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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 46 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.53% 3.47% 1.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.19% 15.76% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 6
Median daily rate £390 £303 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.92% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £220 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.00%
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
134 165 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.60% 22.03% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 107 65
Median daily rate £375 £413 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -45.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +6 12 £400 +33.33%
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (51.61%) OO
3 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
3 15 (48.39%) .NET
4 14 (45.16%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (41.94%) C#
5 13 (41.94%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (38.71%) ETL
6 12 (38.71%) Web Services
6 12 (38.71%) XML
7 11 (35.48%) Subversion
7 11 (35.48%) Degree
7 11 (35.48%) Kimball Methodology
8 10 (32.26%) Regular Expression
8 10 (32.26%) TortoiseSVN
8 10 (32.26%) Multithreading
8 10 (32.26%) Java
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (29.03%) Finance
9 9 (29.03%) Data Management
10 8 (25.81%) FTP
10 8 (25.81%) Dell
10 8 (25.81%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (25.81%) RESTful
10 8 (25.81%) Boomi
11 7 (22.58%) Process Improvement
11 7 (22.58%) SQL
12 6 (19.35%) Investment Management
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft

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 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (41.94%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Subversion
2 10 (32.26%) TortoiseSVN
3 5 (16.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
2 4 (12.90%) Front Office
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (29.03%) ETL Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Database Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Informatica Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.90%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) Web Services
2 12 (38.71%) XML
3 10 (32.26%) Regular Expression
4 8 (25.81%) RESTful
5 4 (12.90%) CSS
5 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.45%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (3.23%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) OO
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) ETL
4 11 (35.48%) Kimball Methodology
5 10 (32.26%) Multithreading
6 9 (29.03%) Data Management
7 7 (22.58%) Process Improvement
8 6 (19.35%) Investment Management
8 6 (19.35%) OOP
9 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
9 5 (16.13%) Master Data Management
10 4 (12.90%) ETL Development
11 2 (6.45%) Analytics
11 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.45%) Data Transformation
12 1 (3.23%) Complex ETL
12 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
12 1 (3.23%) Release Management
12 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
12 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) T-SQL
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) Java
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Dell
1 8 (25.81%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Informatica
3 5 (16.13%) Talend
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau