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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 41 70 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.11% 9.36% 10.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.03% 43.48% 48.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 46 31
Median daily rate £375 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -26.72%
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
128 161 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.18% 21.52% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 105 65
Median daily rate £375 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £505 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £27.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -45.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +5 22 £361 +12.89% 15
Bicester +1 1 - - 1
Banbury -5 1 £375 -9.09% 2
Kidlington - 1 - -
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 33 (34.38%) SQL
3 31 (32.29%) Windows
4 27 (28.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (27.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (27.08%) .NET
6 25 (26.04%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (23.96%) T-SQL
8 21 (21.88%) OO
9 20 (20.83%) C#
9 20 (20.83%) ETL
9 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (18.75%) Subversion
12 17 (17.71%) SharePoint
12 17 (17.71%) Windows Server
13 16 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (15.63%) Finance
14 15 (15.63%) Web Services
15 14 (14.58%) XML
15 14 (14.58%) Data Modelling
16 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
16 13 (13.54%) IIS
16 13 (13.54%) Java
16 13 (13.54%) Data Management
17 12 (12.50%) Multithreading
17 12 (12.50%) TortoiseSVN
17 12 (12.50%) HTML
17 12 (12.50%) CSS
17 12 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology

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 17 (17.71%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.54%) IIS
3 7 (7.29%) Apache
3 7 (7.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.21%) Apache Solr
5 5 (5.21%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.04%) CMS
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.04%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Boomi
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.21%) IaaS
4 4 (4.17%) PaaS
5 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) FTP
2 5 (5.21%) Intranet
3 2 (2.08%) DHCP
3 2 (2.08%) DNS
3 2 (2.08%) Firewall
3 2 (2.08%) HTTP
3 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.08%) VLAN
3 2 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (28.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 26 (27.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (26.04%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (19.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
9 4 (4.17%) MySQL
9 4 (4.17%) Power BI
9 4 (4.17%) QlikView
9 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (2.08%) OLAP
11 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.04%) Datazen
12 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Subversion
2 12 (12.50%) TortoiseSVN
3 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.21%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Advertising
2 3 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (1.04%) Publishing
3 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.58%) SSIS Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) ETL Developer
6 8 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 8 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Architect
7 7 (7.29%) Data Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) IT Support
8 6 (6.25%) Database Developer
8 6 (6.25%) IT Manager
8 6 (6.25%) IT Support Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Report Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Senior IT Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Senior IT Support
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Manager
8 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Informatica ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.08%) .NET
2 15 (15.63%) Web Services
3 14 (14.58%) XML
4 12 (12.50%) CSS
4 12 (12.50%) HTML
5 11 (11.46%) MDX
6 10 (10.42%) Regular Expression
7 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.29%) RESTful
8 6 (6.25%) HTML5
9 5 (5.21%) Classic ASP
10 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.08%) Ajax
11 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.08%) CakePHP
11 2 (2.08%) jQuery
12 1 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.04%) Unity DI Container
12 1 (1.04%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.04%) Blog
3 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.04%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.04%) Economics
3 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.04%) NHS
3 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.04%) Social Network
3 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.29%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.29%) Linux
4 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) Unix
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) OO
2 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.83%) ETL
3 14 (14.58%) Data Modelling
4 13 (13.54%) Data Management
5 12 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 12 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 11 (11.46%) Process Improvement
6 11 (11.46%) Scrum
7 10 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.38%) Automated Testing
8 9 (9.38%) CRM
9 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.29%) Project Management
10 6 (6.25%) Investment Management
10 6 (6.25%) Migration
10 6 (6.25%) OOP
11 5 (5.21%) High Availability
11 5 (5.21%) MVC
11 5 (5.21%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.38%) SQL
2 23 (23.96%) T-SQL
3 20 (20.83%) C#
4 13 (13.54%) Java
5 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.21%) Python
7 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.13%) PHP
8 3 (3.13%) VB
9 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.04%) C
10 1 (1.04%) C++
10 1 (1.04%) F#
10 1 (1.04%) Haskell
10 1 (1.04%) Perl
10 1 (1.04%) VBA
10 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) ISEB
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PMP
5 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.04%) Puppet
1 1 (1.04%) SCCM
1 1 (1.04%) SCOM
1 1 (1.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 34 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.46%) Dell
3 8 (8.33%) Tableau
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle
5 6 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (6.25%) Sophos
6 5 (5.21%) Google
6 5 (5.21%) Informatica
6 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.21%) Talend
6 5 (5.21%) VMware
7 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
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