The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 58 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 15 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.10% 3.04% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.24% 13.01% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 2
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£400 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £300 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.77 £21.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -32.25%
SQL Server 2012
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
182 123 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.49% 23.34% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 82 61
Average daily rate £400 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £101.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -75.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -15 10 £398 +59.00% 2
Abingdon +7 1 £400 - 2
Witney - 1 £325 - 1
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (85.19%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (40.74%) .NET
7 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (37.04%) MDX
9 9 (33.33%) jQuery
9 9 (33.33%) Web Development
9 9 (33.33%) Scrum
9 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
11 7 (25.93%) Requirements Management
11 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
12 6 (22.22%) ETL
12 6 (22.22%) Windows
12 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
12 6 (22.22%) SDLC
13 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (18.52%) Bug Management
13 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
13 5 (18.52%) Project Management

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (11.11%) OLAP
6 3 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Report Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) ETL Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) ETL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) MDX
3 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 9 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (7.41%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.41%) WCF
4 2 (7.41%) WPF
4 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
1 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) Web Development
4 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Requirements Management
5 6 (22.22%) SDLC
5 6 (22.22%) ETL
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (18.52%) Bug Management
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 2 (7.41%) TDD
8 2 (7.41%) Data Management
8 2 (7.41%) Data Security
8 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.41%) Metadata Management
8 2 (7.41%) Test Management
8 2 (7.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle