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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 83 107 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.88% 11.94% 9.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 44.15% 46.72% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 91 52
Median daily rate £375 £338 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 £32.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -2.17%
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
188 229 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.11% 25.56% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 195 156
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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 £29.25 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 (55.83%) SQL
2 76 (46.63%) .NET
3 74 (45.40%) C#
4 60 (36.81%) Microsoft
5 59 (36.20%) JavaScript
6 56 (34.36%) ASP.NET
6 56 (34.36%) MVC
7 54 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (26.38%) Windows
9 41 (25.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (23.93%) HTML
10 39 (23.93%) TDD
11 34 (20.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 33 (20.25%) CSS
13 32 (19.63%) Scrum
14 31 (19.02%) Finance
15 30 (18.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (17.18%) MS Excel
17 27 (16.56%) T-SQL
17 27 (16.56%) PowerShell
17 27 (16.56%) AngularJS
18 25 (15.34%) SQL Server 2008
19 24 (14.72%) Microsoft Azure
19 24 (14.72%) Amazon AWS
19 24 (14.72%) Linux
20 23 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (14.11%) ASP.NET Web API
21 22 (13.50%) SQL Server 2012
21 22 (13.50%) E-Commerce
22 21 (12.88%) High Availability

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 18 (11.04%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.52%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (5.52%) IIS
3 5 (3.07%) Apache
3 5 (3.07%) NServiceBus
3 5 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.45%) Mule
4 4 (2.45%) Mule ESB
5 3 (1.84%) CMS
5 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.84%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.23%) Moodle
6 2 (1.23%) nginx
6 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.23%) WordPress
7 1 (0.61%) Liferay
7 1 (0.61%) Sakai
Applications
1 28 (17.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.07%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.84%) MS Office
4 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.72%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (14.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.52%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.91%) GitHub
4 7 (4.29%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.07%) Office 365
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.20%) SAN
2 8 (4.91%) DNS
3 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.68%) Kerberos
5 5 (3.07%) Internet
6 3 (1.84%) HTTP
6 3 (1.84%) Intranet
7 2 (1.23%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.61%) DHCP
8 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 30 (18.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (15.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (13.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (11.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (10.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 17 (10.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (7.98%) NoSQL
9 11 (6.75%) MySQL
9 11 (6.75%) Relational Database
10 10 (6.13%) Ingres
10 10 (6.13%) RDBMS
11 9 (5.52%) Hadoop
11 9 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (4.29%) MongoDB
13 5 (3.07%) RavenDB
14 4 (2.45%) MS Access
14 4 (2.45%) OLAP
14 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (8.59%) TeamCity
2 9 (5.52%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.29%) JUnit
3 7 (4.29%) Maven
3 7 (4.29%) Subversion
4 6 (3.68%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.07%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.84%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.84%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.84%) NuGet
7 3 (1.84%) Selenium
7 3 (1.84%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.23%) Grunt
8 2 (1.23%) gulp
8 2 (1.23%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.61%) MSTest
9 1 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 31 (19.02%) Finance
2 14 (8.59%) Banking
3 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.45%) Electronics
4 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.45%) Marketing
5 3 (1.84%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (63.80%) Developer
2 48 (29.45%) .NET Developer
3 27 (16.56%) C# Developer
4 26 (15.95%) ASP.NET Developer
4 26 (15.95%) SQL Developer
5 24 (14.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (12.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 16 (9.82%) DBA
9 15 (9.20%) AWS Developer
9 15 (9.20%) SQL DBA
10 11 (6.75%) Analyst
10 11 (6.75%) Senior Developer
10 11 (6.75%) VBA Developer
11 10 (6.13%) Administrator
11 10 (6.13%) Consultant
12 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (4.91%) Excel Developer
13 8 (4.91%) Excel VBA Developer
13 8 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (46.63%) .NET
2 56 (34.36%) ASP.NET
3 41 (25.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (23.93%) HTML
5 33 (20.25%) CSS
6 27 (16.56%) AngularJS
7 23 (14.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (12.27%) WCF
9 17 (10.43%) REST
10 16 (9.82%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (9.82%) Web Services
11 15 (9.20%) jQuery
12 14 (8.59%) .NET Framework
13 13 (7.98%) HTML5
14 10 (6.13%) SOAP
15 9 (5.52%) Dojo
16 8 (4.91%) NHibernate
16 8 (4.91%) Node.js
16 8 (4.91%) XML
17 7 (4.29%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.04%) Clustering
2 14 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.98%) User Experience
4 9 (5.52%) Blog
4 9 (5.52%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.91%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.29%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.45%) Economics
7 4 (2.45%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.84%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.84%) iPhone
8 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.23%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.23%) SCORM
9 2 (1.23%) VLE
10 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.38%) Windows
2 24 (14.72%) Linux
3 17 (10.43%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.20%) Unix
5 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.84%) Android
7 3 (1.84%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.36%) MVC
2 54 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (23.93%) TDD
4 32 (19.63%) Scrum
5 23 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (13.50%) E-Commerce
7 21 (12.88%) High Availability
8 18 (11.04%) BDD
8 18 (11.04%) ETL
9 17 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.82%) Microservices
11 14 (8.59%) Integration Testing
12 12 (7.36%) DevOps
12 12 (7.36%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.75%) Coaching
13 11 (6.75%) SDLC
14 10 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (6.13%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (6.13%) SQL Optimisation
15 9 (5.52%) OO
Programming Languages
1 91 (55.83%) SQL
2 74 (45.40%) C#
3 59 (36.20%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.56%) PowerShell
4 27 (16.56%) T-SQL
5 16 (9.82%) VBA
6 12 (7.36%) Ruby
7 11 (6.75%) Shell Script
7 11 (6.75%) VB
8 9 (5.52%) VBScript
9 7 (4.29%) Java
10 6 (3.68%) Scala
11 5 (3.07%) Perl
11 5 (3.07%) Python
12 3 (1.84%) PHP
13 2 (1.23%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.23%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.61%) C
14 1 (0.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.98%) Degree
3 9 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) CCA
4 2 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.23%) MCSA
4 2 (1.23%) MCSE
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.61%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) SLA
3 2 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (6.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.13%) Hyper-V
2 10 (6.13%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.23%) XenApp
5 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (11.04%) Failover Clustering
2 12 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.75%) SCCM
4 5 (3.07%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.61%) Control-M
6 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.61%) SCOM
6 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (36.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.75%) VMware
3 9 (5.52%) Oracle
4 7 (4.29%) Sun
5 6 (3.68%) Nintex
6 4 (2.45%) BMC
6 4 (2.45%) NetApp
6 4 (2.45%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.45%) SAP
7 3 (1.84%) Citrix
7 3 (1.84%) Telerik
7 3 (1.84%) Teradata
8 2 (1.23%) Adobe
8 2 (1.23%) Blackboard
8 2 (1.23%) Cognos
9 1 (0.61%) Dell
9 1 (0.61%) HP
9 1 (0.61%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.61%) Sencha
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