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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.72% - 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £163
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -36.47% +157.57%  

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 62 59 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 22.22% 24.89% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 58
Median daily rate £400 £433 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.51% +33.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Underscore.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2012
Top Related 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:

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