The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
South West / Bristol
Rank 19 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 60 95 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.20% 10.87% 9.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.22% 42.60% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 79 65
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -23.72%

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 Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
157 223 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 18.85% 25.51% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 177 200
Median daily rate £355 £363 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -72.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 73 (51.41%) .NET
2 68 (47.89%) SQL
3 62 (43.66%) C#
4 49 (34.51%) Microsoft
5 46 (32.39%) ASP.NET
6 44 (30.99%) MVC
7 40 (28.17%) JavaScript
8 38 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (26.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 35 (24.65%) AngularJS
11 32 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (20.42%) HTML
12 29 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (19.72%) Finance
14 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (18.31%) CSS
15 26 (18.31%) TDD
16 25 (17.61%) MS Excel
16 25 (17.61%) SQL Server 2012
17 24 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (16.20%) Windows
18 23 (16.20%) WCF
18 23 (16.20%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (15.49%) T-SQL
19 22 (15.49%) Scrum
20 21 (14.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 20 (14.08%) Visual Studio
21 20 (14.08%) SAP
21 20 (14.08%) ETL
22 19 (13.38%) SharePoint

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 19 (13.38%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (6.34%) IIS
4 5 (3.52%) OpenROAD
5 3 (2.11%) CMS
5 3 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.11%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.11%) NetWeaver
5 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) Liferay
7 1 (0.70%) SAS
7 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (17.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.70%) Maximo
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (16.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.52%) Office 365
4 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.11%) GitHub
5 2 (1.41%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.75%) SAN
2 4 (2.82%) DNS
2 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (26.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (17.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (14.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (13.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (11.97%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (10.56%) Ingres
7 14 (9.86%) MySQL
8 12 (8.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (7.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (7.04%) Big Data
10 10 (7.04%) MS Access
11 9 (6.34%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database
11 9 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (6.34%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (4.23%) NoSQL
13 4 (2.82%) QlikView
13 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
14 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
14 3 (2.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (14.08%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.82%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.11%) GoCD
4 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.11%) JIRA
4 3 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.41%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.41%) NUnit
5 2 (1.41%) Selenium
5 2 (1.41%) Subversion
5 2 (1.41%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.70%) ERwin
6 1 (0.70%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.70%) JUnit
6 1 (0.70%) Toad
6 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (19.72%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.75%) Marketing
4 10 (7.04%) Electronics
4 10 (7.04%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.63%) Advertising
6 2 (1.41%) Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 91 (64.08%) Developer
2 53 (37.32%) .NET Developer
3 24 (16.90%) C# Developer
4 20 (14.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (13.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (11.97%) DBA
7 16 (11.27%) SQL Developer
8 15 (10.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (10.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 15 (10.56%) Senior Developer
8 15 (10.56%) SQL DBA
9 12 (8.45%) Analyst
10 11 (7.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 11 (7.75%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (7.04%) AWS Developer
11 10 (7.04%) Azure Developer
11 10 (7.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (7.04%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (6.34%) Administrator
12 9 (6.34%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (51.41%) .NET
2 46 (32.39%) ASP.NET
3 35 (24.65%) AngularJS
4 29 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (20.42%) HTML
5 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (18.31%) CSS
7 23 (16.20%) WCF
8 16 (11.27%) JSON
9 15 (10.56%) SOAP
10 13 (9.15%) jQuery
10 13 (9.15%) REST
11 10 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (5.63%) .NET Framework
12 8 (5.63%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (4.93%) Web Services
14 6 (4.23%) Entity Framework
14 6 (4.23%) HTML5
14 6 (4.23%) XML
15 4 (2.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Clustering
2 9 (6.34%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.23%) User Experience
4 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.11%) Blog
5 3 (2.11%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.41%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.41%) FMCG
6 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.41%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) CMDB
7 1 (0.70%) Fintech
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.20%) Windows
2 18 (12.68%) Linux
3 13 (9.15%) Unix
4 10 (7.04%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.99%) MVC
2 38 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (22.54%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (18.31%) TDD
5 22 (15.49%) Scrum
6 20 (14.08%) ETL
7 14 (9.86%) E-Commerce
8 12 (8.45%) High Availability
9 11 (7.75%) SQL Optimisation
10 10 (7.04%) Data Encryption
10 10 (7.04%) Data Management
10 10 (7.04%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (7.04%) Programme Management
10 10 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (7.04%) Web Design
11 9 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.34%) CRM
11 9 (6.34%) Data Analysis
11 9 (6.34%) SDLC
12 8 (5.63%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 68 (47.89%) SQL
2 62 (43.66%) C#
3 40 (28.17%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.49%) T-SQL
5 12 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 11 (7.75%) Java
6 11 (7.75%) VBA
7 10 (7.04%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.23%) Scala
9 5 (3.52%) C++
9 5 (3.52%) PHP
9 5 (3.52%) VC++
10 4 (2.82%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.11%) Python
11 3 (2.11%) Ruby
12 2 (1.41%) VB
12 2 (1.41%) VBScript
13 1 (0.70%) C
13 1 (0.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.52%) Degree
4 2 (1.41%) MCDBA
4 2 (1.41%) MCITP
4 2 (1.41%) MCPD
4 2 (1.41%) MCSA
4 2 (1.41%) MCSD
4 2 (1.41%) MCSE
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.04%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.11%) Docker
3 3 (2.11%) LXC
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (9.86%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (2.82%) SCCM
3 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (34.51%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.08%) SAP
3 14 (9.86%) Oracle
4 9 (6.34%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.82%) Remedy
5 4 (2.82%) Sun
6 3 (2.11%) Telerik
7 2 (1.41%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.41%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.41%) VMware
8 1 (0.70%) Cognos
8 1 (0.70%) Google
8 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.70%) Percona
8 1 (0.70%) Tableau
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