The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bristol region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 14 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 68 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.53% 7.33% 7.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 35.05% 33.33% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 26
Average daily rate
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£327 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
194 120 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.34% 21.98% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 75 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 73 (58.40%) SQL
2 44 (35.20%) .NET
3 40 (32.00%) C#
4 39 (31.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (30.40%) ASP.NET
6 36 (28.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (27.20%) T-SQL
7 34 (27.20%) Finance
8 31 (24.80%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (23.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (22.40%) Microsoft
11 25 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 24 (19.20%) MS Excel
13 23 (18.40%) HTML
13 23 (18.40%) CSS
13 23 (18.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (16.00%) MVC
15 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (13.60%) VBA
16 16 (12.80%) Oracle
16 16 (12.80%) SharePoint
16 16 (12.80%) ETL
17 15 (12.00%) Scrum
18 14 (11.20%) Migration
18 14 (11.20%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (9.60%) .NET Framework
20 11 (8.80%) Banking
20 11 (8.80%) jQuery
21 10 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
21 10 (8.00%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (12.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.20%) CMS
2 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.40%) Node.js
3 3 (2.40%) IIS
3 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.60%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.80%) SAS
5 1 (0.80%) Apache
5 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.80%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.80%) PowerExchange
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 24 (19.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) Intranet
2 2 (1.60%) HTTP
3 1 (0.80%) DNS
3 1 (0.80%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (28.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (23.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (18.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (11.20%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (8.00%) MySQL
6 10 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (7.20%) OLAP
8 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.20%) MS Access
12 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
12 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
12 3 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (2.40%) Star Schema
12 3 (2.40%) QlikView
13 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.20%) JBehave
3 4 (3.20%) Selenium
3 4 (3.20%) JUnit
3 4 (3.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.80%) xUnit.net
4 1 (0.80%) Subversion
4 1 (0.80%) NUnit
4 1 (0.80%) jMock
4 1 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.80%) Moq
4 1 (0.80%) MSTest
4 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.80%) Mercurial
General
1 34 (27.20%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Banking
3 8 (6.40%) Marketing
3 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.60%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.00%) Electronics
6 4 (3.20%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) Law
7 1 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (62.40%) Developer
2 19 (15.20%) .NET Developer
3 15 (12.00%) Analyst
3 15 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Business Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (6.40%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.60%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.60%) Consultant
7 7 (5.60%) Architect
8 6 (4.80%) DBA
9 5 (4.00%) Excel Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Database Developer
9 5 (4.00%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.20%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.20%) .NET
2 38 (30.40%) ASP.NET
3 23 (18.40%) HTML
3 23 (18.40%) CSS
4 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (9.60%) .NET Framework
6 11 (8.80%) jQuery
7 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (5.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (5.60%) Web Services
8 6 (4.80%) XML
9 5 (4.00%) WCF
10 4 (3.20%) HTML5
10 4 (3.20%) LINQ
10 4 (3.20%) JSON
10 4 (3.20%) Backbone.js
11 3 (2.40%) LINQ to SQL
11 3 (2.40%) REST
11 3 (2.40%) ADO.NET
11 3 (2.40%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) Replication
1 5 (4.00%) DTV
2 4 (3.20%) Economics
3 3 (2.40%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.60%) Clustering
4 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.80%) GIS
5 1 (0.80%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.80%) Open Source
5 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.80%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.20%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.60%) Solaris
4 2 (1.60%) Linux
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.80%) HPUX
5 1 (0.80%) UNIX
5 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (16.00%) MVC
3 16 (12.80%) ETL
4 15 (12.00%) Scrum
5 14 (11.20%) Migration
6 10 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 10 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.20%) ITIL
7 9 (7.20%) Business Analysis
8 8 (6.40%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.40%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (5.60%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.60%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.80%) Web Development
10 6 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.80%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.00%) Change Management
11 5 (4.00%) Validation
11 5 (4.00%) Programme Management
11 5 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (58.40%) SQL
2 40 (32.00%) C#
3 34 (27.20%) T-SQL
4 25 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.60%) VBA
6 9 (7.20%) Java
7 7 (5.60%) VB
7 7 (5.60%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.40%) C
8 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.60%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.80%) ABAP
10 1 (0.80%) C++
10 1 (0.80%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) ISEB
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.80%) OCP
4 1 (0.80%) OCA
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.80%) MCSE
4 1 (0.80%) MCP
4 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) vSphere
2 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Netcool
1 4 (3.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.80%) SCCM
2 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (22.40%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.80%) Oracle
3 8 (6.40%) SAP
4 6 (4.80%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.00%) Cisco
6 4 (3.20%) EMC
7 3 (2.40%) Teradata
7 3 (2.40%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.60%) HP
8 2 (1.60%) Remedy
9 1 (0.80%) Informatica
9 1 (0.80%) JBoss
9 1 (0.80%) Open Text
9 1 (0.80%) VMware
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