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 20 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 12 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 31 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.81% 9.47% 3.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.63% 31.03% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 9
Median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.90 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £22.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+12.84% -11.76%

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
98 87 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.01% 30.53% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 75 60
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.43 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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
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 20 January 2017, 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 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) ETL
3 16 (33.33%) Migration
4 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
5 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 11 (22.92%) Dell
7 10 (20.83%) .NET
7 10 (20.83%) C#
7 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 10 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (20.83%) Talend Open Studio
7 10 (20.83%) Talend
8 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (18.75%) Customer Insight
8 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (18.75%) JIRA
8 9 (18.75%) Publishing
9 8 (16.67%) Finance
9 8 (16.67%) Informatics
9 8 (16.67%) MySQL
9 8 (16.67%) Snowflake Schema
9 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.67%) RESTful
10 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (14.58%) Boomi
10 7 (14.58%) Intranet

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 3 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.08%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Infor CloudSuite
1 2 (4.17%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 2 (4.17%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Boomi
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) FTP
1 7 (14.58%) Intranet
2 3 (6.25%) DHCP
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (16.67%) MySQL
3 8 (16.67%) Snowflake Schema
4 5 (10.42%) MariaDB
4 5 (10.42%) OLAP
4 5 (10.42%) OLTP
5 3 (6.25%) MS Access
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.83%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (18.75%) JIRA
4 3 (6.25%) Liquibase
4 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.08%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.08%) MSTest
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.75%) Publishing
2 8 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Front Office
4 3 (6.25%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) ETL Developer
3 8 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 7 (14.58%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.58%) MySQL Developer
5 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) OLAP Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Report Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
1 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
2 8 (16.67%) RESTful
3 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.25%) CSS
4 3 (6.25%) HTML
4 3 (6.25%) WPF
5 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.17%) jQuery
5 2 (4.17%) MDX
5 2 (4.17%) Silverlight
5 2 (4.17%) WCF
5 2 (4.17%) WinForms
6 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.08%) ColdBox
6 1 (2.08%) CSS3
6 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.08%) LINQ
6 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Informatics
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) ETL
2 16 (33.33%) Migration
3 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.75%) Customer Insight
5 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (14.58%) MVC
6 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Database Tuning
7 5 (10.42%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (8.33%) Analytics
8 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.33%) OO
8 4 (8.33%) OOP
8 4 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (20.83%) C#
4 6 (12.50%) Java
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) XAML
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) CFML
6 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
2 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Dell
2 10 (20.83%) Talend
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.42%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) NetApp
5 4 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (8.33%) Veritas
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Infor
7 2 (4.17%) Telerik
7 2 (4.17%) Xamarin
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) SAP
8 1 (2.08%) Veeam
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