The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 49 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.14% 5.59% 11.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.45% 29.27% 51.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 27
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £163 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £514 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
SQL Server
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
151 123 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.17% 19.10% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 86 46
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £529 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 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 +7 25 £375 -7.69% 18
Abingdon 0 1 £350 +115.38% 2
Banbury -1 1 £520 - 3
Faringdon - 1 £300 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 68 (61.26%) SQL
2 60 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 50 (45.05%) .NET
4 44 (39.64%) Windows
5 43 (38.74%) C#
6 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (24.32%) T-SQL
8 26 (23.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (20.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (19.82%) SharePoint
11 21 (18.92%) XML
12 20 (18.02%) ETL
13 19 (17.12%) Active Directory
13 19 (17.12%) OO
13 19 (17.12%) Finance
13 19 (17.12%) TDD
14 18 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (15.32%) Web Services
15 17 (15.32%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (15.32%) PowerShell
15 17 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
16 16 (14.41%) Windows 7
16 16 (14.41%) IIS
16 16 (14.41%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
18 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (12.61%) HTML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 22 (19.82%) SharePoint
2 16 (14.41%) IIS
3 10 (9.01%) Apache
4 9 (8.11%) MS Exchange
4 9 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.70%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.90%) CMS
9 1 (0.90%) Confluence
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.90%) JBoss
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.80%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.90%) FastStats
4 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Boomi
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
3 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) Firewall
2 3 (2.70%) DNS
2 3 (2.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.70%) Skype
2 3 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (2.70%) WebEx
2 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.90%) SAN
3 1 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (23.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (20.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (9.91%) Big Data
7 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (7.21%) OLAP
9 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.50%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (4.50%) Power BI
11 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (2.70%) MySQL
11 3 (2.70%) QlikView
11 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.80%) MS Access
12 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (11.71%) Subversion
3 12 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.81%) TortoiseSVN
4 4 (3.60%) JIRA
5 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (17.12%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Publishing
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (47.75%) Developer
2 30 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Analyst
4 17 (15.32%) SQL Developer
5 15 (13.51%) C# Developer
6 14 (12.61%) Architect
7 12 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (9.91%) C++ Developer
8 11 (9.91%) C++/C# Developer
8 11 (9.91%) ETL Developer
9 9 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) .NET Programmer
10 8 (7.21%) C# Programmer
10 8 (7.21%) C++ Programmer
10 8 (7.21%) Programmer
10 8 (7.21%) SQL Programmer
11 5 (4.50%) Data Architect
12 4 (3.60%) IT Manager
12 4 (3.60%) Senior Manager
12 4 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (45.05%) .NET
2 21 (18.92%) XML
3 17 (15.32%) Web Services
4 14 (12.61%) HTML
5 13 (11.71%) ADO.NET
5 13 (11.71%) WinForms
6 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET
6 12 (10.81%) CSS
7 10 (9.01%) Regular Expression
8 8 (7.21%) Ajax
8 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (5.41%) XSL
10 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.60%) WCF
11 3 (2.70%) jQuery
12 2 (1.80%) CSS3
12 2 (1.80%) HTML5
12 2 (1.80%) MDX
12 2 (1.80%) ODBC
12 2 (1.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.70%) NHS
3 3 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.80%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.80%) Informatics
4 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) Blog
5 1 (0.90%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.90%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.90%) Replication
5 1 (0.90%) Social Network
5 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (39.64%) Windows
2 16 (14.41%) Windows 7
3 13 (11.71%) Windows 8
3 13 (11.71%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.70%) Linux
6 3 (2.70%) Unix
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.02%) ETL
3 19 (17.12%) OO
3 19 (17.12%) TDD
4 18 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (14.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (10.81%) CRM
7 12 (10.81%) Migration
7 12 (10.81%) Multithreading
7 12 (10.81%) MVC
8 10 (9.01%) High Availability
9 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.21%) ITIL
11 6 (5.41%) BDD
11 6 (5.41%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.50%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (4.50%) DevOps
12 5 (4.50%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.50%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.26%) SQL
2 43 (38.74%) C#
3 27 (24.32%) T-SQL
4 17 (15.32%) PowerShell
5 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.71%) C++
7 6 (5.41%) Java
8 3 (2.70%) Python
9 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.90%) C
10 1 (0.90%) Perl
10 1 (0.90%) PHP
10 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.90%) VB
10 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.41%) Degree
4 6 (5.41%) MCSE
5 3 (2.70%) CCNA
5 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.80%) ISEB
6 2 (1.80%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.80%) MCP
7 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.90%) PMP
7 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) Basel II
2 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 19 (17.12%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) SCOM
2 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) SCCM
2 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 60 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.61%) VMware
3 6 (5.41%) IBM
4 5 (4.50%) Tableau
5 4 (3.60%) NetApp
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle
5 4 (3.60%) Sophos
6 3 (2.70%) Aerohive Networks
6 3 (2.70%) Polycom
6 3 (2.70%) QNAP
6 3 (2.70%) SonicWALL
6 3 (2.70%) Spiceworks
6 3 (2.70%) Tandberg
7 2 (1.80%) Dell
7 2 (1.80%) Informatica
7 2 (1.80%) Sage
7 2 (1.80%) Siemens
8 1 (0.90%) HP
8 1 (0.90%) Progress
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
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