The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 55 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.91% 0.96% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 5.22% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate £300 £163 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -38.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £26.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-27.88% -16.80%
SQL Server 2005
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
150 115 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.42% 18.34% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 81 45
Average daily rate £438 £410 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £163 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Oxfordshire region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Oxfordshire region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 3 £300 +84.61%
Abingdon -1 1 £350 +115.38%
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Sophos
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Network Design
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) Social Network

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Senior IT Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Senior IT Support
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) SEO
2 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sophos
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) VMware