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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 51 81 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.67% 10.64% 10.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.69% 43.32% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 31
Median daily rate £375 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -6.00%
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
156 187 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.53% 24.57% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 129 60
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £180.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +620.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 31 £363 +11.53% 17
Banbury -5 1 £375 -16.66% 3
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 30 (34.88%) T-SQL
1 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 29 (33.72%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (32.56%) SQL
3 28 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (29.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (26.74%) ETL
6 21 (24.42%) Finance
7 19 (22.09%) Windows
8 17 (19.77%) OO
8 17 (19.77%) .NET
8 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (18.60%) Java
9 16 (18.60%) Data Management
10 15 (17.44%) Dell
10 15 (17.44%) Degree
10 15 (17.44%) Kimball Methodology
11 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (16.28%) Data Modelling
12 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (15.12%) Process Improvement
12 13 (15.12%) Boomi
13 12 (13.95%) CSS
14 11 (12.79%) C#
14 11 (12.79%) HTML
14 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
14 11 (12.79%) Subversion
14 11 (12.79%) RESTful
14 11 (12.79%) Investment Management
14 11 (12.79%) Windows Server

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 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.47%) IIS
3 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.81%) Apache Solr
5 4 (4.65%) Apache
6 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Boomi
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.81%) IaaS
5 4 (4.65%) PaaS
6 2 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) FTP
2 5 (5.81%) Intranet
3 2 (2.33%) DHCP
3 2 (2.33%) DNS
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) HTTP
3 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.33%) VLAN
3 2 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.72%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (32.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (29.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.49%) QlikView
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.33%) MySQL
8 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.16%) GIS
9 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Subversion
2 7 (8.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (6.98%) TortoiseSVN
4 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (24.42%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Front Office
3 5 (5.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (55.81%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) SSIS Developer
3 14 (16.28%) ETL Developer
4 12 (13.95%) Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) Data Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Database Developer
7 7 (8.14%) SSRS Developer
8 6 (6.98%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Report Developer
9 5 (5.81%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) SQL Data Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.65%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Informatica Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Informatica ETL Developer
10 4 (4.65%) IT Support
11 3 (3.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.77%) .NET
2 12 (13.95%) CSS
3 11 (12.79%) HTML
3 11 (12.79%) RESTful
4 9 (10.47%) MDX
4 9 (10.47%) Web Services
5 8 (9.30%) XML
6 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.81%) Classic ASP
7 5 (5.81%) HTML5
8 4 (4.65%) Regular Expression
9 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.33%) CakePHP
11 1 (1.16%) Django
11 1 (1.16%) Java EE
11 1 (1.16%) JSON
11 1 (1.16%) WCF
11 1 (1.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.16%) Blog
2 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.16%) Economics
2 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.16%) NHS
2 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.81%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Unix
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) ETL
2 17 (19.77%) OO
3 16 (18.60%) Data Management
4 15 (17.44%) Kimball Methodology
5 14 (16.28%) Data Modelling
6 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.12%) Process Improvement
7 11 (12.79%) Investment Management
8 9 (10.47%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.47%) Scrum
9 8 (9.30%) OOP
10 7 (8.14%) ETL Development
10 7 (8.14%) Migration
11 6 (6.98%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.98%) Project Management
12 5 (5.81%) CRM
12 5 (5.81%) Data Transformation
12 5 (5.81%) Master Data Management
12 5 (5.81%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) T-SQL
2 28 (32.56%) SQL
3 16 (18.60%) Java
4 11 (12.79%) C#
5 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.49%) PHP
7 3 (3.49%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) VB
8 1 (1.16%) C
8 1 (1.16%) C++
8 1 (1.16%) F#
8 1 (1.16%) Haskell
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.16%) VBA
8 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) ISEB
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) MCSE
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.16%) PMP
3 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.49%) vSphere
4 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
1 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.44%) Dell
3 10 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (11.63%) Tableau
4 7 (8.14%) Informatica
4 7 (8.14%) Oracle
4 7 (8.14%) Talend
5 5 (5.81%) Google
5 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.65%) VMware
7 3 (3.49%) Sophos
8 1 (1.16%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.16%) ESRI
8 1 (1.16%) Telerik