Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 21 November 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 (MS SQL)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 34 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 61 53 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 8.29% 7.46% 9.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.28% 26.11% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 62
Oxford median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% +21.85%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £213
90th Percentile £575 £516 £438
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxford median hourly rate - - £112.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £33.75

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 195 203 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 26.49% 28.59% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 168 153
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £230
90th Percentile £563 £520 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Oxford median hourly rate - - £45.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £36.25

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Oxford

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Oxford

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Oxford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Oxford

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 43 (70.49%) C#
2 41 (67.21%) SQL
3 38 (62.30%) .NET
4 35 (57.38%) ASP.NET
5 34 (55.74%) JavaScript
5 34 (55.74%) MVC
6 32 (52.46%) HTML
6 32 (52.46%) CSS
7 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
7 29 (47.54%) AngularJS
8 27 (44.26%) Amazon AWS
9 24 (39.34%) jQuery
9 24 (39.34%) VB.NET
10 22 (36.07%) Ajax
11 20 (32.79%) Web Services
12 17 (27.87%) T-SQL
13 16 (26.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (14.75%) ETL
15 9 (14.75%) Finance
15 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (11.48%) RESTful
17 7 (11.48%) FTP
17 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
17 7 (11.48%) Java
17 7 (11.48%) Dell
17 7 (11.48%) Boomi

SQL Server
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.20%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.64%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) Sitefinity
3 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (44.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.48%) Boomi
4 4 (6.56%) Amazon Glacier
4 4 (6.56%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.92%) IaaS
5 3 (4.92%) PaaS
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.64%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) FTP
2 2 (3.28%) Network Security
2 2 (3.28%) VoIP
3 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.92%) OLAP
6 3 (4.92%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.64%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.64%) MySQL
8 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Front Office
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (86.89%) Developer
2 31 (50.82%) .NET Developer
2 31 (50.82%) C# Developer
3 28 (45.90%) SQL Developer
4 26 (42.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (36.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 21 (34.43%) SQL Server Developer
7 17 (27.87%) AWS Developer
8 7 (11.48%) ETL Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Database Developer
9 2 (3.28%) DBA
9 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Server Support
9 2 (3.28%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (62.30%) .NET
2 35 (57.38%) ASP.NET
3 32 (52.46%) CSS
3 32 (52.46%) HTML
4 29 (47.54%) AngularJS
5 24 (39.34%) jQuery
6 22 (36.07%) Ajax
7 20 (32.79%) Web Services
8 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (11.48%) RESTful
10 6 (9.84%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (9.84%) REST
11 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.56%) Angular 2
11 4 (6.56%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (4.92%) CSS3
12 3 (4.92%) SOAP
12 3 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Data Structures
1 4 (6.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.64%) Blog
2 1 (1.64%) Replication
2 1 (1.64%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) MVC
2 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.75%) ETL
4 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.84%) TDD
5 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (6.56%) Data Management
7 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.56%) DevOps
7 4 (6.56%) ETL Development
7 4 (6.56%) OO
7 4 (6.56%) OOP
7 4 (6.56%) Refactoring
8 3 (4.92%) BDD
8 3 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Process Improvement
8 3 (4.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (70.49%) C#
2 41 (67.21%) SQL
3 34 (55.74%) JavaScript
4 24 (39.34%) VB.NET
5 17 (27.87%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.48%) Java
7 1 (1.64%) Python
7 1 (1.64%) R
7 1 (1.64%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Dell
3 5 (8.20%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle
5 3 (4.92%) Twitter
5 3 (4.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) Capita
6 1 (1.64%) Sophos