Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 464 368 266
Rank change year-on-year -96 -102 -112
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 166 219 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.54% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.73% 2.62% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 128 226
London median daily rate £330 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £193 £172 £201
90th Percentile £456 £488 £538
England median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.54% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 30
London median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.77% +13.16% -13.64%
10th Percentile £13.31 £15.30 £12.02
90th Percentile £27.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £12.25 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -44.32% +25.71% -5.41%

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 9,590 8,360 9,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.59% 20.55% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,860 5,802 6,265
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +5.42%
10th Percentile £200 £240 £213
90th Percentile £640 £620 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 193 296
London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.50 £11.21
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.79
England median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% - +3.13%

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 19 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in London over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 -43 24 £338 -20.47% 4
West London -28 19 £300 +81.82% 7
South London -51 10 £365 -5.81%
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (65.06%) Windows Server
3 91 (54.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 90 (54.22%) VMware
5 82 (49.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (39.76%) Linux
6 66 (39.76%) Active Directory
7 61 (36.75%) Cisco
8 58 (34.94%) Microsoft
9 54 (32.53%) PowerShell
10 51 (30.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 50 (30.12%) Hyper-V
12 47 (28.31%) VMware ESXi
13 44 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 42 (25.30%) Citrix
15 38 (22.89%) DNS
15 38 (22.89%) Clustering
16 36 (21.69%) DHCP
17 35 (21.08%) Splunk
18 34 (20.48%) CentOS
18 34 (20.48%) Open Source
19 33 (19.88%) Elasticsearch
19 33 (19.88%) HP
19 33 (19.88%) SQL Server
20 31 (18.67%) SolarWinds
20 31 (18.67%) Data Centre
20 31 (18.67%) ITIL
20 31 (18.67%) SAN
20 31 (18.67%) Migration
21 30 (18.07%) WMI

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 33 (19.88%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (16.87%) MS Exchange
3 19 (11.45%) IIS
4 7 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.20%) Apache
8 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.20%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.20%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.60%) Mule
9 1 (0.60%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.60%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (15.06%) Office 365
3 15 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.20%) IaaS
4 2 (1.20%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.89%) DNS
2 36 (21.69%) DHCP
3 31 (18.67%) SAN
4 28 (16.87%) Firewall
5 22 (13.25%) VoIP
6 19 (11.45%) LAN
6 19 (11.45%) WAN
7 13 (7.83%) TCP/IP
8 11 (6.63%) NAS
9 10 (6.02%) VLAN
10 9 (5.42%) VPN
11 8 (4.82%) Internet
12 6 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (3.01%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (2.41%) MPLS
14 4 (2.41%) Wireless
15 3 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
16 2 (1.20%) iSCSI
16 2 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
16 2 (1.20%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.60%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.60%) MySQL
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.60%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.60%) Introscope
2 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.60%) Toad
General
1 23 (13.86%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Banking
3 5 (3.01%) Retail
3 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.41%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Advertising
5 2 (1.20%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (19.28%) Windows Engineer
2 25 (15.06%) Analyst
3 18 (10.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (9.04%) Operations Engineer
5 14 (8.43%) Support Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (7.83%) Administrator
6 13 (7.83%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) Support Analyst
7 12 (7.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (7.23%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (6.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 11 (6.63%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Architect
9 10 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Service Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (5.42%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.22%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.20%) Middleware
3 1 (0.60%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.60%) Spring
3 1 (0.60%) Spring Integration
3 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.89%) Clustering
2 31 (18.67%) Data Centre
3 25 (15.06%) Replication
4 14 (8.43%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.82%) EMC VNX
7 7 (4.22%) Blackberry
7 7 (4.22%) EMC Centera
7 7 (4.22%) EMC VMAX
7 7 (4.22%) EMC VNXe
7 7 (4.22%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.20%) NHS
9 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.60%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 166 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (65.06%) Windows Server
3 91 (54.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (49.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (39.76%) Linux
6 51 (30.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (20.48%) CentOS
8 26 (15.66%) Unix
8 26 (15.66%) Windows 7
9 23 (13.86%) Solaris
10 22 (13.25%) Windows XP
11 13 (7.83%) Windows 2000
12 10 (6.02%) Windows 10
13 9 (5.42%) Windows Vista
14 8 (4.82%) AIX
15 7 (4.22%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (3.01%) Windows 8
18 3 (1.81%) Android
18 3 (1.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.48%) Open Source
2 31 (18.67%) ITIL
2 31 (18.67%) Migration
3 25 (15.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (12.05%) DevOps
5 17 (10.24%) Patch Management
6 16 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (8.43%) High Availability
7 14 (8.43%) Problem Management
8 12 (7.23%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (7.23%) Virtual Environments
9 11 (6.63%) Change Management
9 11 (6.63%) Incident Management
9 11 (6.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.82%) Business Continuity
11 8 (4.82%) CRM
11 8 (4.82%) Workflow
12 7 (4.22%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.53%) PowerShell
2 23 (13.86%) SQL
3 19 (11.45%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.82%) VBScript
5 7 (4.22%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.61%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.81%) Perl
7 3 (1.81%) Python
8 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.60%) ABAP
9 1 (0.60%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.24%) DV Cleared
3 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.23%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (5.42%) MCSA
6 8 (4.82%) MCSE
7 7 (4.22%) Degree
8 5 (3.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.41%) MCP
9 4 (2.41%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.81%) CCNA
10 3 (1.81%) MCITP
11 2 (1.20%) CCA
11 2 (1.20%) CCNP
11 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.20%) ISEB
11 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.60%) GCFA
12 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) SLA
2 7 (4.22%) PMO
3 3 (1.81%) COBIT
3 3 (1.81%) FISMA
3 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (1.81%) NIST 800
4 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.60%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 66 (39.76%) Active Directory
2 50 (30.12%) Hyper-V
3 47 (28.31%) VMware ESXi
4 44 (26.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (12.65%) XenApp
6 12 (7.23%) Samba
7 7 (4.22%) Firmware
7 7 (4.22%) SRDF
7 7 (4.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (4.22%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (4.22%) vSphere
8 6 (3.61%) DFS Replication
9 4 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.81%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.20%) ProxySG
11 2 (1.20%) Squid
11 2 (1.20%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.20%) XenServer
12 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (18.07%) WMI
2 18 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (8.43%) Nagios
4 13 (7.83%) NetBackup
4 13 (7.83%) Netcool
4 13 (7.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (5.42%) SCCM
6 7 (4.22%) EMC TimeFinder
6 7 (4.22%) NetApp OnCommand
6 7 (4.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (3.61%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (2.41%) Nessus
8 4 (2.41%) PowerCLI
8 4 (2.41%) SCOM
9 3 (1.81%) EnCase
9 3 (1.81%) FTK
9 3 (1.81%) Nmap
9 3 (1.81%) Puppet
9 3 (1.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 90 (54.22%) VMware
2 61 (36.75%) Cisco
3 58 (34.94%) Microsoft
4 42 (25.30%) Citrix
5 35 (21.08%) Splunk
6 33 (19.88%) HP
7 31 (18.67%) SolarWinds
8 17 (10.24%) Dell
8 17 (10.24%) Juniper
9 16 (9.64%) Veritas
10 15 (9.04%) Oracle
10 15 (9.04%) Red Hat
11 14 (8.43%) Fortinet
11 14 (8.43%) Mitel
12 13 (7.83%) McAfee
13 12 (7.23%) Ivanti
14 10 (6.02%) EMC
14 10 (6.02%) NetApp
15 9 (5.42%) 3PAR
15 9 (5.42%) IBM