The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 3 months to 23 June 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -26 -6  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 50 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.72% 8.49% 10.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.48% 32.47% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 54
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.63
% change year-on-year +20.96% +38.22%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 182 154 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 28.66% 26.15% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 123 125
Median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Oxfordshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 23 £400 +10.34% 14
Abingdon - 6 £350 - 6
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 50 (69.44%) SQL
2 39 (54.17%) C#
2 39 (54.17%) .NET
3 36 (50.00%) MVC
4 33 (45.83%) ASP.NET
5 26 (36.11%) CSS
5 26 (36.11%) HTML
6 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
7 24 (33.33%) VB.NET
8 22 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (29.17%) jQuery
10 20 (27.78%) Ajax
11 19 (26.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (18.06%) T-SQL
13 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 10 (13.89%) ETL
14 10 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (12.50%) Finance
15 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
17 7 (9.72%) WPF
17 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
18 6 (8.33%) MySQL
18 6 (8.33%) Web Services
18 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
18 6 (8.33%) Subversion
18 6 (8.33%) WCF
18 6 (8.33%) MVVM

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (5.56%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (2.78%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.39%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Boomi
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) FTP
2 3 (4.17%) Network Security
2 3 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
3 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (26.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (8.33%) MySQL
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.39%) Big Data
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.39%) Power BI
9 1 (1.39%) QlikView
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.39%) MSTest
3 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Front Office
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Automotive
3 1 (1.39%) Billing
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (77.78%) Developer
2 33 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 30 (41.67%) C# Developer
4 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 27 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (34.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (34.72%) SQL Developer
6 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (18.06%) VB.NET Developer
7 13 (18.06%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (16.67%) Ajax Developer
8 12 (16.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (12.50%) Software Developer
11 6 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (8.33%) ETL Developer
12 5 (6.94%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (6.94%) Database Developer
12 5 (6.94%) DBA
12 5 (6.94%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.17%) .NET
2 33 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 26 (36.11%) CSS
3 26 (36.11%) HTML
4 21 (29.17%) jQuery
5 20 (27.78%) Ajax
6 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 7 (9.72%) WPF
8 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.33%) WCF
8 6 (8.33%) Web Services
9 5 (6.94%) RESTful
10 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.17%) REST
12 2 (2.78%) Angular 2
12 2 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) CCTV
1 3 (4.17%) Replication
2 2 (2.78%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) MVC
2 10 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (13.89%) ETL
3 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.33%) MVVM
6 5 (6.94%) Migration
6 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.56%) CRM
7 4 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (4.17%) Analytics
8 3 (4.17%) OO
8 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.17%) SQL Optimisation
8 3 (4.17%) TDD
8 3 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.78%) OOP
9 2 (2.78%) Scrum
9 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (69.44%) SQL
2 39 (54.17%) C#
3 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
4 24 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 13 (18.06%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.17%) Java
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
7 2 (2.78%) VB
7 2 (2.78%) VB6
7 2 (2.78%) VBScript
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.39%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) MCSE
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) MCTS
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Dell
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle
4 3 (4.17%) Adobe
4 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.17%) Sophos
5 2 (2.78%) Apple
5 2 (2.78%) Tableau
6 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) LabWare
6 1 (1.39%) NetApp
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) Sybase
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
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