Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2003 over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Server 2003
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 84 96
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 2 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.16% 1.32% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% 5.52% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £406 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -16.67% +30.43%
10th Percentile £381 £140 £192
90th Percentile £437 £320 £438
South East median daily rate £375 £315 £324
% change year-on-year +19.05% -2.82% +3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year - -72.27% +147.31%

Windows Server 2003 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 236 290 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 19.19% 23.99% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 214 204
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £153 £151 £129
90th Percentile £597 £598 £508
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 27
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.74% +3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £14.56 £10.00 £9.52
90th Percentile £52.50 £103.11 £28.85
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.03
% change year-on-year - +2.76% -5.39%

Windows Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2003 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2003 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server 2003 in Oxfordshire

Windows Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +8 1 £375 +50.00%
Kidlington - 1 £438 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects

Windows Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
1 1 (50.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) ASP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) VMware