The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 33 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.24% 1.22% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.22% 5.36% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +46.66% -42.30%  

SQL Server 2005 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 54 56 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 19.08% 22.76% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 56
Median daily rate £363 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Oxford

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Oxford

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Oxford over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Oxford

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (45.45%) Migration
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 10 (45.45%) MySQL
4 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (36.36%) Snowflake Schema
4 8 (36.36%) ETL
4 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
4 8 (36.36%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (36.36%) JIRA
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) Ajax
4 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 8 (36.36%) Talend
5 7 (31.82%) Customer Insight
5 7 (31.82%) Publishing
5 7 (31.82%) Informatics
5 7 (31.82%) Intranet
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) OLTP
7 5 (22.73%) OLAP

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Confluence
1 3 (13.64%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Intranet
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (45.45%) MySQL
4 8 (36.36%) Snowflake Schema
5 5 (22.73%) MariaDB
5 5 (22.73%) OLAP
5 5 (22.73%) OLTP
6 3 (13.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
1 8 (36.36%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Liquibase
General
1 7 (31.82%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Ajax Developer
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 8 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (36.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (36.36%) C# Developer
2 8 (36.36%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Developer
2 8 (36.36%) VB.NET Developer
2 8 (36.36%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (31.82%) ETL Developer
3 7 (31.82%) MySQL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) OLAP Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Officer
5 3 (13.64%) IT Support
5 3 (13.64%) Support Officer
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) Ajax
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) jQuery
3 2 (9.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) CCTV
1 3 (13.64%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 8 (36.36%) ETL
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (31.82%) Customer Insight
3 7 (31.82%) Informatics
4 5 (22.73%) Database Tuning
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) MCTS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Talend
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe
3 3 (13.64%) Sophos
4 2 (9.09%) Apple