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 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 28 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.46% 1.98% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.86% 7.84% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£225 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.25 £23.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.94% +39.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.90 £18.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +6.27%
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
59 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.70% 25.25% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 26
Average daily rate £260 £308 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 8
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 £10.88 £12.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 2 October 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) NetApp
8 2 (14.29%) HP
8 2 (14.29%) DHCP
8 2 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 2 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) Replication
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (14.29%) Mac OS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Web Development
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
2 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
3 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
1 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos
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