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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 69 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.95% 7.24% 6.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.32% 34.55% 36.99%
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 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +4.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
190 110 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.64% 20.95% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 74 80
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £230
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 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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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 22 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 22 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 (56.59%) SQL
2 44 (34.11%) .NET
3 40 (31.01%) C#
4 39 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (29.46%) ASP.NET
6 36 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (27.13%) Finance
8 33 (25.58%) T-SQL
9 31 (24.03%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
10 29 (22.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (19.38%) JavaScript
11 25 (19.38%) MS Excel
12 23 (17.83%) CSS
12 23 (17.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (17.05%) HTML
14 21 (16.28%) MVC
15 20 (15.50%) Oracle
16 19 (14.73%) Scrum
17 18 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (13.18%) VBA
19 16 (12.40%) SharePoint
19 16 (12.40%) ETL
20 14 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (10.85%) Migration
20 14 (10.85%) Data Warehouse
21 13 (10.08%) Java
22 11 (8.53%) Banking
22 11 (8.53%) jQuery
22 11 (8.53%) .NET Framework

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (12.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (3.10%) Node.js
2 4 (3.10%) CMS
3 3 (2.33%) IIS
3 3 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.78%) SAS
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.78%) PowerExchange
5 1 (0.78%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 25 (19.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.55%) MS Office
4 1 (0.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) Intranet
2 2 (1.55%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 36 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (22.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (17.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (10.85%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (7.75%) Relational Database
7 9 (6.98%) MySQL
8 8 (6.20%) OLAP
9 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (4.65%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.10%) NoSQL
11 4 (3.10%) QlikView
11 4 (3.10%) MS Access
12 3 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (2.33%) Star Schema
13 2 (1.55%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.43%) JUnit
2 7 (5.43%) Selenium
2 7 (5.43%) JBehave
2 7 (5.43%) Cucumber
3 6 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.33%) jMock
5 1 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.78%) NUnit
5 1 (0.78%) Subversion
5 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.78%) Moq
5 1 (0.78%) MSTest
5 1 (0.78%) xUnit.net
General
1 35 (27.13%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Banking
3 8 (6.20%) Marketing
3 8 (6.20%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.88%) Electronics
6 4 (3.10%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (62.02%) Developer
2 18 (13.95%) .NET Developer
3 16 (12.40%) Analyst
3 16 (12.40%) SQL Developer
4 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (6.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (6.20%) Business Developer
6 7 (5.43%) Consultant
6 7 (5.43%) Architect
6 7 (5.43%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.43%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.65%) DBA
8 5 (3.88%) Database Developer
8 5 (3.88%) SQL DBA
8 5 (3.88%) Excel Developer
9 4 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (3.10%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.11%) .NET
2 38 (29.46%) ASP.NET
3 23 (17.83%) CSS
4 22 (17.05%) HTML
5 18 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (8.53%) jQuery
6 11 (8.53%) .NET Framework
7 7 (5.43%) Web Services
7 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (4.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (4.65%) XML
9 5 (3.88%) WCF
9 5 (3.88%) Backbone.js
10 4 (3.10%) HTML5
10 4 (3.10%) LINQ
10 4 (3.10%) JSON
10 4 (3.10%) JSF
11 3 (2.33%) ADO.NET
11 3 (2.33%) Ajax
11 3 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.88%) DTV
1 5 (3.88%) Replication
2 4 (3.10%) Economics
3 3 (2.33%) Open Source
3 3 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.55%) Clustering
5 1 (0.78%) GIS
5 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.78%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.78%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.75%) Windows
2 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.10%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.55%) UNIX
4 2 (1.55%) Solaris
4 2 (1.55%) Linux
5 1 (0.78%) HPUX
5 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.03%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (16.28%) MVC
3 19 (14.73%) Scrum
4 16 (12.40%) ETL
5 14 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.85%) Migration
6 9 (6.98%) ITIL
6 9 (6.98%) Dimensional Modelling
6 9 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 8 (6.20%) Data Analysis
8 7 (5.43%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.43%) Web Development
8 7 (5.43%) Test Automation
8 7 (5.43%) Data Migration
8 7 (5.43%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (4.65%) Data Modelling
9 6 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.88%) Project Management
10 5 (3.88%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (56.59%) SQL
2 40 (31.01%) C#
3 33 (25.58%) T-SQL
4 25 (19.38%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.18%) VBA
6 13 (10.08%) Java
7 7 (5.43%) VB
7 7 (5.43%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.33%) C
8 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.55%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.78%) ABAP
10 1 (0.78%) C++
10 1 (0.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) Degree
3 2 (1.55%) ISEB
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.78%) OCP
4 1 (0.78%) OCA
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.78%) MCSE
4 1 (0.78%) MCP
4 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) vSphere
2 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) XenServer
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Netcool
1 4 (3.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.50%) Oracle
3 8 (6.20%) SAP
4 6 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.88%) Cisco
6 4 (3.10%) EMC
7 3 (2.33%) Teradata
7 3 (2.33%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.55%) HP
8 2 (1.55%) Remedy
9 1 (0.78%) Informatica
9 1 (0.78%) JBoss
9 1 (0.78%) Open Text
9 1 (0.78%) VMware
9 1 (0.78%) Tableau
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