The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 59 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.39% 8.23% 10.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 59.60% 39.80% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 25
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £241 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £12.95 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +4.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
99 98 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.80% 20.68% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 82
Average daily rate £323 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.85% -44.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
SQL Server
South East

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 26 £300 - 16
Abingdon +4 7 £375 +36.36% 5
Witney - 2 £218 - 5
Thame 0 1 - - 1
Wallingford - - - -
Banbury - - - - 2
Bicester - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 2
Kidlington - - - - 1
SQL Server
South East

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 64 (54.24%) .NET
2 55 (46.61%) C#
3 48 (40.68%) ASP.NET
4 46 (38.98%) SQL
5 35 (29.66%) MVC
6 27 (22.88%) HTML
7 26 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (19.49%) jQuery
8 23 (19.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (18.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (18.64%) Web Services
9 22 (18.64%) XML
10 21 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (16.10%) Ajax
12 19 (16.10%) CSS
12 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
13 18 (15.25%) .NET Framework
14 16 (13.56%) Scrum
15 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
16 14 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (11.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 13 (11.02%) VB.NET
17 13 (11.02%) T-SQL
17 13 (11.02%) Windows
17 13 (11.02%) NHibernate
17 13 (11.02%) TDD
17 13 (11.02%) WCF
18 12 (10.17%) Unit Testing
18 12 (10.17%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (5.08%) ColdFusion
2 3 (2.54%) IIS
2 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.69%) Escenic
3 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.69%) CMS
3 2 (1.69%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.85%) SAS
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) SaaS
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
1 1 (0.85%) FTP
1 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 22 (18.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (16.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (9.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (5.93%) MySQL
9 6 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (3.39%) Big Data
10 4 (3.39%) MS Access
11 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.54%) Couchbase
11 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.69%) QlikView
12 2 (1.69%) OLAP
13 1 (0.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (8.47%) MSTest
1 10 (8.47%) NUnit
2 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.24%) Subversion
4 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.85%) Moq
General
1 11 (9.32%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Marketing
3 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.69%) Electronics
3 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (79.66%) Developer
2 45 (38.14%) .NET Developer
3 21 (17.80%) SQL Developer
4 19 (16.10%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (10.17%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.47%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (8.47%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.47%) Analyst
7 9 (7.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.63%) Software Developer
7 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Developer
7 9 (7.63%) Report Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Programmer
10 6 (5.08%) ColdFusion Developer
10 6 (5.08%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.08%) DBA
10 6 (5.08%) VB.NET Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (54.24%) .NET
2 48 (40.68%) ASP.NET
3 27 (22.88%) HTML
4 26 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (19.49%) jQuery
6 22 (18.64%) Web Services
6 22 (18.64%) XML
7 19 (16.10%) Ajax
7 19 (16.10%) CSS
8 18 (15.25%) .NET Framework
9 14 (11.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (11.02%) NHibernate
10 13 (11.02%) WCF
11 10 (8.47%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (7.63%) REST
12 9 (7.63%) JSON
13 8 (6.78%) HTML5
13 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.24%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.39%) NHS
3 3 (2.54%) Clustering
3 3 (2.54%) iPhone
3 3 (2.54%) Social Media
4 2 (1.69%) DTV
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.85%) Open Source
5 1 (0.85%) CCTV
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.02%) Windows
2 3 (2.54%) Linux
2 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) UNIX
3 1 (0.85%) AIX
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.66%) MVC
2 16 (13.56%) Scrum
3 13 (11.02%) TDD
4 12 (10.17%) Unit Testing
5 10 (8.47%) Web Development
5 10 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (6.78%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (5.93%) ETL
7 7 (5.93%) CRM
7 7 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.08%) Migration
8 6 (5.08%) OOP
9 5 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.24%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.39%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (3.39%) Data Migration
10 4 (3.39%) Data Modelling
11 3 (2.54%) UML
11 3 (2.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.61%) C#
2 46 (38.98%) SQL
3 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.02%) VB.NET
4 13 (11.02%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.93%) Java
6 5 (4.24%) VB
6 5 (4.24%) VB6
7 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.54%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.69%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.69%) MCITP
3 2 (1.69%) CCNA
3 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) MCSA
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) CCA
4 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.85%) CCNP
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) SCCM
2 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.47%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) Cisco
4 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.54%) Avaya
4 3 (2.54%) VMware
5 2 (1.69%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (1.69%) Google
5 2 (1.69%) Telerik
5 2 (1.69%) JBoss
5 2 (1.69%) Cognos
5 2 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix
6 1 (0.85%) Cerner
6 1 (0.85%) Facebook
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