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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.31% 1.51% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.04% 4.44% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £260 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.28%

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
49 90 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.22% 33.96% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 67 40
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) X-Windows
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) Statistics
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas