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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 8 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 90 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.26% 6.82% 7.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.62% 29.89% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 39 16
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£350 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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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
189 184 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.55% 22.83% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 137 64
Average daily rate £356 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £306 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 91 (51.41%) SQL
2 72 (40.68%) .NET
3 62 (35.03%) ASP.NET
4 59 (33.33%) C#
5 55 (31.07%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (25.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (24.86%) Microsoft
8 43 (24.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 43 (24.29%) MVC
9 38 (21.47%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (20.34%) Finance
10 36 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (18.08%) MS Excel
12 28 (15.82%) JavaScript
12 28 (15.82%) T-SQL
12 28 (15.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (15.25%) CSS
14 24 (13.56%) MS Access
14 24 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (12.99%) Migration
15 23 (12.99%) HTML
15 23 (12.99%) Oracle
16 22 (12.43%) TDD
17 20 (11.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (10.73%) jQuery
18 19 (10.73%) .NET Framework
18 19 (10.73%) Windows
19 18 (10.17%) Web Services
19 18 (10.17%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (9.04%) IIS
2 9 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.08%) CMS
2 9 (5.08%) Umbraco
3 8 (4.52%) Apache
3 8 (4.52%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.39%) Confluence
5 4 (2.26%) MediaWiki
5 4 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.26%) nginx
5 4 (2.26%) JBoss
5 4 (2.26%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.26%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.69%) SAS
6 3 (1.69%) Lync
7 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.13%) Kentico
7 2 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.56%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 32 (18.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.08%) Firewall
2 7 (3.95%) SAN
3 5 (2.82%) LAN
3 5 (2.82%) DNS
3 5 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.26%) LDAP
4 4 (2.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.26%) VPN
5 1 (0.56%) IPv6
5 1 (0.56%) VoIP
5 1 (0.56%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) DHCP
5 1 (0.56%) OSPF
5 1 (0.56%) BGP
5 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.56%) IPsec
5 1 (0.56%) Network Security
5 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (25.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 43 (24.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (21.47%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (15.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (13.56%) MS Access
5 24 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (11.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (6.21%) MySQL
8 9 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (3.39%) OLAP
11 5 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 5 (2.82%) OLAP Cube
12 4 (2.26%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.26%) MarkLogic
13 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (1.13%) DB2
14 2 (1.13%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (1.13%) QlikView
14 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.39%) JIRA
5 5 (2.82%) Subversion
5 5 (2.82%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.26%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.26%) Hudson
6 4 (2.26%) Selenium
7 3 (1.69%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.69%) MSTest
7 3 (1.69%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (1.69%) NUnit
7 3 (1.69%) ERwin
8 1 (0.56%) Log4Net
8 1 (0.56%) Toad
8 1 (0.56%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 36 (20.34%) Finance
2 10 (5.65%) Marketing
3 9 (5.08%) Banking
3 9 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.08%) Electronics
3 9 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.82%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.13%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (58.19%) Developer
2 43 (24.29%) .NET Developer
3 26 (14.69%) Analyst
4 24 (13.56%) SQL Developer
5 21 (11.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (10.73%) DBA
7 18 (10.17%) SQL DBA
8 16 (9.04%) C# Developer
9 14 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (7.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (7.34%) Administrator
11 12 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (4.52%) SQL Server DBA
12 8 (4.52%) AWS Developer
13 7 (3.95%) Web Developer
13 7 (3.95%) Business Analyst
14 6 (3.39%) Business Developer
14 6 (3.39%) .NET Web Developer
15 5 (2.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 5 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (40.68%) .NET
2 62 (35.03%) ASP.NET
3 36 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (15.25%) CSS
5 23 (12.99%) HTML
6 19 (10.73%) .NET Framework
6 19 (10.73%) jQuery
7 18 (10.17%) Web Services
8 12 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (6.21%) Entity Framework
9 11 (6.21%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (3.39%) HTML5
11 6 (3.39%) WCF
11 6 (3.39%) Sass
12 5 (2.82%) REST
12 5 (2.82%) XML
12 5 (2.82%) SOAP
13 4 (2.26%) J2EE
13 4 (2.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.65%) Clustering
1 10 (5.65%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.08%) DTV
2 9 (5.08%) Data Structures
2 9 (5.08%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.39%) NHS
4 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.26%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.26%) Wiki
5 4 (2.26%) Economics
6 2 (1.13%) Replication
6 2 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.73%) Windows
2 14 (7.91%) Linux
3 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (4.52%) CentOS
4 7 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.82%) UNIX
7 4 (2.26%) Solaris
7 4 (2.26%) Debian
7 4 (2.26%) Fedora
7 4 (2.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.07%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (24.29%) MVC
3 32 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (12.99%) Migration
5 22 (12.43%) TDD
6 18 (10.17%) Scrum
7 13 (7.34%) ETL
8 12 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.65%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (5.65%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.08%) Load Balancing
10 9 (5.08%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.08%) Programme Management
10 9 (5.08%) Data Analysis
11 8 (4.52%) Web Development
11 8 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.52%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.95%) BDD
12 7 (3.95%) ITIL
12 7 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (51.41%) SQL
2 59 (33.33%) C#
3 28 (15.82%) JavaScript
3 28 (15.82%) T-SQL
4 14 (7.91%) VBA
5 13 (7.34%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.95%) Java
6 7 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.39%) Python
8 5 (2.82%) Perl
8 5 (2.82%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.82%) Ruby
9 4 (2.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 18 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.04%) Degree
3 15 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.13%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.13%) MCITP
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) CCEE
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.56%) MCP
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.26%) QA
3 2 (1.13%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) Basel II
System Software
1 12 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.26%) ISA Server
3 4 (2.26%) Samba
3 4 (2.26%) Postfix
3 4 (2.26%) iptables
4 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) XenServer
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (4.52%) Puppet
2 4 (2.26%) Vagrant
2 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.26%) Ansible
2 4 (2.26%) SCCM
2 4 (2.26%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (24.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.99%) Oracle
3 12 (6.78%) SAP
3 12 (6.78%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.08%) Business Objects
5 8 (4.52%) VMware
6 6 (3.39%) Tableau
7 4 (2.26%) Ektron
7 4 (2.26%) Cisco
7 4 (2.26%) Sun
7 4 (2.26%) BEA
7 4 (2.26%) NetApp
7 4 (2.26%) Lotus
8 3 (1.69%) Citrix
9 2 (1.13%) Dell
9 2 (1.13%) Red Gate
9 2 (1.13%) Teradata
10 1 (0.56%) Netezza
10 1 (0.56%) DataFlux
10 1 (0.56%) CODA
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