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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 48 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.00% 9.68% 11.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.17% 42.00% 51.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 13
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£363 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £22.63
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.12%
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
154 100 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.45% 23.04% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 63 43
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £436 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £107.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.11% +553.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -8 15 £301 -7.30% 9
Abingdon - 8 £375 - 5
Banbury -5 3 £400 - 1
Witney +1 2 £325 +25.00% 2
Henley-on-Thames +2 1 - - 1
Kidlington - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 3
Bicester - - - -
Burford - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (54.55%) .NET
2 53 (48.18%) C#
3 50 (45.45%) SQL
4 39 (35.45%) ASP.NET
5 30 (27.27%) HTML
5 30 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (24.55%) MVC
7 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 25 (22.73%) Web Services
8 25 (22.73%) WCF
9 23 (20.91%) XML
10 22 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 22 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (19.09%) VB.NET
12 20 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (16.36%) REST
14 17 (15.45%) CSS
14 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
14 17 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
15 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (14.55%) jQuery
16 15 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (12.73%) Windows
17 14 (12.73%) Ajax
18 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
19 11 (10.00%) Finance

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (6.36%) ColdFusion
2 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (1.82%) SAS
4 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.82%) FastStats
3 2 (1.82%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Office 365
3 3 (2.73%) SaaS
4 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) FTP
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (8.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (4.55%) MySQL
10 4 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.73%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.82%) Big Data
12 2 (1.82%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.91%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.27%) Subversion
3 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.82%) Log4j
5 2 (1.82%) NUnit
5 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.82%) MSTest
6 1 (0.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.91%) Moq
General
1 11 (10.00%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Marketing
3 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.55%) Electronics
4 5 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Czech Language
5 1 (0.91%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.91%) French Language
5 1 (0.91%) German Language
5 1 (0.91%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.91%) Slovak Language
5 1 (0.91%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (74.55%) Developer
2 41 (37.27%) .NET Developer
3 16 (14.55%) SQL Developer
4 15 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (9.09%) Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Programmer
8 8 (7.27%) VB.NET Developer
8 8 (7.27%) Report Developer
9 7 (6.36%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.36%) ColdFusion Developer
10 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (5.45%) VB6 Developer
10 6 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.45%) VB Developer
11 5 (4.55%) DBA
11 5 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.64%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.64%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (54.55%) .NET
2 39 (35.45%) ASP.NET
3 30 (27.27%) HTML
4 25 (22.73%) Web Services
4 25 (22.73%) WCF
5 23 (20.91%) XML
6 22 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 18 (16.36%) REST
8 17 (15.45%) CSS
9 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (14.55%) jQuery
10 14 (12.73%) Ajax
11 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (8.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 8 (7.27%) WPF
14 7 (6.36%) Silverlight
15 6 (5.45%) HTML5
15 6 (5.45%) XSLT
15 6 (5.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.55%) DTV
3 5 (4.55%) Open Source
4 3 (2.73%) Social Media
4 3 (2.73%) PMI
4 3 (2.73%) NHS
4 3 (2.73%) iPhone
5 2 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (0.91%) Statistics
6 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Windows
2 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) MVC
2 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.45%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (9.09%) ETL
4 10 (9.09%) CRM
4 10 (9.09%) TDD
5 8 (7.27%) Migration
6 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (4.55%) Programme Management
8 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (3.64%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (2.73%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.73%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.73%) Web Application Development
10 3 (2.73%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 53 (48.18%) C#
2 50 (45.45%) SQL
3 25 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.09%) VB.NET
5 13 (11.82%) T-SQL
6 10 (9.09%) Java
7 9 (8.18%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.45%) VB6
8 6 (5.45%) VB
9 1 (0.91%) Groovy
9 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) PMP
2 3 (2.73%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.91%) ISEB
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Puppet
1 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.73%) SCCM
3 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Oracle
3 6 (5.45%) SAP
4 5 (4.55%) Jaspersoft
4 5 (4.55%) Telerik
5 4 (3.64%) Cisco
6 3 (2.73%) Avaya
7 2 (1.82%) Alterian
7 2 (1.82%) Google
8 1 (0.91%) Facebook
8 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.91%) VMware
8 1 (0.91%) Cognos
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