Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 96 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 -35 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 2003 13 7 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.06% 0.57% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.51% 2.61% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 30
Oxfordshire median daily rate £250 £220 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £183 £154 £155
90th Percentile £325 £313 £388
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £15.50
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £44.14 £17.00
% change year-on-year -72.81% +159.65% -13.46%

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 288 268 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.55% 21.86% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 174 232
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.61% -12.50%
10th Percentile £142 £143 £140
90th Percentile £621 £508 £462
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 34
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -5.71% +23.24%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.78 £12.15
90th Percentile £42.50 £22.25 £55.53
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +25.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2003 in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 January 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 -2 9 £250 -4.76%
Banbury - 1 £473 -
Windows Server 2003
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2003.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) DHCP
2 12 (92.31%) DNS
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Hyper-V
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (84.62%) NetBackup
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) NetApp
4 10 (76.92%) Change Management
4 10 (76.92%) Incident Management
4 10 (76.92%) Problem Management
4 10 (76.92%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
6 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (61.54%) ITIL
7 7 (53.85%) Project Management
7 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
8 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
9 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (38.46%) Proactive Management
9 5 (38.46%) SLA
9 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
10 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (30.77%) Cisco
10 4 (30.77%) SAN
11 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (23.08%) Change Control

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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) DHCP
1 12 (92.31%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Change Management
1 10 (76.92%) Incident Management
1 10 (76.92%) Problem Management
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (53.85%) Project Management
4 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
5 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (38.46%) Proactive Management
5 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Change Control
7 2 (15.38%) Demand Management
8 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
1 12 (92.31%) Hyper-V
2 10 (76.92%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) NetBackup
2 3 (23.08%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) CommVault
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle