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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 46 93 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.57% 12.79% 12.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.99% 45.59% 60.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 67 37
Median daily rate £363 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £320 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £180.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +526.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -
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
177 204 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.11% 28.06% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 149 58
Median daily rate £375 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +23.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £180.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +526.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -11 32 £361 -8.54% 16
Bicester +2 1 £200 -27.27% 1
Witney -2 1 £500 +53.84% 3
Banbury -4 1 £300 -25.69% 5
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 32 (39.02%) T-SQL
2 28 (34.15%) SQL
2 28 (34.15%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (26.83%) ETL
4 20 (24.39%) Finance
5 16 (19.51%) Java
5 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (18.29%) Data Management
6 15 (18.29%) Degree
6 15 (18.29%) Kimball Methodology
6 15 (18.29%) Dell
7 14 (17.07%) Data Modelling
7 14 (17.07%) CSS
7 14 (17.07%) Windows
7 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (15.85%) Process Improvement
8 13 (15.85%) HTML
8 13 (15.85%) Boomi
9 12 (14.63%) .NET
9 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.41%) Investment Management
10 11 (13.41%) RESTful
10 11 (13.41%) OO
10 11 (13.41%) Windows Server
11 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
11 10 (12.20%) C#
11 10 (12.20%) FTP

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 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.76%) IIS
3 5 (6.10%) Apache Solr
3 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.66%) Apache
4 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.22%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) Boomi
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.10%) IaaS
5 4 (4.88%) PaaS
6 2 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) FTP
2 5 (6.10%) Intranet
3 3 (3.66%) Firewall
4 2 (2.44%) DHCP
4 2 (2.44%) DNS
4 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) VLAN
4 2 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.15%) Data Warehouse
1 28 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (26.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.44%) MySQL
8 2 (2.44%) QlikView
8 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.22%) GIS
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.22%) Power BI
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.32%) Subversion
3 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Front Office
3 5 (6.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Developer
2 15 (18.29%) SSIS Developer
3 14 (17.07%) Analyst
3 14 (17.07%) ETL Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Data Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Database Developer
6 7 (8.54%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.54%) SSRS Developer
7 6 (7.32%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Report Developer
8 5 (6.10%) SQL Data Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Informatica Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Informatica ETL Developer
9 4 (4.88%) IT Support
10 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) CSS
2 13 (15.85%) HTML
3 12 (14.63%) .NET
4 11 (13.41%) RESTful
5 9 (10.98%) MDX
6 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.10%) Classic ASP
8 5 (6.10%) HTML5
8 5 (6.10%) Web Services
9 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.88%) WPF
10 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.44%) CakePHP
10 2 (2.44%) XML
11 1 (1.22%) Django
11 1 (1.22%) Java EE
11 1 (1.22%) jQuery
11 1 (1.22%) JSON
11 1 (1.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.22%) Blog
2 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.22%) Economics
2 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.22%) NHS
2 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.32%) Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.22%) Unix
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) ETL
2 15 (18.29%) Data Management
2 15 (18.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 14 (17.07%) Data Modelling
4 13 (15.85%) Process Improvement
5 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.41%) Investment Management
6 11 (13.41%) OO
7 9 (10.98%) Automated Testing
7 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.98%) MVC
7 9 (10.98%) Scrum
8 8 (9.76%) OOP
9 7 (8.54%) ETL Development
10 6 (7.32%) Project Management
11 5 (6.10%) Data Transformation
11 5 (6.10%) Master Data Management
11 5 (6.10%) Migration
11 5 (6.10%) Prototyping
12 4 (4.88%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.02%) T-SQL
2 28 (34.15%) SQL
3 16 (19.51%) Java
4 10 (12.20%) C#
4 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.66%) Python
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
7 2 (2.44%) VB
8 1 (1.22%) C++
8 1 (1.22%) CFML
8 1 (1.22%) F#
8 1 (1.22%) Haskell
8 1 (1.22%) Ruby
8 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.22%) VBA
8 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) ISEB
2 2 (2.44%) MCSE
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.22%) PMP
3 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.88%) vSphere
3 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
1 1 (1.22%) SCOM
1 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.29%) Dell
3 10 (12.20%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (10.98%) Tableau
5 7 (8.54%) Informatica
5 7 (8.54%) Talend
6 6 (7.32%) Oracle
7 5 (6.10%) Google
7 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.10%) VMware
8 3 (3.66%) Sophos
9 1 (1.22%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.22%) ESRI
9 1 (1.22%) HP
9 1 (1.22%) NetApp
9 1 (1.22%) Telerik
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