The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 29 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.14% 2.71% 1.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.79% 14.75% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
Median daily rate £400 £303 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% -13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £230 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £344 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -8.33%
SQL Server 2008
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
76 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.21% 18.37% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 51 24
Median daily rate £390 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (64.29%) ETL
4 9 (64.29%) Java
4 9 (64.29%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (50.00%) FTP
6 7 (50.00%) Dell
6 7 (50.00%) RESTful
6 7 (50.00%) Boomi
7 6 (42.86%) Investment Management
7 6 (42.86%) Finance
7 6 (42.86%) Data Management
8 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (35.71%) OOP
8 5 (35.71%) OO
9 4 (28.57%) Informatica
9 4 (28.57%) Advertising
9 4 (28.57%) Front Office
9 4 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
9 4 (28.57%) Talend
10 3 (21.43%) Master Data Management
10 3 (21.43%) ETL Development
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
11 2 (14.29%) SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Advertising
2 4 (28.57%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) ETL Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Database Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Informatica Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ETL
2 8 (57.14%) Kimball Methodology
3 6 (42.86%) Data Management
3 6 (42.86%) Investment Management
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) OOP
5 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) ETL Development
6 3 (21.43%) Master Data Management
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
8 1 (7.14%) Complex ETL
8 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Release Management
8 1 (7.14%) Secure Coding
8 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Dell
1 7 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (28.57%) Informatica
2 4 (28.57%) Talend
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau