Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 25 35
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 32 57 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.05% 8.09% 6.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.03% 30.16% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 42
Oxford median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £230 £304 £213
90th Percentile £514 £575 £500
Oxfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +5.00% +10.34% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 78 189 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 12.30% 26.81% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 166 157
Oxford median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £270 £300 £306
90th Percentile £553 £575 £515
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) .NET
4 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (28.13%) HTML
6 8 (25.00%) C#
6 8 (25.00%) ETL
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
7 7 (21.88%) Power BI
8 6 (18.75%) Data Lake
8 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 6 (18.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 6 (18.75%) CSS
8 6 (18.75%) Java
8 6 (18.75%) MVC
9 5 (15.63%) Web Services
9 5 (15.63%) Ajax
9 5 (15.63%) Spring
9 5 (15.63%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (15.63%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 4 (12.50%) Analytics
10 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) WordPress
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.63%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (9.38%) Google Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.13%) Office 365
5 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
1 2 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (21.88%) Power BI
4 6 (18.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 6 (18.75%) Data Lake
5 5 (15.63%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.25%) Redis
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Babel
2 3 (9.38%) gulp
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Developer
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Azure Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Azure Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Data Architect
4 3 (9.38%) IT Technician
4 3 (9.38%) Server Support
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server Support
5 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) HTML
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
4 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 6 (18.75%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) Ajax
5 5 (15.63%) Spring
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
6 4 (12.50%) jQuery
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.38%) HTML5
7 3 (9.38%) JSON
7 3 (9.38%) Redux
7 3 (9.38%) Sass
7 3 (9.38%) Spring Boot
7 3 (9.38%) Vue.js
8 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.25%) Kafka
8 2 (6.25%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (25.00%) ETL
4 6 (18.75%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Quote-to-Cash
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
8 1 (3.13%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (3.13%) ETL Development
8 1 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) ES6
6 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Perfmon
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Google
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Volusion
3 2 (6.25%) WooCommerce
4 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.13%) Brocade
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau