The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 48 59 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 19 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.23% 2.35% 2.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.61% 8.29% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 11
Median daily rate £375 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £465 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +17.50%
SQL Server 2008
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
179 205 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.44% 28.31% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 150 63
Median daily rate £375 £408 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +26.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £180.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +526.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oxfordshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oxfordshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 13 £390 -4.00% 1
Banbury -1 1 £300 -33.33% 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 16 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (68.18%) ETL
5 14 (63.64%) Kimball Methodology
6 12 (54.55%) Degree
6 12 (54.55%) Finance
6 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (54.55%) Java
7 11 (50.00%) Data Management
8 10 (45.45%) RESTful
8 10 (45.45%) FTP
8 10 (45.45%) Dell
8 10 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (45.45%) Boomi
9 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
9 9 (40.91%) Process Improvement
10 8 (36.36%) SQL
10 8 (36.36%) OOP
10 8 (36.36%) OO
11 7 (31.82%) Informatica
11 7 (31.82%) Talend
11 7 (31.82%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (27.27%) Investment Management
12 6 (27.27%) ETL Development
13 5 (22.73%) Master Data Management
13 5 (22.73%) Front Office
13 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
14 4 (18.18%) Advertising

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.55%) QlikView
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Front Office
3 4 (18.18%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) ETL Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Database Developer
4 6 (27.27%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Informatica Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ETL
2 14 (63.64%) Kimball Methodology
3 11 (50.00%) Data Management
4 9 (40.91%) Process Improvement
5 8 (36.36%) OO
5 8 (36.36%) OOP
6 6 (27.27%) ETL Development
6 6 (27.27%) Investment Management
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
7 5 (22.73%) Master Data Management
8 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
9 2 (9.09%) Analytics
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
10 1 (4.55%) Complex ETL
10 1 (4.55%) CRM
10 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (4.55%) Network Design
10 1 (4.55%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) T-SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Dell
1 10 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Informatica
3 7 (31.82%) Talend
4 2 (9.09%) Tableau
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) VMware