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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 54 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.95% 0.73% 2.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.41% 3.61% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
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£163 £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.67% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £265 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £265 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.96% +26.00%
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
111 83 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.51% 20.29% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 46 76
Average daily rate £400 £368 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £265 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -11 5 £163 - 1
Abingdon - 1 £163 - 1
Bicester - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (11.11%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB