Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 51 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 7.57% 8.49% 8.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.42% 34.97% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 41
Oxford median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +6.62%
10th Percentile £189 £325 £275
90th Percentile £488 £500 £488
Oxfordshire median daily rate £380 £400 £355
% change year-on-year -5.00% +12.68% -2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Oxford median hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% -63.33%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% -56.00%

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 144 143 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 21.36% 24.28% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 113 126
Oxford median daily rate £425 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +4.43% +0.64%
10th Percentile £175 £313 £275
90th Percentile £513 £550 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +1.80% +11.33% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Oxford median hourly rate - £14.97 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.05% -63.33%
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £14.97 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +36.05% -56.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 28 (54.90%) SQL
2 24 (47.06%) .NET
3 22 (43.14%) C#
4 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET
4 20 (39.22%) MVC
5 14 (27.45%) HTML
6 13 (25.49%) CSS
7 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 12 (23.53%) jQuery
8 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
9 10 (19.61%) Razor View Engine
9 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (19.61%) Ajax
9 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (17.65%) ETL
10 9 (17.65%) Web Services
10 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
11 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
11 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (13.73%) Windows
11 7 (13.73%) Migration
11 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
12 6 (11.76%) Apache

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 6 (11.76%) Apache
1 6 (11.76%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) NServiceBus
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Network Security
1 6 (11.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.92%) Big Data
8 2 (3.92%) Power BI
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.96%) OLTP
9 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.96%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Babel
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) gulp
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 2 (3.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Developer
2 19 (37.25%) C# Developer
3 16 (31.37%) .NET Developer
4 14 (27.45%) SQL Developer
5 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (25.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (21.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Developer
7 9 (17.65%) AWS Developer
8 6 (11.76%) IT Support
9 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support
9 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support Technician
9 5 (9.80%) Desktop Technician
9 5 (9.80%) IT Support Technician
9 5 (9.80%) IT Technician
9 5 (9.80%) Server Support
9 5 (9.80%) Server Support Technician
9 5 (9.80%) Server Technician
9 5 (9.80%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (47.06%) .NET
2 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET
3 14 (27.45%) HTML
4 13 (25.49%) CSS
5 12 (23.53%) jQuery
6 10 (19.61%) Ajax
6 10 (19.61%) AngularJS
6 10 (19.61%) Razor View Engine
7 9 (17.65%) Web Services
8 6 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (7.84%) .NET Core
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.88%) J2EE
10 3 (5.88%) REST
11 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.92%) XML
12 1 (1.96%) HTML5
12 1 (1.96%) JSON
12 1 (1.96%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.96%) CCTV
2 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Replication
2 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
1 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) MVC
2 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (17.65%) ETL
3 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (13.73%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.84%) CRM
5 4 (7.84%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
7 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.92%) Manual Testing
7 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.96%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) C#
3 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.84%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.92%) C
7 2 (3.92%) VBScript
8 1 (1.96%) ES6
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Tableau
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Meraki
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) Sophos