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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Rank 34 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 16 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.07% 2.19% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.85% 8.94% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 7
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£235 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £169 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £390 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.08% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £25.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +18.57%
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
135 123 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.91% 24.50% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 39
Average daily rate £280 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.04 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £32.00 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +6 8 £290 +65.71% 4
Abingdon -5 2 £235 +11.90% 1
Windows Server 2003
South East

Windows Server 2003
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
6 10 (37.04%) VMware
7 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (22.22%) SAN
10 5 (18.52%) Symantec
10 5 (18.52%) DNS
10 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (18.52%) Backup Exec
10 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
11 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
11 4 (14.81%) DHCP
11 4 (14.81%) SQL
11 4 (14.81%) MS Office
11 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
11 4 (14.81%) Apple
11 4 (14.81%) Migration
12 3 (11.11%) Replication
12 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (11.11%) ITIL
12 3 (11.11%) Cisco

Windows Server 2003
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) SAS
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (3.70%) Lync
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Server Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) XSLT
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.11%) Mac OS
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) OCA
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) CCENT
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCTS
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.70%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.41%) MIIS
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Symantec
4 4 (14.81%) Apple
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Sophos
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam
7 1 (3.70%) Meru Networks
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