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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 64 40 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.25% 8.51% 12.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.89% 36.04% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
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
121 111 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.27% 23.62% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 65 67
Average daily rate £318 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £106.25 £101.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +304.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.03 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -0.07%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +9 24 £293 -10.00% 11
Witney 0 5 £225 -13.46% 2
Abingdon -2 4 £400 +45.45% 2
Banbury - 3 £400 -
Thame 0 1 - -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Bicester - - - - 1
Burford - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 4
Kidlington - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 60 (51.28%) .NET
2 55 (47.01%) SQL
3 51 (43.59%) C#
4 41 (35.04%) ASP.NET
5 30 (25.64%) HTML
6 28 (23.93%) XML
6 28 (23.93%) MVC
7 27 (23.08%) Web Services
7 27 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (19.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (17.95%) WCF
10 21 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (17.09%) VB.NET
11 20 (17.09%) MS Excel
12 19 (16.24%) jQuery
13 18 (15.38%) .NET Framework
14 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (13.68%) Windows
16 15 (12.82%) CSS
16 15 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (12.82%) Ajax
17 14 (11.97%) T-SQL
17 14 (11.97%) REST
18 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
19 12 (10.26%) Visual Studio
19 12 (10.26%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 9 (7.69%) ColdFusion
2 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.56%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.71%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.71%) SAS
4 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.71%) CMS
4 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.71%) Escenic
4 2 (1.71%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (17.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.71%) FastStats
3 2 (1.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.27%) SaaS
3 3 (2.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) FTP
1 1 (0.85%) SAN
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (19.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (7.69%) MySQL
6 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.84%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.42%) Big Data
10 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.56%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.56%) MS Access
11 2 (1.71%) JasperReports
11 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.84%) Subversion
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.71%) Log4j
6 2 (1.71%) NUnit
6 2 (1.71%) MSTest
7 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.85%) Moq
General
1 12 (10.26%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Marketing
3 6 (5.13%) Electronics
3 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
4 1 (0.85%) Czech Language
4 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.85%) French Language
4 1 (0.85%) German Language
4 1 (0.85%) Polish Language
4 1 (0.85%) Slovak Language
4 1 (0.85%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (76.92%) Developer
2 38 (32.48%) .NET Developer
3 20 (17.09%) SQL Developer
4 14 (11.97%) C# Developer
5 13 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.40%) Analyst
8 10 (8.55%) Programmer
9 9 (7.69%) ColdFusion Developer
9 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
9 9 (7.69%) Report Developer
10 8 (6.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.84%) VB.NET Developer
10 8 (6.84%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.98%) VB Developer
11 7 (5.98%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.98%) VB6 Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (5.13%) DBA
13 5 (4.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (51.28%) .NET
2 41 (35.04%) ASP.NET
3 30 (25.64%) HTML
4 28 (23.93%) XML
5 27 (23.08%) Web Services
6 21 (17.95%) WCF
7 19 (16.24%) jQuery
8 18 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (12.82%) Ajax
10 15 (12.82%) CSS
11 14 (11.97%) REST
12 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 10 (8.55%) HTML5
14 9 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (7.69%) SOAP
15 7 (5.98%) XSLT
16 6 (5.13%) ActiveX
17 5 (4.27%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) N-Tier
1 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) DTV
3 3 (2.56%) PMI
3 3 (2.56%) NHS
3 3 (2.56%) Clustering
3 3 (2.56%) iPhone
3 3 (2.56%) Open Source
4 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.85%) Social Media
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.85%) Statistics
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Windows
2 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.93%) MVC
2 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.68%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (8.55%) CRM
4 10 (8.55%) ETL
5 8 (6.84%) Migration
5 8 (6.84%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (5.98%) Scrum
6 7 (5.98%) TDD
7 6 (5.13%) Programme Management
7 6 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (5.13%) OOP
7 6 (5.13%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.27%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.27%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.27%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.01%) SQL
2 51 (43.59%) C#
3 27 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.09%) VB.NET
5 14 (11.97%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.69%) Java
7 7 (5.98%) VB
7 7 (5.98%) VB6
8 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.56%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) PMP
2 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.85%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.55%) Oracle
3 6 (5.13%) SAP
4 5 (4.27%) Jaspersoft
4 5 (4.27%) Telerik
5 4 (3.42%) Cisco
6 3 (2.56%) Avaya
6 3 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.71%) Alterian
7 2 (1.71%) Google
7 2 (1.71%) JBoss
8 1 (0.85%) Facebook
8 1 (0.85%) VMware
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