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 23 June 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.63% - 1.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.20% - 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 11
Median daily rate £350 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 - £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £23.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +50.00% -18.58%  

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 182 154 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 28.66% 26.15% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 123 125
Median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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 - 4 £350 -
Abingdon - 2 £350 -
SQL Server 2005
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (73.68%) .NET
4 12 (63.16%) C#
4 12 (63.16%) HTML
4 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
4 12 (63.16%) CSS
4 12 (63.16%) Ajax
4 12 (63.16%) jQuery
4 12 (63.16%) VB.NET
4 12 (63.16%) MVC
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) MCSE
7 3 (15.79%) Apache
7 3 (15.79%) CRM
7 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.79%) IIS
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Adobe
7 3 (15.79%) VoIP
7 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
7 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (15.79%) Sophos
7 3 (15.79%) Replication
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
1 3 (15.79%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) .NET Developer
1 12 (63.16%) Ajax Developer
1 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Developer
1 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 12 (63.16%) C# .NET Developer
1 12 (63.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 12 (63.16%) C# Developer
1 12 (63.16%) C# VB.NET Developer
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Developer
1 12 (63.16%) VB.NET Developer
1 12 (63.16%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) DBA
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Officer
2 3 (15.79%) Server Support
2 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) Ajax
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) CCTV
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.79%) CRM
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Optimisation
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Task Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCSE
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe
2 3 (15.79%) Sophos
3 2 (10.53%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) VMware