The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 47 49 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 15 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.71% 0.60% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 2.31% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 5
Median daily rate £350 £300 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +84.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £361 £320
% change year-on-year -3.11% +12.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +61.76% -50.72%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 135 130 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 24.41% 26.16% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 110 84
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2005
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 2005 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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 +1 10 £350 +16.66%
Abingdon - 6 £350 -
Banbury - 1 £300 -
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (56.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (46.67%) Talend
3 14 (46.67%) JIRA
3 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (46.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (46.67%) Migration
3 14 (46.67%) ETL
3 14 (46.67%) Snowflake Schema
4 13 (43.33%) Customer Insight
5 12 (40.00%) .NET
6 11 (36.67%) MySQL
6 11 (36.67%) Intranet
7 10 (33.33%) VB.NET
7 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 10 (33.33%) CSS
7 10 (33.33%) C#
7 10 (33.33%) HTML
7 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 10 (33.33%) Ajax
7 10 (33.33%) MVC
7 10 (33.33%) jQuery
8 9 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (26.67%) Liquibase
9 8 (26.67%) Confluence
9 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
9 8 (26.67%) Publishing
10 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2005
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 8 (26.67%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Intranet
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (56.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (46.67%) Snowflake Schema
3 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (36.67%) MySQL
5 7 (23.33%) MS Access
6 6 (20.00%) MariaDB
6 6 (20.00%) OLAP
6 6 (20.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 14 (46.67%) JIRA
1 14 (46.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (26.67%) Liquibase
General
1 8 (26.67%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) ETL Developer
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Developer
3 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Ajax Developer
3 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) MySQL Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Database Developer
6 4 (13.33%) OLAP Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Administrator
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
7 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) Ajax
2 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (33.33%) CSS
2 10 (33.33%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (6.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) CCTV
2 2 (6.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ETL
1 14 (46.67%) Migration
2 13 (43.33%) Customer Insight
3 10 (33.33%) MVC
4 9 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Informatics
7 6 (20.00%) Database Tuning
8 4 (13.33%) Economics
8 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.33%) Workflow
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Optimisation
10 2 (6.67%) CRM
11 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
11 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (3.33%) Network Design
11 1 (3.33%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCSE
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Talend
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 2 (6.67%) Apple
3 2 (6.67%) Sophos
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) VMware