Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 23 November 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 2008
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 74 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 -13 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.95% 1.12% 2.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.59% 3.96% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 12
Oxford median daily rate £550 £455 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.88% +25.52% +34.88%
10th Percentile £475 £353 £213
90th Percentile £575 £527 £438
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £383 £300
% change year-on-year +43.79% +27.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 195 202 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 26.49% 28.29% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 166 153
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £304 £306 £230
90th Percentile £564 £520 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Oxford median hourly rate - £19.36 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.98% +80.00%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £19.36 £36.25
% change year-on-year - -46.59% +45.00%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Oxford

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Oxford

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Oxford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Oxford

SQL Server 2008
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 2008 in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 7 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
2 6 (85.71%) FTP
2 6 (85.71%) Dell
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) Markit EDM
2 6 (85.71%) Boomi
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) OOP
4 4 (57.14%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
4 4 (57.14%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Data Management
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (57.14%) Data Structures
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon Glacier
4 4 (57.14%) ETL Development
5 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Front Office
5 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (14.29%) SQL

SQL Server 2008
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:

Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Boomi
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon Glacier
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) ETL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) ETL Development
2 4 (57.14%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Salesforce.com