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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.30% 0.37% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.18% 1.19% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £450 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +176.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.47% -

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
85 84 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.91% 30.88% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 69 63
Median daily rate £450 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.43 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft