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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 56 55 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.62% 9.09% 14.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.33% 39.86% 59.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 91
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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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 Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
240 138 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.07% 22.81% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 94 144
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 72 (58.06%) SQL
2 47 (37.90%) .NET
3 43 (34.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (33.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (31.45%) C#
6 37 (29.84%) T-SQL
7 35 (28.23%) ASP.NET
8 33 (26.61%) Finance
9 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
9 30 (24.19%) MS Excel
9 30 (24.19%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
12 20 (16.13%) HTML
12 20 (16.13%) ETL
12 20 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (15.32%) CSS
13 19 (15.32%) MVC
14 17 (13.71%) Migration
15 16 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (11.29%) SharePoint
17 13 (10.48%) ITIL
17 13 (10.48%) MySQL
17 13 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (10.48%) jQuery
18 12 (9.68%) .NET Framework
18 12 (9.68%) OLAP
18 12 (9.68%) SAP
18 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
19 11 (8.87%) Marketing

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 14 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.84%) CMS
2 6 (4.84%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.81%) Kentico
6 1 (0.81%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 30 (24.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS Project
2 2 (1.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.61%) Visualfiles
3 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.81%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.81%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) DHCP
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (34.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 41 (33.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (20.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (10.48%) MySQL
7 12 (9.68%) OLAP
8 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (8.06%) Relational Database
9 9 (7.26%) OLAP Cube
9 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (5.65%) MS Access
11 5 (4.03%) QlikView
12 4 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.61%) DTS
14 2 (1.61%) OLTP
14 2 (1.61%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.81%) Subversion
3 1 (0.81%) Introscope
3 1 (0.81%) JUnit
3 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (26.61%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Marketing
3 8 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.84%) Electronics
4 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.84%) Banking
5 4 (3.23%) Retail
6 2 (1.61%) Law
6 2 (1.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 71 (57.26%) Developer
2 22 (17.74%) Analyst
3 18 (14.52%) SQL Developer
4 16 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Business Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Architect
8 7 (5.65%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.84%) DBA
9 6 (4.84%) Programmer
9 6 (4.84%) SQL DBA
9 6 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Excel Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Consultant
11 4 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (3.23%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.90%) .NET
2 35 (28.23%) ASP.NET
3 20 (16.13%) HTML
4 19 (15.32%) CSS
5 13 (10.48%) jQuery
6 12 (9.68%) .NET Framework
6 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (7.26%) WCF
8 8 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (5.65%) Web Services
10 5 (4.03%) XML
11 4 (3.23%) LINQ
12 3 (2.42%) LINQ to SQL
12 3 (2.42%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (2.42%) ADO.NET
13 2 (1.61%) Middleware
13 2 (1.61%) WinForms
13 2 (1.61%) Ajax
13 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.84%) DTV
3 5 (4.03%) Economics
3 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.03%) Replication
4 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.61%) NHS
5 2 (1.61%) Clustering
5 2 (1.61%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.61%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.61%) User Experience
5 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.61%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.06%) Windows
2 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (4.03%) Windows XP
3 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
4 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.19%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (16.13%) ETL
3 19 (15.32%) MVC
4 17 (13.71%) Migration
5 13 (10.48%) ITIL
5 13 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.87%) Dimensional Modelling
7 10 (8.06%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.06%) Kimball Methodology
8 9 (7.26%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.45%) Project Management
10 7 (5.65%) Scrum
11 6 (4.84%) Change Management
11 6 (4.84%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.84%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.84%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (4.03%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.03%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 72 (58.06%) SQL
2 39 (31.45%) C#
3 37 (29.84%) T-SQL
4 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.65%) Java
5 7 (5.65%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.84%) VBA
7 5 (4.03%) VB
8 4 (3.23%) C
9 2 (1.61%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.81%) X++
10 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.23%) ISEB
3 4 (3.23%) Degree
4 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.81%) MCP
5 1 (0.81%) HNC
5 1 (0.81%) HND
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) vSphere
1 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) XenServer
2 1 (0.81%) Postfix
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) Netcool
1 5 (4.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.81%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.81%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.68%) SAP
3 10 (8.06%) Business Objects
4 6 (4.84%) Cisco
5 5 (4.03%) EMC
6 4 (3.23%) Remedy
7 3 (2.42%) Tableau
7 3 (2.42%) Oracle
8 2 (1.61%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.61%) Teradata
8 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.81%) F5
9 1 (0.81%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.81%) Civica
9 1 (0.81%) HP
9 1 (0.81%) Adobe
9 1 (0.81%) VMware
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix
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