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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 76 85 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.97% 9.74% 7.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 46.91% 46.20% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 73 41
Median daily rate £338 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.08 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+57.51% -27.58%
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
162 184 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.13% 21.08% 26.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 141 175
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 94 (58.02%) SQL
2 59 (36.42%) .NET
3 58 (35.80%) Microsoft
4 54 (33.33%) C#
5 46 (28.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 41 (25.31%) MVC
8 40 (24.69%) Windows
9 39 (24.07%) ASP.NET
10 36 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (22.22%) T-SQL
11 35 (21.60%) HTML
12 34 (20.99%) SQL Server 2008
13 33 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (19.14%) CSS
15 30 (18.52%) Finance
15 30 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 30 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 28 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (16.05%) MS Excel
18 25 (15.43%) Linux
19 24 (14.81%) Scrum
19 24 (14.81%) TDD
20 23 (14.20%) Data Warehouse
21 20 (12.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 20 (12.35%) ETL
21 20 (12.35%) PowerShell
22 19 (11.73%) Windows Server
22 19 (11.73%) Web Services
23 17 (10.49%) Unix

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 15 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.56%) IIS
3 7 (4.32%) Apache
3 7 (4.32%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.47%) JBoss
5 4 (2.47%) NServiceBus
5 4 (2.47%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.47%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.47%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.85%) CMS
6 3 (1.85%) Mule
6 3 (1.85%) Mule ESB
6 3 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.62%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.62%) Liferay
7 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.62%) Sakai
Applications
1 26 (16.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.09%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.23%) MS Office
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.09%) Office 365
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.41%) SAN
2 9 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.32%) DNS
4 6 (3.70%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.47%) Internet
5 4 (2.47%) Intranet
6 3 (1.85%) HTTP
7 1 (0.62%) Firewall
7 1 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (28.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 34 (20.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (14.20%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (12.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (6.79%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.17%) RDBMS
9 9 (5.56%) Ingres
10 7 (4.32%) MySQL
10 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
12 4 (2.47%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.47%) RavenDB
13 3 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 10 (6.17%) JUnit
2 10 (6.17%) Maven
3 7 (4.32%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.32%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.09%) Subversion
5 4 (2.47%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.47%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.85%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.85%) NuGet
6 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.62%) Moq
7 1 (0.62%) MSTest
7 1 (0.62%) NUnit
7 1 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 30 (18.52%) Finance
2 14 (8.64%) Banking
3 10 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.56%) Electronics
4 9 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.56%) Marketing
5 3 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (68.52%) Developer
2 39 (24.07%) SQL Developer
3 37 (22.84%) .NET Developer
4 22 (13.58%) C# Developer
5 20 (12.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (11.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
8 17 (10.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 17 (10.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (10.49%) DBA
9 16 (9.88%) SQL DBA
10 13 (8.02%) Java Developer
10 13 (8.02%) SSIS Developer
11 11 (6.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (6.79%) T-SQL Developer
12 10 (6.17%) Analyst
12 10 (6.17%) Software Developer
12 10 (6.17%) VBA Developer
13 9 (5.56%) Consultant
13 9 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (36.42%) .NET
2 39 (24.07%) ASP.NET
3 35 (21.60%) HTML
4 31 (19.14%) CSS
5 28 (17.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (11.73%) Web Services
7 16 (9.88%) jQuery
8 15 (9.26%) .NET Framework
9 14 (8.64%) AngularJS
9 14 (8.64%) WCF
10 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (7.41%) REST
12 11 (6.79%) J2EE
13 9 (5.56%) Dojo
14 8 (4.94%) SOAP
14 8 (4.94%) XHTML
15 7 (4.32%) JPA
15 7 (4.32%) JSP
15 7 (4.32%) XML
15 7 (4.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.88%) Clustering
2 10 (6.17%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.94%) Data Extraction
4 7 (4.32%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.70%) User Experience
6 4 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.47%) Economics
6 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.47%) VLE
7 3 (1.85%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.85%) Blog
7 3 (1.85%) iPhone
7 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.85%) NHS
8 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.69%) Windows
2 25 (15.43%) Linux
3 19 (11.73%) Windows Server
4 17 (10.49%) Unix
5 12 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.85%) Android
7 3 (1.85%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.31%) MVC
2 36 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (14.81%) Scrum
4 24 (14.81%) TDD
5 20 (12.35%) ETL
6 15 (9.26%) SDLC
7 12 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 11 (6.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (6.17%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.17%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.56%) BDD
10 9 (5.56%) Coaching
10 9 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (5.56%) Programme Management
10 9 (5.56%) SQL Optimisation
11 8 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.94%) High Availability
11 8 (4.94%) Server Patching
11 8 (4.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 94 (58.02%) SQL
2 54 (33.33%) C#
3 42 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 36 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 20 (12.35%) PowerShell
6 15 (9.26%) Java
6 15 (9.26%) VBA
7 10 (6.17%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.32%) Ruby
9 6 (3.70%) Perl
9 6 (3.70%) Python
10 5 (3.09%) VB
11 1 (0.62%) C
11 1 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.62%) PHP
11 1 (0.62%) VBScript
11 1 (0.62%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.17%) Degree
3 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) ISEB
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.62%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.32%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.56%) SCCM
2 4 (2.47%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.62%) Control-M
4 1 (0.62%) DBAmp
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 58 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.64%) Oracle
3 9 (5.56%) SAP
4 8 (4.94%) VMware
5 7 (4.32%) Sun
6 6 (3.70%) Nintex
7 4 (2.47%) Blackboard
7 4 (2.47%) BMC
7 4 (2.47%) Google
7 4 (2.47%) NetApp
7 4 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.47%) Sybase
7 4 (2.47%) Teradata
8 2 (1.23%) Tableau
9 1 (0.62%) Cognos
9 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.62%) Netezza
9 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.62%) Sencha
9 1 (0.62%) Zend
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