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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 80 68 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.20% 12.90% 8.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 43.96% 55.28% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 17
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£395 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% -18.03%
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
182 123 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.49% 23.34% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 82 61
Average daily rate £400 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £101.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -75.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 -12 32 £400 +42.22% 19
Banbury +3 6 £400 - 3
Kidlington - 2 £411 -
Abingdon +2 1 £400 - 6
Witney -2 1 £325 +44.44% 3
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 87 (61.70%) SQL
2 57 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 49 (34.75%) .NET
4 47 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (29.08%) Windows
6 36 (25.53%) C#
7 32 (22.70%) T-SQL
7 32 (22.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (19.86%) JavaScript
10 28 (19.86%) VMware
11 27 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (17.73%) jQuery
13 24 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 23 (16.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (16.31%) MS Excel
14 23 (16.31%) ETL
15 22 (15.60%) HTML
15 22 (15.60%) Java
15 22 (15.60%) CSS
15 22 (15.60%) Web Development
16 21 (14.89%) TDD
16 21 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (14.89%) MySQL
17 20 (14.18%) Oracle
17 20 (14.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (14.18%) PowerShell

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (12.06%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.51%) JBoss
2 12 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.80%) Confluence
4 8 (5.67%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.67%) IIS
5 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.84%) Lync
7 3 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.42%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.71%) Drupal
Applications
1 23 (16.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.80%) Boomi
3 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.51%) HTTP
2 6 (4.26%) Intranet
3 5 (3.55%) DNS
4 4 (2.84%) Firewall
4 4 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.84%) Structured Cabling
4 4 (2.84%) Skype
4 4 (2.84%) WebEx
5 2 (1.42%) Wireless
5 2 (1.42%) NAS
5 2 (1.42%) SAN
6 1 (0.71%) DHCP
6 1 (0.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 30 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (16.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (14.89%) MySQL
6 20 (14.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (9.22%) Relational Database
8 11 (7.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (4.96%) SSDT
10 7 (4.96%) Big Data
11 4 (2.84%) MS Access
12 3 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (2.13%) OLAP
12 3 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (13.48%) Visual Studio
2 19 (13.48%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.35%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.22%) JIRA
5 6 (4.26%) Subversion
5 6 (4.26%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (4.26%) WinDbg
5 6 (4.26%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.42%) ERwin
7 1 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Publishing
3 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.42%) Electronics
5 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (46.10%) Developer
2 32 (22.70%) Analyst
3 17 (12.06%) Business Analyst
4 12 (8.51%) Java Developer
4 12 (8.51%) SQL Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Server Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.38%) Administrator
6 9 (6.38%) Programmer
7 8 (5.67%) Server Administrator
7 8 (5.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Web Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.96%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Consultant
9 6 (4.26%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.75%) .NET
2 25 (17.73%) jQuery
3 22 (15.60%) HTML
3 22 (15.60%) CSS
4 18 (12.77%) Web Services
4 18 (12.77%) ASP.NET
4 18 (12.77%) AngularJS
5 16 (11.35%) XML
6 15 (10.64%) WPF
7 13 (9.22%) HTML5
7 13 (9.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (9.22%) CSS3
7 13 (9.22%) JSON
8 12 (8.51%) JDBC
8 12 (8.51%) RESTful
9 11 (7.80%) Java EE
10 10 (7.09%) MDX
11 6 (4.26%) WCF
11 6 (4.26%) Spring
12 5 (3.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.55%) NHS
2 5 (3.55%) Replication
3 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.42%) Social Media
5 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.42%) DTV
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.08%) Windows
2 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (16.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (11.35%) Windows 7
5 12 (8.51%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.42%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.71%) Linux
8 1 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.99%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (16.31%) ETL
4 22 (15.60%) Web Development
5 21 (14.89%) TDD
5 21 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.48%) Scrum
7 18 (12.77%) Migration
8 13 (9.22%) BDD
9 12 (8.51%) SDLC
10 11 (7.80%) Computer Security
11 9 (6.38%) Data Migration
12 8 (5.67%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.67%) ITIL
12 8 (5.67%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.96%) Automated Testing
13 7 (4.96%) Requirements Management
13 7 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (4.26%) Business Analysis
14 6 (4.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (61.70%) SQL
2 36 (25.53%) C#
3 32 (22.70%) T-SQL
4 28 (19.86%) JavaScript
5 22 (15.60%) Java
6 20 (14.18%) PowerShell
7 11 (7.80%) C++
8 8 (5.67%) VBA
9 6 (4.26%) Python
9 6 (4.26%) C++/CLI
9 6 (4.26%) Perl
10 2 (1.42%) COBOL
10 2 (1.42%) Groovy
11 1 (0.71%) PHP
11 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 7 (4.96%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.84%) MCSE
3 4 (2.84%) CCNA
System Software
1 11 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.84%) vSphere
5 1 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.71%) XenApp
5 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) SCCM
2 3 (2.13%) SCOM
3 2 (1.42%) Puppet
3 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (19.86%) VMware
3 20 (14.18%) Oracle
4 11 (7.80%) Progress
4 11 (7.80%) Dell
5 6 (4.26%) NetApp
5 6 (4.26%) Perforce
6 4 (2.84%) Aerohive Networks
6 4 (2.84%) QNAP
6 4 (2.84%) SonicWALL
6 4 (2.84%) Polycom
6 4 (2.84%) Tandberg
6 4 (2.84%) Spiceworks
7 3 (2.13%) Citrix
7 3 (2.13%) Informatica
7 3 (2.13%) SAP
7 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.42%) Cisco
8 2 (1.42%) HP
9 1 (0.71%) Talend
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