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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 17 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 53 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.44% 9.24% 3.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.36% 33.12% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 16
Median daily rate £425 £330 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £228 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.90 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+47.40% +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
169 157 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.91% 27.89% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 118 135
Median daily rate £461 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £250 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.43 £36.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% +51.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -5 33 £400 +33.33% 30
Kidlington - 1 £425 -
Witney - 1 - - 2
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 46 (60.53%) SQL
2 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.95%) Git (software)
3 22 (28.95%) C#
3 22 (28.95%) .NET
3 22 (28.95%) ETL
4 20 (26.32%) Migration
5 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (21.05%) Talend
6 16 (21.05%) Talend Open Studio
7 14 (18.42%) MVC
7 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
7 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
7 14 (18.42%) Windows
8 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (15.79%) JIRA
9 12 (15.79%) Customer Insight
9 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 11 (14.47%) Snowflake Schema
10 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
11 10 (13.16%) MySQL
11 10 (13.16%) HTML
11 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (11.84%) Java
12 9 (11.84%) CSS
12 9 (11.84%) VMware
12 9 (11.84%) Publishing
13 8 (10.53%) Finance
13 8 (10.53%) Visual Studio

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 4 (5.26%) ColdFusion
1 4 (5.26%) Confluence
2 3 (3.95%) IIS
2 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) Drupal
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.63%) Infor CloudSuite
1 2 (2.63%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 2 (2.63%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) Boomi
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Intranet
2 4 (5.26%) FTP
3 3 (3.95%) DHCP
3 3 (3.95%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (14.47%) Snowflake Schema
2 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (13.16%) MySQL
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.89%) MariaDB
5 6 (7.89%) OLAP
5 6 (7.89%) OLTP
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.95%) MS Access
6 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.95%) SSDT
7 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.32%) DB2
7 1 (1.32%) GIS
7 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.05%) Talend Open Studio
3 12 (15.79%) JIRA
4 8 (10.53%) Visual Studio
5 6 (7.89%) Subversion
5 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.26%) Liquibase
7 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (2.63%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.63%) NuGet
8 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.63%) WinDbg
9 1 (1.32%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.32%) MSTest
General
1 9 (11.84%) Publishing
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Advertising
3 3 (3.95%) Back Office
3 3 (3.95%) Front Office
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (65.79%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) ETL Developer
3 13 (17.11%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.47%) C# Developer
4 11 (14.47%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.58%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (5.26%) ColdFusion Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Database Developer
7 4 (5.26%) OLAP Developer
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (5.26%) SSIS Developer
8 3 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Report Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.95%) .NET
2 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.16%) HTML
4 9 (11.84%) CSS
5 7 (9.21%) AngularJS
5 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (7.89%) RESTful
6 6 (7.89%) WPF
7 5 (6.58%) Web Services
8 4 (5.26%) jQuery
9 3 (3.95%) ColdBox
9 3 (3.95%) MDX
10 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.63%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.63%) WCF
10 2 (2.63%) WinForms
10 2 (2.63%) XML
10 2 (2.63%) XSLT
11 1 (1.32%) GeoJSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Informatics
2 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.63%) Economics
3 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.32%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) ETL
3 20 (26.32%) Migration
4 14 (18.42%) MVC
5 12 (15.79%) Customer Insight
6 7 (9.21%) Data Analysis
6 7 (9.21%) Scrum
7 6 (7.89%) Database Tuning
7 6 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.58%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.58%) Data Migration
8 5 (6.58%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (6.58%) OO
8 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.58%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.26%) ETL Development
9 4 (5.26%) Web Development
10 3 (3.95%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) SQL
2 22 (28.95%) C#
3 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
4 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.84%) Java
6 4 (5.26%) C++
6 4 (5.26%) CFML
6 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 3 (3.95%) Python
8 2 (2.63%) C++/CLI
8 2 (2.63%) VB
8 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.32%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.32%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.95%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.95%) vSphere
4 1 (1.32%) XenApp
4 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) SCOM
3 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) Talend
3 9 (11.84%) VMware
4 8 (10.53%) Dell
5 7 (9.21%) Oracle
6 5 (6.58%) NetApp
7 4 (5.26%) Veritas
8 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.95%) Telerik
9 2 (2.63%) Infor
9 2 (2.63%) Informatica
9 2 (2.63%) Perforce
9 2 (2.63%) Tableau
10 1 (1.32%) Citrix
10 1 (1.32%) ESRI
10 1 (1.32%) HP
10 1 (1.32%) SAP
10 1 (1.32%) Sophos
10 1 (1.32%) Veeam
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