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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.12% 7.12% 10.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.30% 41.38% 54.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 11
Median daily rate £361 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.89% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+46.06% -23.27%
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
66 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.49% 17.21% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 24
Median daily rate £375 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

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 May 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 May 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 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
4 14 (29.79%) Windows
4 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (27.66%) ETL
6 12 (25.53%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
7 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (21.28%) Java
7 10 (21.28%) IIS
7 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
8 9 (19.15%) Finance
9 8 (17.02%) Degree
9 8 (17.02%) .NET
9 8 (17.02%) OO
9 8 (17.02%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (14.89%) Tableau
10 7 (14.89%) Process Improvement
10 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
10 7 (14.89%) Apache
10 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
10 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.77%) Data Management
11 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.77%) MS Office
11 6 (12.77%) Dell
11 6 (12.77%) Sophos

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 10 (21.28%) IIS
2 7 (14.89%) Apache
2 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.38%) Apache Solr
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.13%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Boomi
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) FTP
2 3 (6.38%) Intranet
3 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (25.53%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.38%) MySQL
7 3 (6.38%) Power BI
8 2 (4.26%) OLAP
8 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.13%) QlikView
9 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Data Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) ETL Developer
2 6 (12.77%) IT Manager
2 6 (12.77%) IT Support
2 6 (12.77%) IT Support Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Senior IT Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Senior IT Support
2 6 (12.77%) Senior Manager
2 6 (12.77%) SSIS Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Database Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Informatica Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (6.38%) SSRS Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) CSS
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) RESTful
3 4 (8.51%) MDX
4 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.38%) Classic ASP
4 3 (6.38%) HTML5
5 2 (4.26%) CakePHP
5 2 (4.26%) XML
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.13%) Ajax
6 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.13%) jQuery
6 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.13%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.13%) WCF
6 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.13%) Economics
2 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.64%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Unix
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ETL
2 8 (17.02%) Kimball Methodology
2 8 (17.02%) OO
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
3 7 (14.89%) Process Improvement
4 6 (12.77%) Data Management
4 6 (12.77%) Investment Management
5 5 (10.64%) OOP
6 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.51%) High Availability
6 4 (8.51%) Scrum
7 3 (6.38%) CRM
7 3 (6.38%) ETL Development
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) SEO
8 2 (4.26%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (4.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
3 10 (21.28%) Java
4 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) C#
5 5 (10.64%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) F#
7 1 (2.13%) Haskell
7 1 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Tableau
3 6 (12.77%) Dell
3 6 (12.77%) Sophos
4 5 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (8.51%) Informatica
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle
5 4 (8.51%) Talend
6 3 (6.38%) Google
6 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.13%) VMware
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