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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 39 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.67% 2.39% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.68% 10.20% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.52 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +27.27%
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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
93 49 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.60% 23.44% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 26 26
Average daily rate £412 £305 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.08% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £460 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £180.00 £25.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+620.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
4 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
4 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
4 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 8 (72.73%) Web Development
4 8 (72.73%) MDX
4 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 8 (72.73%) jQuery
4 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (63.64%) Requirements Management
5 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
5 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) SDLC
7 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (45.45%) Bug Management
7 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
7 5 (45.45%) Windows
7 5 (45.45%) Project Management
8 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
8 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
8 4 (36.36%) C#
8 4 (36.36%) Degree

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
1 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Report Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) MDX
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Web Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Requirements Management
3 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (54.55%) SDLC
5 5 (45.45%) Bug Management
5 5 (45.45%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
7 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) T-SQL
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft