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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 57 104 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.70% 11.30% 7.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.00% 51.49% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 90 44
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £423 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £170.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+38.95% -1.05%
SQL Server
South West

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
150 202 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.63% 21.96% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 165 166
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £170.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016, 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 85 (57.05%) SQL
2 57 (38.26%) .NET
3 55 (36.91%) C#
4 54 (36.24%) Microsoft
5 44 (29.53%) JavaScript
6 42 (28.19%) MVC
7 40 (26.85%) ASP.NET
8 39 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (25.50%) Windows
10 36 (24.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 35 (23.49%) HTML
12 32 (21.48%) CSS
13 29 (19.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (18.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (18.79%) TDD
14 28 (18.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 28 (18.79%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (18.79%) Finance
15 25 (16.78%) T-SQL
15 25 (16.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (16.11%) Linux
16 24 (16.11%) MS Excel
16 24 (16.11%) Scrum
17 23 (15.44%) PowerShell
18 20 (13.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 18 (12.08%) Windows Server
19 18 (12.08%) ETL
19 18 (12.08%) Web Services
20 17 (11.41%) Clustering
20 17 (11.41%) Failover Clustering

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 14 (9.40%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.04%) IIS
3 7 (4.70%) Apache
3 7 (4.70%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.36%) NServiceBus
4 5 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.68%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.01%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.01%) Mule
6 3 (2.01%) Mule ESB
6 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.34%) CMS
7 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.34%) JBoss
7 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.67%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.67%) Liferay
8 1 (0.67%) Sakai
Applications
1 24 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.36%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) SAN
2 8 (5.37%) DNS
3 7 (4.70%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.03%) Kerberos
5 5 (3.36%) Internet
6 3 (2.01%) HTTP
6 3 (2.01%) Intranet
7 1 (0.67%) DHCP
7 1 (0.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 29 (19.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (18.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (16.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (13.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (10.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (6.71%) Ingres
9 9 (6.04%) MySQL
9 9 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
10 8 (5.37%) RDBMS
11 6 (4.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
12 5 (3.36%) NoSQL
12 5 (3.36%) RavenDB
12 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (2.68%) OLAP
14 3 (2.01%) Data Mart
14 3 (2.01%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (6.71%) JUnit
1 10 (6.71%) Maven
2 7 (4.70%) Eclipse
2 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (4.70%) Subversion
3 6 (4.03%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.36%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.01%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.01%) NuGet
7 1 (0.67%) Moq
7 1 (0.67%) MSTest
7 1 (0.67%) NUnit
7 1 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.67%) Selenium
7 1 (0.67%) TestComplete
General
1 28 (18.79%) Finance
2 12 (8.05%) Banking
3 9 (6.04%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.37%) Electronics
4 8 (5.37%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.37%) Marketing
5 3 (2.01%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (65.10%) Developer
2 40 (26.85%) .NET Developer
3 29 (19.46%) SQL Developer
4 21 (14.09%) C# Developer
5 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (12.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 17 (11.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (10.74%) DBA
9 15 (10.07%) SQL DBA
10 12 (8.05%) Analyst
11 11 (7.38%) Java Developer
11 11 (7.38%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (6.71%) AWS Developer
12 10 (6.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (6.71%) Consultant
12 10 (6.71%) VBA Developer
13 9 (6.04%) Administrator
13 9 (6.04%) Senior Developer
14 8 (5.37%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (38.26%) .NET
2 40 (26.85%) ASP.NET
3 35 (23.49%) HTML
4 32 (21.48%) CSS
5 28 (18.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (12.08%) Web Services
7 15 (10.07%) AngularJS
7 15 (10.07%) jQuery
8 14 (9.40%) .NET Framework
8 14 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (9.40%) WCF
9 13 (8.72%) REST
10 9 (6.04%) J2EE
10 9 (6.04%) SOAP
11 8 (5.37%) Dojo
12 7 (4.70%) JAX-WS
12 7 (4.70%) JPA
12 7 (4.70%) Spring
12 7 (4.70%) XHTML
12 7 (4.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Clustering
2 9 (6.04%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.70%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.36%) User Experience
5 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.68%) Economics
5 4 (2.68%) VLE
6 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.01%) Blog
6 3 (2.01%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.01%) iPhone
6 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.01%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.34%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.67%) NHS
8 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.50%) Windows
2 24 (16.11%) Linux
3 18 (12.08%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.74%) Unix
5 10 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.01%) Android
7 3 (2.01%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.19%) MVC
2 39 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.79%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (18.79%) TDD
4 24 (16.11%) Scrum
5 18 (12.08%) ETL
6 15 (10.07%) SDLC
7 13 (8.72%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (8.05%) E-Commerce
8 12 (8.05%) Integration Testing
9 10 (6.71%) BDD
9 10 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.71%) OO
9 10 (6.71%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.71%) SQL Optimisation
10 9 (6.04%) Coaching
10 9 (6.04%) High Availability
10 9 (6.04%) Migration
10 9 (6.04%) Server Patching
11 8 (5.37%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (57.05%) SQL
2 55 (36.91%) C#
3 44 (29.53%) JavaScript
4 25 (16.78%) T-SQL
5 23 (15.44%) PowerShell
6 14 (9.40%) VBA
7 13 (8.72%) Java
8 11 (7.38%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.70%) Ruby
9 7 (4.70%) VB
10 6 (4.03%) Perl
10 6 (4.03%) Python
11 3 (2.01%) VBScript
12 1 (0.67%) C
12 1 (0.67%) PHP
12 1 (0.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.04%) Degree
3 7 (4.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) ISEB
5 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (6.71%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.37%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (11.41%) Failover Clustering
2 11 (7.38%) SCCM
3 5 (3.36%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.67%) Control-M
6 1 (0.67%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (36.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.05%) Oracle
3 8 (5.37%) SAP
3 8 (5.37%) VMware
4 7 (4.70%) Sun
5 6 (4.03%) Nintex
6 4 (2.68%) Blackboard
6 4 (2.68%) BMC
6 4 (2.68%) NetApp
6 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.68%) Teradata
7 2 (1.34%) Cognos
7 2 (1.34%) Google
7 2 (1.34%) Sybase
7 2 (1.34%) Tableau
8 1 (0.67%) Citrix
8 1 (0.67%) HP
8 1 (0.67%) Netezza
8 1 (0.67%) Sencha
8 1 (0.67%) Zend
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