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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.21% 10.61% 8.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.79% 60.00% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £373 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
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
56 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.73% 17.68% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 25
Average daily rate £325 £365 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £234 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
4 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) NHS
6 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (22.73%) Marketing
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (18.18%) SAP
7 4 (18.18%) DTV
7 4 (18.18%) ETL
7 4 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (18.18%) Electronics
7 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Force.com
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.55%) FxCop
3 1 (4.55%) StyleCop
3 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (22.73%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Electronics
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Business Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
4 2 (9.09%) WPF
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) WF
5 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
5 1 (4.55%) LINQ
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) Visualforce
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (4.55%) SignalR
5 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) NHS
2 4 (18.18%) DTV
3 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Social Media
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (18.18%) ETL
3 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Information Management
5 2 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) EAI
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) VBA
6 1 (4.55%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) SOQL
6 1 (4.55%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) Xamarin
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