The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 41 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.10% 0.99% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.88% 4.26% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £295
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.09 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.39% -36.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% -6.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
103 47 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.22% 23.15% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 10 26
Average daily rate £350 £110 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £95 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Oxford region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Oxford region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
6 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (14.29%) Sophos
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2003. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Server Support
4 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos