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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 22 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.72% 5.94% 10.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.31% 36.36% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.59%
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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
52 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.25% 16.34% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 29
Average daily rate £305 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.03 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.75%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014, 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 28 (54.90%) .NET
2 26 (50.98%) SQL
3 25 (49.02%) C#
4 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
5 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (25.49%) MVC
7 12 (23.53%) HTML
7 12 (23.53%) Web Services
8 11 (21.57%) XML
9 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
9 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
10 9 (17.65%) CRM
10 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
10 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
11 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
11 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.69%) jQuery
12 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
13 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
13 6 (11.76%) REST
13 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (11.76%) Marketing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.92%) SAS
1 2 (3.92%) ColdFusion
1 2 (3.92%) IIS
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) FastStats
2 2 (3.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (5.88%) MS Access
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.96%) OLTP
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.96%) SSDT
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.76%) Subversion
4 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (11.76%) Marketing
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Electronics
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) SQL Developer
4 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) SQL DBA
6 4 (7.84%) DBA
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 2 (3.92%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) VB Developer
8 2 (3.92%) ColdFusion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) .NET
2 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
3 12 (23.53%) HTML
3 12 (23.53%) Web Services
4 11 (21.57%) XML
5 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 8 (15.69%) jQuery
7 6 (11.76%) REST
7 6 (11.76%) WCF
8 5 (9.80%) XSLT
8 5 (9.80%) CSS
8 5 (9.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (7.84%) RESTful
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (7.84%) Kendo UI
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (7.84%) OOXML
9 4 (7.84%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.88%) NHS
3 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) DTV
4 2 (3.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (25.49%) MVC
2 9 (17.65%) CRM
3 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
5 4 (7.84%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.84%) OOP
6 3 (5.88%) ETL
7 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.92%) Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Service Management
7 2 (3.92%) Workflow
7 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) SQL
2 25 (49.02%) C#
3 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.84%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) Apex Code
7 2 (3.92%) VB6
7 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) PMP
2 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Telerik
3 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.92%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (3.92%) Alterian
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
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