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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 19 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.57% 2.46% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.73% 12.50% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£250 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.42% +1.66%
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
44 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 20.09% 19.70% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 40
Average daily rate £303 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -42.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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
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 29 August 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) Subversion
4 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) XSLT
6 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (28.57%) Telerik
6 4 (28.57%) WCF
6 4 (28.57%) OOXML
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Kendo UI
6 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (28.57%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) ColdFusion
1 2 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) SPSS
1 2 (14.29%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
6 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) OLAP
7 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (7.14%) OLTP
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) ColdFusion Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Development DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Development DBA
4 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) VB Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) XSLT
4 4 (28.57%) WCF
4 4 (28.57%) OOXML
4 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) Kendo UI
4 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (28.57%) REST
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) Fusebox
6 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) DTV
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) MVC
1 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) MVVM
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Database Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB6
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Telerik
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Alterian
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
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