The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Oxford region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 25 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.35% 0.47% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
50 49 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.47% 23.00% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 43
Average daily rate £310 £320 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £489 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £20.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -42.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2012
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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 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) XSLT
5 4 (36.36%) OOP
5 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (36.36%) RESTful
5 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (36.36%) REST
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (36.36%) Kendo UI
5 4 (36.36%) Telerik
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) NHibernate

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) OLTP
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (9.09%) SSDT
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) RESTful
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (36.36%) REST
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (36.36%) Kendo UI
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) OOXML
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
3 4 (36.36%) LINQ
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 4 (36.36%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Telerik
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft