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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 85 102 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.31% 11.15% 6.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.70% 43.40% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 87 48
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £424 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £135.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £30.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +36.66%
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
182 235 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.93% 25.68% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 207 167
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £170.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.47% +857.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 91 (56.52%) SQL
2 84 (52.17%) .NET
3 78 (48.45%) C#
4 62 (38.51%) JavaScript
5 61 (37.89%) MVC
6 59 (36.65%) ASP.NET
7 55 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (32.92%) Microsoft
9 45 (27.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (25.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (23.60%) TDD
11 38 (23.60%) HTML
12 37 (22.98%) Windows
13 35 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 34 (21.12%) Scrum
15 33 (20.50%) CSS
16 32 (19.88%) PowerShell
17 31 (19.25%) AngularJS
18 29 (18.01%) MS Excel
19 28 (17.39%) Finance
19 28 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
20 27 (16.77%) SQL Server 2008
21 26 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
21 26 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
22 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
23 24 (14.91%) E-Commerce
24 23 (14.29%) High Availability
25 22 (13.66%) T-SQL
26 21 (13.04%) SharePoint
26 21 (13.04%) Amazon DynamoDB

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 21 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.07%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (5.59%) IIS
4 6 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.11%) NServiceBus
6 4 (2.48%) Mule
6 4 (2.48%) Mule ESB
7 3 (1.86%) CMS
7 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.24%) Apache
8 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.24%) Moodle
8 2 (1.24%) nginx
8 2 (1.24%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.24%) WordPress
9 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (18.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.11%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.07%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (7.45%) GitHub
5 11 (6.83%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.73%) Office 365
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.94%) SAN
2 6 (3.73%) Kerberos
3 5 (3.11%) Internet
4 3 (1.86%) HTTP
4 3 (1.86%) Intranet
5 2 (1.24%) DNS
5 2 (1.24%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.62%) DHCP
6 1 (0.62%) Firewall
6 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 35 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (16.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (13.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 20 (12.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (11.18%) NoSQL
7 17 (10.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (9.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (8.70%) Ingres
11 13 (8.07%) Hadoop
12 11 (6.83%) MySQL
13 9 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
15 7 (4.35%) MongoDB
15 7 (4.35%) RDBMS
16 5 (3.11%) OLAP
16 5 (3.11%) RavenDB
17 4 (2.48%) OLAP Cube
17 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (11.80%) TeamCity
2 13 (8.07%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.35%) Subversion
5 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.48%) JUnit
6 4 (2.48%) Maven
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.86%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.86%) NuGet
7 3 (1.86%) Selenium
7 3 (1.86%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.24%) Grunt
8 2 (1.24%) gulp
8 2 (1.24%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 28 (17.39%) Finance
2 14 (8.70%) Banking
3 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.48%) Electronics
4 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.48%) Marketing
5 2 (1.24%) Advertising
5 2 (1.24%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 106 (65.84%) Developer
2 47 (29.19%) .NET Developer
3 30 (18.63%) SQL Developer
4 24 (14.91%) C# Developer
5 23 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (12.42%) DBA
8 18 (11.18%) SQL DBA
9 16 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 16 (9.94%) AWS Developer
9 16 (9.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (7.45%) Administrator
11 11 (6.83%) Analyst
12 10 (6.21%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (6.21%) VBA Developer
13 9 (5.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (4.97%) Senior Developer
14 8 (4.97%) SQL Server Developer
15 7 (4.35%) Access Developer
15 7 (4.35%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (52.17%) .NET
2 59 (36.65%) ASP.NET
3 45 (27.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (23.60%) HTML
5 33 (20.50%) CSS
6 31 (19.25%) AngularJS
7 28 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (12.42%) WCF
9 17 (10.56%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (9.32%) jQuery
10 15 (9.32%) REST
11 14 (8.70%) HTML5
12 13 (8.07%) .NET Framework
12 13 (8.07%) Web Services
13 12 (7.45%) Node.js
14 11 (6.83%) Ember.js
14 11 (6.83%) SOAP
15 8 (4.97%) NHibernate
16 7 (4.35%) Ajax
16 7 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Clustering
2 14 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.70%) User Experience
3 13 (8.07%) Blog
3 13 (8.07%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.11%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.86%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.86%) iPhone
5 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.24%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.24%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) SCORM
6 2 (1.24%) Statistics
7 1 (0.62%) CESG
7 1 (0.62%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.62%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.98%) Windows
2 18 (11.18%) Linux
2 18 (11.18%) Unix
3 11 (6.83%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.86%) Android
5 3 (1.86%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.89%) MVC
2 55 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.60%) TDD
4 34 (21.12%) Scrum
5 26 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (14.91%) E-Commerce
7 23 (14.29%) High Availability
8 20 (12.42%) BDD
8 20 (12.42%) ETL
9 17 (10.56%) Microservices
10 16 (9.94%) DevOps
11 14 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (8.70%) SQL Optimisation
12 12 (7.45%) Kanban
13 10 (6.21%) CQRS
13 10 (6.21%) Data Management
13 10 (6.21%) Integration Testing
13 10 (6.21%) Server Patching
14 9 (5.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (56.52%) SQL
2 78 (48.45%) C#
3 62 (38.51%) JavaScript
4 32 (19.88%) PowerShell
5 22 (13.66%) T-SQL
6 16 (9.94%) VBA
7 14 (8.70%) Ruby
7 14 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.83%) VB
9 10 (6.21%) Scala
10 9 (5.59%) VBScript
11 5 (3.11%) Java
12 3 (1.86%) Perl
12 3 (1.86%) PHP
12 3 (1.86%) Python
13 2 (1.24%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.24%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.62%) ES6
14 1 (0.62%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (4.97%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.73%) Degree
2 6 (3.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) CCA
3 2 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (1.24%) MCSA
3 2 (1.24%) MCSE
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.62%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.21%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) SLA
3 2 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.24%) XenApp
4 2 (1.24%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (9.94%) Failover Clustering
1 16 (9.94%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (7.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.62%) SCOM
3 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (32.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.97%) VMware
3 7 (4.35%) SAP
4 6 (3.73%) Nintex
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle
6 4 (2.48%) Tableau
6 4 (2.48%) Teradata
7 3 (1.86%) Citrix
7 3 (1.86%) Telerik
8 2 (1.24%) Adobe
8 2 (1.24%) Cognos
8 2 (1.24%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.62%) Dell
9 1 (0.62%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.62%) Sencha
9 1 (0.62%) Sun
9 1 (0.62%) Veeam
9 1 (0.62%) Zend
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