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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 56 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.55% 5.00% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.83% 25.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Median daily rate £250 £170 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -34.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.80% -9.26%
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
103 68 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.61% 20.00% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 48 20
Median daily rate £350 £338 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +1.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
4 5 (55.56%) NetApp
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) SCOM
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
7 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (22.22%) Change Management
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) SLA

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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec