Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 22 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 95 81
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.64% 1.26% 1.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.60% 4.41% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 21
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £384 £328 £213
90th Percentile £575 £525 £438
South East median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +136.84% -53.94%

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 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 308 363 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.80% 28.63% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 277 271
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £314 £306 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £36.25
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £27.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year +53.42% -2.23% +12.00%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
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 2008 in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2008
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 2008 within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 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 -6 7 £550 +34.15%
Abingdon - 1 £350 -
SQL Server 2008
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (75.00%) RESTful
3 6 (75.00%) Markit EDM
3 6 (75.00%) Boomi
3 6 (75.00%) ETL
3 6 (75.00%) FTP
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Dell
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) C#
5 4 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) OOP
5 4 (50.00%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (50.00%) Data Management
5 4 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (50.00%) Data Structures
5 4 (50.00%) Amazon Glacier
5 4 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (50.00%) ETL Development
5 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (50.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Analytics
6 2 (25.00%) Front Office
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2008
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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Boomi
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon Glacier
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) ETL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) ETL Development
3 4 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Optimisation
5 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Dell
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Salesforce.com