The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 22.22% 11.11% 26.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% 100.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £350 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Banbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 22.22% 11.11% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £500 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Banbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Banbury region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Banbury

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Banbury

SQL Server
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Banbury region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Power View

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Banbury region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware