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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 56 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.19% 0.94% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.65% 4.88% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £450 £163 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+176.92% -44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
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
154 123 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.00% 19.19% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 85 49
Average daily rate £430 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £529 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 1 £450 +176.92%
SQL Server 2012
South East

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MDX
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Architect
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau