The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 45 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.61% 0.34% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.08% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +31.94% +7.46%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 96 91 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 29.36% 31.06% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 73 60
Median daily rate £450 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Oxford

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) Underscore.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft