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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 31 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.51% 7.67% 11.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 35.14% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 11
Median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -6.00%
SQL Server
Oxfordshire

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 74 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.53% 21.83% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 64 24
Median daily rate £375 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.34% +12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £180.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +620.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 21 (43.75%) T-SQL
2 18 (37.50%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (29.17%) ETL
5 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
5 13 (27.08%) Finance
6 12 (25.00%) Degree
7 11 (22.92%) Investment Management
7 11 (22.92%) Java
8 9 (18.75%) Windows
8 9 (18.75%) Tableau
8 9 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (16.67%) Boomi
9 8 (16.67%) Dell
9 8 (16.67%) OO
10 7 (14.58%) CSS
10 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
10 7 (14.58%) .NET
10 7 (14.58%) IIS
10 7 (14.58%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (14.58%) FTP
10 7 (14.58%) Data Management
10 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
10 7 (14.58%) Process Improvement
10 7 (14.58%) RESTful
11 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 6 (12.50%) HTML

SQL Server
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.58%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Boomi
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) FTP
2 3 (6.25%) Intranet
3 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
6 2 (4.17%) QlikView
7 1 (2.08%) GIS
7 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) Subversion
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Advertising
2 5 (10.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Data Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) ETL Developer
3 6 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Database Developer
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Data Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.25%) IT Support
6 3 (6.25%) IT Support Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Report Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior IT Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.25%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
1 7 (14.58%) CSS
1 7 (14.58%) RESTful
2 6 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.25%) Classic ASP
4 3 (6.25%) HTML5
4 3 (6.25%) MDX
5 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.17%) CakePHP
5 2 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.08%) Django
6 1 (2.08%) Java EE
6 1 (2.08%) JSON
6 1 (2.08%) Kendo UI
6 1 (2.08%) PostGIS
6 1 (2.08%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.08%) WCF
6 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.08%) Economics
2 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ETL
2 11 (22.92%) Investment Management
3 9 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (16.67%) OO
5 7 (14.58%) Data Management
5 7 (14.58%) Process Improvement
6 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.42%) OOP
7 5 (10.42%) Prototyping
8 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.33%) Data Transformation
8 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.33%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.25%) ETL Development
9 3 (6.25%) Project Management
9 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
9 3 (6.25%) Scrum
9 3 (6.25%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) T-SQL
2 18 (37.50%) SQL
3 11 (22.92%) Java
4 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) C#
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
6 3 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) F#
7 1 (2.08%) Haskell
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
7 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Tableau
3 8 (16.67%) Dell
4 7 (14.58%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (8.33%) Informatica
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle
5 4 (8.33%) Talend
6 3 (6.25%) Google
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.25%) Sophos
7 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.08%) ESRI
7 1 (2.08%) Telerik
7 1 (2.08%) VMware