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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 40 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.05% 0.47% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 3.03% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£163 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +51.78%
SQL Server 2005
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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
52 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.65% 15.35% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 26
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £371 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Data Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA