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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 43 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.33% 0.41% 1.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.65% 1.89% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
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
124 106 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.48% 21.68% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 61 73
Average daily rate £320 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £101.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.24% +304.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 2014. 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
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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 +2 4 £296 -15.35% 1
Abingdon - 3 £400 -
Banbury - - - -
Witney - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (45.45%) Ajax
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 2 (18.18%) FastStats
6 2 (18.18%) Fusebox
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) MDX
6 2 (18.18%) Alterian
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
6 2 (18.18%) SAS
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) ColdFusion

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) SAS
1 2 (18.18%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) SPSS
1 2 (18.18%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) OLAP
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) OLTP
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) ColdFusion Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) MDX
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) Fusebox
5 1 (9.09%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) MVVM
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Database Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) Java
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Alterian
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP