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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 30 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.66% 0.72% 2.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.63% 2.35% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
Median daily rate £463 £463 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £433 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +48.13%

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
82 85 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.00% 30.80% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 62
Median daily rate £450 £439 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +29.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.97 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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%) Finance
3 10 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) RESTful
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (64.29%) ETL
4 9 (64.29%) FTP
5 8 (57.14%) Dell
5 8 (57.14%) Boomi
6 6 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (35.71%) Analytics
7 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (35.71%) OOP
7 5 (35.71%) OO
7 5 (35.71%) Java
7 5 (35.71%) Front Office
8 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Optimisation
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (14.29%) jQuery
9 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (14.29%) Ajax
9 2 (14.29%) MVC
9 2 (14.29%) Migration
9 2 (14.29%) Replication
9 2 (14.29%) JavaScript

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) ETL Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Database Developer
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) DBA
5 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ETL
2 6 (42.86%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (35.71%) Analytics
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
4 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Optimisation
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Dell
2 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft