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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 69 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.28% 1.32% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.17% 5.83% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
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£380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -52.00%
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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
171 120 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.29% 22.64% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 79 63
Average daily rate £400 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £448 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £101.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -77.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £156.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Replication
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) NAS
6 2 (18.18%) vSphere
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Metadata Management
6 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Security
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
1 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Server Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) WPF
1 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Security
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Metadata Management
4 1 (9.09%) MVVM
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix