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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 45 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 31 89 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.89% 12.28% 13.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.32% 46.60% 57.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 66 49
Median daily rate £383 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% +31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +31.11%
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
190 191 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.97% 26.34% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 147 82
Median daily rate £400 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

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 August 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 August 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 -23 19 £390 -2.50% 26
Banbury +1 1 £300 -25.00% 1
Witney 0 1 £500 +53.84% 2
Bicester - 1 £200 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 31 (44.29%) T-SQL
2 29 (41.43%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (37.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (32.86%) SQL
5 19 (27.14%) Finance
5 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (25.71%) ETL
6 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 16 (22.86%) Data Modelling
8 15 (21.43%) Degree
8 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
9 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (20.00%) Scrum
10 13 (18.57%) Data Management
10 13 (18.57%) Dell
10 13 (18.57%) C#
10 13 (18.57%) Java
10 13 (18.57%) .NET
11 12 (17.14%) MDX
12 11 (15.71%) Automated Testing
12 11 (15.71%) OO
12 11 (15.71%) Investment Management
12 11 (15.71%) RESTful
12 11 (15.71%) Process Improvement
12 11 (15.71%) Boomi
13 10 (14.29%) FTP
13 10 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (12.86%) SharePoint

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 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.43%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Boomi
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.71%) IaaS
3 4 (5.71%) PaaS
4 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) FTP
2 3 (4.29%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) DHCP
3 2 (2.86%) DNS
3 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.86%) VLAN
3 2 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (41.43%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (37.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.71%) MySQL
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (4.29%) SSDT
8 1 (1.43%) GIS
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.43%) QlikView
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.29%) Subversion
5 2 (2.86%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.86%) NuGet
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.86%) WinDbg
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Front Office
3 5 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (67.14%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) SSIS Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Analyst
3 12 (17.14%) ETL Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Data Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Developer
4 9 (12.86%) SSRS Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Database Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Report Developer
5 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) SSAS Developer
8 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Informatica Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Informatica ETL Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) .NET
2 12 (17.14%) MDX
3 11 (15.71%) RESTful
4 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.00%) CSS
6 6 (8.57%) HTML
7 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.71%) WPF
9 2 (2.86%) CakePHP
9 2 (2.86%) jQuery
9 2 (2.86%) Web Services
10 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.43%) Django
10 1 (1.43%) Java EE
10 1 (1.43%) JSON
10 1 (1.43%) Kendo UI
10 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.43%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (1.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.43%) Economics
3 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) ETL
2 16 (22.86%) Data Modelling
3 15 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
4 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.00%) Scrum
5 13 (18.57%) Data Management
6 11 (15.71%) Automated Testing
6 11 (15.71%) Investment Management
6 11 (15.71%) OO
6 11 (15.71%) Process Improvement
7 9 (12.86%) MVC
8 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.43%) OOP
9 6 (8.57%) ETL Development
9 6 (8.57%) Migration
10 5 (7.14%) Bug Management
10 5 (7.14%) Master Data Management
10 5 (7.14%) Project Management
10 5 (7.14%) Prototyping
10 5 (7.14%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) T-SQL
2 23 (32.86%) SQL
3 13 (18.57%) C#
3 13 (18.57%) Java
4 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.14%) Python
6 3 (4.29%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) C++/CLI
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) CFML
8 1 (1.43%) F#
8 1 (1.43%) Haskell
8 1 (1.43%) Ruby
8 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.43%) VBA
8 1 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) MCSE
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.71%) vSphere
3 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) Dell
3 10 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (11.43%) Tableau
5 6 (8.57%) Informatica
5 6 (8.57%) Talend
5 6 (8.57%) VMware
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle
7 2 (2.86%) Perforce
8 1 (1.43%) EPiServer
8 1 (1.43%) ESRI
8 1 (1.43%) HP
8 1 (1.43%) NetApp
8 1 (1.43%) Telerik