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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 57 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.69% 2.29% 4.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.65% 10.43% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 13
Average daily rate
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£150 £225 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -26.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £285 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +6.94%
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
230 115 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.95% 21.95% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 46 47
Average daily rate £375 £295 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £111 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £399 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.78%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

Windows Server 2003 Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 May 2015. 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
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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 -11 6 £235 +17.50% 1
Abingdon -3 1 £150 -
Kidlington - 1 £150 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
3 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco
8 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
10 3 (17.65%) VPN
10 3 (17.65%) Citrix
10 3 (17.65%) Lotus
10 3 (17.65%) WAN
10 3 (17.65%) MS Office
10 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
10 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 2 (11.76%) Migration
11 2 (11.76%) Change Management
11 2 (11.76%) SCCM
11 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (11.76%) Degree
11 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
11 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (11.76%) IIS

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) Multicast
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) Change Management
1 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) Lotus
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) Websense
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos