The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 7 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.12% 11.21% 4.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.04% 55.32% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 3
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£320 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +16.00%
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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
54 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.51% 20.26% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 17
Average daily rate £416 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £305 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) .NET
3 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
4 12 (35.29%) WPF
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) HTML
7 8 (23.53%) CSS
7 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
10 5 (14.71%) Marketing
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (14.71%) ETL
10 5 (14.71%) NHS
10 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
10 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (14.71%) SDLC
11 4 (11.76%) SAP
11 4 (11.76%) Windows
11 4 (11.76%) OO
11 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (11.76%) DTV

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Force.com
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Marketing
3 4 (11.76%) Electronics
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) C# Developer
3 8 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Developer
6 4 (11.76%) WPF Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Programmer
6 4 (11.76%) C# Programmer
6 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Junior
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (5.88%) NHS Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) WPF
3 8 (23.53%) HTML
3 8 (23.53%) CSS
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
5 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.82%) Web Services
6 3 (8.82%) REST
7 2 (5.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (5.88%) SOAP
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
7 2 (5.88%) Silverlight
7 2 (5.88%) WCF
7 2 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (2.94%) Ajax
8 1 (2.94%) JSON
8 1 (2.94%) Visualforce
8 1 (2.94%) ColdBox
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) NHS
2 4 (11.76%) DTV
3 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.88%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) ETL
4 5 (14.71%) SDLC
5 4 (11.76%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
6 3 (8.82%) Open Source
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) MVVM
7 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.88%) Information Management
8 1 (2.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (38.24%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.82%) VBA
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) SOQL
6 1 (2.94%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) XenApp
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.94%) Conga
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