Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 36 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -27 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 85 82 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.88% 6.54% 10.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 27.60% 22.97% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 114
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £321 £223 £220
90th Percentile £575 £510 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £33.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year +5.88% +38.21% +39.77%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 308 357 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.94% 28.49% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 274 276
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £36.25
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £28.00
% change year-on-year +48.15% +2.46% +12.00%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +6 61 £400 +2.56% 21
Witney -1 4 - -
Banbury +1 3 £450 +50.00% 6
Kidlington -3 2 £430 +1.18% 2
Thame - 1 £310 - 1
Abingdon - 1 £350 - 4
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 58 (68.24%) SQL
2 51 (60.00%) C#
3 49 (57.65%) .NET
4 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
5 41 (48.24%) ASP.NET
6 40 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 40 (47.06%) MVC
7 39 (45.88%) HTML
8 38 (44.71%) CSS
9 33 (38.82%) AngularJS
10 30 (35.29%) jQuery
11 29 (34.12%) Amazon AWS
12 25 (29.41%) VB.NET
13 24 (28.24%) T-SQL
13 24 (28.24%) Web Services
13 24 (28.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (27.06%) Ajax
15 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (16.47%) ETL
17 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (15.29%) Finance
17 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
19 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
19 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
20 10 (11.76%) .NET Framework
20 10 (11.76%) Java
21 9 (10.59%) VMware
21 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (9.41%) IIS
2 5 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.71%) Apache Solr
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.35%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.18%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.18%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (34.12%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.24%) Boomi
4 5 (5.88%) Office 365
5 4 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.71%) Amazon Glacier
5 4 (4.71%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.53%) IaaS
6 3 (3.53%) PaaS
7 1 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.18%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) FTP
2 6 (7.06%) Network Security
2 6 (7.06%) VoIP
3 4 (4.71%) Firewall
3 4 (4.71%) Intranet
4 2 (2.35%) SAN
5 1 (1.18%) DHCP
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.53%) OLAP
7 3 (3.53%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (3.53%) Power BI
7 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.35%) MySQL
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.18%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.18%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.35%) Grunt
4 2 (2.35%) gulp
4 2 (2.35%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.18%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Automotive
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (81.18%) Developer
2 36 (42.35%) .NET Developer
3 34 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 31 (36.47%) SQL Developer
5 28 (32.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (25.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Developer
7 21 (24.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 18 (21.18%) AWS Developer
9 8 (9.41%) ETL Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Administrator
11 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (4.71%) Applications Developer
12 4 (4.71%) Consultant
13 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 3 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (3.53%) Microsoft BI Consultant
13 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Consultant
13 3 (3.53%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (57.65%) .NET
2 41 (48.24%) ASP.NET
3 39 (45.88%) HTML
4 38 (44.71%) CSS
5 33 (38.82%) AngularJS
6 30 (35.29%) jQuery
7 24 (28.24%) Web Services
8 23 (27.06%) Ajax
9 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (11.76%) .NET Framework
11 9 (10.59%) REST
12 8 (9.41%) HTML5
12 8 (9.41%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (8.24%) Entity Framework
13 7 (8.24%) RESTful
14 5 (5.88%) Angular 2
14 5 (5.88%) CSS3
14 5 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
1 4 (4.71%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) Blog
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Replication
4 1 (1.18%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.06%) MVC
2 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.47%) ETL
4 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.41%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.06%) ETL Development
6 6 (7.06%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (7.06%) Migration
6 6 (7.06%) TDD
7 5 (5.88%) OO
7 5 (5.88%) Web Development
8 4 (4.71%) CRM
8 4 (4.71%) Data Management
8 4 (4.71%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.71%) DevOps
8 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.71%) OOP
8 4 (4.71%) Refactoring
9 3 (3.53%) Scrum
9 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (68.24%) SQL
2 51 (60.00%) C#
3 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
4 25 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 24 (28.24%) T-SQL
6 10 (11.76%) Java
7 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.71%) VB
9 2 (2.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.18%) Python
10 1 (1.18%) R
10 1 (1.18%) U-SQL
10 1 (1.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.18%) CCNA
2 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.18%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) MCSE
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) XenApp
4 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.18%) SCOM
2 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) VMware
3 7 (8.24%) Dell
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle
4 6 (7.06%) Citrix
4 6 (7.06%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco
6 3 (3.53%) Twitter
7 1 (1.18%) Capita
7 1 (1.18%) CommVault
7 1 (1.18%) F5
7 1 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) McAfee
7 1 (1.18%) NetApp
7 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.18%) Sophos