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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 27 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.31% 1.50% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.91% 6.12% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£260 - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -3.22%
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 £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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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
55 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.15% 24.50% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 28
Average daily rate £260 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.94% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (20.00%) DHCP
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco
9 2 (13.33%) HP
9 2 (13.33%) NetApp
9 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
9 2 (13.33%) Replication
9 2 (13.33%) Citrix
9 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
9 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) Lync
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Replication
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
2 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
4 1 (6.67%) Dell