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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 24 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 32 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.47% 10.00% 12.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.19% 37.23% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 12
Median daily rate £361 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.68% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -2.17%
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
106 94 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.36% 26.86% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 83 23
Median daily rate £375 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £345 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £180.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +620.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 21 (45.65%) T-SQL
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (30.43%) ETL
5 12 (26.09%) Degree
5 12 (26.09%) Finance
6 11 (23.91%) Investment Management
6 11 (23.91%) Java
7 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 9 (19.57%) Tableau
8 9 (19.57%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (17.39%) Boomi
9 8 (17.39%) Dell
9 8 (17.39%) OO
10 7 (15.22%) FTP
10 7 (15.22%) Windows
10 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.22%) CSS
10 7 (15.22%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.22%) Data Management
10 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
10 7 (15.22%) Process Improvement
10 7 (15.22%) RESTful
11 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
11 6 (13.04%) IIS
11 6 (13.04%) HTML
12 5 (10.87%) C#

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 6 (13.04%) IIS
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Solr
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Boomi
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) FTP
2 3 (6.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.35%) MySQL
6 2 (4.35%) QlikView
7 1 (2.17%) GIS
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.70%) Subversion
1 4 (8.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Advertising
2 5 (10.87%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Data Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) ETL Developer
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Database Developer
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Data Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Report Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior IT Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.52%) SSAS Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) CSS
1 7 (15.22%) RESTful
2 6 (13.04%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) .NET
4 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.52%) Classic ASP
4 3 (6.52%) HTML5
4 3 (6.52%) MDX
5 2 (4.35%) CakePHP
6 1 (2.17%) Django
6 1 (2.17%) Java EE
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (2.17%) JSON
6 1 (2.17%) Kendo UI
6 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.17%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.17%) WCF
6 1 (2.17%) Web Services
6 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.17%) Economics
2 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
1 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) ETL
2 11 (23.91%) Investment Management
3 9 (19.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (17.39%) OO
5 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.22%) Data Management
5 7 (15.22%) Process Improvement
6 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.87%) OOP
7 5 (10.87%) Prototyping
8 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.70%) Data Transformation
8 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.52%) Bug Management
9 3 (6.52%) Master Data Management
9 3 (6.52%) Migration
9 3 (6.52%) MVC
9 3 (6.52%) Project Management
9 3 (6.52%) Scrum
9 3 (6.52%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) T-SQL
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) Java
4 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.87%) C#
6 3 (6.52%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) CFML
8 1 (2.17%) F#
8 1 (2.17%) Haskell
8 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Tableau
3 8 (17.39%) Dell
4 7 (15.22%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (8.70%) Informatica
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle
5 4 (8.70%) Talend
6 3 (6.52%) Google
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.52%) Sophos
7 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.17%) ESRI
7 1 (2.17%) Telerik
7 1 (2.17%) VMware