The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2012 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 39 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.23% 0.44% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.92% 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £305 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
121 77 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.53% 17.07% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 38 90
Average daily rate £325 £339 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £284 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+284.61% -25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Oxfordshire region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +9 6 £305 - 7
Witney - 1 £260 -
Abingdon - - - - 4
Thame - - - - 1
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) Web Services
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (38.46%) LINQ
7 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
8 4 (30.77%) OOP
8 4 (30.77%) jQuery
8 4 (30.77%) NHibernate
8 4 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (30.77%) RESTful
8 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (23.08%) REST
10 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (15.38%) WCF
10 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
10 2 (15.38%) Social Media
10 2 (15.38%) Puppet
10 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
10 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (7.69%) QlikView
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (38.46%) LINQ
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) NHibernate
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (23.08%) REST
8 2 (15.38%) WCF
8 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (7.69%) WPF
9 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) OOP
3 4 (30.77%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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