Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 51 80 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.46% 6.46% 7.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.69% 33.20% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 74 72
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £325 £219 £307
90th Percentile £675 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £12.50
South East median hourly rate £47.69 £40.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +19.23% -6.98% +73.74%

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 139 241 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.62% 19.47% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 199 234
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £325 £225 £305
90th Percentile £601 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £401
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.24% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £14.97
South East median hourly rate £47.09 £40.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +17.71% +135.29% -13.28%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -2 25 £473 +26.00% 10
Bicester +3 2 £388 +34.78%
Abingdon -2 2 £450 +179.07% 1
Woodstock - 2 - -
Banbury -1 1 £350 -18.08% 2
SQL Server
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 25 (49.02%) C#
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) SQL
4 16 (31.37%) .NET
4 16 (31.37%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (29.41%) DevOps
6 14 (27.45%) Finance
6 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (25.49%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 12 (23.53%) T-SQL
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (21.57%) Power BI
9 11 (21.57%) Power Platform
10 10 (19.61%) Migration
10 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
10 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
10 10 (19.61%) MVC
11 9 (17.65%) OOP
11 9 (17.65%) OO
11 9 (17.65%) Degree
11 9 (17.65%) Markit EDM
11 9 (17.65%) Data Integration
12 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (15.69%) RESTful
12 8 (15.69%) Kimball Methodology
12 8 (15.69%) Data Management

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 (7.84%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.96%) Kentico
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (21.57%) Power Platform
3 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.84%) IaaS
4 4 (7.84%) Office 365
4 4 (7.84%) PaaS
4 4 (7.84%) SaaS
4 4 (7.84%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (7.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (5.88%) Serverless
6 2 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.92%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.96%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (1.96%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) FTP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (27.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (21.57%) Power BI
4 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (9.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.84%) SSDT
7 3 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (5.88%) Redis
7 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.92%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (3.92%) MySQL
8 2 (3.92%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.96%) DB2
9 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) git-flow
2 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.96%) QARun
2 1 (1.96%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.96%) WinRunner
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Law
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 11 (21.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (21.57%) C# Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (13.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Architect
7 5 (9.80%) Azure Developer
7 5 (9.80%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.84%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
9 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (15.69%) RESTful
4 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
4 7 (13.73%) CSS
4 7 (13.73%) HTML
5 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (11.76%) jQuery
6 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.80%) Entity Framework
7 4 (7.84%) HTML5
8 3 (5.88%) .NET Core
8 3 (5.88%) WCF
9 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET
9 2 (3.92%) Angular 2
9 2 (3.92%) CSS3
9 2 (3.92%) Dapper ORM
9 2 (3.92%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.92%) EPoS
1 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.96%) Derivative
2 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) DevOps
3 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (19.61%) Migration
4 10 (19.61%) MVC
5 9 (17.65%) Data Integration
5 9 (17.65%) OO
5 9 (17.65%) OOP
6 8 (15.69%) Data Management
6 8 (15.69%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (11.76%) ETL
8 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.84%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.84%) Information Management
9 4 (7.84%) SDLC
9 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
9 4 (7.84%) Web SSO
9 4 (7.84%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) C#
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
1 4 (7.84%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (5.88%) Ansible
3 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.92%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) Grafana
4 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore