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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 32 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 15 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.07% 3.15% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.07% 14.58% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
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£170 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Windows Server 2003
Oxfordshire

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
83 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.49% 21.62% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 15 17
Average daily rate £350 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £217 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.45 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (31.82%) VMware
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
8 6 (27.27%) DHCP
8 6 (27.27%) Acronis
8 6 (27.27%) Lumension
9 4 (18.18%) LAN
9 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
9 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.64%) Citrix
10 3 (13.64%) Firewall
10 3 (13.64%) WAN
11 2 (9.09%) Cisco
11 2 (9.09%) NHS
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 2 (9.09%) MS Office
11 2 (9.09%) VoIP
11 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.55%) Multicast
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Network Support
4 4 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL
1 1 (4.55%) Project Management
1 1 (4.55%) ITSM
1 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Acronis
2 6 (27.27%) Lumension
2 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy