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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 44 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.18% 3.26% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 14.63% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£218 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.38 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.40% +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
80 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.91% 22.28% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 31
Average daily rate £475 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.47% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £140 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £453 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £23.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.94% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.34 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £27.50 £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) Replication
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Server
7 2 (15.38%) SCDPM
7 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) NAS
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
7 2 (15.38%) Symantec
7 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (15.38%) Sophos
7 2 (15.38%) Blackberry

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Build Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Server Support
2 2 (15.38%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Terminal Server
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Server
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
1 2 (15.38%) SCDPM
2 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) HP