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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 90 56 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.71% 6.40% 6.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.63% 26.54% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 43 24
Average daily rate
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£356 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £135.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £28.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -4.16%
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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
233 211 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.13% 24.11% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 161 87
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £170.00 £19.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+794.73% -57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 80 (45.71%) SQL
2 67 (38.29%) .NET
3 53 (30.29%) C#
4 52 (29.71%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (29.14%) ASP.NET
6 46 (26.29%) Microsoft
7 43 (24.57%) Finance
8 42 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (21.71%) MVC
10 36 (20.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 33 (18.86%) T-SQL
12 32 (18.29%) MS Excel
13 31 (17.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (17.14%) Oracle
14 30 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (16.00%) JavaScript
16 26 (14.86%) SQL Server 2008
17 24 (13.71%) Windows
18 22 (12.57%) ETL
18 22 (12.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 21 (12.00%) TDD
19 21 (12.00%) Migration
20 20 (11.43%) .NET Framework
20 20 (11.43%) MS Access
21 19 (10.86%) MySQL
21 19 (10.86%) jQuery
21 19 (10.86%) PostgreSQL
22 18 (10.29%) CSS
22 18 (10.29%) Web Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 17 (9.71%) IIS
2 9 (5.14%) Umbraco
3 8 (4.57%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.57%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.00%) JBoss
4 7 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.00%) Apache
5 6 (3.43%) CMS
6 5 (2.86%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.86%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.29%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (2.29%) Confluence
8 3 (1.71%) SAS
8 3 (1.71%) Lync
8 3 (1.71%) Node.js
8 3 (1.71%) MediaWiki
8 3 (1.71%) nginx
9 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.14%) Kentico
9 2 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 32 (18.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS Project
3 3 (1.71%) MS Office
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.14%) SAN
2 8 (4.57%) Firewall
3 5 (2.86%) DNS
3 5 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.71%) VPN
5 3 (1.71%) LDAP
6 1 (0.57%) VoIP
6 1 (0.57%) DHCP
6 1 (0.57%) NAS
6 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (20.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (17.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (14.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (12.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (11.43%) MS Access
7 19 (10.86%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (10.86%) MySQL
8 14 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (6.29%) DB2
10 8 (4.57%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (4.00%) Big Data
11 7 (4.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (2.29%) MarkLogic
14 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
15 2 (1.14%) RavenDB
15 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
15 2 (1.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.43%) Subversion
4 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.29%) JIRA
4 4 (2.29%) Selenium
4 4 (2.29%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.71%) Hudson
5 3 (1.71%) NUnit
5 3 (1.71%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.71%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (1.71%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.71%) MSTest
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.57%) Toad
6 1 (0.57%) Maven
6 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 43 (24.57%) Finance
2 12 (6.86%) Banking
3 9 (5.14%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.14%) Marketing
4 8 (4.57%) Electronics
4 8 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (60.00%) Developer
2 32 (18.29%) .NET Developer
3 30 (17.14%) Analyst
4 28 (16.00%) SQL Developer
5 18 (10.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 17 (9.71%) DBA
7 14 (8.00%) Administrator
7 14 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.29%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.14%) AWS Developer
10 8 (4.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Data Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) SQL DBA
12 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Developer
12 6 (3.43%) SQL Server DBA
12 6 (3.43%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.43%) Business Developer
13 5 (2.86%) Consultant
13 5 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (38.29%) .NET
2 51 (29.14%) ASP.NET
3 30 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (11.43%) .NET Framework
5 19 (10.86%) jQuery
6 18 (10.29%) CSS
6 18 (10.29%) Web Services
7 14 (8.00%) HTML
7 14 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (7.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (7.43%) Entity Framework
9 6 (3.43%) XML
9 6 (3.43%) Sass
10 5 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (2.86%) SOAP
10 5 (2.86%) REST
10 5 (2.86%) MDX
11 4 (2.29%) WCF
11 4 (2.29%) J2EE
11 4 (2.29%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.86%) Data Structures
2 10 (5.71%) Replication
3 8 (4.57%) Clustering
3 8 (4.57%) DTV
3 8 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.00%) NHS
4 7 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.29%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.29%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.29%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.29%) Economics
7 3 (1.71%) Wiki
8 2 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.57%) User Experience
9 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.71%) Windows
2 12 (6.86%) Linux
3 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (4.00%) CentOS
3 7 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.86%) UNIX
5 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.29%) Solaris
5 4 (2.29%) Fedora
5 4 (2.29%) Android
6 3 (1.71%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.71%) Debian
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.71%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (21.71%) MVC
3 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (12.57%) ETL
5 21 (12.00%) Migration
5 21 (12.00%) TDD
6 16 (9.14%) Scrum
7 12 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (6.29%) Data Analysis
9 8 (4.57%) Web Development
9 8 (4.57%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.57%) Programme Management
9 8 (4.57%) ITIL
9 8 (4.57%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (4.57%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.57%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.00%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (4.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.43%) BDD
12 5 (2.86%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 80 (45.71%) SQL
2 53 (30.29%) C#
3 33 (18.86%) T-SQL
4 28 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.71%) VBA
6 14 (8.00%) Java
7 9 (5.14%) Python
8 8 (4.57%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.43%) Perl
11 5 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.86%) Ruby
12 4 (2.29%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.14%) C++
14 1 (0.57%) VBScript
14 1 (0.57%) VB
14 1 (0.57%) R
14 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 14 (8.00%) Degree
2 11 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.57%) MCP
5 1 (0.57%) MCSE
5 1 (0.57%) MCSA
5 1 (0.57%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.57%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (3.43%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) Basel II
System Software
1 14 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.29%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.71%) Samba
4 3 (1.71%) Postfix
4 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.71%) iptables
5 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) Puppet
2 11 (6.29%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (6.29%) Ansible
3 4 (2.29%) Vagrant
3 4 (2.29%) SCCM
4 3 (1.71%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.57%) WSUS
5 1 (0.57%) SCOM
5 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 46 (26.29%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.14%) Oracle
3 11 (6.29%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.71%) SAP
4 10 (5.71%) Percona
5 9 (5.14%) VMware
6 8 (4.57%) Tableau
7 7 (4.00%) SaltStack
8 6 (3.43%) Teradata
9 5 (2.86%) NetApp
9 5 (2.86%) Lotus
10 4 (2.29%) Cisco
10 4 (2.29%) Sun
10 4 (2.29%) BEA
10 4 (2.29%) Ektron
11 3 (1.71%) Citrix
11 3 (1.71%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.71%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.71%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.14%) HP
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