The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 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 2008 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 26 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.66% 1.61% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% 12.50% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
44 32 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.26% 12.90% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 42
Average daily rate £325 £400 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oxford region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oxford region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) MDX
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) MVVM
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) MIS Manager
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) MVVM
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Data Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
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