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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 33 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.16% 1.85% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.38% 6.19% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £238 £235 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £13.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £16.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -16.88%
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
94 113 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.81% 29.89% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 86 20
Median daily rate £305 £375 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +114.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £493 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £9.70 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Windows Server 2003 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (75.00%) DHCP
4 8 (66.67%) VMware
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
6 6 (50.00%) Change Management
6 6 (50.00%) DNS
6 6 (50.00%) NetApp
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (41.67%) ITIL
7 5 (41.67%) Project Management
8 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (33.33%) SLA
8 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (33.33%) Patch Management
9 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (25.00%) Acronis
10 2 (16.67%) Citrix
10 2 (16.67%) Linux
10 2 (16.67%) Lumension

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
1 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Acronis
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Lumension
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco