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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 36 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.16% 9.88% 10.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.64% 43.59% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £284 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £378 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +6.36%
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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
83 39 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.43% 22.67% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 26 31
Average daily rate £410 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
6 6 (26.09%) Marketing
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
7 5 (21.74%) XML
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
8 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (17.39%) Workflow
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) ETL
8 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (13.04%) WF
9 3 (13.04%) NHS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) SPSS
2 2 (8.70%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) FxCop
3 1 (4.35%) StyleCop
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 6 (26.09%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (8.70%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Report Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Management Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) ETL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 3 (13.04%) WF
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) DHTML
6 2 (8.70%) jQuery
6 2 (8.70%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (8.70%) REST
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (4.35%) Kendo UI
7 1 (4.35%) SignalR
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.35%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
2 2 (8.70%) PMI
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) Workflow
2 4 (17.39%) ETL
2 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Metadata Management
5 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
5 1 (4.35%) SOQL
5 1 (4.35%) SOSL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PMP
1 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Alterian
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik
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