Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 30 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 34 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.15% 6.85% 6.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 32.08% 27.27% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 37
Oxford median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £200 £252 £200
90th Percentile £488 £431 £500
Oxfordshire median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -4.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Oxford median hourly rate - - £11.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £11.00

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 106 154 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 16.06% 25.12% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 133 139
Oxford median daily rate £415 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £264 £299 £306
90th Percentile £525 £557 £502
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxford median hourly rate - - £11.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - £10.13

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 (44.12%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (26.47%) .NET
4 8 (23.53%) ETL
5 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (20.59%) HTML
5 7 (20.59%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
6 6 (17.65%) Windows
6 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
7 5 (14.71%) C#
7 5 (14.71%) Web Services
7 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Spring
7 5 (14.71%) Ajax
8 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
8 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
8 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 4 (11.76%) CSS
8 4 (11.76%) IIS
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) WordPress
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) SAS
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Network Security
1 3 (8.82%) VoIP
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.82%) Power BI
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.88%) Big Data
5 2 (5.88%) Redis
6 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.94%) OLTP
6 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.94%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Babel
2 3 (8.82%) gulp
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.76%) IT Technician
4 4 (11.76%) Server Support
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server Support
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (8.82%) Active Directory Technician
5 3 (8.82%) Data Migration Lead
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Technician
5 3 (8.82%) IT Support
5 3 (8.82%) Mac Technician
5 3 (8.82%) Server Technician
5 3 (8.82%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) HTML
3 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.71%) Ajax
4 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (14.71%) Spring
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
5 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.76%) CSS
6 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
6 3 (8.82%) HTML5
6 3 (8.82%) J2EE
6 3 (8.82%) jQuery
6 3 (8.82%) JSON
6 3 (8.82%) Redux
6 3 (8.82%) Spring Boot
6 3 (8.82%) Vue.js
7 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
1 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (2.94%) Replication
1 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
1 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ETL
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) MVC
4 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) ES6
4 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Perfmon
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Tableau
4 2 (5.88%) Volusion
4 2 (5.88%) WooCommerce
5 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.94%) Brocade
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) EMC
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Meraki
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds