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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 94 93 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.41% 10.43% 5.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.51% 41.15% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 79 40
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £100.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
179 226 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.82% 25.34% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 196 168
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £100.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +344.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 (55.92%) SQL
2 82 (53.95%) .NET
3 69 (45.39%) C#
4 59 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (38.16%) JavaScript
6 57 (37.50%) MVC
7 54 (35.53%) ASP.NET
8 43 (28.29%) Microsoft
9 41 (26.97%) TDD
9 41 (26.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 36 (23.68%) HTML
11 32 (21.05%) Windows
11 32 (21.05%) Scrum
12 31 (20.39%) CSS
12 31 (20.39%) AngularJS
13 29 (19.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (17.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (17.76%) MS Excel
15 26 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (16.45%) Finance
16 25 (16.45%) WCF
17 24 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (15.13%) High Availability
18 23 (15.13%) E-Commerce
19 22 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (13.82%) ETL
20 21 (13.82%) T-SQL
20 21 (13.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
21 19 (12.50%) TeamCity

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 13 (8.55%) Elasticsearch
1 13 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.89%) IIS
3 7 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.29%) NServiceBus
4 5 (3.29%) OpenROAD
5 4 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.97%) Apache
6 3 (1.97%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.97%) Mule
6 3 (1.97%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.32%) CMS
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.32%) Moodle
7 2 (1.32%) nginx
7 2 (1.32%) WordPress
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.66%) Liferay
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.55%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (7.89%) GitHub
5 11 (7.24%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.89%) SAN
2 5 (3.29%) Internet
3 3 (1.97%) DNS
4 2 (1.32%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.66%) DHCP
5 1 (0.66%) Firewall
5 1 (0.66%) HTTP
5 1 (0.66%) Intranet
5 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 27 (17.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (13.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 18 (11.84%) NoSQL
5 17 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (9.87%) Ingres
8 14 (9.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (8.55%) Hadoop
9 13 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (6.58%) MySQL
10 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (4.61%) MongoDB
12 7 (4.61%) MS Access
12 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
12 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (3.95%) RDBMS
14 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
14 5 (3.29%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 19 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 13 (8.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.92%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.61%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.61%) Subversion
6 4 (2.63%) JUnit
6 4 (2.63%) Maven
6 4 (2.63%) NuGet
7 3 (1.97%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.97%) Selenium
7 3 (1.97%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.32%) Grunt
8 2 (1.32%) gulp
8 2 (1.32%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.66%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 25 (16.45%) Finance
2 10 (6.58%) Banking
3 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.97%) Electronics
4 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.97%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) Advertising
5 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (65.13%) Developer
2 51 (33.55%) .NET Developer
3 30 (19.74%) SQL Developer
4 22 (14.47%) C# Developer
5 21 (13.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (11.18%) DBA
8 16 (10.53%) AWS Developer
8 16 (10.53%) SQL DBA
9 14 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 13 (8.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (6.58%) Analyst
11 10 (6.58%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (5.92%) Administrator
12 9 (5.92%) Senior Developer
12 9 (5.92%) VBA Developer
13 8 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
14 7 (4.61%) AWS Engineer
15 6 (3.95%) Cloud Developer
15 6 (3.95%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (53.95%) .NET
2 54 (35.53%) ASP.NET
3 41 (26.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (23.68%) HTML
5 31 (20.39%) AngularJS
5 31 (20.39%) CSS
6 29 (19.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (16.45%) WCF
8 19 (12.50%) Web Services
9 17 (11.18%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (10.53%) SOAP
11 15 (9.87%) jQuery
11 15 (9.87%) REST
12 14 (9.21%) HTML5
13 12 (7.89%) Node.js
14 11 (7.24%) Ember.js
15 10 (6.58%) JSON
16 8 (5.26%) NHibernate
17 7 (4.61%) Ajax
17 7 (4.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.21%) User Experience
2 13 (8.55%) Clustering
2 13 (8.55%) Public Cloud
3 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.24%) Blog
5 4 (2.63%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.97%) iPhone
6 3 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.32%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) SCORM
8 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.66%) Fintech
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.05%) Windows
2 15 (9.87%) Linux
3 13 (8.55%) Unix
4 12 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.97%) Android
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (37.50%) MVC
3 41 (26.97%) TDD
4 32 (21.05%) Scrum
5 23 (15.13%) E-Commerce
5 23 (15.13%) High Availability
6 22 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (13.82%) ETL
8 17 (11.18%) BDD
8 17 (11.18%) Microservices
9 16 (10.53%) DevOps
10 14 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (7.89%) Kanban
13 10 (6.58%) CQRS
13 10 (6.58%) SDLC
13 10 (6.58%) SQL Optimisation
13 10 (6.58%) Waterfall
14 9 (5.92%) Data Management
14 9 (5.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.92%) SQL
2 69 (45.39%) C#
3 58 (38.16%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.82%) T-SQL
5 19 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 13 (8.55%) Ruby
6 13 (8.55%) VBA
7 10 (6.58%) Scala
7 10 (6.58%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.92%) VBScript
9 8 (5.26%) VB
10 7 (4.61%) Java
11 5 (3.29%) PHP
12 2 (1.32%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.32%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.32%) Perl
12 2 (1.32%) Python
12 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.66%) ES6
13 1 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.32%) CCA
4 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.32%) MCSA
4 2 (1.32%) MCSE
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.66%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) HL7
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.58%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.32%) XenApp
4 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (8.55%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (4.61%) SCCM
4 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.66%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (28.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.26%) VMware
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle
3 7 (4.61%) SAP
4 4 (2.63%) Telerik
5 3 (1.97%) Citrix
5 3 (1.97%) Tableau
6 2 (1.32%) Adobe
6 2 (1.32%) Cognos
6 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.32%) Remedy
6 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.32%) Sun
7 1 (0.66%) Dell
7 1 (0.66%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.66%) Sencha
7 1 (0.66%) Teradata
7 1 (0.66%) Veeam
7 1 (0.66%) Zend
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