Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 2005
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 103 101
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.41% 0.71% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 2.53% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 8
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £500 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +60.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £144 £273 £185
90th Percentile £450 £510 £384
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 303 356 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.75% 28.21% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 267 272
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £250
90th Percentile £550 £548 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.96% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £19.36 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.59% +45.00%
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +58.49% -3.64% +10.00%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -7 4 £290 -43.14%
Banbury -2 1 £473 +57.50%
SQL Server 2005
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3

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 (60.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Support
1 2 (40.00%) Server Support
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Audio Visual Technician
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Support
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (20.00%) Mac Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Support Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) VMware