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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 12 15 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 56 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.79% 8.81% 3.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.53% 33.33% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 15
Median daily rate £475 £333 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £275 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.90 - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.39 £22.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+12.84% -10.89%

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
167 138 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.20% 26.44% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 116 92
Median daily rate £475 £434 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.51% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.43 - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +8 33 £500 +42.85% 25
Witney - 3 £355 - 5
Abingdon 0 2 £350 - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 53 (63.10%) SQL
2 31 (36.90%) ETL
3 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
4 25 (29.76%) Migration
5 24 (28.57%) .NET
6 23 (27.38%) C#
7 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 19 (22.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 18 (21.43%) Talend Open Studio
9 18 (21.43%) Talend
9 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (20.24%) T-SQL
11 16 (19.05%) MVC
11 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
11 16 (19.05%) JIRA
11 16 (19.05%) Customer Insight
12 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (17.86%) Snowflake Schema
13 14 (16.67%) Windows
14 12 (14.29%) MySQL
14 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (13.10%) Data Analysis
15 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
15 11 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (13.10%) Dell
15 11 (13.10%) Intranet
15 11 (13.10%) Finance
15 11 (13.10%) Publishing
16 10 (11.90%) Java

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 8 (9.52%) Confluence
2 4 (4.76%) IIS
3 3 (3.57%) ColdFusion
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) Apache
4 1 (1.19%) Drupal
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.19%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.38%) Infor CloudSuite
2 2 (2.38%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (2.38%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Boomi
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) Intranet
2 7 (8.33%) FTP
3 3 (3.57%) DHCP
3 3 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server 2014
2 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (17.86%) Snowflake Schema
3 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (14.29%) MySQL
4 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (8.33%) MS Access
7 6 (7.14%) MariaDB
7 6 (7.14%) OLAP
7 6 (7.14%) OLTP
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.57%) SSDT
10 1 (1.19%) Big Data
10 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.19%) DB2
10 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.43%) Talend Open Studio
3 16 (19.05%) JIRA
4 8 (9.52%) Liquibase
4 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 6 (7.14%) Subversion
5 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.57%) MSBuild
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.38%) NuGet
7 2 (2.38%) WinDbg
8 1 (1.19%) Grunt
8 1 (1.19%) gulp
8 1 (1.19%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.19%) MSTest
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
1 11 (13.10%) Publishing
2 5 (5.95%) Advertising
3 4 (4.76%) Front Office
4 3 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (71.43%) Developer
2 26 (30.95%) ETL Developer
3 17 (20.24%) .NET Developer
4 15 (17.86%) SQL Developer
5 13 (15.48%) C# Developer
6 11 (13.10%) Database Developer
7 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
9 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (4.76%) OLAP Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.76%) SQL Database Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Consultant
11 3 (3.57%) Report Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.57%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.90%) RESTful
4 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (9.52%) HTML
5 7 (8.33%) WPF
6 6 (7.14%) CSS
6 6 (7.14%) Web Services
7 5 (5.95%) jQuery
8 4 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.57%) ColdBox
9 3 (3.57%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.57%) MDX
10 2 (2.38%) LINQ
10 2 (2.38%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.38%) WCF
10 2 (2.38%) WinForms
10 2 (2.38%) XML
10 2 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Informatics
2 4 (4.76%) Economics
3 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.19%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) Android
5 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) ETL
2 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.76%) Migration
4 16 (19.05%) Customer Insight
4 16 (19.05%) MVC
5 11 (13.10%) Data Analysis
6 9 (10.71%) Scrum
7 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.14%) Database Tuning
9 6 (7.14%) OO
10 5 (5.95%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.95%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.76%) Analytics
11 4 (4.76%) Web Development
11 4 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (63.10%) SQL
2 23 (27.38%) C#
3 17 (20.24%) T-SQL
4 11 (13.10%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.90%) Java
6 4 (4.76%) C++
7 3 (3.57%) CFML
7 3 (3.57%) Perl
7 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.57%) XAML
8 2 (2.38%) C++/CLI
8 2 (2.38%) Python
8 2 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (1.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.19%) Groovy
9 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Degree
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) vSphere
4 1 (1.19%) XenApp
4 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) Talend
3 11 (13.10%) Dell
4 7 (8.33%) VMware
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle
6 5 (5.95%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.76%) NetApp
7 4 (4.76%) Veritas
8 2 (2.38%) Infor
8 2 (2.38%) Perforce
8 2 (2.38%) Telerik
8 2 (2.38%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix
9 1 (1.19%) Informatica
9 1 (1.19%) SAP
9 1 (1.19%) Sophos
9 1 (1.19%) Veeam
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Oxfordshire
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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