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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 15 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 54 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.77% 10.29% 7.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.75% 34.78% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 35
Median daily rate £438 £334 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.08% -8.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £265 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £483 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.27% -24.86%

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
160 161 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.97% 29.60% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 135 86
Median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £14.97 £17.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £17.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.94 £17.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 28 £475 +27.09% 23
Abingdon 0 8 £350 - 6
Witney - 2 £355 - 4
Banbury +5 1 £300 -42.30%
Thame - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 67 (67.00%) SQL
2 36 (36.00%) ETL
3 31 (31.00%) C#
4 30 (30.00%) .NET
5 26 (26.00%) Migration
5 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (26.00%) Git (software)
6 25 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (24.00%) MVC
8 23 (23.00%) T-SQL
8 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
8 23 (23.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET
10 21 (21.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (18.00%) Talend Open Studio
11 18 (18.00%) Talend
12 16 (16.00%) Customer Insight
12 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (16.00%) JIRA
12 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
13 15 (15.00%) Snowflake Schema
14 14 (14.00%) HTML
14 14 (14.00%) Finance
15 13 (13.00%) MySQL
15 13 (13.00%) Windows
15 13 (13.00%) Dell
15 13 (13.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (12.00%) RESTful
16 12 (12.00%) CSS
16 12 (12.00%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 8 (8.00%) Confluence
2 5 (5.00%) IIS
3 3 (3.00%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.00%) Drupal
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.00%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.00%) Infor CloudSuite
2 2 (2.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (2.00%) Infor CRM
2 2 (2.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.00%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Boomi
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) Intranet
2 10 (10.00%) FTP
3 3 (3.00%) DHCP
3 3 (3.00%) DNS
4 1 (1.00%) Firewall
4 1 (1.00%) SAN
4 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 23 (23.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (21.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (15.00%) Snowflake Schema
6 13 (13.00%) MySQL
7 11 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (7.00%) MS Access
9 6 (6.00%) MariaDB
9 6 (6.00%) OLAP
9 6 (6.00%) OLTP
10 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (1.00%) Big Data
13 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (1.00%) DB2
13 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (1.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 26 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 16 (16.00%) JIRA
4 8 (8.00%) Liquibase
4 8 (8.00%) Subversion
5 5 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.00%) MSBuild
6 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.00%) Grunt
8 1 (1.00%) gulp
8 1 (1.00%) MSTest
8 1 (1.00%) NuGet
8 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.00%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.00%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Publishing
3 5 (5.00%) Advertising
3 5 (5.00%) Front Office
4 3 (3.00%) Back Office
5 2 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (1.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (71.00%) Developer
2 29 (29.00%) ETL Developer
3 24 (24.00%) .NET Developer
4 20 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 20 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 16 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (13.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (12.00%) Database Developer
8 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (7.00%) MySQL Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Ajax Developer
10 6 (6.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.00%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (6.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
12 4 (4.00%) Analyst
12 4 (4.00%) OLAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.00%) .NET
2 22 (22.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (14.00%) HTML
4 12 (12.00%) CSS
4 12 (12.00%) RESTful
5 10 (10.00%) WPF
6 9 (9.00%) jQuery
7 7 (7.00%) Ajax
7 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (7.00%) Web Services
8 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.00%) ColdBox
10 3 (3.00%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.00%) WCF
10 3 (3.00%) XML
10 3 (3.00%) XSLT
11 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.00%) HTML5
11 2 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.00%) Replication
2 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.00%) Android
4 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Unix
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.00%) ETL
2 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.00%) Migration
3 24 (24.00%) MVC
4 16 (16.00%) Customer Insight
5 13 (13.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (9.00%) Data Analysis
6 9 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.00%) Informatics
7 8 (8.00%) OO
8 7 (7.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.00%) Analytics
9 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.00%) Database Tuning
9 6 (6.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (6.00%) Scrum
10 5 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.00%) MVVM
10 5 (5.00%) OOP
10 5 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (67.00%) SQL
2 31 (31.00%) C#
3 23 (23.00%) T-SQL
4 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.00%) Java
6 9 (9.00%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.00%) Perl
8 3 (3.00%) C++
8 3 (3.00%) CFML
8 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.00%) VB
9 2 (2.00%) PHP
9 2 (2.00%) Python
9 2 (2.00%) XAML
10 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.00%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.00%) Groovy
10 1 (1.00%) Ruby
10 1 (1.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) SCCM
2 5 (5.00%) SCOM
3 4 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.00%) Talend
3 13 (13.00%) Dell
4 7 (7.00%) Oracle
4 7 (7.00%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (7.00%) VMware
5 5 (5.00%) NetApp
6 4 (4.00%) Veritas
7 2 (2.00%) Infor
7 2 (2.00%) SAP
7 2 (2.00%) Telerik
7 2 (2.00%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.00%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.00%) Citrix
8 1 (1.00%) Google
8 1 (1.00%) HP
8 1 (1.00%) Informatica
8 1 (1.00%) Sophos
8 1 (1.00%) Sybase
8 1 (1.00%) Veeam
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