The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 13.04% 21.62% 7.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 45.00% 40.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 3
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£310 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
20 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 28.99% 54.05% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 10
Average daily rate £325 £293 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Bath

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 3 (20.00%) IIS
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Apache
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) WSUS
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) DTS
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Star Schema
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Software Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) XSLT
7 1 (6.67%) XHTML
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) Ext JS
7 1 (6.67%) Sass
7 1 (6.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Serena
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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