The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 49 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.24% 0.56% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.92% 2.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.96% +24.00%
SQL Server 2005
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
109 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.59% 24.29% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 33 23
Average daily rate £475 £370 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £231 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Oxford region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Oxford region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing SQL Server 2005 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 SQL Server 2005.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (40.00%) SAS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) ColdFusion
4 2 (40.00%) SPSS
4 2 (40.00%) Alterian
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Fusebox
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) FastStats
5 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing SQL Server 2005 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 SQL Server 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SAS
1 2 (40.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) SPSS
1 2 (40.00%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) ColdFusion Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) Fusebox
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Database Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Alterian
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