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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 13 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 32 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.09% 10.54% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.32% 33.33% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 6
Median daily rate £400 £300 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £458 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.29 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £25.97 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+45.36% +8.20%
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
99 93 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.13% 31.63% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 71 86
Median daily rate £500 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £19.36 £45.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.97% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 27 (62.79%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) Migration
3 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
4 12 (27.91%) ETL
5 10 (23.26%) .NET
5 10 (23.26%) C#
6 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
6 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
7 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
7 8 (18.60%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (18.60%) Talend
8 7 (16.28%) Customer Insight
8 7 (16.28%) Publishing
8 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (16.28%) JIRA
8 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
9 6 (13.95%) CSS
9 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (13.95%) MySQL
9 6 (13.95%) Dell
9 6 (13.95%) Snowflake Schema
9 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.95%) Informatics
9 6 (13.95%) MVC
9 6 (13.95%) VMware
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (11.63%) MariaDB

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%) ColdFusion
1 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Drupal
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%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Infor CloudSuite
1 2 (4.65%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 2 (4.65%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Boomi
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Intranet
2 3 (6.98%) DHCP
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 6 (13.95%) Snowflake Schema
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (11.63%) MariaDB
3 5 (11.63%) OLAP
3 5 (11.63%) OLTP
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.33%) DB2
6 1 (2.33%) GIS
6 1 (2.33%) MS Access
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (16.28%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.65%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.33%) Liquibase
6 1 (2.33%) MSTest
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.28%) Publishing
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Back Office
3 3 (6.98%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) ETL Developer
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Developer
4 7 (16.28%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) OLAP Developer
8 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Database Developer
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Report Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) .NET
2 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.95%) CSS
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (11.63%) HTML
5 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.98%) jQuery
6 3 (6.98%) RESTful
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.65%) MDX
7 2 (4.65%) WCF
7 2 (4.65%) Web Services
7 2 (4.65%) WinForms
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.33%) Ajax
8 1 (2.33%) GeoJSON
8 1 (2.33%) Java EE
8 1 (2.33%) JSON
8 1 (2.33%) XML
8 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Informatics
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Migration
2 12 (27.91%) ETL
3 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Customer Insight
4 6 (13.95%) MVC
5 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.63%) Database Tuning
5 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.98%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Web Development
7 2 (4.65%) Analytics
7 2 (4.65%) CRM
7 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.65%) ERP
7 2 (4.65%) PLM
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.30%) Java
6 2 (4.65%) CFML
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) 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 5 (11.63%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.30%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Talend
2 6 (13.95%) Dell
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) NetApp
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Veritas
4 3 (6.98%) Telerik
5 2 (4.65%) Infor
5 2 (4.65%) Tableau
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) ESRI
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Veeam
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