Period
to 21 May 2018

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 6 months to 21 May 2018 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
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 68 81
Rank change year-on-year -24 +13 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.58% 2.35% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 9.09% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 8
Oxfordshire median daily rate £140 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +16.67% -
South East median daily rate £394 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.45% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £14.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year - -39.13% -36.55%

SQL Server 2005 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 244 297 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 20.07% 25.85% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 226 226
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +10.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £309 £275
90th Percentile £525 £544 £525
South East median daily rate £443 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +9.80% +0.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £17.43 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.45% -56.00%
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £17.43 £19.60
% change year-on-year +129.49% -11.08% -34.66%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -20 6 £140 -60.00% 1
Banbury -1 1 £430 +43.17%
SQL Server 2005
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Foglight
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) CCTV
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management

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 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security
1 6 (85.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) IT Support
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory Support
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory Technician
2 5 (71.43%) Audio Visual Technician
2 5 (71.43%) Desktop Support
2 5 (71.43%) Desktop Support Technician
2 5 (71.43%) Desktop Technician
2 5 (71.43%) IT Support Technician
2 5 (71.43%) IT Technician
2 5 (71.43%) Mac Technician
2 5 (71.43%) Server Support
2 5 (71.43%) Server Support Technician
2 5 (71.43%) Server Technician
2 5 (71.43%) Support Technician
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) High Availability
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Foglight
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Sentry
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos