Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 19 25
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 28 74 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.52% 10.54% 7.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.83% 44.31% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 68 37
Oxford median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +39.53%
10th Percentile £308 £293 £250
90th Percentile £553 £575 £510
Oxfordshire median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +7.38% -5.88% +27.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxford median hourly rate - - £16.90
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £16.90

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 53 167 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 10.45% 23.79% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 146 153
Oxford median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +13.92%
10th Percentile £296 £275 £313
90th Percentile £562 £544 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +15.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Oxford median hourly rate - - £17.43
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £17.43

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019, 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 18 (64.29%) C#
2 16 (57.14%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 13 (46.43%) MVC
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (39.29%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (28.57%) HTML
8 8 (28.57%) CSS
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 7 (25.00%) ETL
9 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (21.43%) Data Lake
10 6 (21.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (17.86%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (17.86%) Power BI
11 5 (17.86%) jQuery
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
11 5 (17.86%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (14.29%) Analytics
12 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
12 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (10.71%) SaaS
13 3 (10.71%) Google

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 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (17.86%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (21.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 6 (21.43%) Data Lake
3 5 (17.86%) Power BI
3 5 (17.86%) Qlik Sense
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) Redis
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
4 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Developer
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Architect
8 3 (10.71%) Azure Architect
8 3 (10.71%) Azure Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Data Architect
8 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
9 2 (7.14%) Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (7.14%) DBA
9 2 (7.14%) ETL Developer
9 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
1 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
3 8 (28.57%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.86%) jQuery
5 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (10.71%) WCF
6 3 (10.71%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) Ajax
7 2 (7.14%) Angular 2
7 2 (7.14%) HTML5
7 2 (7.14%) RESTful
7 2 (7.14%) Web Services
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.57%) Node.js
8 1 (3.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) MVC
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Data Management
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
6 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) ETL Development
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle