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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 263 170
Rank change year-on-year -94 -93  
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 59 172 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.79% 1.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.41% 3.65% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 100 210
Median daily rate £400 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £303 £300
% change year-on-year -7.43% +0.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 21
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.50 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +222.58% -17.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -28.26% +35.29%  

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 4175 4715 5039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.14% 21.72% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2934 3364 3368
Median daily rate £455 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.05% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 93 193
Median hourly rate £20.50 £15.75 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.15% -15.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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
New Malden - 6 - -
City of London -22 3 £280 -17.64% 6
Chiswick 0 1 - -
Stockley Park - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £365 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £363 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Windows Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (72.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (67.14%) Active Directory
4 90 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 83 (59.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (53.57%) Microsoft
7 67 (47.86%) VMware
8 48 (34.29%) PowerShell
9 42 (30.00%) DNS
10 41 (29.29%) SQL
11 40 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 39 (27.86%) MS Exchange
12 39 (27.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (26.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 37 (26.43%) SAN
14 36 (25.71%) Firewall
15 35 (25.00%) ITIL
15 35 (25.00%) Windows 7
16 34 (24.29%) Citrix
17 32 (22.86%) Cisco
17 32 (22.86%) Office 365
18 30 (21.43%) HP
18 30 (21.43%) DHCP
19 29 (20.71%) WAN
19 29 (20.71%) VMware ESXi
20 28 (20.00%) Linux
21 27 (19.29%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (18.57%) LAN
22 26 (18.57%) Finance
22 26 (18.57%) Migration

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 39 (27.86%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.86%) IIS
3 23 (16.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (15.71%) SharePoint
5 21 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (10.00%) Skype for Business
8 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.86%) Apache
9 4 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.86%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (2.14%) JBoss
10 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.71%) SAS
12 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (6.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.71%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 37 (26.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (22.86%) Office 365
3 17 (12.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.71%) GitHub
6 1 (0.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.00%) DNS
2 37 (26.43%) SAN
3 36 (25.71%) Firewall
4 30 (21.43%) DHCP
5 29 (20.71%) WAN
6 26 (18.57%) LAN
7 25 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 24 (17.14%) NAS
9 17 (12.14%) VPN
10 11 (7.86%) Network Security
11 10 (7.14%) Skype
12 9 (6.43%) HTTP
13 8 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (5.71%) Ethernet
13 8 (5.71%) Wireless
13 8 (5.71%) Wireshark
14 6 (4.29%) SSL
15 5 (3.57%) PBX
15 5 (3.57%) VLAN
15 5 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.71%) Big Data
8 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.71%) DB2
8 1 (0.71%) DTS
8 1 (0.71%) MySQL
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.43%) Toad
3 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.71%) FxCop
3 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) MSI
3 1 (0.71%) MSTest
3 1 (0.71%) NCrunch
3 1 (0.71%) NUnit
3 1 (0.71%) Selenium
3 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.71%) StyleCop
3 1 (0.71%) Subversion
3 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) WatiN
General
1 26 (18.57%) Finance
2 17 (12.14%) Banking
3 11 (7.86%) Legal
4 4 (2.86%) Back Office
4 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Electronics
5 2 (1.43%) Front Office
5 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Law
5 2 (1.43%) Local Government
5 2 (1.43%) Marketing
5 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (20.00%) Analyst
2 21 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 17 (12.14%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) Server Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.57%) Active Directory Engineer
7 11 (7.86%) Consultant
7 11 (7.86%) IT Engineer
8 10 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Administrator
10 8 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.71%) Office 365 Consultant
10 8 (5.71%) PowerShell Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) IT Support
11 7 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.00%) Web Services
2 5 (3.57%) .NET
3 4 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (2.14%) CSS
4 3 (2.14%) HTML
4 3 (2.14%) WCF
4 3 (2.14%) XML
5 2 (1.43%) ADO.NET
5 2 (1.43%) Ajax
5 2 (1.43%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.43%) WPF
5 2 (1.43%) XSL
6 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.71%) jQuery
6 1 (0.71%) Node.js
6 1 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.29%) Replication
3 11 (7.86%) Clustering
4 9 (6.43%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.86%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.14%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.14%) PKI
7 3 (2.14%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.43%) iPad
8 2 (1.43%) iPhone
8 2 (1.43%) NHS
8 2 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.71%) CMDB
9 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.71%) Equities
9 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (72.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 83 (59.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 28 (20.00%) Linux
7 14 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 13 (9.29%) Windows 8
9 12 (8.57%) Unix
10 11 (7.86%) SUSE
11 10 (7.14%) Windows XP
12 7 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (3.57%) Mac OS X
14 4 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (2.86%) Ubuntu
15 3 (2.14%) Windows 2000
15 3 (2.14%) Windows Vista
16 2 (1.43%) CentOS
16 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.00%) ITIL
2 26 (18.57%) Migration
3 19 (13.57%) Change Management
3 19 (13.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (12.14%) Problem Management
5 11 (7.86%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (7.14%) Network Management
6 10 (7.14%) Project Management
6 10 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (6.43%) CRM
7 9 (6.43%) Network Design
7 9 (6.43%) Server Building
8 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.71%) Capacity Management
8 8 (5.71%) High Availability
8 8 (5.71%) Network Architecture
8 8 (5.71%) Presales
8 8 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (5.71%) Service Management
9 7 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.29%) PowerShell
2 41 (29.29%) SQL
3 7 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.57%) VBScript
5 4 (2.86%) C#
5 4 (2.86%) VB
6 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.43%) Perl
7 2 (1.43%) PHP
7 2 (1.43%) Python
7 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.43%) VB6
8 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.71%) sed
8 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (19.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (15.00%) MCSE
3 11 (7.86%) CCNA
3 11 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.14%) CCNP
4 10 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.71%) MCITP
6 7 (5.00%) CCDA
6 7 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (5.00%) JNCIA
6 7 (5.00%) JNCIP
6 7 (5.00%) JNCIS
6 7 (5.00%) MCP
6 7 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.57%) MCSA
7 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.43%) CCIE
8 2 (1.43%) Degree
8 2 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) BS25999
2 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 94 (67.14%) Active Directory
2 39 (27.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (20.71%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (16.43%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.86%) vSphere
6 9 (6.43%) XenApp
7 7 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (4.29%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.57%) ISA Server
10 3 (2.14%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.43%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.43%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.43%) XenServer
12 1 (0.71%) Firmware
12 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.71%) Samba
12 1 (0.71%) Squid
12 1 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (11.43%) SCCM
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 7 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 5 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.86%) vMotion
5 4 (2.86%) WMI
5 4 (2.86%) WSUS
6 3 (2.14%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.14%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (2.14%) Nagios
6 3 (2.14%) SCOM
6 3 (2.14%) vRealize
7 2 (1.43%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.43%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 75 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 67 (47.86%) VMware
3 34 (24.29%) Citrix
4 32 (22.86%) Cisco
5 30 (21.43%) HP
6 19 (13.57%) Dell
7 16 (11.43%) Oracle
8 12 (8.57%) NetApp
9 11 (7.86%) Red Hat
10 10 (7.14%) Juniper
11 9 (6.43%) Fortinet
12 8 (5.71%) Apple
13 7 (5.00%) Avaya
13 7 (5.00%) Riverbed
13 7 (5.00%) Sophos
14 6 (4.29%) SolarWinds
15 5 (3.57%) EMC
15 5 (3.57%) Google
15 5 (3.57%) McAfee
15 5 (3.57%) SAP
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