The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2003 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 54 55 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.56% 0.62% 2.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% 2.74% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £334 £325 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +60.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £325 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.41 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -3.47%
Windows Server 2003
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 146 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.18% 22.78% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 67 35
Average daily rate £338 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £163 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 32 33
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £24.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Windows Server 2003
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2003 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows Server 2003 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 2 £280 - 2
Banbury - 1 £388 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
3 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (46.43%) CheckPoint
6 12 (42.86%) DHCP
6 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (35.71%) Acronis
8 10 (35.71%) VMware
9 9 (32.14%) Lumension
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 6 (21.43%) Citrix
11 5 (17.86%) Apple
12 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 4 (14.29%) SCCM
12 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
13 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
13 3 (10.71%) LAN
13 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
13 3 (10.71%) WAN
13 3 (10.71%) Cisco
13 3 (10.71%) NHS
13 3 (10.71%) Symantec
13 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (10.71%) Migration

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Junos
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Support Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Desktop Support
3 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) Network Support
4 10 (35.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (35.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 10 (35.71%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Network Support Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (7.14%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.71%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Project Management
2 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (3.57%) Data Management
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Network Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Server Building
3 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.57%) System Testing
3 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) PHP
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCNA
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ACSA
2 1 (3.57%) CCENT
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) HP APS
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) MCTS
2 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) vCloud
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.14%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) CheckPoint
3 10 (35.71%) Acronis
3 10 (35.71%) VMware
4 9 (32.14%) Lumension
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 5 (17.86%) Apple
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco
7 3 (10.71%) Symantec
8 2 (7.14%) HP
8 2 (7.14%) Juniper
9 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.57%) Dell
9 1 (3.57%) EMC
9 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
9 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.57%) Wyse