The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 43 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.54% 2.59% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.64% 14.29% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-55.62% +45.45%
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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 Oxford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
55 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.91% 18.10% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 14
Average daily rate £365 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Oxford region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SQL Server 2012
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Social Media
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) VBA

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
1 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft