Windows 7
12 10 (6.17%) SUSE
13 9 (5.56%) AIX
14 7 (4.32%) Windows 2000
15 6 (3.70%) Windows 10
16 5 (3.09%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (3.09%) Windows 8
17 3 (1.85%) Windows Vista
18 2 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.84%) Migration
2 25 (15.43%) Open Source
3 22 (13.58%) ITIL
4 19 (11.73%) DevOps
4 19 (11.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (11.73%) Patch Management
5 17 (10.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (8.64%) Change Management
7 11 (6.79%) CRM
7 11 (6.79%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (6.17%) High Availability
9 9 (5.56%) Break/Fix
9 9 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.32%) BCP
11 6 (3.70%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.70%) Network Design
11 6 (3.70%) Network Management
11 6 (3.70%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 60 (37.04%) PowerShell
2 33 (20.37%) SQL
3 17 (10.49%) Bash Shell
4 12 (7.41%) VBScript
5 10 (6.17%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.62%) Perl
7 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (16.05%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.94%) CCNA
5 8 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.94%) MCP
6 7 (4.32%) MCSE
7 6 (3.70%) CCNP
7 6 (3.70%) MCSA
8 5 (3.09%) CCDA
8 5 (3.09%) JNCIA
8 5 (3.09%) JNCIP
8 5 (3.09%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.47%) Degree
9 4 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.47%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.23%) CCA
10 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) SLA
2 5 (3.09%) PMO
3 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.62%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 71 (43.83%) Active Directory
2 57 (35.19%) VMware ESXi
3 50 (30.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (24.07%) Hyper-V
5 20 (12.35%) vSphere
6 17 (10.49%) XenApp
7 11 (6.79%) Samba
8 10 (6.17%) XenDesktop
9 6 (3.70%) DFS Replication
9 6 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (3.09%) Firmware
10 5 (3.09%) SRDF
10 5 (3.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (2.47%) Docker
12 3 (1.85%) ISA Server
13 2 (1.23%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.62%) iptables
14 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (15.43%) WMI
2 20 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (8.64%) NetBackup
3 14 (8.64%) Netcool
3 14 (8.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (6.79%) SCCM
5 8 (4.94%) vCenter Server
6 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (3.70%) Puppet
7 6 (3.70%) SCOM
7 6 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (3.09%) EMC TimeFinder
8 5 (3.09%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (3.09%) Nagios
8 5 (3.09%) NetApp OnCommand
9 4 (2.47%) MOM
9 4 (2.47%) WSUS
10 3 (1.85%) PowerCLI
10 3 (1.85%) Terraform
11 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 106 (65.43%) VMware
2 65 (40.12%) Cisco
3 59 (36.42%) Citrix
4 57 (35.19%) Microsoft
5 43 (26.54%) HP
6 26 (16.05%) SolarWinds
7 25 (15.43%) Splunk
8 22 (13.58%) Oracle
8 22 (13.58%) Red Hat
9 20 (12.35%) Juniper
10 18 (11.11%) EMC
11 17 (10.49%) Dell
12 16 (9.88%) Veritas
13 15 (9.26%) 3PAR
13 15 (9.26%) Fortinet
14 14 (8.64%) McAfee
15 12 (7.41%) Mitel
16 11 (6.79%) NetApp
17 7 (4.32%) Sophos
18 5 (3.09%) Brocade