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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 57 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.69% 10.31% 7.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.71% 47.62% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 7
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£338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £299 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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
140 105 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.89% 21.65% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 65 39
Average daily rate £413 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £14.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +246.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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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 -18 17 £320 -1.53% 21
Banbury +1 7 £413 +17.85% 2
Abingdon -2 2 £300 -7.69% 11
Bicester - 1 £275 -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 43 (46.74%) SQL
2 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
3 28 (30.43%) C#
4 25 (27.17%) .NET
5 23 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (22.83%) T-SQL
8 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (18.48%) Migration
10 16 (17.39%) ETL
11 15 (16.30%) Finance
11 15 (16.30%) WPF
11 15 (16.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (14.13%) Windows
13 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
13 12 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (10.87%) VMware
14 10 (10.87%) VBA
14 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (9.78%) HTML
15 9 (9.78%) Web Services
15 9 (9.78%) CSS
16 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
16 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET
16 8 (8.70%) CRM
16 8 (8.70%) NHS

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.26%) IIS
5 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.09%) Drupal
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
6 1 (1.09%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Boomi
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) SAN
1 2 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (23.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (16.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.35%) MS Access
7 2 (2.17%) MySQL
7 2 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.09%) SSDT
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.17%) ERwin
2 2 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.09%) Ant
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Marketing
3 4 (4.35%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.35%) Electronics
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (43.48%) Developer
2 28 (30.43%) Analyst
3 13 (14.13%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) C# Developer
4 11 (11.96%) SQL Developer
5 9 (9.78%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) NHS Project Manager
10 3 (3.26%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.26%) WPF Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 3 (3.26%) C# Programmer
10 3 (3.26%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.17%) .NET
2 15 (16.30%) WPF
3 9 (9.78%) HTML
3 9 (9.78%) Web Services
3 9 (9.78%) CSS
4 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.52%) SOAP
5 6 (6.52%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.52%) WCF
5 6 (6.52%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.43%) REST
7 4 (4.35%) XML
7 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.35%) Silverlight
8 3 (3.26%) jQuery
9 2 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.09%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (1.09%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) NHS
2 5 (5.43%) Open Source
3 4 (4.35%) DTV
3 4 (4.35%) Social Media
4 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.17%) Informatics
5 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Windows
2 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.48%) Migration
3 16 (17.39%) ETL
4 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 8 (8.70%) CRM
4 8 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 7 (7.61%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.52%) TDD
7 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.43%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (5.43%) MVC
8 4 (4.35%) OO
8 4 (4.35%) Data Management
8 4 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.35%) Scrum
8 4 (4.35%) Data Mapping
8 4 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 43 (46.74%) SQL
2 28 (30.43%) C#
3 21 (22.83%) T-SQL
4 10 (10.87%) VBA
5 7 (7.61%) Java
6 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.17%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.09%) SOQL
9 1 (1.09%) SOSL
9 1 (1.09%) Groovy
9 1 (1.09%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.43%) vSphere
3 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) SCCM
2 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.35%) Puppet
3 3 (3.26%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) VMware
3 5 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.35%) SAP
4 4 (4.35%) Dell
4 4 (4.35%) Informatica
5 3 (3.26%) NetApp
5 3 (3.26%) HP
6 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (1.09%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.09%) Conga
7 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix
7 1 (1.09%) Cognos
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle
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