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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 60 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 9 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.19% 1.53% 3.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.11% 7.23% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 10
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£375 £265 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £29.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.52% +12.50%
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
176 83 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.31% 21.17% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 59 66
Average daily rate £463 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.91% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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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
Abingdon - 6 £375 - 2
Oxford -21 2 £400 +6.66% 2
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
South East

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) C#
3 17 (60.71%) SQL
4 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (50.00%) REST
5 14 (50.00%) WCF
5 14 (50.00%) Web Services
6 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
6 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
7 10 (35.71%) HTML
8 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (28.57%) jQuery
9 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 8 (28.57%) CSS
9 8 (28.57%) N-Tier
9 8 (28.57%) MVC
9 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.00%) XML
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
11 6 (21.43%) WPF
11 6 (21.43%) Silverlight
11 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (21.43%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) ColdFusion
2 2 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) FastStats
1 2 (7.14%) SPSS
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
6 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# Programmer
5 4 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Programmer
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (10.71%) ColdFusion Developer
6 3 (10.71%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.57%) VB6 Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) ETL Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 14 (50.00%) REST
2 14 (50.00%) WCF
2 14 (50.00%) Web Services
3 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 13 (46.43%) .NET Framework
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (28.57%) jQuery
6 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 8 (28.57%) CSS
7 7 (25.00%) XML
8 6 (21.43%) WPF
8 6 (21.43%) Silverlight
8 6 (21.43%) Ajax
9 5 (17.86%) XSLT
10 4 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (14.29%) OOXML
10 4 (14.29%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.86%) Open Source
4 3 (10.71%) Social Media
5 2 (7.14%) NHS
5 2 (7.14%) DTV
6 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) MVC
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) TDD
3 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Kanban
5 1 (3.57%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (3.57%) VB6
7 1 (3.57%) VB
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Telerik
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) Alterian
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