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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 23 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 40 51 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.08% 11.38% 12.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.11% 54.84% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 29
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£325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £375 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
95 93 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.44% 20.76% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 56
Average daily rate £325 £355 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 -18 15 £338 +3.84% 23
Banbury 0 6 £450 +28.57% 6
Abingdon +2 2 £306 +2.08% 7
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Thame - - - - 1
Wallingford - - - - 5
Wantage - - - -
Witney - - - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 28 (43.08%) SQL
2 27 (41.54%) .NET
3 26 (40.00%) C#
4 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
5 22 (33.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (29.23%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (29.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (23.08%) Web Services
9 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (18.46%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (18.46%) TDD
12 10 (15.38%) Finance
12 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
12 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
12 10 (15.38%) WCF
13 9 (13.85%) WPF
13 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
13 9 (13.85%) MVC
14 8 (12.31%) CSS
14 8 (12.31%) ETL
14 8 (12.31%) HTML
14 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (12.31%) REST
15 7 (10.77%) Puppet
15 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
15 7 (10.77%) Opscode Chef

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (4.62%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Force.com
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (29.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (18.46%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.08%) MySQL
9 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.54%) FxCop
3 1 (1.54%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.54%) Ant
3 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Marketing
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (64.62%) Developer
2 17 (26.15%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.85%) SQL Developer
5 8 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) NHS Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (4.62%) CRM Developer
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (4.62%) ColdFusion Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.08%) MI Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (41.54%) .NET
2 15 (23.08%) Web Services
3 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 10 (15.38%) WCF
4 9 (13.85%) WPF
4 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.31%) CSS
5 8 (12.31%) HTML
5 8 (12.31%) REST
6 7 (10.77%) Silverlight
6 7 (10.77%) SOAP
7 6 (9.23%) XML
7 6 (9.23%) jQuery
7 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.69%) Ajax
9 3 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.62%) Spring
10 2 (3.08%) XSLT
10 2 (3.08%) JSON
10 2 (3.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) NHS
2 5 (7.69%) Open Source
2 5 (7.69%) Social Media
3 4 (6.15%) DTV
4 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.08%) Informatics
5 2 (3.08%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.46%) TDD
4 9 (13.85%) MVC
5 8 (12.31%) ETL
6 7 (10.77%) Data Analysis
7 6 (9.23%) CRM
7 6 (9.23%) Migration
8 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.15%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.62%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (4.62%) BDD
9 3 (4.62%) Information Management
9 3 (4.62%) OO
9 3 (4.62%) OOD
9 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.08%) Workflow
10 2 (3.08%) Web Analytics
10 2 (3.08%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) SQL
2 26 (40.00%) C#
3 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.23%) Java
6 6 (9.23%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.08%) VBA
7 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.08%) Groovy
8 1 (1.54%) SOQL
8 1 (1.54%) SOSL
8 1 (1.54%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) VCP4
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) vSphere
3 2 (3.08%) Docker
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Puppet
1 7 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.15%) SCCM
3 3 (4.62%) SCOM
4 2 (3.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) SAP
3 3 (4.62%) VMware
3 3 (4.62%) NetApp
3 3 (4.62%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.08%) Cognos
5 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.54%) Informatica
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