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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 48 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.22% 8.48% 8.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.63% 36.25% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 18
Median daily rate £350 £375 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
95 80 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.47% 23.39% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 69 32
Median daily rate £450 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 20 (46.51%) T-SQL
2 17 (39.53%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (27.91%) Finance
6 11 (25.58%) ETL
6 11 (25.58%) Degree
6 11 (25.58%) Investment Management
7 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.93%) Kimball Methodology
8 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
8 8 (18.60%) Java
8 8 (18.60%) Automated Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Tableau
9 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (16.28%) RESTful
9 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (16.28%) C#
9 7 (16.28%) .NET
9 7 (16.28%) FTP
9 7 (16.28%) Dell
9 7 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (16.28%) Boomi
10 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
10 6 (13.95%) Data Management
11 5 (11.63%) MDX
11 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (11.63%) CSS

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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Boomi
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) GIS
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) QlikView
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.98%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.33%) MSTest
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Advertising
2 5 (11.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Data Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Developer
4 8 (18.60%) ETL Developer
4 8 (18.60%) SSIS Developer
5 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Database Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Report Developer
7 5 (11.63%) SQL Data Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) SSAS Developer
7 5 (11.63%) SSRS Developer
8 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
8 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Informatica Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Informatica ETL Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
1 7 (16.28%) RESTful
2 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 5 (11.63%) MDX
4 4 (9.30%) HTML
5 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.33%) Django
6 1 (2.33%) GeoJSON
6 1 (2.33%) Java EE
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) JSON
6 1 (2.33%) Kendo UI
6 1 (2.33%) PostGIS
6 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.33%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.33%) WCF
6 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.33%) Economics
2 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
1 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ETL
1 11 (25.58%) Investment Management
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) Kimball Methodology
3 8 (18.60%) Automated Testing
3 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
4 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.95%) Data Management
6 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.63%) MVC
6 5 (11.63%) OO
6 5 (11.63%) OOP
6 5 (11.63%) Prototyping
6 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) Bug Management
7 4 (9.30%) Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) T-SQL
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) Java
4 7 (16.28%) C#
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) CFML
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Tableau
2 7 (16.28%) Dell
2 7 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Informatica
4 3 (6.98%) Talend
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.33%) ESRI
5 1 (2.33%) NetApp
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Telerik
5 1 (2.33%) Veeam